Jason William Dohring
March 30, 1982
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Jason William Dohring (born March 30, 1982) is an American stage, television and voice actor who is best known for his role as Logan Echolls on the television show Veronica Mars (2004–2007, 2019) and the 2014 film continuation as well as his roles as Josef Kostan on Moonlight (2007), Adam Carpenter on Ringer (2011), Detective Will Kinney on The Originals (2013) and Chase Graves on iZombie (2015). He is also known as the voice of Terra, one of the main protagonists of the Kingdom Hearts franchise (2010–2019).
Dohring appeared as main character Logan Echolls in Veronica Mars between 2004 and 2007. After its cancellation, Dohring found work with Warner Bros. and CBS, co-starring in the television series Moonlight. He played the vampire Josef Kostan, a mischievous 400-year-old hedge-fund trader.
In October 2008, it was announced that Jason would return to TV as Spencer, a senior legislative assistant, on the HBO comedy series Washingtonienne.
On February 10, 2010, in an interview he stated that he would be voicing a character in a Disney video game that was released in Japan last January; the game was revealed to be Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep by Square-Enix/Disney, and the character was Terra. He reprised the role in a cameo appearance in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance and for the character's full return in Kingdom Hearts III. In May 2010, Dohring began work on the Andrew Disney feature film Searching for Sonny, produced by Red Productions. Jason will be playing the role of Elliot Knight.
From 2015 to 2016, Dohring had a recurring role in The CW series The Originals as Detective Will Kinney. In October 2016, Dohring was cast in a recurring role as Chase Graves on The CW's iZombie.
Dohring married Lauren Kutner in 2004. They have four children. Dohring is a Scientologist and has credited Scientology for his understanding of acting and career professionalism. His father is the millionaire Doug Dohring.
|1994||Prehysteria! 2||Roughneck #2||Video|
|2007||The Deep Below||Will Taylor|
|2011||Searching for Sonny||Elliot Knight|
|2014||Veronica Mars||Logan Echolls|
|2015||The Squeeze||Aaron Bolt|
|2019||You Are Here||Glen|
|1994||Someone She Knows||Billy||TV movie|
|1995||Baywatch||Isaac Klein||Episode: "Face of Fear"|
|1995||Journey||Cooper McDougall||TV movie|
|1996||Picket Fences||Episode: "Winner Takes All"|
|1996||Mr. Rhodes||Jared||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1999||100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd||Human Eddie McDowd||Episode: "Tagged"|
|2000||Once and Again||Coop||Episode: "Sneaky Feelings"|
|2000||Ready to Run||B. Moody||TV movie|
|2001||Roswell||Jerry||Episode: "Cry Your Name"|
|2001||The Parkers||Nerdy Guy||Episode: "Take the Cookies and Run"|
|2002||JAG||James Oliphant||Episode: "Code of Conduct"|
|2002||Boston Public||Ian Bridgeman||Episode: "Chapter Forty-Six"|
|2003||Boston Public||Ian Bridgeman||Episode: "Chapter Fifty-Eight"|
|2004||Judging Amy||Simon Hadlock||Episode: "Werewolves of Hartford"|
|2004||Cold Case||Dominic LaSalle||Episode: "The Plan"|
|2004||The Division||Wes||Episode: "Zero Tolerance: Part 1"|
Episode: "Zero Tolerance: Part 2"
|2004||Wedding Daze||Font||TV movie|
|2004–2007, 2019||Veronica Mars||Logan Echolls||Main role (72 episodes)|
|2007–2008||Moonlight||Josef Kostan||Main role (16 episodes)|
|2009||Body Politic||Charlie||TV pilot|
|2009||Party Down||Greg||Episode: "California College Conservative Union Caucus"|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Danny Nagano||Episode: "Long Ball"|
|2010||Lie to Me||Martin Walker||Episode: "Beat the Devil"|
|2011–2012||Ringer||Mr. Carpenter||Recurring role (9 episodes)|
|2012||Supernatural||Chronos / Ethan Snider||Episode: "Time After Time"|
|2013||Rules of Engagement||Joe||Episode: "Cats & Dogs"|
|2013||The Tomorrow People||Killian McCrane||Episode "Kill or Be Killed"|
|2014||Motive||Gordon White||Episode "Bad Blonde"|
|2015||Portrait of Love (AKA Heart of the Matter)||Luke Dwyer||TV movie|
|2015||The Messengers||Jeff Fairburn||Recurring role (3 episodes)|
|2015–2017||The Originals||Will Kinney||Season 3 and 4; recurring role|
|2017–2018||iZombie||Chase Graves||Season 3–4; recurring role (15 episodes)|
|2019||Bluff City Law||Blake Fullum||Episode: "Ave Maria"|
|2020||All Rise||Sgt. Scott Cable||Episode: "My Fair Lockdown"|
|2021||SEAL Team||Lieutenant Commander Whinshaw||Recurring role|
|2010||Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep||Terra (voice)|
|2012||Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance|
|2014||Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX||Archive footage|
|2017||Kingdom Hearts 0.2: Birth by Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage|
|2019||Kingdom Hearts III|
|2014||The Mortal Instruments: City of Heavenly Fire||Co-Narrator||with actress Sophie Turner|
- CBS pulls Dohring into 'Moonlight' The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2011.
- "Jason Dohring Back on TV in 'Washingtonienne'". Give Me My Remote. October 23, 2008. Retrieved August 11, 2011.
- "Searching for Sonny". Searching for Sonny. Retrieved August 11, 2011.
- Vlada Gelman (October 18, 2011). "Jason Dohring Previews His Ringer Run and Reflects Fondly on Veronica Mars". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- Vlada Gelman (November 17, 2011). "Supernatural Exclusive: Jason Dohring Is a God!". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- Vlada Gelman (April 2, 2013). "The Bad Boy Is Back: Jason Dohring Officially Joins Veronica Mars Feature Film". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- Megan Masters (August 7, 2013). "TVLine Items: Jason Dohring Visits Tomorrow People, Chuck Fave Visits Dixie and More!". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- "'City of Heavenly Fire': Cassandra Clare chats with Sophie Turner". EW.com. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
- Andy Swift (July 16, 2015). "Jason Dohring Joins The Originals as Vamp-Hunting Detective in Season 3". TVLine.com. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
- Christian Saclao (December 14, 2017). "'iZombie' Spoilers: Is Jason Dohring A Series Regular In Season 4?". International Business Times. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
- Petski, Denise (March 31, 2021). "'SEAL Team': 'Veronica Mars' Alum Jason Dohring Joins CBS Military Drama Series As Recurring". Deadline. Retrieved April 1, 2021.
- Jason Dohring tweets about new child Twitter. Retrieved November 12, 2012.
- "Scientology Saved 'Moonlight' Star's Acting Career". Buddy TV. March 7, 2008. Archived from the original on May 2, 2018. Retrieved June 28, 2015.