Jon Abrahams

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Jon Abrahams
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Abrahams attending 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Born
Jon Avery Abrahams

(1977-10-29) October 29, 1977 (age 41)
OccupationActor
Years active1995–present

Jon Avery Abrahams (born October 29, 1977) is an American film and television actor. His most notable roles are Bobby in Scary Movie, Denny Byrnes in the Robert De Niro-Ben Stiller comedy Meet the Parents, and Dalton Chapman in the horror movie House of Wax.

Early life and family[edit]

Abrahams was born in New York. He attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn.[1]

Abrahams' great-uncles were actor Mack Gray - long time confidant of entertainers George Raft, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra - and stuntman and fight coordinator Joe Gray. His father, Martin Abrahams, is an artist.

Career[edit]

Abrahams made his film debut in Larry Clark's Kids. His other feature credits include Scary Movie, Meet the Parents, My Boss's Daughter, and House of Wax.

On television, Abrahams has appeared on Boston Public, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Second Generation Wayans, and Criminal Minds. He was also "DJ Jonny" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show for season four.

In 2013, Abrahams was cast as the lead in the indie movie Room 105.[2]

In 2014, Abrahams was cast in We Are Your Friends as a club promoter.[3]

In 2016, Abrahams made his directorial debut with the film, All at Once. The film was released on DVD and video-on-demand in 2018.[4]

In 2017, Abrahams was cast in the crime drama film, Clover.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1995 Kids Steven
1995 Dead Man Walking Sonny Poncelet
1997 Masterminds Richard 'K-Dog'
1998 The Faculty Boyfriend of Girl
1999 Outside Providence Drugs Delaney
2000 Boiler Room Jeff
2000 Scary Movie Bobby Prinze
2000 Meet the Parents Denny Byrnes
2001 Texas Rangers Berry Smith
2001 Scenes of the Crime Lenny Burroughs
2002 They Billy Parks
2003 My Boss's Daughter Paul
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Robert Logan
2005 House of Wax Dalton Chapman
2005 Standing Still Pockets
2005 Prime Morris
2006 Bottoms Up Jimmy DeSnappio
2007 Gardener of Eden Don
2008 Who Do You Love? Phil Chess
2009 2 Dudes and a Dream Model Instructor
2009 Not Since You Howard Stieglitz
2012 Missed Connections Josh Lindsay
2014 Non-Stop David Norton
2015 We Are Your Friends Nicky
2015 Condemned Vince
2016 All at Once James Maxwell
2016 Room 105 Tom
TBA Clover Mickey

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Linda. "A NIGHT OUT AT THE: Paramount Hotel; The Pajama Game", The New York Times, May 27, 2001. Accessed November 3, 2007. "A product of St. Ann's School in Brooklyn, Mr. Abrahams, 23, had invited a batch of friends from high school to join him. He lives in North Park Slope, exactly 41 minutes from here, he said."
  2. ^ "Casting Net: Ben Affleck to direct and star in Africa-set thriller". EW.com. Retrieved 2019-03-21.
  3. ^ "'Scary Movie's' Jon Abrahams Joins Zac Efron in EDM Movie 'We Are Your Friends' (Exclusive)". TheWrap. 2014-08-06. Retrieved 2019-03-21.
  4. ^ Desk, BWW News. "ALL AT ONCE Directed by Jon Abrahams, Available On Digital & On Demand 4/3". Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  5. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (2017-11-09). "Jon Abrahams, Mark Webber, Erika Christensen, More Set For Comedic Mob Thriller 'Clover'". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-09-26.

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