Jon Bass (actor)
September 22, 1989|
Bellaire, Texas, United States
|Alma mater||Boston University|
Bass grew up in Bellaire, Texas and attended Bellaire High School, graduating in 2005. He graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts. He is Jewish.
Following college, he moved to New York City and began his professional acting career. Bass auditioned for the role of Elder Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, but was not cast. A year later, he was cast in the role in the Denver and Los Angeles productions and went on to replace Josh Gad in the role on Broadway.
In 2014, he played a small role in the HBO comedy series Girls, and then had minor guest roles in The Newsroom and House of Lies. Later in 2015, he was cast in a lead role in the Comedy Central's series Big Time in Hollywood, FL, portraying Del Plimpton.
In 2016, he played real-life attorney Philip Hirschkop in the historical film Loving. In 2017, he appeared in the film All Nighter, played the significant role of Ronnie Greenbaum in the action comedy film Baywatch, along with Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson, and appeared in Molly's Game, directed by Aaron Sorkin.
|2014||The Refrigerator||Howie||Short film|
|2015||Jane Wants a Boyfriend||Steve|
|2017||Meet Cute||Nick||Short film|
|2017||Molly's Game||Shelly Habib|
|2019||Sword of Trust||Nathaniel||In post-production|
|2019||Plus One||Cartelli||In post-production|
|2014||Girls||Mo||Episode: "Only Child"|
|2014||Next Time on Lonny||Shady PA||Episode: "The End of Lonny"|
|2014||The Newsroom||Bree Dorrit||2 episodes|
|2015||Big Time in Hollywood, FL||Del Plimpton||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2016||American Horror Story: Roanoke||Milo||Episode: "Chapter 9"|
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- Lincoln, Ross A. (September 23, 2015). "'Loving' Starts Production And Rounds Out Cast; 'Frat Pack' Wraps". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
- Berkshire, Geoff (March 17, 2017). "Film Review: 'All Nighter'". Variety. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
- McNary, Dave (January 27, 2016). "Dwayne Johnson's 'Baywatch' Movie Casts Jon Bass". Variety. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
- Lawrence, Derek (May 29, 2017). "Meet Jon Bass: The Secret Weapon of 'Baywatch'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 8, 2017.