Jon Michael Hill
Jon Michael Hill
|Born||July 28, 1985|
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
Life and career
Hill was born in Waukegan, Illinois. During his high school years, he played football and the saxophone before focusing on pursuing an acting career, attending a summer drama program at Northwestern University. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. While at the university, he appeared in stage productions of King Lear, Six Degrees of Separation and Ain't Misbehavin'.
In 2010, Hill was nominated for a Tony Award as Male Supporting Actor in Superior Donuts opposite Michael McKean. In the same year, he began his role as Detective Damon Washington in the ABC police drama Detroit 1-8-7. He also played the role of Puck in the Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
|2007||The Last Stain||Brodsky||Short film|
|2015||No Pay, Nudity||New Kid|
|2016||In the Radiant City||Richard Gonzalez|
|2010–11||Detroit 1-8-7||Detective Damon Washington|
|2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Tre Davis||Episode: "Spiraling Down" (S 13: Ep 10)|
|2012||Eastbound & Down||Darnell||Recurring character|
|Person of Interest||Curtis||Episode: "Wolf and Cub" (S 1: Ep 14)|
|2012–19||Elementary||Detective Marcus Bell||Main Cast|
- Introducing the next big thing: Jon Michael Hill, Chicagomag.com
- Jon Michael Hill bio at ABC.com
- EXCLUSIVE: Superior Donuts Tony Nominee Jon Michael Hill Awaiting News of TV Pilot Archived July 10, 2010, at the Wayback Machine By Kenneth Jones May 6, 2010 - Playbill.com
- New-to-TV Actor Jon Michael Hill on Detroit 1-8-7 by Stefanie Lee - TV.com