Jonathan Daniel Brown

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Jonathan Daniel Brown
BornJuly 1989 (age 30)
OccupationActor, director
Years active2012–present

Jonathan Daniel Brown is an American actor and director. He is the star of Kid Cannabis and got his start with the role of J. B. in Project X.[1]


Brown was offered one of the lead roles in the film Project X after a national open casting call. He, Thomas Mann and Oliver Cooper were three unknown actors when cast in the film.

In 2014, he starred in the lead role in the film Kid Cannabis.[2] In 2017, his directorial debut Horseshoe Theory received a jury prize award at the Slamdance Film Festival.[3] Brown was also a member of the leftist pop-culture podcast Struggle Session.[4] On February 19, 2019, it was announced that Brown had decided to leave the show.



Year Film Role
2012 Project X J.B.
2013 Bad Milo! Joey
2014 Kid Cannabis Nate Norman
2017 Horseshoe Theory Director


  1. ^ Fleming, Mike (April 11, 2010). "Todd Phillips, Joel Silver Plan To Tap Unknowns For Mystery Laugher 'Project X'". Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Getlen, Larry (April 17, 2014). "How nerdy teen became a $38M pot kingpin". Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (January 26, 2017). "'Dim the Fluorescents,' 'Strad Style' Win Slamdance Awards. (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "Struggle Session". Retrieved January 16, 2018.

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