Jonathan Joss

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Jonathan Joss
Born (1965-12-22) December 22, 1965 (age 52)
San Antonio, Texas
Alma materOur Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio College
OccupationActor/Voice actor
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Taylor Joss (m. 1985-present)

Jonathan Joss (born December 22, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying the voice of John Redcorn from season 2 to 13 of the animated series King of the Hill, and for his recurring role as Chief Ken Hotate in Parks and Recreation.

Born in San Antonio, Texas, Joss is of Spanish, Comanche and White Mountain Apache descent.[1] He attended McCollum High School and later enrolled at Texas State University–San Marcos (then Southwest Texas State University) but left before graduating. Joss later attended San Antonio College, before graduating from Our Lady of the Lake University with a degree in theater and speech.[2]

Joss is also a musician, and performs as part of the Red Corn Band, an alternative blues group which has won a Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album.[3]


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  2. ^ Katherine Rodriguez (9 November 2010). "Jonathan Joss Actor and OLLU". Retrieved 11 December 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2009-10-12.