T. J. Thyne

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T. J. Thyne
T.J. Thyne at Paleyfest 2012.jpg
Thyne at Paleyfest 2013, in March 2013
Born Thomas Joseph Thyne
(1975-03-07) March 7, 1975 (age 42)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present

Thomas Joseph "T.J." Thyne (last name pronounced “like 'thigh' with an N at the end.”)[1] (born March 7, 1975) is an American actor, best known for his role on Bones as Dr. Jack Hodgins, an entomologist.


Thyne was born in Boston, Massachusetts to John J. Thyne II and Catherine Thyne and is one of six children with two brothers, John III and Tone and three sisters, Hazel, Katie and Shelly. He attended East Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, Connecticut, before moving south to attend high school in Plano, Texas. He went on to attend the USC School of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1997. In 2001, he co-founded Theatre Junkies, a group offering workshops and professional development for actors in the Greater Los Angeles Area. One of his brothers is television producer Tone Thyne; another is attorney John Thyne III, who ran for the Santa Barbara City Council in 2009.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Friends Doctor Oberman "The One Hundredth"
Home Improvement Young man in front of the bar "Desperately Seeking Willow (S7E19)"
Dharma and Greg Sports Shoe Shop Assistant "Yes, We Have No Bananas (or Anything Else for That Matter)"
1999 Kenan and Kel Restaurant Patron "Freezer Burned"
2000 Titus Brian, brother of Titus' ex-girlfriend Noelle "The Last Noelle"
Walker Texas Ranger Wallace 'The Wizard' Slausen 4 Episodes
The Parkers Man Getting Married Wedding Bell Blues
2001 The Tick Kevin "The Funeral"
2002 That 80's Show Frank "Tuesday Come Over"
2004 Boston Legal Mark Shrum "Truth to Be Told"
Charmed Whitelighter Danny "Once in a Blue Moon"
NCIS Carl "One Shot, One Kill"
Cold Case Kip Crowley (1985) "Greed" - Season 1 Episode 20
My Wife and Kids Pizza Delivery Guy "Outbreak Monkey"
Without a Trace Duncan "Light Years"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Bag Boy "Paper or Plastic?"
Jack & Bobby Todd "A Man of Faith"
Angel Lawyer 3 Episodes
2004–2005 Huff Neil 3 Episodes
2005–2017 Bones Dr. Jack Hodgins Main Cast
2005 24 Jason Gerard "11:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m."
The O.C Larry Bernstein 1 Episode
My Wife and Kids Bondy, the Retreat Manager "Silence is Golden"
CSI: NY Ron Lathem Tri-Borough
2012 The Finder Dr. Jack Hodgins Episode 6 "Little Green Men"


Year Title Role Notes
1999 EDtv Frat Guy
2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Right-Wing Student (uncredited)
Critical Mass Karl Wendt
The Sky Is Falling Kid
Erin Brockovich David Foil
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Stu Lou Who
What Women Want Coffee Shop Customer
2001 Heartbreakers Bellhop Uncredited
Ghost World Todd
How High Gerald
2003 Something's Gotta Give Waiter
2004 Rent-A-Person Photographer Short Film
2006 Getting Played Hotel Desk Clerk Cameo Appearance / TV Movie
2007 Validation Hugh Newman[3] Lead Role / Co-Producer / Short Film
2008 The Human Contract Greg Main Cast
Ball Don't Lie Skinny Dude Cameo Appearance
The Phone Book Hugh Newman Main Cast / Short Film
2010 One Dry Run Lead Role / Director / Short Film
2011 Shuffle Lovell Milo Lead Role
Stop Man Lead Role / Writer / Director
2013 The Pardon Father Richard Main Cast


  1. ^ Abbie Bernstein (April 9, 2012). "Exclusive Interview: BONES star TJ Thyne knows Jack". Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bio". TJ Thyne. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ IMDb bio

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