T. J. Thyne

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T. J. Thyne
Thyne at Fan Expo Vancouver 2017, in November 2017
Thomas Joseph Thyne

(1975-03-07) March 7, 1975 (age 45)
Years active1998–present

Thomas Joseph Thyne (born March 7, 1975) is an American actor, best known for his role in Bones as Dr. Jack Hodgins, an entomologist, mineralogist, and botanist.[1]


Thyne was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts. He lived in Brockton, Hanover, and Hanson, before his family began moving around the country.[2]

Thyne 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.[3]

In 2013, he became engaged to model Leah Park.[4] As of 2019, he is single.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Friends Doctor Oberman Episode: "The One Hundredth"
Home Improvement Young man in front of the bar Episode: "Desperately Seeking Willow"
Party of Five Freshman Boy Episode: "Moving On"
Dharma and Greg Dharma's store "newspaper visitor" Episode: "Yes, We Have No Bananas (or Anything Else for That Matter)"
1999 Kenan and Kel Restaurant Patron Episode: "Freezer Burned"
Becker Mr. Messinger Episode: "Lucky Day"
2000 Early Edition Leonard Culver Episode: "Performance Anxiety"
Titus Brian, brother of Titus' ex-girlfriend Noelle Episode: "The Last Noelle"
Walker, Texas Ranger Wallace 'The Wizard' Slausen Four episodes
The Parkers Man Getting Married Episode: "Wedding Bell Blues"
Just Shoot Me! Jared Episode: "Slamming Jack"
2001 The Tick Kevin Episode: "The Funeral"
2002 That 80's Show Frank Episode: "Tuesday Come Over"
2004 Boston Legal Mark Shrum Episode: "Truth to Be Told"
Charmed Whitelighter Danny Episode: "Once in a Blue Moon"
NCIS Carl Episode: "One Shot, One Kill"
Cold Case Kip Crowley (1985) Episode: "Greed"
My Wife and Kids Pizza Delivery Guy Episode: "Outbreak Monkey"
Without a Trace Duncan Episode: "Light Years"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Bag Boy Episode: "Paper or Plastic?"
Jack & Bobby Todd Episode: "A Man of Faith"
Angel Lawyer Three episodes
2004–2005 Huff Neil Three episodes
2005–2017 Bones Dr. Jack Hodgins Main cast
2005 24 Jason Gerard Episode: "11:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m."
The O.C Larry Bernstein One episode
My Wife and Kids Bodhi the Retreat Manager Episode: "Silence Is Golden"
CSI: NY Ron Lathem Episode: "Tri-Borough"
2012 The Finder Dr. Jack Hodgins Episode: "Little Green Men"
2019 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Joshua Hensley Episode: "Dearly Beloved"


Year Title Role Notes
1999 EDtv Frat Guy
The Darwin Conspiracy Dean
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
Raise Your Voice Emcee
2006 Getting Played Hotel Desk Clerk Cameo appearance / TV movie
2007 Validation Hugh Newman[6] 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. ^ "TJ Answers a Question About Boston". TJ Thyne. 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ "Bio". TJ Thyne. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
  4. ^ "Bones Star TJ Thyne Proposes to Girlfriend Leah Park at German Castle". Us Weekly. 2014-01-01. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  5. ^ "TJ Thyne (@tjthynegram) • Instagram photos and videos". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  6. ^ IMDb bio

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