Wesley Jonathan

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Wesley Jonathan
Born Wesley Jonathan Waples
(1978-10-18) October 18, 1978 (age 37)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present
Partner(s) Denyce Lawton (2006-2009)

Wesley Jonathan Waples (born October 18, 1978), known professionally as Wesley Jonathan, is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Jamal Grant on the NBC Saturday morning comedy-drama series City Guys. Additionally, he played Gary Thorpe on the WB sitcom, What I Like About You. Jonathan is also known for his main role as Sweetness in the 2005 film, Roll Bounce. Currently, Wesley co-stars in the TV Land sitcom, The Soul Man. He was also known for his lead role as "Bud" in the movie "Bud'z House".


Jonathan started his early career acting in the early 1990s and has had two main roles in two series; City Guys as Jamal Grant, and What I Like About You opposite Amanda Bynes and Jennie Garth as Holly's best friend, Gary Thorpe. Jonathan landed his first job in a music video for Melissa Manchester. He then started working on 21 Jump Street.

Jonathan has starred, co-starred, or made guest appearances in several movies and television shows including: Sister, Sister, Moesha, Boy Meets World, Smart Guy, Thea, Baywatch, A Different World, Boston Public, Crossover, National Lampoon's Bag Boy, Divine Intervention (2007 film), Roll Bounce, and the 2009 film Speed-Dating.[1]


Jonathan starred in a 2010 Miller Lite commercial, In 1994, he appeared in Sunny Delight commercial. Prior to the final season of City Guys as his first role of Jamal Grant, Jonathan appeared the Truth commercial in 2001 in which he played a host on Soul Train.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Jonathan was romantically involved with actress Denyce Lawton from 2006 until 2009.

Filmography and television episodes[edit]

Movie (2011) Title: Dysfunctional Friends Character: Bret Source: NetFlix


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