Jon Tenney

Jon Tenney

Highest Rated: 95% You Can Count on Me (2000)

Lowest Rated: 11% The Stepfather (2009)

Birthday: Dec 16, 1961

Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Actor whose rapid rise on Broadway interrupted his Juilliard studies, and who has since moved to Hollywood where he offered TV viewers steamy love scenes opposite Sarah Jessica Parker on "Equal Justice" (ABC, 1990-91), and was Will, the ad agency team member who could get into a snit on "Good Company" (CBS, 1996). Jon Tenney left Juilliard when Mike Nichols cast him in the road company of "The Real Thing" and then returned to New York and appeared in the cast of Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Biloxi Blues." He was also in "Sweet Sue," a short-lived play starring Mary Tyler Moore and Lynn Redgrave. Tenney began working in TV in small roles in the ABC daytime drama "Ryan's Hope" and guesting on "Spencer: For Hire." His first series was the short-lived Fox effort, "The Dirty Dozen" (1988). But it was a 1989 episode of "Murphy Brown" that won Tenney real notice among Hollywood casting directors: he was Miles Silverberg's brother who has a fling with Murphy. This led to Tenney's role as Peter Bauer on "Equal Justice," in which he was romancing Sarah Jessica Parker but was unable to tell anyone. It was announced that he would make three appearances as a villain on "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" opposite Teri Hatcher (whom he married in 1994), during the 1996-97 season.

Highest rated movies




26% 52% Wild Mountain Thyme Pub MC (Character) $194.9K 2020
79% 74% I See You Greg Harper (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet 20% Story of a Girl Ray (Character) - 2017
12% 59% The Best of Me Harvey Collier (Character) $26.8M 2014
14% 25% As Cool as I Am Bob (Character) - 2013
46% 36% A Year in Mooring The Divorced Man (Character) $29.6K 2011
26% 45% Green Lantern Martin Jordan (Character) $116.6M 2011
87% 72% Rabbit Hole Rick (Character) $2.2M 2010
19% 31% Legion Howard (Character) $40.2M 2010
11% 34% The Stepfather Jay (Character) $29.1M 2009
42% 27% Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Mark (Character) $887.4K 2005
95% 88% You Can Count on Me Bob (Character) $9.2M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Advice From a Caterpillar Suit (Character) - 1999
40% 75% Entropy Kevin (Character) - 1999
44% 50% Homegrown Pilot (Character) $271.4K 1998
50% 40% With Friends Like These... Dorian Mastandrea (Character) - 1998
33% 67% Music From Another Room Eric (Character) $63K 1998
No Score Yet 28% Lovelife Alan (Character) - 1997
32% 64% Fools Rush In Jeff (Character) $29.3M 1997
43% 46% The Twilight of the Golds Rob Stein (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ring Paul Liebman (Character) - 1996
50% 42% Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home John Milner (Character) $28M 1995
88% 56% Lassie Steve Turner (Character) $8.3M 1994
56% 54% Watch It Michael (Character) $28.3K 1993
74% 94% Tombstone John Behan, Cochise County Sheriff (Character) $55.9M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daughters of Privilege Eric Swope (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Visions Martin (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alone in the Neon Jungle Todd Hansen (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dirty Dozen: The Series Janosz Feke (Character) - 1988


64% 71% NEXT Special Agent Brian Farrell (Guest Star) 2020
48% 63% The Romanoffs Peter Ford (Character) 2018
88% 92% Longmire FBI Agent Vance (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 84% Major Crimes Fritz Howard (Guest Star),
93% 73% Scandal Governor Andrew Nichols (Guest Star) 2014-2015
42% 60% King & Maxwell Sean King (Character) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2013
82% 81% The Closer Special Agent Fritz Howard (Character),
No Score Yet 91% The Newsroom Wade Campbell (Guest Star) 2012
79% 84% Brothers & Sisters Dr. Simon Craig (Guest Star) 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2009
No Score Yet 91% American Dad Lawyer 2 (Guest Voice) 2009
63% 89% Masters of Horror David Murch (Character) 2005
No Score Yet 85% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kristin Tommy Ballantine (Character) 2004 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The District Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Division Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
67% No Score Yet Get Real Mitch Green (Character) 1999-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brooklyn South Unknown (Character) 1997-1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cybill Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
86% 85% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Company Will Hennessey (Character) 1996
86% No Score Yet Almost Perfect Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spenser: For Hire Unknown (Character) 1986


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