Jon Tenney

Born Dec 16, 1961

Jonathan F. W. "Jon" Tenney is an American actor.

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  • 'major Crimes' Season 2: Jon Tenney Set To Return To His Old Stomping Grounds
    Zap 2 it - Sep 18, 2013
  • Denette Wilford: 'king & Maxwell' Make A Fine Pair
    Huffington Post - Aug 26, 2013
  • Teri Hatcher Opens Up About Her Love Life
    Huffington Post - Aug 08, 2013
  • Television Review: ‘King & Maxwell,’ A Detective Series On Tnt
    NYTimes - Jun 09, 2013


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1961 Birth Born on December 16, 1961.


1984 22 Years Old He received his B.A. degree from Vassar College in 1984, where he majored in drama and philosophy. … Read More


1994 32 Years Old Tenney was married to Teri Hatcher from 1994 to 2003, and had a daughter, Emerson Rose Tenney.


2005 43 Years Old From 2005 to 2012, Tenney played Special Agent Fritz Howard, the husband of Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) in TNT's The Closer and its spin-off Major Crimes since 2014, with Howard becoming an LAPD deputy chief in the third season. … Read More
2009 47 Years Old …  He also starred in small roles for some films, including Tombstone, Beverly Hills Cop III, Nixon, Music from Another Room and the 2009 horror film remake of The Stepfather. … Read More
2011 49 Years Old He portrayed Martin Jordan in the 2011 superhero film Green Lantern.


2012 50 Years Old He married producer Leslie Urdang on June 16, 2012.
2013 51 Years Old In 2013, he starred with Rebecca Romijn in TNT's King & Maxwell, as Sean King, a former Secret Service agent and lawyer who works as a private investigator. … Read More
2014 52 Years Old In 2014, he was cast in a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes' drama series Scandal.
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