Wesley Jonathan
American actor
Wesley Jonathan
Wesley Jonathan Waples, known professionally as Wesley Jonathan, is an American actor, best known for his starring role as Jamal Grant on the NBC Saturday morning dramedy 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, and as Noah Cruise in the 2006 basketball film, Crossover. Currently, Wesley co-stars in the TV Land sitcom, The Soul Man.
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Getting TV Nostalgic At The 'Hot in Cleveland' Live Premiere
Ok Magazine - over 3 years
When it comes to TV shows, I admit I’m a little (okay, a lot) stuck in the past. Golden Girls, Frasier, Everybody Loves Raymond, The Cosby Show, Friends—there’s something so comforting to me about reliving episodes of my favorite old sitcoms, like visiting with a bestie you haven’t seen in a while. Fortunately I feel like TV Land has made it socially acceptable for people like me to bask in the glow emanating from our screens of series past. The TVs have gotten skinnier but the laughs are still the same. I mean if there’s an entire channel devoted to old favorites, I can’t be the only one, right? Watch: Bret Michaels Shares What Not To Put In Your RV When I attended TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland live season premiere viewing and after-party on Wednesday night, I felt totally in my element. My sister-in-law is a fellow die-hard Golden Girls fan so she was my guaranteed plus one. If I was going to breathe the same air as Betty White, I needed to have someone by my side who could apprec ...
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Congressional GOP pushes for action on taxes
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
Republican lawmakers intensified their efforts on Thursday to get quick congressional action on heading off automatic tax increases and revamping the federal tax code.
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TV Land Begins Production On "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" And Niecy Nash - Press Releases
Business Review Australia - almost 5 years
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land is giving one of the original "Kings of Comedy" his own sitcom! Laugh-out-loud comedians Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash star in the network's newest original series, "The Soul Man" (formerly known as "Have Faith"), which begins production this week for a total of 12 episodes. It was announced today by Keith Cox, executive vice president, development and original programming, TV Land. "The Soul Man" premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10pm ET/PT, immediately followed by the season two premiere of TV Land's hit sitcom, "The Exes," which stars Donald Faison ("Scrubs"), Wayne Knight ("Seinfeld"), David Alan Basche ("The Starter Wife"), Kelly Stables ("Two and a Half Men") and Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From The Sun"). "The Soul Man" revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine (played by Cedric) who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts (s ...
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Arrest made in quadruple homicide - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Less than a year later in Marianna, 19-year-old Athnea Danielle Baker and her three young sons were killed in her apartment by her boyfriend Wesley Jonathan Williams. Baker was shot to death and the boys, aged 3, 1 and 3 weeks old, died after being
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What I Like About You Cast - Screen Junkies
Google News - over 5 years
Wesley Jonathan Jonathan played Gary Thorpe, a friend of Bynes' character who was around quite often. Other than Bynes and Garth, Jonathan appeared in the most episodes than any of the major cast members. While the actor hasn't been able to find stable
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Should You See Dysfunctional Friends? - DrJays.com Live
Google News - over 5 years
For the sake of completion, the film's cast is rounded out by Stacey Dash, Persia White, Hosea Sanchez, Meagan Good, Reagan Gomez, Tatyana Ali, Wesley Jonathan, Jason Weaver, Keith Robinson, Christian Keyes, Essence Atkins, Vanessa Simmons and Rodney
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Shelter Directed by Måns Mårlind & Björn Stein - Exclaim!
Google News - over 5 years
Inevitably, her worldview is challenged by a patient with multiple personalities named Adam, David and Wesley (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), whose ability to write with both hands, occasionally demonstrate colour-blindness and physically vacillate between
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Esai Morales, Tito Ortiz, George Eads and Joe Torry Among Those Golfing for a ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
... Esai Morales (Jericho, NYPD Blue, 24), George Eads (CSI Las Vegas), Joe Grande (Radio Personality), Kenny Johnson (Sons of Anarchy & The Shield), Kristen Renton (Sons of Anarchy & Days of Our Lives), Wesley Jonathan (90210, Steppin The Movie,
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Star Studded Dysfunctional Friends Gets Accepted Into the American Black Film ... - PR.com (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
The film stars an all star cast of Meagan Good, Stacey Dash, Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Vanessa Simmons, Erica Hubbard, Hosea Sanchez, Wesley Jonathan, Jason Weaver, Datari Turner, Reagan Gomez, Persia White, Stacy Keibler, Rodney Jerkins,
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Will Yun Lee books pair of pics - Variety
Google News - over 5 years
Lee will play an upscale nightclub owner who feuds with his former business partner, played by Wesley Jonathan. Duane Adler is directing the pic, which is produced by CJ Entertainment, the largest production co. in Korea. Lee recently appeared on CBS'
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Nacional segura o líder - Paraná-Online
Google News - over 5 years
Pilarzinho: Daniel; Renato, Igor, Luiz e Vinícius; Wesley, Jonathan, Renan e Leonardo; Vinícius Cercal e Josemonemias. Entraram ainda: Rodrigo, Guilherme e Reinaldo. Campo de Santana: Ronan; Rennan, Cristopher, Felipe e Jean; Júlio, Vinícius,
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'SPEED-DATING'; Three Men Behaving (Really) Badly
NYTimes - over 6 years
A tired mash-up of every men-behaving-badly sitcom ever to grace a third-tier television network, ''Speed-Dating'' tries to coax laughs from characters so dated even Eddie Murphy would balk. Focusing on three African-American singletons -- two with a failing nightclub and one with an advanced degree in one-night stands -- the story (by the
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FILM IN REVIEW; Crossover
NYTimes - over 10 years
Opens today nationwide Directed by Preston A. Whitmore II 95 minutes ''Crossover'' is a decent example of Sidekick Cinema: a movie to glance up at from time to time while you download ring tones or text-message your friends. Set in the rough-and-tumble world of Detroit street basketball, it features on-court showdowns you'll want to keep an eye out
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FILM REVIEW; Roller-Skating Their Troubles Away, 70's Style
NYTimes - over 11 years
A drowsy comedy about a handful of kids grooving and roller-skating, ''Roll Bounce'' has heart and good vibes but little else to recommend it. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, who did marginally peppier work with ''Undercover Brother,'' this bland family fare stars the young rapper Bow Wow (né Shad Gregory Moss) as Xavier, X for short, the most
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Paid Notice: Deaths ASHER, SYLVIA (SAKALSKY)
NYTimes - almost 12 years
ASHER--Sylvia (Sakalsky), on March 3rd. Beloved wife of the late Leonard, devoted sister of George Sakalsky, mother of Jeffrey, Bonnie and Sandford. Bubby will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Keith, Jenny, David, Heather, Daniel, Alexis, Rebecca and great-grandchildren, Landin, Eloise, Madelyn, Wesley, Jonathan and Lucas. A voracious
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Goodness, Without Angels
NYTimes - over 20 years
If you're lucky enough to have Della Reese as a guardian angel, it is a good idea to keep her around. ''Promised Land,'' a series spun off ''Touched by an Angel,'' leaves behind the very elements that make that show work: the gimmick of angels who prod people into reforming their lives, and Ms. Reese herself, whose tart delivery makes the otherwise
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FILM REVIEW; How the Black Panthers Came to Be, Sort Of
NYTimes - almost 22 years
"Whip me, beat me, but don't bore me," Mario Van Peebles says he was told by Clint Eastwood when the two made "Heartbreak Ridge" together. It's a credo that Mr. Van Peebles has since taken to heart. His directorial style is pure bluster, with a restless, pumped-up energy that would be as suitable for cartoon superheroes as it is for serious
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Wesley Jonathan
    TWENTIES
  • 2005
    Age 26
    Jonathan is also known for his main role as Sweetness in the 2005 film, Roll Bounce.
    More Details Hide Details Wesley also co-starred in the TV Land sitcom, The Soul Man. 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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on October 18, 1978.
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