Jon Tenney

Full / Real Name: Jon F.W. Tenney
Born: 16 December 1961 (62 years old)
Gender: Male



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Jon Tenney is an American actor best known for his role as Agent Fritz Howard on the police procedural television series The Closer and its spin-off Major Crimes.

Tenney's professional career includes extensive work on stage, as well as in feature films and television.

He launched his TV career with a guest-starring role on Murphy Brown and has been a series regular on several shows, in addition to appearing in recurring roles on CSI and Will & Grace.

Tenney also has been successful in film, beginning with his debut in Watch It, opposite Tom Sizemore, John C. McGinley and Peter Gallagher.

He went on to appear in Fools Rush In, co-starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek; and Showtime's original feature Twilight of the Golds, co-starring Jennifer Beals, Faye Dunaway and Brendan Fraser.

Tenney also starred opposite Albert Brooks in the independent film Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World and the Showtime movie Homecoming. He has also appeared in Crime & Punishment, Equal Justice and The Division, and had roles in the critically acclaimed films Tombstone and Oliver Stone's Nixon.

Tenney also starred in Legion opposite Dennis Quaid, Paul Bethany and Tyrese Gibson, as well as the Sony Screen Gems Thriller The Stepfather with Sela Ward, Penn Badgley and Dylan Walsh, and the film adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize winning play Rabbit Hole with Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest.

He was married to actress Teri Hatcher from 1994 to 2003. They have one daughter, Emerson Rose Tenney, born in 1997.

Television Roles




Dr. Simon Craig

Charlie Macklin


Sean King

Tommy Ballantine

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Reporter #1

FBI Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Agent Fritz Howard

Governor Andrew Nichols

Vice President Andrew Nichols

Andrew Nichols

Wade Campbell

Aidan Hunter

Paul Truman

Mr. Benjamin Palmer


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