Buzzington, Ezra

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(Ezra Bussington, Jonathan Harris)


Original name, Jonathan Harris. Education: Studied acting with Ellen Groves and musical theatre with Dorothy Loudon, both New York City.

Addresses: Agent—The Steinberg Agency, 6399 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 220, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Manager—Laura Pallas, Pallas Management, 12535 Chandler Blvd., Suite 1, Valley Village, CA 91607. Publicist—Richard Morales, Blueprint Brands, 949 North San Vicente Blvd., Suite 7, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor, director, producer, and writer. Appeared in commercials.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association.


Film Appearances:

(As Jonathan Harris) Bold, 27 Pieces of Me, 1993.

Stop It (short film), c. 1996.

(As Jonathan Harris) Zach, A, B, C … Manhattan, 1997.

Inspector Dent, Fight Club, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Jeremy, Evil Hill (short film), 1999.

(As Ezra Bussington) Piano player, The Woman Chaser, 1999.

Second patron at the Smiling Peanut bar, Magnolia (also known as mag-no'li-a), New Line Cinema, 1999.

Mr. Murphy, Me, Myself and Irene, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.

Weird Al, Ghost World, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2000.

Deputy Ben Patterson, Rain (also known as Lluvia), First Look Home Entertainment, 2001.

First reporter, The Million Dollar Hotel, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Stewart, Say It Isn't So, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Construction foreman, The Man from Elysian Fields, Samuel Goldwyn, 2002.

Typing teacher, Secretary, Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Bum, Do Geese See God? (short film), 2004.

Cartographer, The Big Empty, Opposable Thumbs/Section Eight, 2004.

Ed, Zen Noir, Dreaming Dog Entertainment, 2004.

Haggard father, In the Land of Milk and Honey, 2004.

Ira, Irascible, 2004.

Goggle, The Hills Have Eyes, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2005.

Lou, The Rain Makers, KOAN, 2005.

Murderer, The Gold Bracelet, Emerald Films, 2005.

Poppy Popperson (a deejay), Outta Sync, Dreaming Dog Entertainment/Hoosier Daddy Productions/Vintage 98 Productions, 2005.

Zoltar, Boxboarders!, Luminair Film Productions, 2005.

Fred, Bondage, Eccentric Cattle Entertainment, 2006.

Joe, Tripping Forward (also known as Actor), Island Gateway Films/Mania Films, 2006.

Leslie, Art School Confidential, Sony Pictures Classics, 2006.

Some sources cite appearances in other films, including Demons, End of the Line, Stories for Sale, and the short film My Vacation.

Film Director:

Irascible, 2004.

Outta Sync, Dreaming Dog Entertainment/Hoosier Daddy Productions/Vintage 98 Productions, 2005.

Over Breakfast (short film), 2005.

Film Producer:

Irascible, 2004.

Outta Sync, Dreaming Dog Entertainment/Hoosier Daddy Productions/Vintage 98 Productions, 2005.

Over Breakfast (short film), 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Leon, "Tender Age," Party of Five, Fox, 1998.

Male hotel guest, "Jamie Returns," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 1998.

Second clerk, "Sabrina and the Beanstalk," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina and Sabrina Goes to College), ABC, 1998.

Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol: The True Hollywood Story (also known as Andy Warhol: The E! True Hollywood Story), E! Entertainment Television, c. 1998.

Bean, "Evilator," GvsE (also known as G vs. E), USA Network, 1999, later known as Good versus Evil, Sci-Fi Channel, 1999.

Mechanic, "Strange Days," Hyperion Bay, The WB, 1999.

Mr. Grey, "Norm Dates a Client," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 1999.

Tom (some sources cite a barker), "Sins of the Past," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999.

Bartender, "Family," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and BtVS), The WB, 2000.

Mysterious man, "Two Jacks and a Beanstalk," The Hughleys, UPN, 2000.

Haskell Beauville, "With Great Power," The Huntress, USA Network, 2001.

Desk clerk, "Nostalgia," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003.

Freddy, "Love Don't Love Nobody," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8), ABC, 2004.

Bartender, "Paternity Test," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Arli$$, HBO; and as a guest in Without Pants. Appeared as George Axelrod in "School Daze," an unaired episode of The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, UPN.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared in pilots, including Sam n' Ella's.

Stage Appearances:

Juliette the maid, Exit the King, The Actors' Gang, Actors' Gang Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1999.

Appeared as Andy Warhol, Andy: The Red-Nosed Warhola; as Kory, The Birds; as Scrooge, A Christmas Carol; as a peasant husband, The Elektra Fugues; as Clov, Endgame; as Juliette, Exit the King; as an old man, Fortune Cookie; as Corambis, Hamlet—The First Quarto; as multiple roles, If You Don't Know I'm Not Going to Tell You; as a young man, The Male Muse Speaks; as Christopher Wren, The Mousetrap; as multiple roles, Mulholland Christmas Carol; as Johnny Cantone, 1940s—On the Air; as Will Parker, Oklahoma!; as the man, Outside of Time; as Jack Albertson, The Poseidon Adventure—The Musical (musical); as an innkeeper, The Prince and the Pauper; as White Rabbit and Dormouse, Project: Alice; as Ratcliffe, Richard III; as Cocky, Roar of the Greasepaint; as the title role, Rumpelstiltskin; as Fred Astaire, Towering Inferno; and as Mike and a father, Yellow/Flesh/Alabaster/Rose. Performed as a tenor in productions of Cole, The Earl Robinson Revue, The Fabulous Fifties, I'm a Stranger Here Myself, Jacques Brel …, The Little Toy Shoppe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Songs of the Silver Screen, Tomfoolery, and You're in the Army Now.

Stage Director:

Truly, Truly, Truly Garland, Theatre of NOTE, Hollywood, CA, 2002.


Music Videos:

Britney Spears, "Everytime," 2004.



Irascible, 2004.

(Story) Outta Sync, Dreaming Dog Entertainment/Hoosier Daddy Productions/Vintage 98 Productions, 2005.

Over Breakfast (short film), 2005.



Ezra Buzzington: The Official Internet Site,, September 13, 2005.