Messner, Johnny 1970- (Johnny Mesner)

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Messner, Johnny 1970- (Johnny Mesner)


Born April 11, 1970, in Syracuse, NY; father, in the U.S. Air Force. Education: Studied communications at San Diego State University.


Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, Ninth Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067; (voice work) Special Artists Agency, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 890, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—McKeon Myones Management, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350 West, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Appeared in the short promotional film DKNY Road Stories, DKNY Jeans, 2004. Worked as a personal assistant to the film producer Andrew Stevens. Worked as a bartender.


Film Appearances:

Todd, The Sweetest Thing (also known as Untitled Nancy Pimental Project, Allumeuses!, Bonjour l'amour, Edes kis semmiseg, La cosa mas dulce, La cosa piu dolce, Puicute bune, Radalla, Snygg, sexig & singel, Super suess und super sexy, and Tudo para ficar com ele), Columbia/TriStar, 2002.

Vickers, Operation Delta Force 4: Deep Fault (also known as Operation Zeus and Delta Force 4—Engano final), Nu Image Films, 2002.

Kelly Lake, Tears of the Sun (also known as Hostile Act, Hostile Rescue, Man of War, Rules of Engagement, L'ultima alba, Lagrimas del sol, Lagrimas do sol, Les larmes du soleil, Paeikese pisarad, Tears of the sun—auringon kyyneleet, and Traenen der Sonne), Columbia/TriStar, 2003.

Nick, Finding Home, 2003, Castle Hill Productions, 2005.

Agent Grace, Spartan (also known as Halastamatu), Warner Bros., 2004.

Bill Johnson, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (also known as Anaconda 2, Anaconda 2: The Black Orchid, Anacondas 2: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Anaconda: Alla ricerca dell'orchidea maledetta, Anaconda 2—A cacada pela orquidea sangrenta, Anaconda 2: En busca de la orquidea sangrienta, Anacondas: A la poursuite de l'orchidee de sang, Anacondas: Die Jagd nach der Blut-Orchidee, Anacondas: La caceria por la orquidea sangrienta, Anakonda 2: To kynigi tis matomenis orhideas, and Anakondad: Jaht vereorhideedele), Screen Gems, 2004.

Playboy, Our Time Is Up (short film), Station B, 2004.

Zevo, The Whole Ten Yards (also known as The Whole Nine Yards 2, FBI: Protezione testimoni 2, Keine halben Sachen 2—Jetzt erst recht!, Koko potti 2, Le retour du nouveau voisin, Mas falsas apariencias, Meu vizinho mafioso 2, Mi vecino el asesino 2, Mon voisin le tueur 2, and Ti fod under), Warner Bros., 2004.

Jason O'Malley, One Last Thing …, Magnolia Pictures, 2005.

Mr. Jones, Hostage (also known as Bajo amenaza, Gisslan, Hostage—Entfuehrt, Mdzevali, Otage, Otages de la peur, Panttivanki, and Refem), Miramax, 2005.

Tommy "Tombs" Perello, Running Scared (also known as Intre focuri, La peur au ventre, Traque, and Trexe grigora), New Line Cinema, 2006.

Tony (the limousine driver), Bottoms Up, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

Bill, The Poker Club, Chesapeake Films/RAM Films, 2007.

Christopher Loren, The Art of Travel, Brenster Productions, 2007.

David Vaughn, Believers, Warner Bros., 2007.

Doug Wade, Remarkable Power, 2007.

Javon, Loaded, Arsenal Pictures, 2007.

Tito, Caught on Tape, Mindfire Entertainment, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rob Layne, Guiding Light, CBS, 1998.

Lance Baldwin, a recurring role, The O.C. (also known as California Teens, Newport Beach, O.C., O.C., California, Orange County, A Narancsvidek, O.C.—Um estranho no paraiso, and Zycie na fali), Fox, 2005.

Detective Jack Hale, Killer Instinct (also known as Deviant Behavior, The Gate, and Pahuuden jaeljillae), Fox, 2005-2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Officer Jenkins, Dancing in September, HBO, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Cute podiatrist, "One Birthday at a Time," Rude Awakening, Showtime, 1999.

Kevin, "Lonely Hearts," Angel (also known as Angel: The Series, Angel—Jaeger der Finsternis, and Skoteinos angelos), The WB, 1999.

Ted Sallanger, "Cool Change," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2000.

Cash, "The One with Rachel's Date," Friends (also known as Across the Hall, Friends Like Us, Insomnia Cafe, and Six of One), NBC, 2001.

Handsome man, "Area 69," Son of the Beach (also known as Babewatch, Hijo de la playa, Rantojen kunkku, and Strandloven), fX Channel, 2001.

Jim, "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie," Men, Women & Dogs (also known as Hombres, mujeres y perros), The WB, 2001.

Detective Michael Foster, "Secrets and Lies," Tarzan (also known as Tarzan and Jane), The WB, 2003.

Himself, "The Family," Miami Ink, The Learning Channel, 2005.

While billed as Johnny Mesner, appeared in "Forget about Your Boss," an unaired episode of Danny (also known as American Wreck and Community Center), CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Detective Michael Foster, Tarzan (also known as Tarzan and Jane), The WB, 2003.

Connor McGreevy, Ricochet, Fox, c. 2004.

Detective Jack Hale, Killer Instinct (also known as Deviant Behavior, The Gate, and Pahuuden jaeljillae), Fox, 2005.

Gavin Lynch, Judy's Got a Gun, ABC, c. 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in regional theatre productions.



Himself, Journey to Safety: Making "Tears of the Sun" (short), Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 2003.

Himself, Running Scared: Through the Looking Glass (short), Media 8 Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, The Art of Travel: Production Webisodes (short), Chop Shop Entertainment, 2007.



Hollywood Reporter, October 6, 2004.

Movieline's Hollywood Life, March, 2004, p. 24.