Schaech, Johnathon 1969– (Jonathan Schaech)

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SCHAECH, Johnathon 1969
(Jonathan Schaech)


Surname rhymes with "neck"; born September 10, 1969, in Edgewood, MD; son of Joe (a law enforcement officer) and Joanne (a telemarketing executive) Schaech; married Christina Applegate (an actress), October 20, 2001. Education: Attended University of Maryland at College Park; studied acting with Roy London. Religion: Roman Catholic.

Addresses: Agent Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager Stephanie Simon, Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor, producer, director, and writer. Appeared in commercials; also worked as a fashion model.

Member: Lambda Chi Alpha.

Awards, Honors: Feature Film Award, most original screenplay, New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, 2001, for Comforters, Miserable; Feature Film Award, best supporting actor, 2001, for Woundings.


Film Appearances:

Giampaolo, The Webbers (also known as At Home with the Webbers and Webber's World ), 1993.

(As Jonathan Schaech) Nino, Storia di una capinera (also known as Sparrow ), Filmayer Video, 1993.

Gredin, Poison Ivy II (also known as Poison Ivy II: Lily ), 1995.

Leon, How to Make an American Quilt, Universal/Amblin Entertainment, 1995.

Xavier Red, The Doom Generation, Trimark Pictures, 1995.

James "Jimmy" Mattingly II, That Thing You Do!, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Teddy, Welcome to WoopWoop (also known as The Big Red ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1997.

Jackson Baring, Hush (also known as Bloodline and Kilronan ), TriStar, 1998.

Abel, Splendor, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1999.

Douglas Briggs, Woundings, 1999.

Parker Concord, If You Only Knew (also known as Ein Apartment zum Verlieben ), Eternity Pictures, 2000.

Matt, After Sex, Cutting Edge Entertainment/Lantern Lane Entertainment/Splendid Pictures, 2000.

Adam, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Artistic License, 2000.

James, The Giving Tree (also known as The Brutal Truth and Shaded Places ), APix Entertainment, 2000.

Kit, The Forsaken (also known as The Forsaken: Desert Vampires ), Screen Gems, 2001.

(Uncredited) Leather coat guy, The Sweetest Thing, Columbia, 2002.

Geoffrey Brancato, Kiss the Bride, Imageworks Entertainment International, 2002.

Francis, Heroes (short film), Chesapeake Films, 2003.

Goldstone, Arrested Development (short film), Universal, 2003.

Jesse, Mummy an' the Armadillo, Sandstorm Films, 2003.

Marcelo, The Bride of the Sea (also known as The Bride and the Sea ), Success Films/Robert Katz Entertainment, 2004.

Film Work:

Director, Comforters, Miserable, 2001.

Executive producer and director, Heroes (short film), Chesapeake Films, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Frank Thompson, a recurring role, Models Inc., Fox, 1994.

Michael Spivak, Partners, CBS, 1999.

John Maguire, Time of Your Life, Fox, 19992000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Josh Taylor, Invasion of Privacy, HBO, 1996.

Harry Houdini, Houdini (also known as Believe and Believe: The Houdini Story ), TNT, 1998.

Byron Gruman, Finding Graceland (also known as The Road to Graceland ), Cinemax, 1998.

David J. McMillan, Caracara (also known as The Last Witness ), HBO, 1999.

Happy, Sol Goode, The WB, 2001.

Daniel Pruitt, Blood Crime, USA Network, 2002.

Trevor, They Shoot Divas, Don't They?, VH1, 2002.

Judas Iscariot, Judas & Jesus (also known as Judas ), ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Nevada Cooper, "Bounty Hunters' Convention," The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., Fox, 1994.

Garth Cary, "Love and Blood," Fallen Angels, Show-time, 1995.

Andy Pace, "Alienshop," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Himself, Punk'd, MTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host and narrator, It's Only Rock & Roll, VH1, 2000.



Comforters, Miserable, 2001.

Heroes (short film), Chesapeake Films, 2003.



Cosmopolitan, April, 1998, p. 204.

In Style, September, 2002, pp. 50809.

Movieline, December, 1999, pp. 7476.

People Weekly, December 7, 1998, p. 73; November 5, 2001, p. 84.

Premiere, Volume 5, number 3, 1997, p. 59.

Teen, January, 1998, p. 45.

US, December, 1995.

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