Tennon, Julius

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TENNON, Julius


Married Viola Davis (an actress); children.

Career: Actor. Also a drama instructor and furniture designer.


Film Appearances:

Second arresting officer, Confessions of a Serial Killer, New Horizons Home Video, 1985.

Messenger, Red-Headed Stranger, Alive Films, 1987.

Jake, It Takes Two (also known as My New Car), United Artists, 1988.

Football coach, Hard Promises, Columbia, 1992.

Mr. Payne, Dazed and Confused, Gramercy Pictures/Universal, 1993.

Ron Fuller, Shadow Force, Curb/Esquire Films, 1993.

Sealy Pettit, Lone Justice 2, Triboro Entertainment Group, 1995.

Toy World supervisor, Small Soldiers (live action and animated), DreamWorks, 1998.

Fallon, Screen Door Jesus, 2003, Indican Pictures, 2005.

Coach James, Friday Night Lights, Universal, 2004.

Arthur Freeman, All Fall Down, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Frog Lip, Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1989.

Micah, Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (also known as John Jakes' "Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III" and North and South III), ABC, 1994.

Black Sam, Dead Man's Walk (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Dead Man's Walk"), ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Legislator, Adam: His Song Continues, NBC, 1986.

Nub, The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains, HBO, 1987.

Detective, Trapped, USA Network, 1989.

Second police officer, Dream Date, CBS, 1989.

Tony Marx, Riverbend, 1990.

First bar buddy, A Seduction in Travis County (also known as Blind Judgement), CBS, 1991.

Ranger Harvey, Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (also known as Pair of Aces), CBS, 1991.

Tug McFall, Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (also known as Lone Justice and Ned Blessing), CBS, 1992.

Mr. Blake, Without Consent (also known as Tell Laura I Love Her and Trapped and Deceived), ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Sealy Pettit, "Return to Plum Creek," Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life & Times, CBS, 1993.

William Denton, "Rockin' Robin," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Uniformed police officer, "Welcome Back Carter!," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995.

Jackson, "The Neighborhood," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1997.

Police officer, "Talk to the Town," Moesha, UPN, 1997.

FBI agent, "A Long Way to Tip-a-Rory," Melrose Place, Fox, 1998.

Judge, "Clash of the Titans," NewsRadio (also known as News Radio and The Station), NBC, 1998.

First officer, "Stealing Burt's Car," Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1999.

"You Really Believe in That Stuff?," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1999.

Arnie Carlson, "Painful Cuts," Chicago Hope, CBS, 2000.

Dr. James Holly, "Assume the Position," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Dr. James Holly, "Prototype," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Fargas, "Kidnapped," The Huntress, USA Network, 2000.

Officer, "And the Winner Is …," Nikki, The WB, 2001.

Security guard, "Sympathy," 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven and 7th Heaven: Beginnings), The WB, 2001.

Uniformed police officer, "Start All Over Again," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2001.

Commander Wilkerson, "Where There's Smoke," The District, CBS, 2003.

Detective, "Victims' Rights," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Father, "Basketball Diaries," The Jersey, The Disney Channel, 2003.

Appeared as an officer, Ally McBeal, Fox; in The Closer, TNT; as Sams, The Marshal, ABC; and as a trainer, The Wayans Bros., The WB.

Stage Appearances:

Sam, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Actors Circle Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 2002.

Understudy for George, Intimate Apparel, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 2004.

Appeared in other productions, including The Great White Hope, Othello, Streamers, and A Streetcar Named Desire, all Austin, TX.