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Years active
  
1993–present

Siblings
  
Renee Schaech

Children
  
Camden Quinn Schaech

Role
  
Actor

Name
  
Johnathon Schaech


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Born
  
September 10, 1969 (age 54) (
1969-09-10
)

Occupation
  
Actor, writer, producer

Spouse
  
Julie Solomon (m. 2013), Jana Kramer (m. 2010–2011), Christina Applegate (m. 2001–2007)

Parents
  
Joseph Schaech, Joanne Schaech

Movies
  
That Thing You Do!, The Legend of Hercules, Prom Night, The Doom Generation, Quarantine

Similar People
  
Jana Kramer, Christina Applegate, Mike Caussin, Julie Solomon, Martyn LeNoble

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Johnathon Schaech (pronounced skeck; born September 10, 1969) is an American actor and writer.

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Early life

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Schaech was born in Edgewood, Maryland in 1969 to Joe, a Baltimore City law enforcement officer, and Joanne Schaech, a human resources executive. He was raised Roman Catholic. Schaech has a sister, Renée. He went to University of Maryland where he studied economics and took one acting class.

Career

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In 1989, dance troupe Chippendales flew Schaech out to Los Angeles and offered him a job, but his father urged him to aim higher. He signed with Wilhelmina West and survived for three years doing commercials and bit parts in movies. Schaech studied under acting teacher, Roy London, who also taught stars such as Michelle Pfeiffer, Brad Pitt and Forest Whitaker. He studied with Roy London for three and half years until London's death in 1993.

1991–2000

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In 1991, Schaech went through a three-month audition process before he landed the lead in Franco Zeffirelli's movie El Storia de Capinera (The Sparrow), a period piece drama filmed in Sicily and Rome and also starring Angela Bettis and Vanessa Redgrave. Schaech would have become a regular fixture on Fox TV's Brisco County, Jr. but he bypassed the steady work to portray drifter Xavier Red in Gregg Araki's The Doom Generation.

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Schaech won a pivotal role in How to Make an American Quilt opposite Winona Ryder In 1996, How to Make an American Quilt received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. In 1995, Tom Hanks cast Schaech as the ambitious and self-absorbed lead singer of The Wonders in That Thing You Do!, Hanks' writing and directing debut. Schaech next took the male lead opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange in Tri-Star's 1998 thriller Hush. He was featured as one of the most promising leading men of tomorrow on the 1996's Vanity Fair cover alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith and Benicio del Toro.

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In 1997, Schaech starred in the Australian comedy Welcome to Woop Woop, directed by Stephan Elliott. Taking the role of a British military man, Schaech was in the independent feature Woundings in 1998, for which he won Best Supporting Actor at the 2001 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. He then accepted the role of Harry Houdini in TNT's Houdini in 1998.

In 1999, Schaech starred in Finding Graceland and in his second Gregg Araki film titled Splendor. He then teamed up with indie filmmaker Carl Franklin and shot a CBS pilot Partners opposite Marg Helgenberger. He played the love interest of Jennifer Love Hewitt in the Party of Five spin-off Time of Your Life in 2000. "Time of Your Life" first aired on October 25, 1999; it was canceled in the middle of its first season, on June 21, 2000.

In 2000, Schaech starred in his first major play, David Rabe's A Question for Mercy, playing a Colombian born gay Manhattanite dying of aids. He lost 35 pounds for the role.

2001–2010

Schaech flew to Morocco in 2001 to take on the title character in Tom Fontana's Judas for ABC. The film would be highly controversial and was pushed back for several years until Mel Gibson's The Passion of Christ was released in 2004, opening a window for the network to air the film.

In 2005, Schaech starred in José Pepe Bojórquez's Sea of Dreams, which won the Silver Goddess award for best first work. The film was shot in Mexico. In 2005, he was cast opposite his then wife, Christina Applegate, in James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas for CBS. The film shot in Halifax, Canada. Schaech starred along with David Arquette in the CBS pilot "Commuters".

In 2006, Schaech starred in Little Chenier. Shot in Lake Charles, after filming, Hurricane Rita virtually destroyed all locations used in the film. The film went on to win best picture and best ensemble at the Phoenix film festival.; In 2006, Lifetime cast him opposite Heather Locklear in Nora Roberts' Angels Fall. It was shot in Ontario, Canada.

In 2007, Schaech took the lead in Sony's remake of Prom Night. He received an MTV award nomination for best villain for his performance, losing to Heath Ledger's portrayal of the Joker. The film was number one opening weekend and made 43 million in US Theaters. In 2008, he appeared in science fiction film Quarantine, directed by John Erick Dowdle. The film is a remake of the Spanish film REC and was released by Screen Gems. Its total gross is $41,319,906 worldwide.

In 2010, Renny Harlin cast Schaech as a Georgian Army captain in his action indie 5 Days of War.

2011–present

In 2013, Schaech starred opposite Ed Harris and David Duchovny in the submarine thriller Phantom. He was cast in the first season of Showtime ‘s series Ray Donovan, appearing in five episode as an eccentric movie star, Sean Walker. He also played the corn-rowed villain opposite Kellan Lutz in Renny Harlin's The Legend of Hercules, gaining 30 lbs of muscle to play the Egyptian mercenary Tarak.

In 2014, Schaech joined the cast of History’s miniseries Texas Rising, playing Colonel Sherman, who challenges Sam Houston's (Bill Paxton) every order.

In 2016, The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow cast Schaech as DC Comics bounty hunter Jonah Hex.

Writing

Schaech wrote his first book titled Rick Dempsey's Caught Stealing.

Schaech has written co-written a number of screenplays with Richard Chizmar, including Heroes (2002), Road House 2 (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006), based on a story by Miles Chapman, Masters of Horror The Washingtonians (Showtime, 2007), based on a story by Bentley Little and The Poker Club, based on the story by Ed Gorman. Schaech and Chizmar have also co-written screenplays based on stories by Peter Crowther: Fear Itself: Eater (NBC/AXN Sci Fi, 2009); Lewis Shiner: Fear Itself: The Circle (NBC/AXN Sci Fi, 2009); and Stephen King: From A Buick 8 (in production 2009) and Black House (in production 2009).

Personal life

Schaech married actress Christina Applegate in October 2001 in Palm Springs. In December 2005, he filed for a divorce, which became final in August 2007.

In December 2009, Schaech became engaged to singer/actress Jana Kramer, whom he began dating in 2008 . They wed on July 4, 2010 in Michigan but announced their separation one month later. Their divorce was finalized in June 2011.

Schaech married music and book publicist Julie Solomon, in July 2013 in Ocean City, Maryland. They have one son, Camden Quinn, born in September 2013.

Filmography

Actor
-
Run (pre-production) as
Donovan Yost
-
Blue Ridge (TV Series) (filming) as
Justin Wise
-
Alaska (post-production) as
Brooks
-
Quiet in My Town (post-production) as
Pastor Reid
-
The Get Back Girl (post-production) as
Nite Drysdale
2023
Suitable Flesh as
Edward Derby
2022
The Wind & the Reckoning as
Marshall Hitchcock
2022
Frank and Penelope as
Chisos
2021
Creepshow (TV Series) as
Dalton (segment "Meter Reader")
- Stranger Sings/Meter Reader (2021) - Dalton (segment "Meter Reader") (as Jonathon Schaech)
2021
Triumph as
Doug
2020
Blue Ridge as
Justin Wise
2020
The Night Clerk as
Nick Perretti
2019
Batwoman (TV Series) as
Jonah Hex
- Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two (2019) - Jonah Hex
2019
Now Apocalypse (TV Series) as
Voyeur Neighbor
- Everything Is Gone Forever (2019) - Voyeur Neighbor
- Anywhere Out of the World (2019) - Voyeur Neighbor
- She's Lost Control (2019) - Voyeur Neighbor
- The Downward Spiral (2019) - Voyeur Neighbor
2018
Hellbent as
Matt Caruso
2018
Reprisal as
Gabriel
2016
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) as
Jonah Hex
- The Good, the Bad and the Cuddly (2018) - Jonah Hex
- Outlaw Country (2016) - Jonah Hex
- The Magnificent Eight (2016) - Jonah Hex
2018
Chicago P.D. (TV Series) as
Detective Scott Hart
- Sisterhood (2018) - Detective Scott Hart
2017
Day of the Dead: Bloodline as
Max
2017
Acts of Vengeance as
Lustiger
2017
Butterfly Caught as
Brandon Banks
2017
Jackals as
Andrew Powell
2017
Arsenal as
Mikey
2016
Impastor (TV Series) as
Kurt
- Thy Neighbor's Wife (2016) - Kurt
- Judge Not (2016) - Kurt
2016
Marauders as
Mims
2016
Blue Bloods (TV Series) as
Detective Jimmy Mosley
- Blast from the Past (2016) - Detective Jimmy Mosley
2015
To Appomattox (TV Mini Series) as
Simon Buckner
- Reunion (2015) - Simon Buckner
- Blood (2015) - Simon Buckner
- Appomattox (2015) - Simon Buckner
- An American, by Himself (2015) - Simon Buckner
- American Macbeth (2015) - Simon Buckner
- The Point (2015) - Simon Buckner
2015
Quantico (TV Series) as
Michael Parrish
- Kill (2015) - Michael Parrish
- Run (2015) - Michael Parrish
2015
Nocturna as
Brisbane
2015
Texas Rising (TV Mini Series) as
Colonel Sherman
- The Rise of the Republic (2015) - Colonel Sherman
- Vengeance Is Mine (2015) - Colonel Sherman
- Blood for Blood (2015) - Colonel Sherman
- Fate and Fury (2015) - Colonel Sherman
- From the Ashes (2015) - Colonel Sherman
2015
Broken Horses as
Agent James McBradden
2015
The Culling as
Wayne
2015
Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) as
Solomon Kent
- Spellcaster (2015) - Solomon Kent
2015
Vice as
Chris
2014
The Prince as
Frank
2014
Flight 7500 as
Captain Pete Haining
2014
Star-Crossed (TV Series) as
Castor
- This Trick May Chance to Scathe You (2014) - Castor
- Give Me a Torch (2014) - Castor
- Some Consequence Yet Hanging in the Stars (2014) - Castor
- An Old Accustom'd Feast (2014) - Castor
- To Seek a Foe (2014) - Castor
- And Left No Friendly Drop (2014) - Castor
- Our Toil Shall Strive to Mend (2014) - Castor
- These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends (2014) - Castor
2014
The Legend of Hercules as
Tarak
2013
Ray Donovan (TV Series) as
Sean Walker
- Fite Nite (2013) - Sean Walker
- Road Trip (2013) - Sean Walker
- A Mouth Is a Mouth (2013) - Sean Walker
- The Bag or the Bat (2013) - Sean Walker
- New Birthday (2013) - Sean Walker
2013
The Client List (TV Series) as
Greg Carlyle
- What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am (2013) - Greg Carlyle
- Wild Nights Are Calling (2013) - Greg Carlyle
- Whatever It Takes (2013) - Greg Carlyle
- I Miss Back When (2013) - Greg Carlyle
- Heaven's Just a Sin Away (2013) - Greg Carlyle
- My Main Trial Is Yet to Come (2013) - Greg Carlyle
2013
Dark Circles as
Alex
2013
Phantom as
Pavlov
2013
Breaking at the Edge as
Zach Wood
2012
Hidden Moon as
William Brighton
2012
Little Big Town: Tornado (Music Video) as
Man
2012
Epic School Battle (Short)
2011
Lost Rites (Short) as
Deacon James
2011
CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
Joseph Crumbaugh
- By the Book (2011) - Joseph Crumbaugh
2011
Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) as
Aaron Howard
- Change of Heart (2011) - Aaron Howard
2011
Shape (Video short) as
Dr. Robin
2011
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 as
Agent Sells
2011
5 Days of War as
Cpt. Rezo Avaliani
2010
Takers as
Scott
2009
Cold Case (TV Series) as
Julian Bellowes
- Libertyville (2009) - Julian Bellowes
2009
Laid to Rest as
Johnny
2009
Fear Itself (TV Series) as
Brian
- The Circle (2009) - Brian
2008
R.P.M. (TV Series) as
Reed Marks
2008
Sex and Lies in Sin City (TV Movie) as
Rick Tabish
2008
The Poker Club as
Aaron Tyler
2008
Quarantine as
George Fletcher
2008
Prom Night as
Richard Fenton
2008
Living Hell (TV Movie) as
Frank Sears / Dr. Yevgeni Tarasov
2008
Will.i.am: Yes We Can (Music Video short) as
Johnathon Schaech
2007
Angels Fall (TV Movie) as
Brody
2007
Masters of Horror (TV Series) as
Mike Franks
- The Washingtonians (2007) - Mike Franks
2006
Little Chenier as
Beauxregard "Beaux" Dupuis
2006
Road House 2: Last Call (Video) as
Shane Tanner
2006
Sea of Dreams as
Marcelo
2005
The Commuters (TV Movie) as
Ray
2005
8MM 2 (Video) as
David
2005
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (TV Movie) as
Matt Harrison
2004
Judas (TV Movie) as
Judas Iscariot
2004
Mummy an' the Armadillo as
Jesse
2003
Arrested Development (Short) as
Goldstone
2003
Sol Goode as
Happy
2002
Jay Z Feat. Beyoncé: 03 Bonnie & Clyde (Music Video) as
Police Officers
2002
Kiss the Bride as
Geoff
2002
Heroes (Short) as
Francis
2002
They Shoot Divas, Don't They? (TV Movie) as
Trevor
2002
Blood Crime (TV Movie) as
Daniel Pruitt
2002
The Sweetest Thing as
Leather Coat Guy (uncredited)
2001
The Outer Limits (TV Series) as
Andy Pace
- Alien Shop (2001) - Andy Pace
2001
The Forsaken as
Kit
1999
Time of Your Life (TV Series) as
John Maguire
- The Time They Got Busy (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time She Saved the Day (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time She Found Her Father (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time They Found a Solution (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time She Made a Temporary Decision (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time They Cheated (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time They Were Scared of the City (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time Everything Changed (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time They Got E-Rotic (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time She Turned 21 (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time They Decided to Date (2000) - John Maguire
- The Time the Millennium Approached (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time They Had Not (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time the Truth Was Told (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time They All Came Over for Thanksgiving (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time She Got Mobbed (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time They Threw That Party (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time Sarah Got Her Shih-Tzu Together (1999) - John Maguire
- The Time She Came to New York (1999) - John Maguire
2000
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog as
Adam
2000
After Sex as
Matt
2000
The Giving Tree as
James
1999
Partners (TV Series) as
Michael Spivak
- Pilot (1999) - Michael Spivak
1999
The Last Witness (TV Movie) as
David J. McMillan
1999
If You Only Knew as
Parker Concorde
1999
Splendor as
Abel
1998
Woundings as
Douglas Briggs
1998
Houdini (TV Movie) as
Harry Houdini
1998
Finding Graceland as
Byron Gruman
1998
Hush as
Jackson Baring
1997
Welcome to Woop Woop as
Teddy
1996
Invasion of Privacy as
Josh Taylor
1996
That Thing You Do! as
Jimmy
1996
Poison Ivy II as
Gredin
1995
Fallen Angels (TV Series) as
Garth Cary
- Love and Blood (1995) - Garth Cary
1995
How to Make an American Quilt as
Leon
1995
The Doom Generation as
Xavier Red
1994
Models Inc. (TV Series) as
Frank Thompson
- Till Death Do Us Part (1994) - Frank Thompson
- Blind by Love (1994) - Frank Thompson
- Look Who's Stalking (1994) - Frank Thompson
- Clash of the Super Vixens (1994) - Frank Thompson
1994
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (TV Series) as
Nevada Cooper
- Bounty Hunters' Convention (1994) - Nevada Cooper
1993
Storia di una capinera as
Nino
1993
At Home with the Webbers (TV Movie) as
Giampaolo
Writer
2012
Epic School Battle (Short)
-
Fear Itself (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2009) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Circle (2009) - (screenplay)
- Eater (2008) - (written by - as Jonathon Schaech)
2008
The Poker Club (teleplay)
2007
Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Washingtonians (2007) - (teleplay)
2006
Road House 2: Last Call (Video) (screenplay)
2002
Heroes (Short)
2001
Comforters, Miserable
Producer
-
Caught Stealing (producer) (pre-production)
-
Blue Ridge (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
2012
Epic School Battle (Short) (producer)
2008
The Poker Club (producer)
2005
Tilt-A-Whirl (Short) (producer)
2002
Heroes (Short) (executive producer)
Director
2002
Heroes (Short)
2001
Comforters, Miserable
Soundtrack
2001
The Forsaken (performer: "Enter Sandman")
Thanks
2008
Float (special thanks)
Self
2023
No Rest for the Weekend (TV Series) as
Self
- Tribeca Film Festival 2023 Recap Part IV (2023) - Self
2021
Entertainment Tonight (TV Series) as
Self
- ET Flashback Friday! (2021) - Self
2021
Ok! TV (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #8.53 (2021) - Self
2020
Secret Life (Podcast Series) as
Self (2020)
2019
RAINN Public Service Announcements (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- #WontStayQuiet (2019) - Self
2017
That One Audition (Podcast Series) as
Self
- Johnathon Schaech- That Thing you Do Becoming Legends of Tomorrow (2017) - Self
2017
Then and Now with Andy Cohen (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- 1985: The Year Culture Clashed (2017) - Self
- 1997: The Year Fame Turned Dangerous (2017) - Self
2017
Hellblazerbiz (TV Series) as
Self
- Interview with Johnathan Schaech (2017) - Self
2016
Young Hollywood (TV Series) as
Self
- Getting Beach Bod Ready with Ky Evans (2016) - Self
2015
4th Annual Saving Innocence Gala: Live from the SLS Hotel (TV Special) as
Self
2015
Texas Rising: Capturing the Revolution - Filming Texas Rising (Video short) as
Self
2015
Texas Rising: Sam Houston - A Man of the Revolution (Video short) as
Self
2013
Home & Family (TV Series) as
Self / Self - Guest
- Jonathon Schaech/Colleen Kelly (2015) - Self
- Episode dated 1 March 2013 (2013) - Self - Guest
2013
Marie (TV Series) as
Self
- Vanna White & Johnathon Schaech (2013) - Self
2012
Sunset Strip (Documentary) as
Self
2011
The Talk (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode #1.147 (2011) - Self - Guest
2010
Celebrity Ghost Stories (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Sugar Ray Leonard/Aida Tuturro Johnathon Schaech/Sharon Angela (2010) - Self
2009
A Light in the Darkness (Video documentary short) as
Self
2009
Locked In: The Making of 'Quarantine' (Video documentary short) as
Self
2007
Feast on This: The Making of 'The Washingtonians' (Video documentary short) as
Self
2006
VH1: All Access (TV Series) as
Self
- Celeb Breakups & Scandals (2006) - Self
2005
The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Audience Member
2005
Special Thanks to Roy London (Documentary) as
Self
2004
The Sharon Osbourne Show (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 5 March 2004 (2004) - Self - Guest
2003
Punk'd (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.1 (2003) - Self
2000
Donny & Marie (TV Series) as
Self
- The Cast of 'Time of Your Life' (2000) - Self
2000
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (TV Movie documentary) as
Host
2000
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) as
Self
1998
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 6 December 1999 (1999) - Self - Guest
- Episode dated 9 March 1998 (1998) - Self - Guest
1999
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Audience Member
1999
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Audience Member
1999
The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) as
Self
1998
Live with Kelly and Mark (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 2 December 1998 (1998) - Self - Guest
- Episode dated 24 November 1998 (1998) - Self - Guest
Archive Footage
2019
The Movies (TV Mini Series documentary) as
Leon
- The Nineties (2019) - Leon
2014
Capturing the Prince (Video documentary short) as
Self - Frank

References

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