Jonathan Frederick Tenney (born December 16, 1961) is an American actor. He played Special Agent Fritz Howard in TNT's The Closer and continued in its spinoff Major Crimes.
Jon Tenney was born on December 16, 1961 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA as Jonathan F. W. Tenney. He is an actor and director, known for Tombstone (1993), Legion (2010) and Beverly Hills Cop III (1994). He has been married to Leslie Urdang since June 16, 2012. He was previously married to Teri Hatcher.
Father, with Teri Hatcher, of daughter Emerson Tenney (b. November 10, 1997).
Graduated from Vassar College.
Wife Teri Hatcher filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. According to the petition submitted in Los Angeles Superior Court, the couple have agreed to joint custody of their five-year-old daughter, Emerson Tenney. [February 2003]
The youngest of four children.
Mother was a psychiatrist, father a nuclear physicist.
Was studying at Juilliard when he left to play a role in the National Tour of "The Real Thing," by Tom Stoppard.
Cousin of Jay Wolf and Thea Andrews.
His maternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants, while his father had English ancestry.