Jonathan Chase (actor)

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Jonathan Chase
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Born
Jonathan Shane Greenfield

(1979-10-26) October 26, 1979 (age 39)
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Jonathan Chase (born Jonathan Shane Greenfield; October 26, 1979) is a Jewish American actor.

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Life and career

Chase was born Jonathan Shane Greenfield in Plantation, Florida. A graduate of the University of Florida, he is known for his role as Cash during the final season of the UPN show One on One starring Kyla Pratt. Chase has appeared in the films Another Gay Movie (2006) and Dead Tone (2007), before starring in the 2005 horror film The Gingerdead Man opposite Gary Busey. Chase guest-starred in episodes of the CW series Veronica Mars and the Emmy Award-winning series Monk .

Plantation, Florida City in Florida, USA

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University of Florida public research university in Gainesville, Florida, United States

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In New York City, Chase trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade, strengthening his improvisation skills and comic timing. [1]

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In 2009, Chase had supporting roles in two films—in All About Steve , starring Sandra Bullock, as a crossword puzzle constructor who believes herself to be in love with a CNN cameraman, and Gamer , starring Gerard Butler, as an unwilling participant in an online game in which outside gamers can control human beings as players. He also voiced Patrick Connolly in the 2011 video game L.A. Noire , developed by Rockstar Games.

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Chase portrayed Sam Parker in the Oprah Winfrey Network sitcom Love Thy Neighbor , which premiered on May 29, 2013, and played Alan in the 2018 series American Woman .

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Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Corporate DawgzJon BrownShort film
2005The Baker's DozenBrick FieldsShort film
2005 The Gingerdead Man Brick Fields
2006 Another Gay Movie Jarod
2007 Dead Tone Brandon
2008 Backwoods TomTelevision film
2008 Knight Rider KevinTelevision film
2008 Superhero Movie Onlooker #1
2008 Ring of Death LancerTelevision film
2008 Eagle Eye Suited agent
2009Watching the PreyScott Carrington
2009 Gamer Geek Leader
2009 Always and Forever James MitchellTelevision film
2011Dorfman in LoveDaniel Dorfman
2012Strawberry SummerGregg MarksTelevision film
2013 A Madea Christmas Alfred
2014AudreyGene
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004 Monk College boy #1Episode: "Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine"
2004 Oliver Beene ChadEpisode: "Catskills"
2005 Medium CowboyEpisode: "The Other Side of the Tracks"
2005–06 One on One Cash Bagan22 episodes
2007 Veronica Mars Josh Barry2 episodes
2008MonkLiving statueEpisode: "Mr. Monk Goes to the Bank"
2008 Eli Stone Will SonnebornEpisode: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
2009 Leverage Randy RetzingEpisode: "The Snow Job"
2009 Roommates EricEpisode: "The Break In"
2009 CSI: NY Brian HamiltonEpisode: "It Happened to Me"
2010 Svetlana Sgt. StokleyEpisode: "Recession Special"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation JeffEpisode: "Man Up"
2011 The Defenders EMT JasonEpisode: "Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals"
2011SvetlanaCopEpisode: "Narnia"
2011 Chemistry Michael Strathmore13 episodes
2012 The Mentalist Sandy BauerEpisode: "Cheap Burgundy"
2013 Victorious DaveEpisode: "Brain Squeezers"
2013 Shake It Up Phil4 episodes
2013–2017 Love Thy Neighbor Sam ParkerMain cast
2014 Bones Ken Starkel/BroccoliEpisode: "The Carrot in the Kudzu"
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Kevin TurnerEpisode: "The Grey Man"
2015 2 Broke Girls JoshEpisode: "And the Grate Expectations"
2017 Shameless PastorEpisode: “Frank’s Northern Shuttle Express”
2017 Modern Family Jared CookEpisode: "Heavy is the Head"
2018-2019 Henry Danger Brian Bender/Dallas2 episodes
2018 Raven's Home Officer KowalskiEpisode: "Cop to It"
2018 American Woman Alansupporting role
2018 Take Two Tim StepanskyEpisode: "Shadows of the Past"
2019 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Seth HaggertyEpisode: "He Said, She Said"
Web
YearTitleRoleNotes
2013 Twisted Tales BarneyEpisode: "Cached"
2014The Josh Moore ShowWinstonEpisode: "Trying to Fit in with Hipsters"
2014CorporateChadEpisode: "Chad"
Video games
YearTitleRoleNotes
2011 L.A. Noire Patrick ConnollyVoice

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References

  1. Steinberg, Lisa. "Jonathan Chase Interview - Suspicious Behaviour" . Retrieved 2007-01-25.