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Jonathan Tucker

Tucker at the 2009 premiere of An Englishman in New York
Born Jonathan Moss Tucker
May 31, 1982 (1982-05-31) (age 27)
Boston, Massachusetts

Jonathan Moss Tucker (born May 31, 1982) is an American film and television actor, best known for his roles in movies such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hostage, In the Valley of Elah and The Ruins, and The Black Donnellys on television.


Life and career

Tucker was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Maggie Moss, a public relations and marketing analyst and executive, and Paul Hayes Tucker, a curator, writer, and university professor who is an expert on Claude Monet and French Impressionism.[1] Tucker's father is Irish American and Catholic and his mother is Jewish.[2] He was raised in Boston's Irish neighborhood of Charlestown and attended the Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. Tucker attended summer camp at Camp Chingachgook on Lake George in Pilot Knob, NY, part of the Adirondacks, during the 1990s.

Tucker attended the Boston Ballet and played 'Fritz' in their production of The Nutcracker when he was in third grade. He was also featured in a Boston Ballet calendar and attended the Thacher School in Ojai, California, graduating in 2001. He graduated from Columbia University, where he was accepted for early admission.




  1. ^ Jonathan Tucker biography
  2. ^ Mentioned in interview at (video "Watching with Kristin: 'Black' Out")

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