Johnathon Schaech has been in the entertainment industry for over two decades but has by no means lost his charisma and charm. He appeared as singer Jimmy That What You Do! 1996 with the band The Wonders (including Oneders). Since then he has shown incredible versatility as an actor. In addition to his acting skills, he is also an experienced writer, director and producer.
Johnathon Schaech – Bio (Ethnicity)
Of German, French, English and Italian descent,Johnathon Schaech was born on September 10, 1969. Schaech was raised Roman Catholic in Edgewood, Maryland. He discovered acting while studying economics at the University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMBC). He took an acting class, which proved to be a step in the right direction to later promote a long-term acting career. During his school days he was also a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Schaech was born to Joe, a Baltimore law enforcement officer, and Joanne Schaech, a human resources manager. He has a sister named Renee. After his education, he sought the big life and pursued his desire for fame. Heeding his father’s advice to aim higher, he dropped Chippendales, a dance company that offered him a job and flew him to Los Angeles in 1989 to sign with Wilhelmina West. For the next three years he did commercials and landed a few supporting roles in films. At the same time he studied acting until 1993.
Some of his early acting projects include How to Make an American Quilt (1995) , Tom Hanks directorial debut , That What You Do! (1996), the Australian comedy, Welcome to Woop Woop (1997), Hush (1998), Houdini (1998) where he played the title character and Wounds (1998) as a British soldier. For his role in this film, Schaech won Best Supporting Actor at the 2001 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.
In 1996 Vanity Fair named him one of the Most Promising Actors of Tomorrow alongside actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith and Benicio del Toro.
He also appeared in Graceland and Finding Glory Entering the new millennium, Johnathon landed his first major role in 2000 as a Colombian gay man named Manhattanite, who died of AIDS in 2000’s A Question of Mercy From then on he starred in a number of other notable films as well as television shows. He filmed the role of the character of the same name on ABC’s Judas in 2001, but the project was eventually released in 2004, after Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ which starred Jim Caviezel.
In 2002, he had uncredited roles in the film The Sweetest Thing, starring Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate and Selma Blair, and Kiss the Bride Schaech continued in the 2005 film Sea of Dreams and was also featured in CBS’ Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas He followed it up with the 2006 film, Little Chenier which won Best Picture and Best Ensemble at the Phoenix Film Festival. That same year, he joined the cast of the Lifetime TV movie Falling Angels
In 2007, he starred in the remake of Sonyof Prom Night, for which he received an MTV nomination for Best Villain, which was eventually captured by Heath Ledger’s portrayal of The Joker. The Syfy film Quarantine followed in 2008 and the action indie 5 Days of War in 2011, Johnathon Schaech appeared in the submarine thriller Phantom, which also starred Ed Harris and starred in the TV series’ first season in A recurring role starred Ray Donovan as Sean Walker, an eccentric movie star.
His other film and television credits include The Legend of Hercules (2014) where he played DC Comics Jonah Hex, Quantico (2015), Texas Rises (2014), Legends of Tomorrow (2016), a 2016 episode of Blue Bloods Day of the Dead: Bloodline and Reprisal in 2018.
In addition to acting, Schaech has also done some behind-the-scenes work, such as writing screenplays alongside Richard Chizmar and producing. Some of her works include Heroes (2002), Street House 2 (2006) and Showtime’s horror The Washingtonians (2007). In addition, he is accredited as an author; His first book is titled Rick Dempsey’s Captured Theft
Schaech remains very present in the industry and continues to perform incredible roles to the delight of his fans and producers.
Johnathon Schaech has made a name for himself in the Swiss entertainment industry, but has no plan to quit anytime soon. Therefore, its earnings are expected to keep growing. It is currently valued at $15 million.
Johnathon Schaech was married to actress Christina Applegate from October 2001 until they married four years later when he filed for divorce in December 2005. The divorce was finalized in August 2007. He gave the marriage another chance three years later when he shared the ride with country singer/actress Jana Kramer on July 4, 2010.
The duo began dating in 2008 and got engaged in December 2009. However, they announced their separation a month after their wedding and finalized their divorce in June 2011.
He is now married to Julie Solomon, who is a music and book publicist. They tied the knot in July 2013 and have a son named Camden Quinn (born September 2013).
Johnathon Schaech’s greatness
Schaech is an incredible actor and does everything he can to bring his characters to life. Playing the AIDS patient A Question of Mercy , he lost 35 pounds for the role and played Egyptian mercenary Tarak in 2014’s Hercules Johnathon Schaech gained 30 pounds of muscle.
He is 1.80 m tall. The slim, dark brown and green-eyed actor weighs around 78 kg.