Julius Tennon leads a double threat career in the entertainment industry as a film producer and actor. He has acted in television, films and theatre. Tennon produces films through his production company, JuVee Productions, of which he is a co-founder.
As an actor, Julius Tennon has appeared in a number of films, among others; River Bend , Tough Promises , Lonely Justice 2 , Little Soldiers , Friday Night Lights , The Architect among others. He has a number of TV credits to his name, including the hugely successful Getting Away With Murder which starred his wife Viola. Read on to learn about Tennon’s background, career techniques and more.
Julius Tennon Biography (Wiki, Age)
Julius Tennon was born on December 24, 1953 in Travis County, Texas, United States of America. Growing up he was passionate about theater and acted in several plays during his school days. In addition to his love of art, Tennon was also an athlete at school. He played soccer for his varsity team as a linebacker. Tennon was so successful in football that he received a scholarship that allowed him to enter the University of Tulsa.
In Tulsa, Tennon would go on to make history as the first black graduate from the theater department. Julius Tennon had started his acting career in the mid-1980s. Among the films he has acted in is the 1987 film The Man Who Broke 1000 alongside other notable actors such as Val Kilmer, Kyra Sedgwick, Charles Durning, James Keach, Clancy Brown, Sonia Braga and Elisha Cook Jr Tennon the role of Nub.
The Man Who Broke 1000 Chains was based on the Georgia chain gang prisoner and his attempts to escape prison. In 1990 he played the role of Tony Marx in The Bend of the River. His football knowledge came into play in the 1992 film. Hard Promises where he portrayed a soccer coach.
1995 brought him the role of Sealy Petit in Lonely Justice 2 He ended his 90s playing the role of Toy World Supervisor in the film Little Soldiers (1998). Also in 2004, Julius Tennon drew on his experience as an athlete to portray Coach James on Friday Night Lights Tennon’s other films include Architect (2006), Fame (2009) to name a few.
His roles on the television show include the role of Doctor James Holly in City of Angels He portrayed Detective Louden in 2003 ‘s The Exercise (Victim Rights). Other TV shows that Tennon has had roles include The Story of Fantasia Barrino: Life Is No Fairy Tale and a 2013 episode of Criminal Minds (Recovery).
About his relationship with Viola Davis
Julius Tennon is married to popular actress ViolaDavis and they have one daughter together. Viola Davis is even more popular than her husband Tennon. She is a highly acclaimed and revered actress who has excelled in diverse roles.
One of her most famous roles is in the film Fences where he starred alongside another Hollywood star, Denzel Washington. In recent years, she has been best recognized for her role as Professor Annalize Keating on the riveting television series. Getting away with murder She received numerous awards and recognition for the show, including a 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series.
Along with his wife Vila, Tennon was featured in the 2017 documentary, Black Love The other co-founder of Tennon’s production company is his wife, Viola Davis.
Before meeting Viola, Julius Tennon had been previously married twice. He was first married to Sheryl Lynn Arnold, with whom he had two children, a boy and a girl. He and Arnold divorced in 1980 after six years of marriage. His second marriage was to Christine Dejohnna White in 1992, but they divorced in 1998.
Wealth (income and earnings)
Julius Tennon has achieved exceptional success in his career as an entertainer. No doubt he boosts his acting paycheck with the proceeds from his JuVee Production Company. Some of the projects his company has worked on include the shows Two Sides and The Last Defense , and the films Lila & Eve and Gewartsam
The 5ft 8in tall entertainer has been able to amass an estimated net worth in excess of $10 million. However, his wife Viola is said to be worth no less than $12 million.