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Jon Van Ness

Born in Summitville, Indiana. A 1976 graduate of Butler University, he honed his acting skills at Christian Theological Seminary Reportory Theater at Butler. He was active in many Indiana venues including The Brown County Playhouse, The Black Curtain Dinner Theatre, and Starlight Musicals. Moved to New York and then Hollywood. His biggest break was his appearance in "Brubaker" where he became friends with Robert Redford. This led to his role in "The Natural."

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Dec 23, 1947 In Summitville, Indiana
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie End of the World 1977-08-01
Latest Project:
Series Supernatural 2005-09-13
Known For
Poster of Alligator 2: The Mutation
Poster of The Hitcher
Poster of The Postman Always Rings Twice
Poster of Tourist Trap
Series Supernatural Creedy 2005-09-13
Movie Trial by Fire Det. Morgan 1995-10-01
Movie Alligator 2: The Mutation Officer Trimble 1991-12-18
Movie The Hitcher Trooper Hapscomb 1986-02-21
Movie Let's Get Harry Mickey 1986-10-31
Movie The Bostonians Unknown 1984-05-01
Movie The Natural John Olsen 1984-05-11
Movie Mystère (uncredited) 1983-11-28
Movie In the Custody of Strangers Corky 1982-05-26
Movie The Postman Always Rings Twice Motorcycle Cop 1981-03-20
Movie Ruckus Deputy Dave 1981-03-01
Movie Hospital Massacre Jack 1981-10-16
Movie Brubaker Zaranska 1980-06-20
Movie Tourist Trap Jerry 1979-03-16
Movie End of the World Mr. Sanchez 1977-08-01