Wesley Jonathan

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Wesley Jonathan
BornWesley Jonathan Waples
(1978-10-18) October 18, 1978 (age 33)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1990–present
 
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Wesley Jonathan
BornWesley Jonathan Waples
(1978-10-18) October 18, 1978 (age 33)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1990–present

Wesley Jonathan Waples (born October 18, 1978), known professionally as Wesley Jonathan, is an American actor, best known for his starring role as Jamal Grant on the NBC Saturday morning dramedy series City Guys. Additionally, he played Gary Thorpe on the WB sitcom, What I Like About You. Jonathan is also known for his main role as Sweetness in the 2005 film, Roll Bounce, and as Noah Cruise in the 2006 basketball film, Crossover. Currently, Wesley co-stars in the TV Land sitcom, The Soul Man.

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Career

Jonathan started acting as a child actor in the early 1990s and has had two main roles in two series; City Guys as Jamal Grant, and What I Like About You opposite Amanda Bynes and Jennie Garth as Holly's dim-witted best friend, Gary Thorpe. Jonathan landed his first job in a music video for Melissa Manchester. He then started working on 21 Jump Street.

Jonathan has starred, co-starred, or made guest appearances in several movies and television shows including: Sister, Sister, Moesha, Boy Meets World, Smart Guy, Thea, Baywatch, A Different World, Boston Public, Crossover, Divine Intervention (2007 film)Divine Intervention, Roll Bounce, and the 2009 film Speed-Dating.[1]

Advertising

Jonathan starred in a 2010 Miller Lite commercial, In 1994, he appeared in Sunny Delight commercial. Prior to the final season of City Guys as his first role of Jamal Grant, Jonathan appeared the Truth commercial in 2001 in which he played a host on Soul Train.[2]

Personal life

Jonathan was romantically involved with actress Denyce Lawton from 2006-2009.

Filmography and television episodes

Movie (2011) Title: Dysfunctional Friends Character: Bret Source: NetFlix

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