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J. C. MacKenzie
J. C. MacKenzie
John Charles MacKenzie
(1970-10-17) October 17, 1970
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Erin Cressida Wilson|
John Charles MacKenzie (born October 17, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for portraying Skip Fontaine on the HBO series Vinyl (2016) and Reagan "Normal" Ronald on the Fox series Dark Angel (2000–2002). He has also appeared in several films directed by Martin Scorsese, including The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and The Irishman (2019).
John Charles MacKenzie was born in Peterborough, Ontario on October 17, 1970, one of four sons born to nurse Mary and pharmacist Bill MacKenzie. He was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, and attended Pinecrest Public School and Sir John A. Macdonald High School. He later studied at Concordia University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
MacKenzie spent several years working in theatre across Canada until he was picked by Neil Simon to do the national tour of Simon's play Biloxi Blues, which ran for over 600 performances over the course of a year and a half. His first television success came as Arnold Spivak in the Emmy Award-winning television series Murder One, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He was cast as Reagan "Normal" Ronald in the series Dark Angel, which won a People's Choice Award and ran for two seasons on Fox. Some of his more recent notable roles include Fred Allen on October Faction, Dr. Arnold Spivak on Hemlock Grove and Skip Fontaine on Vinyl. He has made over 150 television appearances and has appeared in the Martin Scorsese films The Irishman, The Aviator, The Departed, and The Wolf of Wall Street.
|1998||The Pentagon Wars||Jones|
|1998||He Got Game||Dr. Cone|
|2000||What Planet Are You From?||John|
|2004||The Assassination of Richard Nixon||Co-Pilot|
|2006||Gospel of Deceit||Ted Wendell|
|2008||The Day the Earth Stood Still||Grossman|
|2009||My One and Only||Tom|
|2012||For the Love of Money||Mr. Phillips|
|2013||The Wolf of Wall Street||Lucas Solomon|
|2017||Molly's Game||Harrison Wellstone|
|2019||The Irishman||Jimmy Neal|
|2020||Target Number One||Arthur|
|2020||The Trial of the Chicago 7||Tom Foran|
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1989||Have Faith||Father Nicky Doran|
|1991||In the Heat of the Night||Detective Sgt. Mara|
|1994||Law & Order||M. E. Hoeck|
|1995–1997||Murder One||Arnold Spivak|
|1996||F/X: The Series||Wayne Harmon|
|1996||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Stan Davace|
|1998||The Practice||Dr. Fred Spivak|
|1998||New York Undercover||Holmquist|
|1998||Touched by an Angel||Ray Craig|
|1999||Earth: Final Conflict||Dr. Michael Reed|
|1999||Total Recall 2070||Brendan McGuire|
|1999||L.A. Doctors||Attorney Ray|
|2000–2002||Dark Angel||Reagan "Normal" Ronald|
|2003||The Agency||Peter Walton|
|2003||CSI: Miami||Mr. Infante|
|2004||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Lenny|
|2006||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Dr. Gus Hoffman|
|2008||Desperate Housewives||Walter Bierlich|
|2008||The Shield||Detective Kouf|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Timothy Hewitt|
|2009||In Plain Sight||Mr. Day|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Jeffrey Silber|
|2009||Without a Trace||Rick Stevens|
|2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Brian Ackerman|
|2010||The Mentalist||Griffin Welks|
|2011||Burn Notice||Hector Oaks|
|2011||Big Love||Superintendent Buckland|
|2013||Hemlock Grove||Dr. Spivak|
|2013||House of Cards||Phil Langdon|
|2016||The OA||Dr. Mark Shea|
|2017||Madame Secretary||Gov. Sam Evans|
|2019||October Faction||Fred Allen|
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- J. C. MacKenzie, tvsa.co.za, retrieved January 30, 2014
- "Ottawa's J.C. MacKenzie has found an acting mentor in Martin Scorcese". Ottawa Citizen. August 21, 2014. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
- "MacKenzie — Ottawa Life Magazine". www.ottawalife.com. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
- "J.C. MacKenzie on Playing Skip Fontaine on HBO's 'Vinyl' And What He Thought the Show Would Originally Be Called | GALO Magazine". www.galomagazine.com. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
- "Vinyl, J.C. MacKenzie". Set in the City. February 6, 2016. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
- "Exclusive Interview: JC Mackenzie discusses 'Vinyl'". lenalamoray.com. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
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