Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors
Born (1989-09-07) September 7, 1989 (age 30)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Alma mater
Occupation Actor
Years active 2017–present

Jonathan Majors (born September 7, 1989) is an American actor.[1][2][3][4][5]

Early life

Majors was born in California but raised in Texas. His mother is a pastor. Jonathan attended Duncanville High School where he won numerous awards for acting in One Act Play and TFA Tournaments. He graduated from high school in 2008. Majors studied for his bachelor's degree at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts,[6] and later, attended the Yale School of Drama as a graduate acting student. He graduated in 2016.[7][8]



Year Title Role Notes
2017 Hostiles Corporal Henry Woodson
2018 White Boy Rick Johnny "Lil Man" Curry
Out of Blue Duncan J. Reynolds
2019 The Last Black Man in San Francisco Montgomery Allen
Captive State Rafe Drummond
Gully Greg
Jungleland Pepper
2020 Da 5 Bloods David


Year Title Role Notes
2017 When We Rise Young Ken Jones 4 episodes
2020 Lovecraft Country Atticus Black Series regular


  1. ^ Cusumano, Katherine (March 1, 2017). "Jonathan Majors Is the One to Watch from "When We Rise"". W. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  2. ^ Barnard, Christopher (March 3, 2017). "Meet Jonathan Majors, the Breakout Star from 'When We Rise'". Paper. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  3. ^ Beachum, Chris; Laws, Zach (May 11, 2017). "Jonathan Majors chats gay rights history of 'When We Rise'". Gold Derby. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "The Showcase of the Class of 2016". Yale School of Drama. Retrieved September 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Carpenter, Marla (May 30, 2017). "Alumni success stories propel UNCSA Drama School to top five ranking". University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Retrieved September 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Setoodeh, Ramin. "White Boy Rick Star Jonathan Majors on His Two Movies at the Toronto Film Festival". Variety. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  7. ^ Cusumano, Katherine. "Jonathan Majors Is the One to Watch from "When We Rise"". W Magazine. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Yale School of Drama". Retrieved October 13, 2018.

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