May. 31st, 1982
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Jonathan Moss Tucker (born May 31, 1982) is an American film and television actor, best known for his roles in the movies The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hostage, In the Valley of Elah and The Ruins, and The Black Donnellys on television.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Maggie Moss, a public relations and marketing analyst and executive, and Paul Hayes Tucker, a curator, writer, and university professor who is an expert on Claude Monet and French Impressionism.
Tucker's father is of English and Irish Catholic background and his mother is Jewish. His paternal great-grandfather was historian and ambassador Carlton J. H. Hayes.
Tucker was raised in Boston's heavily Irish Charlestown neighborhood, but attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. He attended summer camp at Camp Chingachgook on Lake George in Pilot Knob, New York (in the Adirondacks) during the 1990s. He attended the Boston Ballet and played 'Fritz' in their production of The Nutcracker when he was in third grade. He was also featured in a Boston Ballet calendar and attended the Thacher School in Ojai, California.
- Attended the Thacher School in Ojai, California.
- His father, Paul Hayes Tucker, is the world's foremost authority on Claude Monet and French Impressionism.
- His charity, The Pegasus Fund, received $50k after he won CNBC's Celebrity Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Jonathan was on top of the leaderboard for much of the contest. He was no lower than 4th at any time.
- His sex scene with 'Josh Lucas (I)' (qv) in _The Deep End (2001)_ (qv) was filmed on his eighteenth birthday, to avoid legal implications.
- Attended summer camp at Camp Chingachgook on Lake George in Pilot Knob, NY, part of the Adirondacks, during the 1990s.
- Attended the Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts.
- Deferring from Columbia University, where he was accepted for early admission.
- Attended the Boston Ballet; played 'Fritz' in their production of 'The Nutcracker' when he was in third grade, and was also featured in a Boston Ballet calendar.