Jonathan Tucker is an American actor, he plays the part of Major Craddock in HBO's Westworld.

Tucker was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to parents Maggie Moss, a public relations and marketing analyst and ettxecutive, and Paul Hayes Tucker, a professor of art at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a leading expert on Claude Monet. His paternal great-grandfather was historian and ambassador Carlton J. H. Hayes. His aunt and uncle, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, founded the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University, where they remain as co-directors.

His father is of Irish Catholic background and his mother is Jewish.

Tucker was raised in Charlestown, Massachusetts, but attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. He attended the Boston Ballet and played Fritz in their production of The Nutcracker for 5 years starting when he was in the third grade. He was featured in a Boston Ballet calendar and attended The Thacher School in Ojai, California. Tucker said of his ballet experience, "Ballet is one of the more difficult rigors that I've ever done. The Ballet instructors are some of the most intimidating people I've met."[1][2]

Tucker currently is acting for the show Justified.

Other Work Edit

Aside from Westworld, Tucker has worked extensively i film and television since 1994.


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Troublemakers Moses Junior a.k.a. The Fight Before Christmas and Botte di Natale
1996 Two If by Sea Todd a.k.a. Stolen Hearts
1996 Sleepers Young Tommy Marcano
1999 The Virgin Suicides Tim Weiner
2000 100 Girls Matthew
2001 The Deep End Beau Hall
2001 Ball in the House JJ
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Morgan
2004 Stateside Mark Deloach a.k.a. Sinners
2004 Criminal Michael
2005 Hostage Dennis Cooper
2005 Bee Season Student (uncredited)
2006 Love Comes to the Executioner Heck Prigusivac
2006 Pulse Josh
2007 Cherry Crush Jordan Wells
2007 Day 73 with Sarah David Short film
2007 In the Valley of Elah Mike Deerfield
2008 The Ruins Jeff
2009 An Englishman in New York Patrick Angus
2009 Veronika Decides to Die Edward
2010 Flying Lessons Billy
2010 Meskada Shane Loakin
2010 The Next Three Days David


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Early Edition Tony Episode: "Frostbite"
1998 Mr. Music Rob Tennant TV movie
2001 The Practice Chad Baldwin / "James Tucker" Episode: "Vanished: Part 1 & 2"
2002 Philly Eli Wexler Episode: "The Curse of the Klopman Diamonds"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Peter Arnz Episode: "Crash and Burn"
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ian Tate Episode: "Abomination"
2004 Six Feet Under Bruno Baskerville Walsh Episode: "Falling into Place"
2005 Masters of Horror Jak Episode: "Dance of the Dead"
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Drew Ramsey Episode: "Wrongful Life"
2007 The Black Donnellys Tommy Donnelly 13 episodes
2010 White Collar Avery Phillips Episode: "Hard Sell"
2011 Criminal Minds Raymond Donovan Episode: "The Thirteenth Step"
2011 Royal Pains Shaw Morgan 2 episodes
2011–2013 Parenthood Bob Little 10 episodes
2012 Perception Brady McGraw Episode: "Nemesis"
2012 Person of Interest Riley Cavanaugh Episode: "Triggerman"
2012 Ro Jordan 5 episodes
2014 Hannibal Matthew Brown 2 episodes
2014 High Moon Stanislav 'Stan' Stavin TV movie
2014–present Kingdom Jay Kulina Main role
2015 Justified Boon 5 episodes
2017 American Gods Low Key Lyesmith TV series

Trivia Edit

  • His sex scene with Josh Lucas in The Deep End (2001), considered his "breakout role," was filmed on his eighteenth birthday, to avoid legal implications.[2]

Quotes Edit

  • You can be drinking the wine today, but picking the grapes tomorrow.
  • I'm not looking to be famous, but I want a body of work and a moral character that is deserving of fame.

References Edit

  1. Wikipedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 IMDB
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