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Jon Tenney

(FBI Special Agent Fritz Howard)

Jon Tenney's professional career includes extensive work on stage as well as in feature films and television.  Tenney has acted in more than 150 plays, beginning his stage career with the national touring company of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing."  He went on to play the title role in "Tartuffe" as well as appearing in "Romeo and Juliet."

Tenney launched his television career in a guest-starring role on "Murphy Brown" and has been a series regular on several shows, including the critically acclaimed "Brooklyn South."  He has also appeared in "Crime & Punishment," "Equal Justice" and "The Division."

Tenney's film career was launched when he appeared in "Watch It," opposite Tom Sizemore, John C. McGinley and Peter Gallagher.  Tenney starred in "Fools Rush In," with Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek, and in the cable film "Twilight of the Golds," starring Jennifer Beals, Faye Dunaway and Brendan Fraser.  Tenney also had roles in the critically acclaimed films "Tombstone" and "Nixon."  Other credits include "Music from Another Room," "With Friends Like These," "Entropy" and a starring role in the Sundance Film Festival Grand Prize Winner "You Can Count on Me," opposite Laura Linney and Matthew Broderick.