Born and raised in New York, Jonathan Roumie is now an artist living and working in Los Angeles. His primary focus is as an actor, and he can be seen in numerous television shows and films in supporting, co-starring and leading roles. He also performs in commercials and on stage, and does voice-over work.
He is known for his acute capabilities with accents and foreign dialects and has collaborated with companies such as HBO, Disney, Paramount, Warner Bros., CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, CW, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network, among others. He has also had the humble honor of playing Jesus Christ in a number of projects, ranging from film to multi-media theatrical shows to a Living Stations of the Cross production performed at St. Monica Catholic Community.
Before becoming a performer full-time, he spent years behind the scenes as a location manager and scout for studio feature films and television series. He has also directed theater, short films, and most recently one of his band's music videos. You can find his band, Weekend Celebrity, performing all over Los Angeles as well as Las Vegas.