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Jonathan Stark
Gordon Johnston Stark

(1955-02-16) February 16, 1955 (age 67)
Years active1960-present

Gordon Johnston "Jonathan" Stark (born February 16, 1955) is an American television producer, writer, and actor.


Stark created, along with his writing partner, Tracy Newman, the sitcom According to Jim and won an Emmy for his co-writing on "The Puppy Episode" in which Ellen DeGeneres's character Ellen Morgan came out of the closet on Ellen in 1997.[1] As an actor, he is best known for playing the vampire bodyguard and servant Billy Cole in Fright Night (1985), Sergeant Krieger in Project X (1987), and Charlie in House II: The Second Story (1987).

Personal life

Stark and his wife Linda have been married since May 17, 1992, and have two children.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
1985 Fright Night Billy Cole
1987 Project X Sgt. Krieger
1987 House II: The Second Story Charlie
1988 Bright Lights, Big City Additional voices
1990 The Spirit of '76 Voice
1991 Career Opportunities
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World Lieutenant Destroyer
2018 Brand New Old Love Ron


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Darkroom Young Man in Bar Episode: "The Partnership"
1985 Moonlighting Undercover Cop Episode: "Brother, Can You Spare a Blonde?"
1986 Prince of Bel Air Brad Griffin Television film
1987 Cheers Wayne Episode: "Home Is the Sailor"
1989 On the Television Various 3 episodes
1989 Just Temporary Ken Television film
1990 Tales from the Crypt Eddie Episode: "My Brother's Keeper"
1993 Bob Willy Episode: "Tell Them Willy Mammoth Is Here"
1994 Hardball Beefy Guy Episode: "Pilot"
1996 Ellen Gus Episode: "Go Girlz"
2005 The Comeback Angry Driver Episode: "Pilot"



  1. ^ a b Franks, Don (2004). Entertainment Awards: A Music, Cinema, Theatre and Broadcasting Guide, 1928 through 2003 (3rd ed.). McFarland. p. 455. ISBN 9780786417988. Retrieved 16 September 2015.