Jonathan Prince

A dynamic if sometimes under-appreciated jack-of-all-trades, Jonathan Prince was a young actor working on the sitcom scene when chance encounters with several icons of Old Hollywood inspired him to pursue roles behind ... Read more »
Born: 08/15/1958

Filmography

Actor (16)

Blossom 1990 - 1999, 2002 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen 2006 (Movie)

Narrator Elf (Voice)

Camp Nowhere 1994 (Movie)

Mr Burkey (Actor)

L.A. Law 1990 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Quiz Kids Challenge 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

To Tell the Truth 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Videopolis StarTracks II 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Throb 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Private Resort 1985 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

Private School 1983 (Movie)

Roy (Actor)

Mr. Merlin 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Halloween II 1981 (Movie)

Randy (Actor)

The Incredible Shrinking Woman 1981 (Movie)

Bag Boy (Actor)

Under the Bed 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fear (TV Show)

Actor

Pray TV (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (14)

Untitled Betty Thomas Reality TV Spoof 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

American Dreams 1990 - 1999, 2002 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Cane 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2002 - 2004, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Francine Pascal's Sweet Valley High 1990 - 1999, 2002 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

My Life is a Sitcom 1990 - 1999, 2002 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Something Wilder 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2002 - 2004, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

The Cleaner 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2002 - 2004, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Pauly 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2002 - 2003, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen 2006 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Ask Harriet 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Plague 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Lenny 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Co-Producer

City (TV Show)

Co-Producer

Dog's Best Friend (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (7)

Catch A Falling Star 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Annie McGuire 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Writer

18 Again 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

What's Hot, What's Not 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Creator

Partners 'n Love (TV Show)

From Story
Director (7)

Guys Like Us 1990 - 1992, 1998 - 1999, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Off the Record 1990 - 1992, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Party of Five 1990 - 1992, 1998 - 1999, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Sweet Justice 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 1999, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Camp Nowhere 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Words Up! 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

The Great Mom Swap (TV Show)

Director

Biography

A dynamic if sometimes under-appreciated jack-of-all-trades, Jonathan Prince was a young actor working on the sitcom scene when chance encounters with several icons of Old Hollywood inspired him to pursue roles behind the camera. Upon entering show business, he found almost immediate TV success with major parts on the now-largely-forgotten 1980s comedy gems "Mr. Merlin" and "Throb", the latter of which featured him in a headlining role as a slick yet baby-faced record-company executive. In an era when sitcoms were filled with guest appearances by the legendary film and television stars of yesteryear, he eventually crossed paths with the inimitable George Burns, who, sensing the younger man's budding interest in screenwriting, tapped him to pen and co-produce the raucous body-swap comedy "18 Again" ('88). With a new type of credit under his belt, Prince became a consultant in the wacky world of 1990s game shows, where he found yet another mentor in the famed broadcaster, perennial TV ringleader, and "World's Youngest Teenager" Dick Clark. Although he shifted into the role of scripted-television producer largely on his own terms, overseeing such long-running hits as the quirky sitcom "Blossom", he later teamed up with Clark to create "American Dreams" (2002-'05), a nostalgic look back at the tumultuous '60s as seen through the eyes of a starry-eyed teen with dreams of dancing on a popular TV show. In 2008, he made a rather extreme departure from sweet, self-reflexive sentimentality and created the hard-edged drama of addiction and redemption "The Cleaner".

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