Thomas Joseph "T.J." Thyne (born March 7, 1975) is an American film and television actor. He was born in Boston the second youngest of five to John J. Thyne II and Catherine Thyne.
One of his brothers is television producer Tone Thyne; The other is attorney John J. Thyne III, who ran for the Santa Barbara City Council in 2009. His sisters are: Hazel Beasley, an Apple Employee, Katie Abel, Co-Founder of Matter, an advertising agency, and Shelly Thyne.
T.J. Thyne attended high school in Plano, Texas. He went on to attend the University of Southern California's theatre program, graduating in 1997. In 2001, he co-founded Theatre Junkies, a group offering workshops and professional development for actors in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Thyne is currently playing Dr. Hodgins on Bones. He has appeared on such TV shows as Friends,24, The O.C., My Wife and Kids, CSI: NY, Huff, Boston Legal, Charmed, Home Improvement, Without a Trace, Jack & Bobby, Nip/Tuck, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NCIS, Cold Case, Angel, Good Morning, Miami, Half & Half, Kenan & Kel,Grounded for Life, Dharma & Greg, That '80s Show, Titus, Just Shoot Me!, and Walker, Texas Ranger.
He also starred in and co-produced the 2007 short film, Validation.
Selected filmography Edit
- The Finder as Dr. Jack Hodgins
- Bones as Dr. Jack Hodgins (2005-)
- Angel as lawyer (2004)
- How High as Gerald (2001)
- Ghost World as Todd (2001)
- Heartbreakers as Bellhop (2001, uncredited)
- What Women Want as Coffee Shop Customer (2000)
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas as Stu Lou Who (2000)
- Erin Brockovich as David Foil (2000)
- The Sky is Falling as Kid (2000)
- Critical Mass as Karl Wendt (2000)
- Friends as doctor (1998)
- Charmed as Whitelighter