Jon Cable

Biography

American actor/singer Jonathan Cable grew up in North Manchester, Indiana where he first developed a love for performing. He started playing the piano at age 6, and his love of music led him to begin studying voice and performing in community theatre productions of various musicals. He was also an avid athlete growing up, playing varsity tennis and basketball as well as golf, soccer, and baseball. Jonathan decided in high school that he wanted to pursue a career as an actor and a singer, and these dreams led him to Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois where he graduated Magna cum laude with a B.F.A in Music Theatre.


Following graduation he immediately started working at some of the nation's most esteemed regional theatres. Most notably, he spent a summer at the reputable Maine State Music Theatre performing in productions of West Side Story, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Grand Hotel, and Hairspray. He followed that success with the acclaimed production of Hairspray with the Ogunquit Playhouse.


Jonathan also found early success in New York City. He performed on the stage of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in the role of The Wrenchman in the Little Orchestra Society's production of Babes in Toyland. Next he took his talents to the City Center stage for productions of HMS Pinafore and Ruddigore with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, one of the foremost Gilbert and Sullivan companies in the U.S.


Jonathan has also found success in on-camera work in New York. He played basketball with Mr. Mayhem in an Allstate Insurance commercial with Dean Winters titled "Power Forward." And in the 2013 season of NBC's murder-mystery, Deception, he portrayed Senator Haverstock's (John Laroquette) Chief of Staff, Brent Baird.


Jonathan is currently touring the US with the national tour of Jersey Boys! Last season he was honored to be part of a successful and critically-acclaimed run of Will Rogers Follies at Pioneer Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah. Other recent highlights also include Harper in Lewis Black's play One Slight Hitch and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Totem Pole Playhouse. Jonathan Cable is based in New York City. For his current touring schedule, click here: Jersey Boys Tour.