Jonathan Macgregor Dickson (born July 26, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Professor Blackjack (Edward O. Thorp) on the History Channel’s Breaking Vegas series. He has also appeared in such shows as 30 ROCK and Boardwalk Empire. He can be seen shag dancing next to Rachel McAdams and James Marsden in the romantic drama, The Notebook.
Dickson was born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, the son of John and Sandra Dickson, and the brother of Jennifer Dickson Meeks and Jason Dickson. He attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, and graduated with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry.
Dickson played Dr. Edward O. Thorp in Breaking Vegas. In 2009, he was cast on 30 ROCK, and in 2011 began acting in Boardwalk Empire. In 2012, he played himself on the Bravo reality show, Love Broker. Currently, he is performing standup comedy.
Film and television
|2014||Redemption of the Commons||Blane Fox||VIEW Digital Media|
|2012||Love Broker||Himself||Bravo Reality Show|
|2011||Boardwalk Empire||Nucky Thompson’s Delivery Man||HBO|
|2009||30 Rock||News Anchor||NBC/Universal|
|2008-09||Wisdom Tree||Jimmy/Greg||5 Episodes|
|2005||Breaking Vegas||Edward O. Thorp (Lead)||History Channel|
|2004||The Notebook||A Soldier||Avery Pix|
|2008||Teenage Chronicles (musical)||Dad||Roy Arias Theatre|
|2007||I (Heart) U.S.||Chimney||Woolly Mammoth Theatre|
|2007||American Actor||Various Characters||The Players Club|
|2004||Neckface & the GetAlong Gang||Various Characters||Chicago City Limits|
|1998||T.H.E. Club||Chief Seattle (Lead)||Baker’s of Boston|
|1997||Inherit the Wind||The Judge||Electric City Playhouse|
|1996||West Side Story||A Shark||Town Theatre|
|1995||Firebird||The Priest||The Koger Center|
|1994||Petrushka||King’s Honor Guard||Little Theatre|
|1993||The Wizard of Oz||The Scarecrow||River Place Arts Festival|
|1992||The Sound of Music||Friedrich Von Trapp||River Place Arts Festival|
|1991||Pied Piper of Hamelin||The Mayor||Ross Touring Company|