Johnathon Schaech ( SHEK; born September 10, 1969) is an American actor, writer and producer known for his role as James (Jimmy) Mattingly II in the film That Thing You Do!
During the mid-1990s, Schaech often accompanied actress Ellen DeGeneres, who had not yet come out as a lesbian, to public events. Schaech was scheduled to appear in the episode of Ellen in which DeGeneres' character also came out as gay, but was unable to take part in filming.Schaech married actress Christina Applegate in October 2001 in Palm Springs, California. In December 2005, he filed for a divorce, which became final in August 2007.In December 2009, Schaech became engaged to singer/actress Jana Kramer, whom he began dating in 2008. They married on July 4, 2010, in Michigan but announced their separation one month later. Their divorce was finalized in June 2011.Schaech married his third wife, music and book publicist Julie Solomon in July 2013 in Ocean City, Maryland. They have one son, Camden Quinn, born on September 12, 2013. They also have one daughter, Lillian Josephine, born on July 18, 2020.In 2018, Schaech alleged that director Franco Zeffirelli sexually assaulted him during the filming of Sparrow.
Schaech was born in Edgewood, Maryland, in 1969 to Joe, a Baltimore City law enforcement officer, and Joanne Schaech, a human resources executive. He was raised as Catholic. Schaech has a sister, Renée. He went to University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he studied economics and took one acting class. He is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Movies & TV shows
A murder in a sleepy town at the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains shocks the community and restarts a longstanding feud between two families.
The Night Clerk
A highly intelligent man is a hotel night clerk. Bart becomes the prime suspect when a woman is murdered. As the police investigation ends, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest, but...
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Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out...
Jacob, a bank manager haunted by a violent robbery that took the life of a coworker, teams up with his ex-cop neighbor, James, to bring down the attacker. Gabriel, the highly-trained criminal, is one ...
After the deadbeat brother of a businessman is assumed to be in on his own kidnapping, his sibling must take action to rescue him.
Three beautiful aspiring actresses embark on a mission to break into the competitive Los Angeles acting scene only to discover the road leading to stardom comes at a price.
Day of the Dead: Bloodline
In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground Bunker while they seek a cure.
Acts of Vengeance
A fast-talking lawyer takes a vow of silence until he learns who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy ba...
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow
When heroes are not enough. The world needs legends. Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat, one in which not only is the ...
An untraceable group of elite bank robbers is chased by a suicidal FBI agent who discovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides.
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Two New Orleans detectives become involved in a centuries-long feud between two secretive groups of vampire while investigating a runaway child's case. The detectives are torn between their daily live...
Buddy Dobbs, a slacker on the run from a loan shark, stole a man's identity and pretended to be a gay pastor in a small town.
The ultimate resort is called VICE, where customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-awareness and...
The bonds of friendship, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars are some of the things that come to mind.
The Texas Revolution, the uprising against the tyranny of Mexican dictator Santa Anna, and the rise of the Texas Rangers are chronicled.
Five college pals head out of town for a fun weekend, but plans quickly change after they encounter a strange 7-year old girl at an abandoned roadside cafe and offer to drive her home.
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A man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer has to travel across the country to find his daughter who went missing.
The men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. The uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's...
The Legend of Hercules
In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. Hercules doesn't know anything about...
The flight leaves Los Angeles International Airport and heads to Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean, the passengers encounter something that appears to be a supernatur...
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Breaking at the Edge
A pregnant woman is worried about her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Set in the mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players and makes their problems disappear. A chain of events begins when his father is released from prison...
Alex andPenny have seen things in the house that may or may not exist because of the stress and lack of sleep caused by their baby. Each of them is wondering if they are suffering from a mental illnes...
It took two and a half centuries for Ichabod Crane to uncover a mystery that dates back to the founding fathers.
The fate of the world is in the hands of the Captain of the Soviet submarine. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission.
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After a mysterious, beautiful Latin woman named Miranda makes a dramatic appearance at the funeral of a man, shocking his affluent Southern California family, Victor, the man's son, heads to Mexico to...
The Client List
Riley Parks is a single mom in a conservative town struggling to provide for her family and a savvy and ambitious businesswoman working with a rowdy, sexy and unpredictable group of women.
ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2
The character of ChromeSkull, who narrowly escaped death in the first movie, was brought back in "Laid to Rest". A new path of destruction is being created.
5 Days of War
The first Russian airstrikes against Georgia caught an American journalist and his cameraman. In exchange for serving as their interpreter, the two reporters agreed to help reunite the young Georgian ...
Gordon, John, and A.J were involved in a bank robbery. Brothers Jake, Jesse, and Chris Brown are planning their next job after successfully completing their latest robbery. Tip T.I has a ghost. A form...
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Drop Dead Diva
A shallow model dies in an accident and her soul comes back to her in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Celebrity Ghost Stories
Celebrity Ghost Stories is a show on the Biography Channel. On October 3, 2009, the first episode of the series was aired. Celebrity go back to the places of their haunted experiences to find out the ...
A writer takes a little time-out in a remote cabin. What he doesn't know is that evil is lurking outside, an evil he concocted himself for his best-selling book.
Laid to Rest
A young girl with a traumatic head injury wakes up in a casket with no recollection of her identity. In an isolated rural town, she must survive the night and outsmart the killer who is hellbent on fi...
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Sex and Lies in Sin City
The murder of Las Vegas casino mogul Ted Binion is the subject of a movie. Binion's beauty-queen-turned-stripper girlfriend, Sandy, and her secret lover are the focus of this film. Sandy was the benef...
The Poker Club
Four friends accidentally kill a person in the kitchen during a weekly poker night.
In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in its path.
There are thirteen films from premiere horror writers and directors in the television series.
Little Chenier is the story of a young man who lives a simple life on a houseboat with his mentally handicapped brother until one is accused of a crime in the small town.
A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, but a killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Nora Roberts' Angels Fall
A woman starts a new life in a small Wyoming mountain town after suffering a traumatic event on the other side of the country, but one day she sees a murder in the woods.
A family man claims that George Washington was a cannibal, and that a colonial-era reenactment group may be following that way of life.
Road House 2: Last Call
The son of a legendary cooler learns that his uncle was beaten up by a group of men because he didn't want to sell his bar to a bunch of drug dealers. Beau is a regular at the Black Pelican and he hel...
Sea of Dreams
On an island across the sea lies a village full of romance, wonder and mystery; a timeless place where people carry strong beliefs that can fulfill the heart's deepest desires. There is a beautiful sc...
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Masters of Horror
Masters of Horror is an informal social group of international film writers and directors specializing in horror movies and an American television series created by Mick Garris.
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas
A woman learns the truth about her former lover from the diary of his first wife.
An American diplomat and his fiancée go to Hungary to find out who is trying to blackmail them with a sex tape of them.
Judas doesn't know what to make of Jesus or whether or not to trust him when they meet. Judas is a city boy who makes fun of the country disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the b...
Mummy An' the Armadillo
There are secrets, murders and lies. All in the name of a family. The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother and a disturbed family. Turmoi...
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He pranked his celebrity friends with over-the-top stunts.
A charismatic person. The resident is Sol Goode. The twenty-somethings rely on Charm, good looks, and fast talking. Sol was faced with eviction from his apartment, his car was totaled, and the threat ...
When she is assigned cases that have never been solved, the Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling. Lilly Rush combines her instincts and technology to bring about justi...
A camping trip turns horrible for a Seattle cop when his wife is brutally attacked in the forest. The Pruitts collide with a semi on their way to the hospital, and Jessica identifies the driver as her...
The Sweetest Thing
Christina's love life is not exciting. She met Peter, her perfect match, after years of avoiding the dangers of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends. She finall...
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
The story of a playwright who lives in Los Angeles. He is in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. During one of his middle-of-the-night strolls, he encounters his doppelgnger...
Kiss The Bride
Danni and her boyfriend's wedding is overshadowed by sibling drama. Television actress Niki brings her manager-boyfriend, Marty, to meet the family for the first time, while spiky youngest sister, Ton...
They Shoot Divas, Don't They?
A 1980s music star is trying to keep her career going. Jenny was hired as her assistant. Jenny blames Sloan for ruining her mother's career and causing her suicide.
A group of attractive women get together for a weekend of bonding, hoping to escape from their boyfriends. Women travel out of town to pick up men who are questionable. What will they tell their boyfr...
A woman is involved in a plot to kill an international leader.
If You Only Knew
A young man is pretending to be gay to get the attention of a woman. She tried to help him find a date.
Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them ...
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An eccentric drifter claims to be Elvis and takes a young man on a road trip to Memphis.
Time of Your Life
Sarah Reeves Merrin adjusts to her new job and new life in New York City, while trying to learn more about her biological parents.
Veronica is looking for a man. She met a poet while dancing at a rave. She met a tattooed drummer. She doesn't have a choice between true love or cheap sex. After Veronica managed to nurture a picture...
Welcome to Woop Woop
A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and ends up in a strange town with an odd collection of misfits.
A government program is trying to get women to go to a remote island to be companions to war-scarred soldiers.
Martha will take care of the family estate when Jackson and Helen move in with her because they are in love and about to have their first child. All is not well in this household. Martha is starting t...
The life and times of an escape artist.
Invasion of Privacy
A mentally unbalanced man kidnapped the woman carrying his child to prevent her from having an abortion.
That Thing You Do!
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with a lot of help from its manager.
Poison Ivy 2: Lily
A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in t...
The Doom Generation
Two troubled teens, Jordan White and Amy Blue, pick up a drifter. The threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through the United States of psychos and quickie marts.
How to Make an American Quilt
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. Finn went to visit her grandparents in order to clear her head. Finn learns that Glady Joe...
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There are models. During the 1994-1995 television season, there was an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network. The Beverly Hills franchise has three series. A man crea...
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Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situa...
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
A tough-as-rawhide cowpoke, debonair ladies' man and Harvard-educated smarty-britches roams from Frisco to Jalisco in pursuit of outlaws who killed his father. The hot lead and cool anachronisms await...
At Home with the Webbers
When a typical American family is turned into a hot, new, totally uncensored TV show, what happens?