TJ Thyne is from Boston, but moved around a lot as a kid. He landed several lead roles at a young age in plays throughout the country, including the off-Broadway production of Van Gogh at New York’s Mint Theater Company.
Thyne studied acting with teachers throughout the United States and British Columbia and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Theater. Not long after graduating, he landed over 50 guest-star and recurring roles on television shows including Friends, Cold Case, Boston Legal, Nip/Tuck, CSI: NY, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Huff, The O.C. and 24.
In 2002, Thyne founded Theatre Junkies Productions, which produces theater in the Los Angeles area as well as short films. The Theatre Junkies’ short film Validation, starring Thyne, played in film festivals around the world and won several best comedy short and audience choice awards.
Thyne’s feature film credits include the role of “Stu Lou Who” in How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey; the young lawyer “David Foil” in Erin Brockovich, with Julia Roberts; “Gerald” in How High with Method Man and Redman; as well as appearances in Something’s Gotta Give, What Women Want, Edtv, Ghost World, The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle and Simone.