Born: October 18, 1978
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Wesley Jonathan Waples (born October 18, 1978), known professionally as Wesley Jonathan, is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Jamal Grant on the NBC Saturday morning comedy-drama series, City Guys (1997-2001), Gary Thorpe in the comedy sitcom, What I Like About You (2002-2006), Sweetness in the film, Roll Bounce (2005), Noah Cruise in the film, Crossover (2006) and Burrell "Stamps" Ballentine on TV Land's, The Soul Man (2012-2016).
Wesley Jonathan Waples was born on October 18, 1978 in Los Angeles, California.
Jonathan started his early career acting in the early 1990s and has had two main roles in two series; City Guys as Jamal Grant, and What I Like About You opposite Amanda Bynes and Jennie Garth as Holly's best friend, Gary Thorpe. Jonathan landed his first job in a music video for Melissa Manchester. He then started working on 21 Jump Street.
Jonathan has starred, co-starred, or made guest appearances in several movies and television shows including: Sister, Sister, Moesha, Boy Meets World, Smart Guy, Thea, Baywatch, A Different World, Boston Public, Crossover, National Lampoon's Bag Boy, Divine Intervention (2007 film), Roll Bounce, and the 2009 film Speed-Dating.
In 2016, he married Tamara Mitchell. They have a daughter, Faye Wesley Mitchell. He is also one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
|2002||Scream at the Sound of the Beep||Arsenio|
|2003||The United States of Leland||Bengel|
|2007||National Lampoon's Bag Boy||Alonzo Ford|
|2007||Divine Intervention||Rev. Robert Gibbs|
|2008||Cuttin' Da Mustard||Tyree|
|2009||Steppin: The Movie||Terence|
|2013||Make Your Move 3D||Nick|
|2016||Bad Dad Rehab||Shawn||TV Movie|
|1990||21 Jump Street||Kelly||1 episode|
|1990-1991||Get a Life||Eddie||4 episodes|
|1992||A Different World||South Central Looter #3||1 episode|
|1995||Misery Loves Company||Conner||8 episodes|
|1995||Boy Meets World||T.J.||Season 3 Episode 10 - Train Of Fools|
|1996||Minor Adjustments||Henry Harrison||3 episodes|
|1996||Promised Land||Brandon||1 episode|
|1996||NewsRadio||Kid #1||1 episode|
|1994-1996||Sister, Sister||Charles, Michael and Pico||3 episodes|
|1997||The Practice||David Piper||1 episode|
|1997||Smart Guy||Tyler||5th episode|
|1997-2001||City Guys||Jamal Grant||Lead role; 105 episodes|
|1998||The Parent Hood||Shake||1 episode|
|1998||NYPD Blue||Orlando||1 episode|
|1998||USA High||Anthony||1 episode|
|2001||Boston Public||Tyronn Anderson||2 episodes|
|2001||Judging Amy||1 episode|
|2002-2006||What I Like About You||Gary Thorpe||Lead role; 86 episodes|
|2003||Greetings from Tucson||Saul||2 episodes|
|2008||CSI: Miami||Ross Nelson||1 episode|
|2009||Cold Case||Billy Jeremiah Sanders||1 episode|
|2011||90210||Vaughn Floyd||1 episode|
|2011-2014||The Lebrons||Kid||23 episodes|
|2012-2016||The Soul Man||Stamps Ballentine||53 episodes|