Trevor St. John, who was born on September 3, 1971 in Spokane, Washington, is an American actor who has had a rather extensive career in film. He attended Whitworth College on a scholarship for jazz performance, and played the drums during his stay there. At that time, he also appeared in productions of As You Like It, All My Sons, Judgment and Merry Wives of Windsor.
In 1995, Trevor St. John landed his first major acting role. It was opposite Glenn Close, on the television movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story. He followed this up with a guest role in Murder, She Wrote before he continued his string of 1990s films. He was given parts in Crimson Tide, and Nothing Man and later appeared on an episode of SeaQuest DSV. In 1996, St. John starred in the film Bio-Dome, before booking a role in the independent drama Dogtown. After being seen on the film Payback, he played a recurring character on the series Nash Bridges. He later got cast in an episode of Pacific Blue, before he worked on the television production The Beach Boys: An American Family. In 2000, he portrayed the character Capt. John Reynolds in the independent feature The King’s Guard. Two years later, he appeared on an episode of Just Shoot Me! His next role was starring as Todd Manning on the ABC series One Life to Live. The role was originated by Roger Howarth in 1992, with Trevor St. John taking over in 2003.
The actor later landed parts on two major blockbuster features. After being cast in a guest role on the series Hope & Faith, he was seen on the big screen as a tactical team leader on the film The Bourne Ultimatum. This enabled him to work alongside Matt Damon, Julia Stiles and David Strathaim. He next appeared on The Kingdom, which starred Jamie Foxx, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner and Chris Cooper. Being a jazz percussionist, Trevor St. John has played with Marshall Royal with the Count Bassie Orchestra, Slide Hampton and Bill Berry with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and Gene Harris.
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