Johnathan McClain
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Johnathan McClain

Find Johnathan on Twitter and Instagram at @misterjmcclain. You can also track him down on the website he shares with his writing partner, JA Huss, at www.hussmcclain.com.

Johnathan McClain's career as a writer and actor spans 25 years and covers the worlds of theatre, film, and television. At the age of 21, Johnathan moved to Chicago where he wrote and began performing his critically acclaimed one-man show, Like It Is. The Chicago Reader proclaimed, "If we're ever to return to a day when theatre matters, we'll need a few hundred more artists with McClain's vision and courage." On the heels of its critical and commercial success, the show subsequently moved to New York where Johnathan was compared favorably to solo performance visionaries such as Eric Bogosian, John Leguizamo, and Anna Deavere Smith.

Johnathan lived for many years in New York, and his work there includes appearing Off-Broadway in the original cast of Jonathan Tolins' The Last Sunday In June at The Century Center, as well as at Lincoln Center Theatre and with the Lincoln Center Director's Lab. Around the country, he has been seen on stage at South Coast Repertory, The American Conservatory Theatre, Florida Stage, Paper Mill Playhouse, and the National Jewish Theatre. Los Angeles stage credits are numerous and include the LA Weekly Award nominated world premiere of Cold/Tender at The Theatre @ Boston Court and the LA Times' Critic's Choice production of The Glass Menagerie at The Colony Theatre for which Johnathan received a Garland Award for his portrayal of Jim O'Connor.

On television, he appeared in a notable turn as Megan Draper's LA agent, Alan Silver, on the final season of AMC's critically acclaimed drama Mad Men, and as the lead of the TV Land comedy series, Retired at 35, starring alongside Hollywood icons George Segal and Jessica Walter. He has also had Series Regular roles on The Bad Girl's Guide starring Jenny McCarthy and Jessica Simpson's sitcom pilot for ABC. His additional television work includes recurring roles on the CBS drama SEAL TEAM and Fox's long-running 24, as well as appearances on Grey's Anatomy, NCIS: Los Angeles, Trial and Error, The Exorcist, Major Crimes, The Glades, Scoundrels, Medium, CSI, Law & Order: SVU, Without a Trace, CSI: Miami, and Happy Family with John Larroquette and Christine Baranski, amongst others. On film, he appeared in the Academy Award nominated Far from Heaven and several independent features.

As an audiobook narrator, he has recorded almost 100 titles. Favorites include the Audie Award winning Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff and The Last Days of Night, by Academy Winning Screenwriter Graham Moore (who is also Johnathan's close friend and occasional collaborator). As well as multiple titles by his dear friend and writing partner, JA Huss, with whom he is hard at work making the world a little more romantic.

He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Laura.

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    • The Triangle

    • Shape of Love Series, Book 1
    • By: JA Huss, Johnathan McClain
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Ava Erickson, Luke Jackson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Alec. Christine. Danny. This is how you say our names. Danger is our drug of choice, the triangle our addiction. Alec. Golden boy with diamonds in his eyes. Christine. Partner in crime and owner of my heart. They know what they want. Me. Danny. Unsure of everything they’re offering....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is HOTTTTTTT!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-26-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Sexpert

    • By: JA Huss, Johnathan McClain
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Anne Pepperidge
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137

    I’m just a simple girl who likes dessert. And sexy men. And social media. So starting an anonymous video channel called The Sexpert as a side hustle to make up for my low-paying marketing job at Le Man Magazine seemed like a perfectly sensible career decision....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That Voice...

    • By Krissy Jana on 11-04-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Sin with Me

    • By: Johnathan McClain, JA Huss
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Ava Erickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    Maddie isn’t looking to be saved. She knows the only person you can count on is yourself. Her moral compass might not point true north these days - but at least she’s still standing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A CREATIVE & MULTI-LAYERED TEN STAR MASTERPIECE

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Passion Rising

    • By: Johnathan McClain, JA Huss
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Ava Erickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    She wants peace in a world made of chaos. He wants to rid himself of a lifetime of guilt. They’re soul mates, but that’s no guarantee. They’ll need to rely on each other....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • " I go where you go"

    • By Maria on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Angels Fall

    • Original Sin, Book 2
    • By: JA Huss, Johnathan McClain
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Ava Erickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Maddie doesn’t really owe drug lord Carlos Castillo money. So she hadn’t taken his threats seriously. Until now....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love these books.. and characters.

    • By Amanda on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Flesh into Fire

    • Original Sin, Book 3
    • By: JA Huss, Johnathan McClain
    • Narrated by: Tad Branson, Ava Erickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 178

    Tyler Morgan has been fighting back his whole adult life. He’s ready for anything when it comes to payback. But endangering Maddie can’t be part of the deal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great! Keep going!

    • By Lisa on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $29.99

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