Jonathan Daniel Brown

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Jonathan Daniel Brown
Born July 1989 (1989-07) (age 29)
Tarzana, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2012–present

Jonathan Daniel Brown is an American actor and director. He is the star of Kid Cannabis and got his start with the role of J. B. in Project X.[1]


Brown was offered one of the lead roles in the film Project X after a national open casting call. He, Thomas Mann and Oliver Cooper were three unknown actors when cast in the film. In 2014, he starred in the lead role in the film Kid Cannabis.[2] In 2017, his directorial debut Horseshoe Theory received a jury prize award at the Slamdance Film Festival.[3] Brown is also a member of the leftist pop-culture podcast Struggle Session.[4]



Year Film Role
2012 Project X J.B.
2014 Bad Milo Joey
2014 Kid Cannabis Nate Norman
2017 Horseshoe Theory Director


  1. ^ Fleming, Mike. "Todd Phillips, Joel Silver Plan To Tap Unknowns For Mystery Laugher 'Project X'". Retrieved 2015-10-08. 
  2. ^ Getlen, Larry. "How nerdy teen became a $38M pot kingpin". Retrieved 2015-10-08. 
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (January 26, 2017). "'Dim the Fluorescents,' 'Strad Style' Win Slamdance Awards. (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 1 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Struggle Session". Retrieved 2018-01-16. 

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