J. C. MacKenzie - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

J. C. MacKenzie
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Vinyl (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 17, 1970 (age 53)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
John Charles MacKenzie
Birth Place: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Bill MacKenzie
Mother's Name: Mary MacKenzie
Siblings: 3


High School: Sir John A. Macdonald High School
University: Concordia University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend Name: Erin Cressida Wilson
Children: 1

Liam MacKenzie (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is J. C. MacKenzie?

J. C. MacKenzie, born John Charles MacKenzie, is an actor by profession and Canadian by nationality. He is well known for starring in the TV series Vinyl, Dark Angel, and films The Aviator, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street, and The Irishman.

J. C. MacKenzie in Vinyl (Image: Lena Lamoray)

J. C. MacKenzie – Age, Parents, Siblings

J. C. MacKenzie’s birth took place on October 17, 1970, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. His birth name is John Charles MacKenzie and his mother is Mary MacKenzie, a nurse, and his father is Bill MacKenzie, a pharmacist. He was raised in Ottawa, Ontario by his parents alongside his three siblings, all brothers.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, J. C. MacKenzie attended Pinecrest Public School and Sir John A. Macdonald High School. Later on, he studied at Concordia University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). His ethnicity is Caucasian.

J. C. MacKenzie – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

J. C. MacKenzie married his girlfriend Erin Cressida Wilson but the date of their wedding is not known. Wilson is a screenwriter and has written screenplays for the 2002 film Secretary, the 2009 film Chloe, etc. With his wife, he has a child, a son named Liam MacKenzie (born April 2, 2004).

Currently, the pair seems to be happily married and is living without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

J. C. MacKenzie with son (Image: Instagram)

J. C. MacKenzie – Career

Early Days

In the initial years of his career, J. C. MacKenzie worked as an actor in theatre across Canada. He was eventually picked up by Neil Simon and was cast in Simon's play Biloxi Blues. It ran for over 600 performances over the course of a year and a half. 

On TV series MacKenzie has worked in Have Faith (1989), Baywatch (1990), In the Heat of the Night (1991), Sibs (1992), Law & Order (1994), etc. He also has had minor appearances in Dutch (1991), and Rave Review (1994). Finally, in 1995 he landed the role of Arnold Spivak in the TV series Murder One. He portrayed the character for a total of two seasons and is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years J. C. MacKenzie has starred in the films The Pentagon Wars (1998), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), Mad Money (2008), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Molly's Game (2017), The Irishman (2019), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), among others. 

Moreover, he has had guest appearances in the episode(s) of the TV series Dark Angel (2000-2002), NCIS (2007), Dexter (2009), The Mentalist (2010), House of Cards (2013), Vinyl (2016) as Skip Fontaine, October Faction (2019) as Fred Allen.

J. C. MacKenzie in October Faction (Image: Product Placement Blog)


On the set of The Trial of the Chicago 7, J. C. MacKenzie has worked with Sacha Baron Cohen, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Noah Robbins, Daniel Flaherty, and Jeremy Strong.

J. C. MacKenzie – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and salary of J. C. MacKenzie are under review and will be updated.

J. C. MacKenzie – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram and Twitter, J. C. MacKenzie is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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