Jon Michael Hill portrays Detective Marcus Bell on Elementary.

Early life and career

Hill was born in Waukegan, Illinois. During his high school years, he played football and the saxophone before focusing on pursuing an acting career, attending a summer drama program at Northwestern University. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. While at the university, he appeared in stage productions of King Lear, Six Degrees of Separation and Ain't Misbehavin.

In 2010, Hill was nominated for a Tony Award as Male Supporting Actor in Superior Donuts opposite Michael McKean. In the same year, he began his role as Detective Damon Washington in the ABC police drama Detroit 1-8-7. He also played the role of Puck in the Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

His other television credits include Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Person of Interest and Eastbound & Down.


External links

Jon Michael Hill on Wikipedia
Jon Michael Hill on IMDb

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