Johnathan McClain
Johnathan McClain is an award winning actor, screenwriter, producer, romance novelist and audiobook narrator who did not set out to have such a diverse set of careers but has embraced life’s unpredictabilities. As an actor, his extensive resumé includes a notable turn as Megan Draper's agent, Alan Silver, on the final season of AMC's critically acclaimed drama Mad Men as well as appearing as the lead of the TV Land comedy series, Retired at 35, starring alongside late Hollywood icons George Segal and Jessica Walter, amongst dozens of other TV series, films, and plays. As a writer and producer, Johnathan's feature film debut, The Outfit, co-written with Oscar winner Graham Moore and starring Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, Dylan O’Brien, and Johnny Flynn, was financed by FilmNation and distributed by Focus Features in the Spring of 2022. Johnathan also has two other films and a TV series currently in development; one of which is based on the unexpected and surreal adventure he has enjoyed as the co-author — alongside NY Times bestselling romance novelist JA Huss — of multiple bestselling romance novels which resulted in him becoming an Amazon top-100 ranked romance author. He has also recently signed a three book publishing deal with Podium Audio to co-write and narrate a series of fantasy novels set to begin publication in 2024. As an audiobook narrator, Johnathan has narrated approximately 200 titles ranging from sci-fi, to romance, to non-fiction, to fantasy, to LitRPG, and everything in between. In the words of Ryan Rimmel, author of the Audible bestselling Noobtown series, “Johnathan can do anything.” He is the recipient of multiple Audiofile Earphone Awards, SOVAS nominations, and an Audie for his narration of Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s #1 NY Times bestselling sci-fi novel, Illuminae, which won the Audie Award for audiobook of the year for multi-voiced narration in 2016. His narration of Illuminae has also resulted in Johnathan going on to become collaborators with Amie Kaufman as narrator for 6 more of her novels and as the co-writer of a screenplay on which the two are currently hard at work. Johnathan lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Laura.
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