Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Dennison 'Denny' Duquette Jr)

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (born April 22, 1966) is an American actor, best known to TV and movie audiences as Denny Duquette on Grey's Anatomy, patriarch John Winchester on Supernatural, The Comedian in the 2009 superhero film Watchmen, and Franklin Clay in the 2010 film The Losers. Morgan was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Sandy Thomas and Richard Dean Morgan. He attended Ben Franklin Elementary School, Rose Hill Junior High and Lake Washington High School in the nearby smaller city of Kirkland. Morgan was a basketball player in high school and university, until a knee injury ended his desire for a career in the sport. He was a graphic artist for a time, until he helped a friend move to Los Angeles.