Jonathan Mark Woodward is an American actor. He was born on November 20, 1973 in Moscow, Idaho, the younger of two sons of an architect and his wife, a literacy specialist. He is a graduate of New York University at the Experimental Theatre Wing, 1998.
He performed with Big Dance Company at Dance Theater Workshop, HERE Arts Center and the Viewpoints Conference in New York as well as the Exit and Via Festivals in France and the Polverigi Festival in Italy.
He also appeared as Dr. Jason Posner in the 2001 film Wit, which was based on the play of the same name written by Margaret Edson.
Woodward is one of the few actors and actresses to have crossed over onto three series created by Joss Whedon: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly. He appeared as Holden Webster in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Conversations with Dead People", as Knox in the fifth season of the series Angel, and as Tracey in the Firefly episode "The Message". All three characters appear friendly or helpful when first introduced, but are eventually killed by the series' protagonists when revealed to be more sinister.