Jonathan Keltz can currently be seen in a lead role on season two of the gritty crime thriller Cardinal for CTV and Hulu. He starred on the CW series Reign playing ‘Leith,’ a kitchen boy turned war hero who is the loyal protector of Francis II, King of France. Keltz recently completed production as a producer and one of the lead actors in Acquainted, an independent film about the unpredictability of modern relationships. This is Keltz’s first feature film producing venture through his production company, Fired Up Studios.
Keltz was inspired to pursue acting by his first drama teacher, Victoria Silvestri, Kenneth Branagh’s performance in Hamlet, and a Master Class with Alan Arkin. He got his start in Toronto recurring on Degrassi: The Next Generation, appearing opposite Heather Graham in Cake, and playing Chris Cooper’s son in Breach. Notable roles include playing Ari Gold’s loyal assistant, ‘Jake Steinberg’ on HBO’s Entourage and co-starring roles in Disney’s Prom and 21 and Over opposite Miles Teller. Keltz’s other television credits include a recurring role on the final season of Necessary Roughness for USA and guest star roles on Man Seeking Woman, Flashpoint, Leverage, and Breakout Kings.
Keltz currently resides in Los Angeles.