Born and raised in Chicago, Jonathan Kite was immersed in the world of comedy theater at a young age. He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Acting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, while concurrently studying with the improv group, Second City. In 2003, Kite moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Kite's television credits include "Raising Hope" and the upcoming series, "In the Flow with Affion Crockett."
In 2010, Kite was a part of the Cage Match Competition with iO West Theater, performing head-to-head long-form improv. His team set the national cage match record, winning 52 weeks in a row.
Kite is an avid writer and is finishing his first full length feature film, "The Walk On," which he will also star in and produce. He is an expert mimic, boasting more than 50 impressions and dialects that include Vince Vaughn, Tom Hanks, Seth Rogen, Liam Neeson and Robert Downey Jr. He is an active supporter of various autism and breast cancer charities.
Currently, Kite resides in Los Angeles. His birth date is Sept. 2.
Actor/comedian Baron Vaughn appears on the USA Network show FAIRLY LEGAL in Vancouver. When he isn’t shooting, he performs stand-up at clubs around the country. He has also performed at numerous comedy festivals including the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen, the Comedy Central Festival in South Beach and the 2010 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.
As a comedian, he has been featured on NBC’s LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, Comedy Central’s LIVE AT GOTHAM, AWKWARD COMEDY SHOW, RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS STAND-UP AT THE EL REY, LOPEZ TONIGHT, and most recently on CONAN on TBS.
Other television credits include “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Rescue Me.” Vaughn has also appeared in films such as J.J. Abrams’ “Cloverfield” and “Black Dynamite.” His stage work includes “Damn Yankees” at the NY City Center with Jane Krakowski and Sean Hayes. His first comedy album, RAISED BY CABLE, was released in September 2011.