‘Kingdom’ Actor Jonathan Tucker Helped Neighbors to Safety During Home Intruder Scare in Los Angeles

Jonathan Tucker sprang into action during a home intruder scare in his Los Angeles neighborhood, the actor’s representative confirmed to Variety. TMZ first reported the story. The incident occurred Sunday evening in L.A.’s Hancock Park neighborhood.

The “Kingdom” actor called police after seeing a suspicious man walking around his block and banging on front doors. When he later saw that one of his neighbors’ front doors was wide open, he ran over to the home to check if the neighbors were in danger.

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A mother and her daughter, plus another child, were inside the home at the time and Tucker led them to safety outside until police arrived on the scene. According to TMZ, law enforcement sources placed the disruptor in a 5150 hold, meaning the intruder was experiencing a mental health incident.

Tucker is an actor whose best known for his various television appearances over the years, including his series regular role on “Kingdom.” His other credits include “The Black Donnellys” (2007), “Parenthood” (2011–2013), “Westworld” (2018–2022) and more. Tucker’s films include “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2003), “In the Valley of Elah” (2007) and “Charlie’s Angels” (2019), among other titles. He earned acclaim for his supporting turn in the indie drama “Palm Trees and Power Lines,” which debuted at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and was released in 2023.

“Over the past 30 years of working in the entertainment business, I’ve sort of honed my intuition,” Tucker told Variety at the time about his career. “Oftentimes we put all this dissonance between our gut and the choices that we make and we don’t trust that voice in our head that is telling us what’s the right way to go…When the universe is telling you something, you need to listen.”

Tucker was nominated for best supporting actor at the Independent Spirit Awards for his performance in “Palm Trees and Power Lines.”

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