(Age): Jonathan Penner (50)
Seasons: "Survivor: Cook Islands”
and “Survivor: Micronesia"
Finishes: “Survivor: Cook Island” –
jury member. “Survivor: Micronesia” –
medical evacuation due to knee infection.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Claim to Fame: My Oscar nomination for Best
Live Action Short Film for "Down on the
Waterfront," which I co-wrote and co-produced
with my wife, and also co-starred in with Jason
Alexander and Edward Asner.
in Life: My kids. My daughter is hilarious
and actually looks up to me, and my son is smarter
and more athletic than I am already. Wanting to
make them proud is why I always do my best.
Peeves: Stupidity, meanness and slow
drivers in the passing lanes.
Words to Describe You: Happy, prickly and
You Could Have Three Things on The Island, What
Would They Be and Why? A good book to read,
a blank book to write in and, if I can count her
as a thing, my wife. If not, I’ll bring a pen.
Reason for Being
on SURVIVOR: The money. I have nothing more
to prove or accomplish but winning.
You Think You’ll "Survive" SURVIVOR:
Experience is the biggie, but I also bring humor
and I’m a team player.
You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR:
Third time is a charm! If I can get past the first
three or four votes, I’m going all the way.