Jon  Bokenkamp

Jon Bokenkamp

A native of Kearney, Nebraska, Jon Bokenkamp is the creator of NBC’s new drama series “The Blacklist.” His feature film work includes this year’s thriller “The Call” for Halle Berry and TriStar Pictures, an adaptation of the serial-killer novel "Taking Lives" for Angelina Jolie and Warner Bros. Studios, and “Perfect Stranger” for Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, and Columbia Pictures. He has collaborated with such directors as Tony Scott (“Top Gun”), William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”), and Joe Carnahan (“The Grey”). Bokenkamp attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney before graduating with honors from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. In addition to his work in television and feature films, Bokenkamp serves as Executive Director of the World Theatre in Kearney.