Jonathan Bennett or Jonathan D. Bennett (born June 10, 1981) is an American actor best known for playing Aaron Samuels in the 2004 film Mean Girls and from the television series Veronica Mars.
After moving to New York, Jonathan Bennett was cast on the soap opera All My Children as J.R. Chandler from 2001-2002. Since then, he has had guest roles on various television dramas, including Law & Order : Special Victims Unit, Deception, Smallville, and Veronica Mars.
He played Aaron Samuels, Lindsay Lohan's love interest, in the hit movie Mean Girls, and subsequently appeared in the films Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (with Hilary Duff) and Lovewrecked (with Amanda Bynes). Bennett's appeared in the direct-to-video prequel The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning, in which he played Bo Duke.
In 2009, Bennett starred in National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year, which was released straight to DVD. Also in 2009, he appeared as "Nick" in the Hallmark original movie Elevator Girl. The film costarred Lacey Chabert (with whom he costarred in Mean Girls) and Ryan Merriman.