l1011048-edit-edit_26528956850_oJames’ distinguished career as an actor and director in film, television, and theater has spanned more than thirty years. He has acted in well over a hundred films and TV shows and has performed on and Off Broadway and in regional theaters across the country.

Most recently he starred on Broadway opposite Bryan Cranston in the Tony Award winning drama, ALL THE WAY and in the PBS film, MURDER OF A PRESIDENT. He is best known to TV audiences playing Jim Walsh on the original BEVERLEY HILLS 90210.

His directing career has included several hours of episodic television including the award winning ABC drama, ONCE AND AGAIN  and the documentary PROTECTING THE POSSIBILITIES, that won a CINE Golden Eagle award.

In Los Angeles theater, he has directed plays at ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE, THE MATRIX, INSIDE THE FORD, BOSTON COURT, and THE FALCON.

Savoring the opportunity to teach throughout his career, James has led acting workshops at several studios in LA and at many universities including UC SAN DIEGOS, CAL STATE FULLERTON, STEVENS COLLEGE, and THE LICOLN CENTER INSTITUTE. James began his training at CHICAGO’S SECOND CITY and received a BFA in drama from THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL.

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