Brian d'Arcy James

Singer, Actor
Brian d'Arcy James worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on, James landed roles on various television sitcoms, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-), "The ... Read more »
Born: 06/29/1968 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Spotlight 2015 (Movie)

Matty Carrol (Actor)

Time Out of Mind 2015 (Movie)

Mark (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Friends With Kids 2012 (Movie)

Husband In Restaurant (Actor)

Smash 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas 2012 (Movie)

Skippy (Actor)

Ghost Town 2008 (Movie)

Irish Eddie (Actor)

G 2005 (Movie)

Lloyd (Actor)

Exiled 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Kennedy Center Honors 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Game Change (TV Show)

Actor

The 69th Annual Tony Awards (TV Show)

Performer

Biography

Brian d'Arcy James worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on, James landed roles on various television sitcoms, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-), "The Education of Max Bickford" (2001-02) and "Rescue Me" (2003-2011). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Kennedy Center Honors" (1997-98) and "The Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty" (1998-99). James mainly acted in films like the crime picture "Exiled" (1999) with Paul Ronan during the early stages of his career. He continued to work steadily in television throughout the early 2000s and the 2010s, appearing on "The Good Wife" (2009-) and "Person of Interest" (2011-). He appeared in "G" (2005) with Richard T Jones and "Ghost Town" (2008) in the early 2000s and the 2010s. He spent the 2010s tackling film roles in the Jennifer Westfeldt drama "Friends With Kids" (2012), the holiday "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (2012) with Kerry Bishe and the Tina Fey comedic drama "Admission" (2013). He also appeared in "Spotlight" (2015) with Mark Ruffalo. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Ironside" (2013-14). Most recently, James acted in the Richard Gere drama "Time Out of Mind" (2015).

Relationships

Mary James

Mother

Gracie James

Daughter
Born in November 2001

Andrew James

Brother

Anne James

Sister

Kate James

Sister

John James

Uncle

Brian Kelly

Uncle
Best known for starring in the TV series "Flipper"

Jennifer Prescott

Wife

EDUCATION

Northwestern University

Evanston , Illinois 1990

Milestones

2008

Played the title character in the Broadway musical, "Shrek"; earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical

2008

Played the role of Dan Goodman in the Off-Broadway musical "Next to Normal" at Second Stage Theatre

2006

Joined Keith Carradine in the Broadway production of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"

2006

Starred in "The Apple Tree" opposite Kristin Chenoweth on Broadway

2001

Played Sidney Falco in the Broadway musical adaptation of "Sweet Smell of Success"

2001

Earned rave reviews for the one-person show "The Good Thief"

2000

Starred in "The Wild Party" at the Manhattan Theatre Club

1999

Appeared in the film "Exiled"

1997

Had recurring role on the ABC daytime drama "The City"

1997

Garnered attention as the stoker Frederick Barrett in the Tony-winning musical "Titanic"

1996

Had featured role as a reporter in the Off-Broadway musical "Floyd Collins"

1994

Co-starred in the US premiere of Kenneth Branagh's play "Public Enemy"

1992

Joined the touring company of "Les Miserables"

1991

Moved to New York City

1991

Made Broadway debut in "Blood Brothers"

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