Actor James Dumont was known for his roles on the silver screen. Dumont's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as "Combination Platter" (1993) with Jeff Lau, the Keanu Reeves blockbuster action film "Speed" (1994) and the action flick "The Peacemaker" (1997) with George Clooney. He also appeared in "Belly Fruit" (1999) and "Love & Basketball" (2000). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the early 2000s, appearing in the Leonardo DiCaprio blockbuster crime flick "Catch Me If You Can" (2002), the Tobey Maguire box office smash dramatic adaptation "Seabiscuit" (2003) and the Samuel L. Jackson blockbuster action picture "S.W.A.T." (2003). He also appeared in the Ben Stiller romantic comedy "Along Came Polly" (2004). In his more recent career, he tackled roles in "The Cellar Door" (2008), the Justin Timberlake dramatic comedy "The Open Road" (2009) and the Forest Whitaker box office smash dramatic adaptation "Lee Daniels' The Butler" (2013). He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT, 2009-) and "American Horror Story" (FX, 2011-). Most recently, Dumont acted in the Tom Hiddleston dramatic musical "I Saw the Light" (2016).