James Horan was an actor who founded his career success with roles in film. Horan started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the Red Skelton drama "The Clown" (1953), "Chattanooga Choo Choo" (1984) and "Madonna" (1991) with Deborah Mansy. He had an early role on the television special "Thanksgiving Day Parade" (1989-1990). Horan worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "All My Children" (1969-2011). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Dan Quinn action movie "Scanner Cop" (1993), "Allyson is Watching" (1998) and "Counter Measures" (1998). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Highlander: The Series" (1992-98). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramatic adaptation "Gods and Generals" (2003) with Jeff Daniels and the dramatic adaptation "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006) with Ryan Phillippe. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Criminal Minds" (2005-). Horan's distinctive voice can be heard on "Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles" (1999-2000). Horan most recently acted in "Choose Connor" (2008) with Erick Avari.