James Morrison

Actor, Director, Playwright
Morrison began his acting career as a clown and wire-walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus. He subsequently won kudos and awards for his many performances on the Los Angeles stage including "El Salvador" ... Read more »
Born: 04/20/1954 in Bountiful, Utah, USA

Filmography

Actor (57)

I Am I 2014 (Movie)

Keith (Actor)

Those Who Kill 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Revenge 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Exes 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Charlie's Angels 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

HawthoRNe 2009 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Suits 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: LA 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Private Practice 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Deep End 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mentalist 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

24 2005 - 2007, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Eli Stone 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Numb3rs 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Abominable 2006 (Movie)

Dr Seussmeyer (Actor)

American Gun 2006 (Movie)

St. Anthony's Principal (Actor)

Jarhead 2005 (Movie)

Mr. Swofford (Actor)

Point Pleasant 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

10-8 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The West Wing 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

WILDERNESS SURVIVAL FOR GIRLS 2003 (Movie)

Ed (Actor)

Catch Me If You Can 2002 (Movie)

Pilot (Actor)

JAG 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Six Feet Under 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Freedom 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The One 2001 (Movie)

'A' World Inmate No 1 (Actor)

The Others 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The X-Files 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

7 Days 1991 - 1993, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Abilene 1999 (Movie)

Sheriff Bernie (Actor)

L.A. Law 1991 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Millennium 1991 - 1993, 1996 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nash Bridges 1991 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Quantum Leap 1991 - 1993, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Walker, Texas Ranger 1991 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brooklyn South 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Diagnosis Murder 1991 - 1993, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Prey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Profiler 1991 - 1993, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Space: Above and Beyond 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Frasier 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bob 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Doogie Howser, M.D. 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Falling Down 1993 (Movie)

Construction Sign Man by Bus Stop (Actor)

An Enemy of the People 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Monsters 1988 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Fatal Vision (TV Show)

Actor

Last Flight Out (TV Show)

Actor

North and South: Book II (TV Show)

Actor

Shadow of Doubt (TV Show)

Actor

The Terror Beneath (TV Show)

Actor

Where Are My Children? (TV Show)

Actor

White Dwarf (TV Show)

Actor

Without Warning (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Showing Up 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (1)

Showing Up 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Morrison began his acting career as a clown and wire-walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus. He subsequently won kudos and awards for his many performances on the Los Angeles stage including "El Salvador", "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and the world premiere of Lee Blessing's "Down the Road". An accomplished playwright, Morrison has seen his work produced at The Sundance Institute, Los Angeles Theatre Works and The MET Theatre.

Relationships

Riad Galayini

Wife
married in 1996

Milestones

2006

Joined the cast of FOX's drama "24" in its fifth season

2001

Reteamed with James Wong and Glen Morgan (writer-producers of "Space: Above and Beyond") to play a supporting role in "The One", a sci-fi martial arts film starring Jet Li

1995

Cast as the commanding officer on the Fox sci-fi military series "Space: Above and Beyond"

1994

Wrote and directed short film, "Parking" (released in 1996)

1993

First major film role, "Falling Down"

1987

Played recurring role on the Fox supernatural drama "Werewolf"

1987

Feature debut in "Unfinished Business"

1986

Playwriting debut, "Idle Wheels", staged at the Salt Lake Acting Company

1984

TV debut in NBC miniseries "Fatal Vision"

1975

NYC stage debut in "Jack, or The Submission"

1972

Appeared in theater productions in Anchorage

1972

Stage acting debut in "A Cry of Players" in Anchorage

Born in Utah

Was an apprentice actor with the Alaska Repertory Theatre Company

Raised in Anchorage, Alaska

Moved to Los Angeles

Made stage directing debut with the Salt Lake Acting Company during the 1976-1977 season with "The Holy Ghostly"

Performed with the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus

Formed Fireweed, Inc.

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