James Naughton

Actor, Director
An engaging, boyish actor who has excelled onstage though his career has also taken him into films and TV. James Naughton graduated from Yale's drama school in 1970 and began making his mark in the stage production ... Read more »
Born: 12/06/1945 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (73)

Childless 2015 (Movie)

Harvey (Actor)

The Affair 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Blacklist 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Word 2014 (Movie)

Agent Mike Sheehy (Actor)

Golden Boy 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gossip Girl 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Blue Bloods 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Damages 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Warehouse 13 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Suburban Girl 2007 (Movie)

Robert Eisenberg (Actor)

Factory Girl 2006 (Movie)

Fuzzy Sedgwick (Actor)

The Devil Wears Prada 2006 (Movie)

Stephen (Actor)

Fascination (MGM) 2005 (Movie)

Patrick Doherty (Actor)

100 Centre Street 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mugshots 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)

Narrator

Ally McBeal 1991 - 1993, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Big Apple 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Law & Order 1991 - 1993, 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

National Memorial Day Concert (2000) 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Springs Eternal: Florida's Fountain of Youth 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Labor Pains 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Liberty! The American Revolution 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The 51st Annual Tony Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Performer

Danielle Steel's 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

First Kid 1996 (Movie)

President Davenport (Actor)

The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The First Wives Club 1996 (Movie)

Gil Griffin (Actor)

Kioku-ga Ushinawareta-toki 1995 (Movie)

(Narrator)

Couples 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Birds II: Land's End 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cosby Mysteries 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Brooklyn Bridge 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Designing Women 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 45th Annual Tony Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

Raising Miranda 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Good Mother 1988 (Movie)

Brian Dunlap (Actor)

Travelling Man 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Glass Menagerie 1987 (Movie)

Gentleman Caller--Jim O'Connor (Actor)

Stephen King's Cat's Eye 1985 (Movie)

Hugh (Actor)

Trauma Center 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Making the Grade 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bunker 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

A Stranger Is Watching 1980 (Movie)

Steve Paterson (Actor)

Second Wind 1976 (Movie)

Roeger (Actor)

Planet of the Apes 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Faraday and Company 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Paper Chase 1973 (Movie)

Kevin (Actor)

Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Show)

Actor

Hacking Democracy (TV Show)

Narrator

Last of the Great Survivors (TV Show)

Actor

My Body, My Child (TV Show)

Actor

Necessity (TV Show)

Actor

Oxygen (TV Show)

Actor

Parole (TV Show)

Actor

Sin of Innocence (TV Show)

Actor

The Cosby Mysteries (TV Show)

Actor

The Truth About Jane (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

Our Town (TV Show)

Director

Biography

An engaging, boyish actor who has excelled onstage though his career has also taken him into films and TV. James Naughton graduated from Yale's drama school in 1970 and began making his mark in the stage production "Olympian Games" (1970) and with an award-winning turn as Edmund Tyrone in "Long Day's Journey Into Night." By the time he reached Broadway in 1977 with Cy Coleman's "I Love My Wife," he had already gotten a start in films and TV.

Relationships

Pamela Naughton

Wife
married in October 1968

Joseph Naughton

Father

Rosemary Naughton

Mother

Keira Naughton

Daughter
born in June c. 1971

Gregory Naughton

Son
born on June 1, 1968 appeared onstage with father in production of "Golden Boy" directed by Joanne Woodward

David Naughton

Brother
born on February 13, 1951

EDUCATION

School of Drama, Yale University

New Haven , Connecticut 1970

Brown University

Providence , Rhode Island 1967
(AB)

Milestones

2004

Returned to broadway in Michael Frayn's "Democracy"

2002

Staged "Our Town" at the Westport Country Playhouse in summer

2000

Starred opposite Bette Midler in the pilot for the CBS fall sitcom "Bette"; replaced by actor Kevin Dunn when series' production was shifted from NYC to L.A.

1999

Had recurring role as the father of "Ally McBeal" on that Fox series

1999

Staged Arthur Miller's "The Price" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; production transferred to Broadway in late October

1999

Returned to acting in the Off-Broadway play "Y2K" by Arthur Kopit

1999

Headlined the one-man show "James Naughton: Street of Dreams", a cabaret show-cum-theater piece staged Off-Broadway by Mike Nichols

1997

Directed "Filumena" at the Blue Light Theatre in NYC

1996

Co-starred in revival of "Chicago" on Broadway; received second Tony Award

1995

Played featured role opposite son Greg in Off-Broadway revival of "Golden Boy" directed by Joanne Woodward

1984

Had recurring guest role on sitcom "Who's the Boss?" (ABC) as the ex-husband of Angela Bower (Judith Light)

1980

Co-starred with Mary Tyler Moore in revised version of "Whose Life Is It, Anyway?"

1977

Broadway debut, in "I Love My Wife"

1974

TV movie debut in "F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Last of the Belles" (ABC)

1973

TV series debut in "Faraday and Company" (NBC)

1973

Film debut in "The Paper Chase"

1972

TV debut in "Look Homeward, Angel"

1970

New York stage debut as Edmund Tyrone in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"

1969

Professional stage debut in "Olympian Games" (East Hampton, New York)

Had Broadway success in the Cy Coleman musical "City of Angels"; won Tony Award

Had recurring role of Patrick Monahan in the CBS sitcom "Brooklyn Bridge"

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