James Jordan (actor)
James Jordan (born March 14, 1979) is an American actor.
March 14, 1979|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Life and careerEdit
James was born on March 14, 1979 in Houston Texas. James grew up in Texas and Webb City, Missouri graduating from Webb City High School in 1997. He has had roles in series such as Veronica Mars - playing two different characters (Lucky, a janitor at Neptune High, and Tim Foyle), and has also appeared in Without a Trace, Seraphim Falls, Just Legal, Cold Case, Close to Home and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation among other prime-time television dramas.
As of 2011, Jordan has been a guest star on TNT's The Closer, Fox's 24 opposite Kiefer Sutherland, and he had a guest star role on FX's Elmore Leonard-inspired series Justified starring Timothy Olyphant. Jordan was also cast as the mentally disturbed former Marine "Ray Brennan" in TNT's adaptation of April Smith's thriller novel Good Morning, Killer. The film aired as part of TNT's Movie Mystery Night in December 2011.
In 2012, Jordan played one of the "Obamas" on HBO's hit series, True Blood. He played "Ray", the anti-vampire bigot that takes Jessica Hamby hostage. He also played a role in Best Night Ever, a comedy from the creators of the Scary Movie franchise, which was released in 2014. He guest starred on CBS' The Mentalist in the winter of 2012.
Guest starring in season three of the critically acclaimed Hulu series Blue starring Julia Stiles. Season three premiered in late March 2014.
Jordan was cast in two independent feature films in March 2015: Message from the King starring Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, Alfred Molina, directed by Fabrice Du Welz, and in the Kelly Reichardt directed ensemble piece Certain Women about life in small town Montana with Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, and Michelle Williams. Both films are slated for release in 2016.
He graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting.
|2005||Til Parole Do Us Part||Rubin Aquino||Short film|
|2005||Vicious Circle||Short film|
|2006||Seraphim Falls||Little Brother|
|2012||Atlas Shrugged: Part II||Operator||also known as Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike|
|2012||Just One Look||Calvin||Short film|
|2013||Best Night Ever||Man in Red Vest|
|2016||Certain Women||Hostage Specialist|
|2016||Message from the King||Scott|
|2017||Wind River||Pete Mickens|
|2017||The Endless||Shitty Carl|
|2005||Over There||Young Soldier||Episode: "Spoils of War"|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Ryan||Episode: "Shooting Stars"|
|2005||Close to Home||Derek||Episode: "Suburban Prosititution"|
|2005||Cold Case||Nick "Stump" Fanelli||Episode: "Frank's Best"|
|2006||Just Legal||Claude Osteen||Episode: "The Code"|
|2006||Without a Trace||Doug Berry||Episode: "All for One"|
|2006-2007||Veronica Mars||Tim Foyle / Lucky||Recurring role; 9 episodes|
|2007||CSI: Miami||Clint Gilmore||Episode: "Sunblock"|
|2009||The Closer||Chris Dunlap||Episode: "Power of Attorney"|
|2010||24||Phillips||Episode: "Day 8: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m."|
|2011||Justified||Van||Episode: "The Life Inside"|
|2011||Body of Proof||Alex Grant||Episode: "Lazarus Man"|
|2011||Good Morning, Killer||Ray Brennan||Television film|
|2012||True Blood||Ray||Guest role; 3 episodes|
|2012||The Mentalist||Chuck Calloway||Episode: "Panama Red"|
|2015||Fargo||Magician||Episode: "The Myth of Sisyphus"|
|2017||Bloodline||Will Spinetta||Episode: "Part 30"|
|2014||Blue||Raphael||Episode: "Call Me Francine"|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Freddie Calhoun||Voice role|