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James Remar


James is a rugged, intense character player with leading man good looks. Having first gained recognition in 1979 as Ajax, in his second film, The Warriors (1979). That same year he garnered acclaim on Broadway with Richard Gere in the concentration camp drama "Bent". In a career spanning nearly four decades, James has run the gamut of roles and ... See full bio »

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 2018 Black Lightning (TV Series) (filming)
Peter Gambi
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... Peter Gambi
- Pilot (2018) ... Peter Gambi
 2017 Altar Rock (post-production)
Agent Cantrell
  Cigarette (post-production)
Meyer Lansky
  Smitten! (completed)
Gordon Hutton
 2017 Destiny 2 (Video Game)
Executor Hideo (voice)
 2017 Feed
Tom
 2017 The Saint (TV Movie)
Arnold Valecross
 2017 Gotham (TV Series)
Frank Gordon
- Heroes Rise: How the Riddler Got His Name (2017) ... Frank Gordon
- Mad City: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (2017) ... Frank Gordon
 2017 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Admiral Sterling Bridges
- Golden Days (2017) ... Admiral Sterling Bridges
- Battle Scars (2017) ... Admiral Sterling Bridges
 2017 The Path (TV Series)
Kodiak
- Oz (2017) ... Kodiak
- Return (2017) ... Kodiak
- Providence (2017) ... Kodiak
- For Our Safety (2017) ... Kodiak
- Why We Source (2017) ... Kodiak
 2017 Can't Buy My Love (TV Movie)
Rex
 2017 The Night Watchmen
Randall
 2016-2017 Code Black (TV Series)
Hutch / General Hutch Hutchinson
- The Devil's Workshop (2017) ... Hutch (voice, uncredited)
- Ave Maria (2016) ... General Hutch Hutchinson
 2016 American Dad! (TV Series)
Film Actor
- Fight and Flight (2016) ... Film Actor (voice)
 2016 Motive (TV Series)
Trent McAllister
- We'll Always Have Homicide (2016) ... Trent McAllister
 2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
Admiral Parnell
 2016 The Dog Lover
Daniel Holloway
 2016 Unnatural
Martin Nakos
 2016 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series)
Cephelo
- Utopia (2016) ... Cephelo
- Pykon (2016) ... Cephelo
- Reaper (2016) ... Cephelo
- Changeling (2016) ... Cephelo
- Fury (2016) ... Cephelo
 2016 Decommissioned
David Marino
 2015 Papa Hemingway in Cuba
Santo Trafficante Jr.
 2015/I The Blackcoat's Daughter
Bill
 2014-2015 State of Affairs (TV Series)
Syd
- Deadcheck (2015) ... Syd
- Here and Now (2015) ... Syd
- The Faithful (2015) ... Syd
- The War at Home (2015) ... Syd
- Ar Rissalah (2014) ... Syd
 2014 Lap Dance
Patrick Moore
 2014/I Eden
Coach DaFoe
 2013-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Tonraq
- Korra Alone (2014) ... Tonraq (voice)
- After All These Years (2014) ... Tonraq (voice)
- Venom of the Red Lotus (2014) ... Tonraq (voice)
- Enter the Void (2014) ... Tonraq (voice)
- The Ultimatum (2014) ... Tonraq (voice)
 2014 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Cliff
- Dance the Night Away (2014) ... Cliff
 2014 Destiny (Video Game)
Executor Hideo (voice)
 2014/I Persecuted
John Luther
 2013-2014 Wilfred (TV Series)
Henry
- Amends (2014) ... Henry
- Regrets (2013) ... Henry
- Confrontation (2013) ... Henry
- Perspective (2013) ... Henry
- Intuition (2013) ... Henry
 2014 From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series)
Gecko Father
- Boxman (2014) ... Gecko Father
 2013-2014 Beware the Batman (TV Series)
Silver Monkey / Mr. Reese
- Darkness (2014) ... Silver Monkey (voice)
- Family (2013) ... Silver Monkey (voice)
- Safe (2013) ... Silver Monkey / Mr. Reese (voice)
 2013-2014 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Jimmy Evans
- Take It Back (2014) ... Jimmy Evans
- Get Up, Stand Up (2013) ... Jimmy Evans
- Man on the Moon (2013) ... Jimmy Evans
- Map of You (2013) ... Jimmy Evans
- I Bet It Stung (2013) ... Jimmy Evans
 2006-2013 Dexter (TV Series)
Harry Morgan
- Remember the Monsters? (2013) ... Harry Morgan (credit only)
- Monkey in a Box (2013) ... Harry Morgan
- Goodbye Miami (2013) ... Harry Morgan
- Make Your Own Kind of Music (2013) ... Harry Morgan
- Are We There Yet? (2013) ... Harry Morgan
 2013 Horns
Derrick Perrish
 2013 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Commercial Announcer
- Auto Erotic (2013) ... Commercial Announcer (voice)
 2013 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Movie)
Joe Hatfield
 2012 Django Unchained
Butch Pooch / Ace Speck
 2011-2012 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
Vilgax
- The Ultimate Enemy: Part 1 (2012) ... Vilgax (voice)
- The Ultimate Enemy: Part 2 (2012) ... Vilgax (voice)
- The Beginning of the End (2012) ... Vilgax (voice)
- A Knight to Remember (2011) ... Vilgax (voice)
- The Flame Keeper's Circle (2011) ... Vilgax (voice)
 2011 Transformers: The Ride - 3D (Short)
Sideswipe (voice)
 2011 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Sarge
- The K9 Kid (2011) ... Sarge (voice)
 2011 All Superheroes Must Die
Rickshaw
 2011 Arena (Video)
Agent McCarty
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
Joar Mahkent / Icicle Sr. / Wilcox / ...
- Terrors (2011) ... Joar Mahkent / Icicle Sr. / Wilcox / ... (voice)
 2011/I Setup
William Long
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Sideswipe (voice)
 2011 X: First Class
US General
 2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Elliott Connor
- Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau (2011) ... Elliott Connor
 2011 The FP
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Killzone 3 (Video Game)
Captain Jason Narville (voice)
 2011 Human Target (TV Series)
Warden Cole
- Cool Hand Guerrero (2011) ... Warden Cole
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Gibson
- Playing God (2010) ... Dr. Gibson
 2010 RED
Gabriel Singer
 2009-2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Two-Face
- The Mask of Matches Malone! (2010) ... Two-Face (voice)
- The Fate of Equinox! (2009) ... Two-Face (voice)
 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Videogame (Video Game)
Two-Face (voice)
 2010 Gun
Detective Rogers
 2010 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)
Giuseppe Salvatore
- Blood Brothers (2010) ... Giuseppe Salvatore
- Children of the Damned (2010) ... Giuseppe Salvatore
 2009-2010 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
Vilgax / Vilgax Goop / Security Alien #1
- The Final Battle: Part 2 (2010) ... Vilgax (voice)
- The Final Battle: Part 1 (2010) ... Vilgax (voice)
- The Secret of Chromastone (2010) ... Vilgax (voice)
- Primus (2010) ... Vilgax / Vilgax Goop (voice)
- Ghost Town (2009) ... Security Alien #1 / Vilgax (voice)
 2010 Flashforward (TV Series)
James Ermine
- Blowback (2010) ... James Ermine
 2010 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Randall Priest
- Arm in Arms (2010) ... Randall Priest
 2009 The Christmas Hope (TV Movie)
Mark Addison
 2009 Endless Bummer
Sam Kramer
 2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series)
Walter Hardy / The Cat Burglar
- Opening Night (2009) ... Walter Hardy / The Cat Burglar (voice)
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tom Benton
- Demonology (2009) ... Tom Benton
 2009 The Unit (TV Series)
Reece
- Hero (2009) ... Reece
 2009 2B
Tom Mortlake
 2009 The Unborn
Gordon Beldon
 2008 Pineapple Express
General Bratt
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Salinsky
- Praying for Time (2008) ... Salinsky
 2006-2008 The Batman (TV Series)
Black Mask
- What Goes Up... (2008) ... Black Mask (voice)
- The Batman/Superman Story: Part I (2007) ... Black Mask (voice)
- The Breakout (2006) ... Black Mask (voice)
 2006-2008 Jericho (TV Series)
Jonah Prowse
- Return to Jericho (2008) ... Jonah Prowse
- Coalition of the Willing (2007) ... Jonah Prowse
- Vox Populi (2006) ... Jonah Prowse
- Red Flag (2006) ... Jonah Prowse
- Crossroads (2006) ... Jonah Prowse
 2007 Sharpshooter (TV Movie)
Dillon
 2007 Ratatouille
Larousse (voice)
 2006 Thief (TV Mini-Series)
Agent Patterson
- In the Wind (2006) ... Agent Patterson
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Capt. Quentin Taylor
- Open Water (2006) ... Capt. Quentin Taylor
 2005-2006 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Hawkman / Carter Hall / Shadow Thief / ...
- Ancient History (2006) ... Hawkman / Carter Hall / Katar Hol / ... (voice)
- Shadow of the Hawk (2005) ... Hawkman / Carter Hall / Shadow Thief (voice)
 2005 The Warriors (Video Game)
Ajax (voice)
 2004-2005 North Shore (TV Series)
Vincent Colville
- The End (2005) ... Vincent Colville
- The Ex-Games (2005) ... Vincent Colville
- Shark (2005) ... Vincent Colville
- Catwalk (2004) ... Vincent Colville
- Sucker Punch (2004) ... Vincent Colville
 2005 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Meier
- Home: Part 2 (2005) ... Meier
- Home: Part 1 (2005) ... Meier
 2004 Blade: Trinity
Ray Cumberland
 2004 The Grid (TV Mini-Series)
Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Hudson 'Hud' Benoit
 2004 Meltdown (TV Movie)
Colonel Boggs
 2004 Ike: Countdown to D-Day (TV Movie)
Gen. Omar Bradley
 2004 The Survivors Club (TV Movie)
Roan Griffin
 2004 The Girl Next Door
Hugo Posh
 2001-2004 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Richard Wright
- Let There Be Light (2004) ... Richard Wright
- Luck Be an Old Lady (2002) ... Richard Wright
- Unoriginal Sin (2002) ... Richard Wright
- Anchors Away (2002) ... Richard Wright
- I Heart NY (2002) ... Richard Wright
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Lucas Vohland
- Confidence (2003) ... Lucas Vohland
 2003 Duplex
Chick
 2003 Peacemakers (TV Series)
Cole Hawkins
- Legend of the Gun (2003) ... Cole Hawkins
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious
Agent Markham
 2003 Betrayal
Alex Tyler
 2003 Fear X
Peter
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Det. Madjanski
- Judgment Day: Part 2 (2002) ... Det. Madjanski
- Judgment Day: Part 1 (2002) ... Det. Madjanski
- To Protect... (2002) ... Det. Madjanski
- The Chosen Few (2002) ... Det. Madjanski
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Alois Hitler
- Cradle of Darkness (2002) ... Alois Hitler
 2001 Dying on the Edge
Jackie James
 2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Josef Kobold
- Dæmonicus (2001) ... Josef Kobold
 2001 Justice League (TV Series)
Lead Manhunter
- In Blackest Night: Part II (2001) ... Lead Manhunter (voice)
- In Blackest Night (2001) ... Lead Manhunter (voice)
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Guy Falls
- Systemic (2001) ... Guy Falls
 2000-2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
Tiny Bellows
- D&B, Inc. (2001) ... Tiny Bellows
- The Quest: Part 2 (2001) ... Tiny Bellows
- The Quest: Part 1 (2001) ... Tiny Bellows
- With Great Power (2001) ... Tiny Bellows
- Basic Maternal Instinct (2001) ... Tiny Bellows
 2001 Guardian
Detective Carpenter
 2001 7th Heaven (TV Series)
James Carver
- Are (2001) ... James Carver
- Chances... (2001) ... James Carver
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Mark Lee Page
- Fair Game (2001) ... Mark Lee Page
 2000 Double Frame
Det. Tim Follett
 2000 Hellraiser: Inferno (Video)
Dr. Paul Gregory
 2000 Guilty as Charged (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Strauss
 2000 What Lies Beneath
Warren Feur
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
'Gabriel' / Mitch Davis
- Wages of Sin (2000) ... 'Gabriel' / Mitch Davis
 2000 Blowback
John Matthew Whitman / Schmidt
 1999 Rites of Passage
Frank Dabbo
 1999 D.R.E.A.M. Team (TV Movie)
Shawn Murphy
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Keith Bolt
- The Principal (1999) ... Keith Bolt
 1998 Psycho
Patrolman
 1998 Inferno (TV Movie)
Dr. Coleman West
 1997 Born Bad
Sheriff Larabee
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Frank Cisco
- Look Who's Stalking (1997) ... Frank Cisco
- Who's Poppa? (1997) ... Frank Cisco
- Citizen Canine (1997) ... Frank Cisco
- Looking for Mr. Goombah (1997) ... Frank Cisco
- Dental Men Prefer Blondes (1997) ... Frank Cisco
 1996 Cutty Whitman (TV Movie)
Cutty Whitman
 1996 Robo Warriors
Ray Gibson
 1996 The Phantom
Quill
 1996 The Quest
Maxie Devine
 1996 One Good Turn
Simon Jury
 1995 Wild Bill
Donnie Lonigan
 1995 Judge Dredd
Block Warlord (uncredited)
 1995 Across the Moon
Rattlesnake Jim
 1995 Boys on the Side
Alex
 1995 The Surgeon
Dr. Benjamin Hendricks
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street
Jack Duff
 1994 Renaissance Man
Captain Tom Murdoch
 1994 Confessions of a Hitman
Bruno Serrano
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Max Shady
 1993 Blink
Thomas Ridgely
 1992 Die Tigerin
Andrei
 1992 Indecency (TV Movie)
Mick Clarkson
 1992 Strangers (TV Movie)
Bernard (segment "The Last Game")
 1991 Brotherhood of the Gun (TV Movie)
Frank Weir
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Red Buckley
- Dead Wait (1991) ... Red Buckley
 1991 Wedlock
Sam
 1991/I White Fang
Beauty
 1991 Session Man (Short)
McQueen
 1990 Night Visions (TV Movie)
Sergeant Thomas Mackey
 1990 Fatal Charm (Video)
Louis
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Preston (segment "Lover's Vow")
 1990 Kojak: None So Blind (TV Movie)
Wolfgang Reiger
 1989 Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (TV Movie)
John Sikes
 1989 Drugstore Cowboy
Gentry
 1989 Silence Like Glass
Charly
 1989 The Dream Team
Gianelli
 1987 Rent-a-Cop
Dancer
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Smilin' Jack
- Blast from the Past (1987) ... Smilin' Jack
 1987 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Ron
- Homebodies (1987) ... Ron
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Tremayne
- High Performance (1987) ... Tremayne
 1986 Quiet Cool
Joe Dylanne
 1986 Band of the Hand
Nestor
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Robbie Cann
- Buddies (1985) ... Robbie Cann
 1984 The Cotton Club
Dutch Schultz
 1984 The Mystic Warrior (TV Movie)
Pesla
 1982 48 Hrs.
Ganz
 1982 Partners
Edward K. Petersen
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Cooper
- Rites of Spring (1981) ... Cooper
 1980 Windwalker
Windwalker as a young man
 1980 The Long Riders
Sam Starr
 1980 Cruising
Gregory
 1979 Blond Poison
 1979 The Warriors
Ajax
 1978 On the Yard
Larson
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Any good actor is a character actor. See more »

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Attended Newton North High School. See more »

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Capricorn

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