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Brian d'Arcy James

Brian d'Arcy James was born in 1968 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Spotlight (2015), Game Change (2012) and Shrek the Musical (2013). See full bio »
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 2015/III Sisters (completed)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Nick Bottom
 2014 Hoke (TV Movie)
Henry Hickey
 2014 The Funtastix (TV Series)
 2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Adam Brubeck
- Producer's Backend (2014) ... Adam Brubeck
 2014 Time Out of Mind
 2014 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Read Whatley
- Petit Sweet Ending with N (2014) ... Read Whatley
 2013 Ironside (TV Series)
Bill Broughton
- Pilot (2013) ... Bill Broughton
 2013 Shrek the Musical
Shrek (as Brian D'Arcy James)
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Detective Nolan
- Rape: A Modern Perspective (2013) ... Detective Nolan
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
- I Forgive You! (2013) ... Happy
 2013 Admission
Christopher Flynn
 2012 Bird in a Box (Short)
 2012 The Big C (TV Series)
- Killjoy (2012) ... Tim
- How Bazaar (2012) ... Tim
- Life Rights (2012) ... Tim
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Ted Frank
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
- Pilot (2011) ... Wheeler
 2006 Rescue Me (TV Series)
- Discovery (2006) ... Veterinarian
 2004 Neurotica
 2003 Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (Video Game)
Davis / Pvt. Brooks (voice, as Brian D'Arcy James)
 2002 G
Lloyd (as Brian Darcy James)
 2002 Monday Night Mayhem (TV Movie)
Al Michaels (uncredited)
 2001 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Bary Sheppard / Gary
- Do It Yourself (2001) ... Bary Sheppard
- In the Details (2001) ... Gary
 1999 Exiled
 1995 The City (TV Series)
Mark / Ned Ashton (1997)
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Nominated for Tony award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for role in "Sweet Smell of Success", May 2002. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Brian D'Arcy James | Brian Darcy James


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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D'Arcy is his middle name and his dad's brother, artist John d'Arcy James', middle name. Everyone called him d'Arcy. He added d'Arcy when he joined Actors Equity (there was already an actor named Brian James). For a while he was Brian d. James, but they wouldn't let that happen so instead of changing his name he used his full name. See more »


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