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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 30 December 1961San Antonio, Texas, USA

Mini Bio (1)

James Healy Jr. was born on in San Antonio, Texas, but his family moved to Arlington Texas when he was 6 years old. His father was the co-owner of a Sales Rep company and his mother worked for Former Mayor and State Congressman Tommy Vandergriff at the family owned car dealership. James began his acting career at the age of 15 doing local theatre and obtaining his first Theatrical Agent. His first "one line" speaking role was in a film called "Crisis at Central High" starring Joan Ann Woodward.

A theatre major in college, James fell in love with Claire Barney-Healy, who he has been married to since June of 1984. They had one son, James Healy III, who was born in 1986 but passed away shortly after his birth.

James went to work for the Grand Prairie Police Department in 1984 and worked as a patrol officer, was promoted to Detective and was also on the SWAT Team. In 1993 he was assigned as a patrol Sergeant.

In 1998 James and his wife went to Los Angeles where he worked on a regular basis booking his first few jobs shortly after arrival: an ABC after school special and a small role on News Radio, where he was lucky to have met and worked with Phil Hartman.

In 2002 James and Claire moved back to Arlington Texas and He went back to work in Law Enforcement. In 2006 James went to Afghanistan for a year working for the Dept of State, hired to train Afghan Police Officers after the war.

In 2008 James became the Chief of Police for the Godley Tx. police Dept. subsequently retiring from Law Enforcement in 2015.

In the last few years James, who has a master's degree in Criminal Justice, was an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington as well as an Instructor for the Regional Police Academy at the Council of Government's in Arlington Texas.

James and Claire have one daughter, Virginia Rose Healy, born in June of 2003.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: j healy

Spouse (1)

Claire J. Healy (1984 - present)

Trivia (4)

(1980-1983) Attended the University of Texas, Arlington.
Was a police officer for 32 years, including working for Grand Prairie Police Dept, Chief of Police for Godley Police Dept, both located in Texas.
Began acting in High School, former classmates at The University of Texas at Arlington include Lauren Lane and Lou Diamond Phillips.
Has been married to Claire J. Healy since 1984.

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