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James Robert McGowan was born on May 30, 1960, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. James is the youngest of three sons of Johnny McGowan, a former light heavyweight boxer from Northern England. James grew up on the West Island in Montreal. He graduated from Concordia University with a B.A. in Communications. After graduation he took a job as a copy writer... See full bio »
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 2016 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Colonel Fuller
- Beast of Times, Worst of Times (2016) ... Colonel Fuller
 2016 Rogue (TV Series)
Agent Renner
 2016 The Girlfriend Experience (TV Series)
Alex Payton
- Boundaries (2016) ... Alex Payton
- Access (2016) ... Alex Payton
 2016 Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word (TV Movie)
Louis Vertucci
 2015 Good Witch (TV Series)
Mr. Jones
- True Colors (2015) ... Mr. Jones
- The Storm (2015) ... Mr. Jones
 2014 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Damon Rhodes
- Last Call (2014) ... Damon Rhodes
 2014 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Danny Yegovan
- Believe: Part 2 (2014) ... Danny Yegovan
- Believe: Part 1 (2014) ... Danny Yegovan
 2014 Darknet (TV Series)
Dr. Cooper
- Darknet 4 (2014) ... Dr. Cooper
 2014/I Stage Fright
Victor Brady
 2013/I Compulsion
 2013 Cracked (TV Series)
Detective Sam Parkes
- Night Terrors (2013) ... Detective Sam Parkes
 2012 Transporter: The Series (TV Series)
Ian O'Sullivan
- Hot Ice (2012) ... Ian O'Sullivan
 2011 Against the Wall (TV Series)
Bob Barceli
- Baby, Did a Bad Thing (2011) ... Bob Barceli
 2011 Covert Affairs (TV Series)
Alo Morozov
- Begin the Begin (2011) ... Alo Morozov (as James McGowen)
 2010 The Good Witch's Gift (TV Movie)
Leon Deeks (credit only)
 2010 The Perfect Teacher (TV Movie)
 2010 The Translator (Short)
 2009 Another Man's Son
Mayor Richard Kendrick
 2009 Unstable (TV Movie)
Rupert Carlyle
 2007 Christie's Revenge (TV Movie)
Richard Colton
 2007 Savage Planet (TV Movie)
John Stotzer
 2007 Lies and Crimes (TV Movie)
Charlie Danzinger
 2006 I Am an Apartment Building (TV Short)
 2006 Rent-a-Goalie (TV Series)
Harry 'Hey-O' Bontar
- Fire in the Hole (2006) ... Harry 'Hey-O' Bontar
 2006 Warriors of Terra
Peter Isaacs
 2005 1-800-Missing (TV Series)
Mr. Delaney
- Anything for the Baby: Part 2 (2005) ... Mr. Delaney
- Anything for the Baby: Part 1 (2005) ... Mr. Delaney
 2005 The Perfect Man
Jean's Suitor
 2005 Plague City: SARS in Toronto (TV Movie)
 2005 G-Spot (TV Series)
Producer #1
- Bronzed Vagina (2005) ... Producer #1
 2005 Tilt (TV Series)
WSOP Tournament Host
- The Game (2005) ... WSOP Tournament Host
 2004/II Headhunter (Short)
Father Eves
 2004 The Right Way
 2004 My Brother's Keeper
 2004 The Prince and Me
 2004 Air Emergency (TV Series documentary)
Ed Gannaway - Captain
- A Wounded Bird (2004) ... Ed Gannaway - Captain
 2003 Fallen Angel (TV Movie)
Billings (as James McCowan)
 2003 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (TV Series)
Gordon, The Sniper
- The Sniper (2003) ... Gordon, The Sniper
 2003/I Perfect (Short)
 2003 DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie)
Michael Gerson
 2003 Mad Shadows (Short)
 2003 Mutant X (TV Series)
Dr. Richard Haines
- Lest He Become (2003) ... Dr. Richard Haines
 2002 Silent Night (TV Movie)
Capt. Dietrich
 2002 Scent of Danger (TV Movie)
 2002 Largo Winch (TV Series)
President Fiodor Belshek
- Bloodlines (2002) ... President Fiodor Belshek
 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie)
 2002 Tracker (TV Series)
Bradford Kotan
- To Catch a Desserian (2002) ... Bradford Kotan
 2001 Screech Owls (TV Series)
- Face Off (2001)
 2001 On Their Knees
 2001 All Souls (TV Series)
- Bad Blood (2001) ... Biohazard
 2001 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
 2001 Largo Winch: The Heir (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2000 Live Through This (TV Movie)
 1997 The Best Bad Thing (TV Movie)
First Cop
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James McCowan | James McGowen


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Father, Johnny McGowan, was a former light heavy-weight boxer from Wakefield, Yorkshire, U.K. Johnny was born July 10, 1925, in Leeds, England. He fought 181 rounds professionally with 21 wins (13 KO's), 11 losses (6 KO's), and 1 draw. Johnny emigrated to Canada from the U.K. in the late 50's. See more »



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