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James Naughton

James Naughton, a handsome charmer and solid, reliable player on film and TV, is best-known for his magnetic work on the musical stage. The two-time Tony award winner for his cynical, "Sam Spade"-like detective in "City of Angels" (1990) and slick, shyster lawyer/razzle dazzler "Billy Flynn" in the revival of "Chicago" (1997), hails from Yale (... See full bio »
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 2015/II Equity (post-production)
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
- Ruslan Denisov (No. 67) (2015) ... Hayworth
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Frank Church
 2013 The Word
Mike Sheehy
 2013 Golden Boy (TV Series)
Marvin Drexler
- Just Say No (2013) ... Marvin Drexler
 2010 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Chief Bell
- What You See (2010) ... Chief Bell
 2009 Speed Grieving (Short)
 2009 Clear Blue Tuesday
 2009 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Gilbert Radburn
- Elements (2009) ... Gilbert Radburn
 1999-2008 Crime Stories (TV Series)
- The Yosemite Park Murderer (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Whistleblower (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
 2008 Childless
 2008 BartonCC (Short)
WW2 General
 2006-2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Charlie Moss
- Loophole (2007) ... Charlie Moss
- Recall (2006) ... Charlie Moss
 2006 The Devil Wears Prada
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Ernest Hemingway
 2004 Fascination
Patrick Doherty
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Dr. Roger Buckman
- Seizure (2002) ... Dr. Roger Buckman
 2002 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Lyle Dumont
- Murder of the First (2002) ... Lyle Dumont
 2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Detective Rowlings
- End of the Month (2002) ... Detective Rowlings
 2000 Labor Pains
Dr. Senior
 2000 The Truth About Jane (TV Movie)
 1999 Oxygen
Clark Hannon
 1998 Greatest Trials of All Time (TV Movie)
Host / Narrator
 1996 The Proprietor
New York - Texans
 1996 The First Wives Club
Gilbert Griffin
 1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Barry Taggert
- Girlfriends (1996) ... Barry Taggert
 1995 Mixed Blessings (TV Movie)
Brad Coleman
 1994 Couples (TV Movie)
 1994 The Birds II: Land's End (TV Movie)
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Movie)
Adam Sully
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series)
Phillip Russell Stuart
- Screaming Passages (1992) ... Phillip Russell Stuart
 1990 Blown Away (TV Movie)
 1988 The Good Mother
 1988 Necessity (TV Movie)
Rick LaSalle
 1986 Sin of Innocence (TV Movie)
Andy Colleran
 1985 Between the Darkness and the Dawn (TV Movie)
Jack Parrish
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Captain Sawyer
 1985 Cat's Eye
 1984 Last of the Great Survivors (TV Movie)
Richard Wylie
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Trauma (1983) ... Cutter
 1982 Parole (TV Movie)
Andy Driscoll
 1982 My Body, My Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Dan Berensen
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Steve Peterson
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie)
James O'Donnell
 1977 On Our Own (TV Series)
 1977 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Dr. George Hoyle
- Episode #1.567 (1977) ... Dr. George Hoyle (uncredited)
 1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Dr. Louis Manning
- Voice in the Night (1976) ... Dr. Louis Manning
 1976 Second Wind
 1976 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
- Fire Power (1976)
 1976 Diary of the Dead
 1975 The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant (TV Movie)
Dr. Baxter
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Dr. Hanson
- A Fine Day for Dying (1974) ... Dr. Hanson
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Antigone (1974) ... Haemon
 1974 Chopper One (TV Series)
 1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (TV Movie)
Cap. John Haines
 1973 The Paper Chase
Kevin Brooks
 1972 Look Homeward, Angel (TV Movie)
Ben Gant
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Portrayed Willy Brandt in "Democracy" a play written by Michael Frayn, on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Graduate of Brown University (1967, with a B.A. in American Civilization) and Yale University (1970, Master of Fine Arts.) See more »

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