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James Roday

James David Rodríguez was born on April 4, 1976. He is the son of Jim Rodríguez, who worked for Boardwalk Auto Group. Roday was born in San Antonio. He attended Taft High School. He studied theater at New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing, where he earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts. He has acted in several theatrical productions, ... See full bio »

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 2016 Pushing Dead (post-production)
Dan Schauble
 2015 Good Session (TV Movie) (completed)
 2015 Nerd Herd (TV Movie)
 2015 Gravy
 2013/I Mr. Payback (Short)
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
- Too Much Information (2011) ... Jeff
 2009 Gamer
News Co-Host #1
 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Carlos the Groom
- In Sickness and in Health (2008) ... Carlos the Groom
 2006 Beerfest
German Messenger
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
1st AD
 2003 Rolling Kansas
Dick Murphy
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
Alexander Conrad
- The Good Fight (2002) ... Alexander Conrad
 2002 Repli-Kate
 2001 Thank Heaven
 2000/II Believe (Short)
Bruce Arm / Agent Johnny
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Trent Sykes
- Choices (2000) ... Trent Sykes
 1999 Coming Soon
 1999 Ryan Caulfield: Year One (TV Series)
- Pilot (1999) ... Vic
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2007: TV commercial, Alltell cell phone service.

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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When he came to television, there was no way I wasn't going to watch. Of course, he delivered everything that you would expect David Lynch to deliver, and more, and he was doing it in primetime network television. Even as a 14-year old, I wanted someone in the room with me that I could look over and say, 'Can you believe we're watching this?' See more »


Used to be in a band called Dogberry when he was younger. See more »

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