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Jamey Sheridan

Virile, fair-haired, set-jawed actor Jamey Sheridan was born in 1951 and raised in Pasadena, California. He turned to acting after a knee injury ended his pursuit of a dancing career. Beginning professionally on stage in 1978, he gained some momentum into the next decade and eventually reached Broadway where he earned a Tony Award nomination in ... See full bio »
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 2015 Agent X (TV Series)
- Fidelity (2015) ... Stanton (credit only)
- Penultimatum (2015) ... Stanton
- Angels & Demons (2015) ... Stanton
- Long Walk Home (2015) ... Stanton
- Sacrifice (2015) ... Stanton
 2015 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Matt's Dad
- Tornado (2015) ... Matt's Dad
 2012-2015 Arrow (TV Series)
Robert Queen
- The Return (2015) ... Robert Queen
- Legacies (2012) ... Robert Queen
- Pilot (2012) ... Robert Queen
 2014 Suits (TV Series)
Charles Van Dyke
- Know When to Fold 'Em (2014) ... Charles Van Dyke
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Admiral John McGee
- Squall (2013) ... Admiral John McGee
 2013 The East
Richard Cannon
 2012 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Documentary)
Terry (voice)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Mark Salter
 2010 The League (TV Series)
- The Anniversary Party (2010) ... Ted
 2009 Dear Prudence (TV Movie)
Eddie Duncan
 2009 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Sam Russell
- Mortal Combat (2009) ... Sam Russell
 2009/II Reunion
 2008/I Nothing But the Truth
Oscar Van Doren
 2007 Babylon Fields (TV Movie)
Ernie Wunch
 2007 The Warrior Class (Video)
Frank Macalister
 2005 Syriana
 2004/III Last Night (Short)
Walter Such
 2002 Desert Saints
Agent George Scanlon
 2002 Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story (TV Movie)
Steve Glover
 2001 Life as a House
Peter Kimball
 2001/I Rain
Sheriff Tom Gibson
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2000 The Lost Child (TV Movie)
 2000 The Amati Girls
 2000 Now and Again (TV Series)
- Film at Eleven (2000) ... Ben
- I am the Greatest (2000) ... Ben
 2000 The Simian Line
 1999 Let the Devil Wear Black
Carl Lyne
 1998 Beauty (TV Movie)
Lee Crompton
 1998 Luminous Motion
 1998 The Echo of Thunder (TV Movie)
Larry Ritchie
 1997 Wild America
Marty Sr.
 1997 All Lies End in Murder (TV Movie)
Danny Scialo (as James Sheridan)
 1994 Sherwood's Travels
Robert Sherwood
 1994 Spring Awakening (TV Movie)
 1994 My Breast (TV Movie)
Nick De Stefano
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Randall Flagg
- The Stand (1994) ... Randall Flagg
- The Dreams (1994) ... Randall Flagg
- The Plague (1994) ... Randall Flagg
 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Dr. David Williams
- Fetal Attraction (1993) ... Dr. David Williams
 1993 Killer Rules (TV Movie)
Marco Ponti / Mark Bridges
 1992 Whispers in the Dark
Doug McDowell
 1992 A Stranger Among Us
 1991 All I Want for Christmas
Michael O'Fallon
 1991 Murder in High Places (TV Movie)
 1990-1991 Shannon's Deal (TV Series)
Jack Shannon
- Trouble (1991) ... Jack Shannon
- Matrimony (1991) ... Jack Shannon
- Greed (1991) ... Jack Shannon
- The Bad Beat (1991) ... Jack Shannon
 1991 Talent for the Game
Tim Weaver
 1990 Quick Change
 1990 Stanley & Iris
 1989 A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (TV Movie)
Brother Ted (as James Sheridan)
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
Jack Shannon
 1988 Distant Thunder
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Encounter in a Closed Room (1987) ... Wayne
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Nick Cavanaugh / Todd Wallace
- Homecoming (1987) ... Nick Cavanaugh
- Murder and Acquisitions (1987) ... Todd Wallace
 1986 One Police Plaza (TV Movie)
Detective Bo Davis
 1986 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Stu Ferguson
- Chris Hughes Passes Away (1986) ... Stu Ferguson
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Webb Etlee
- My Aim Is True (1984) ... Webb Etlee
 1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Mystery at Fire Island (1981) ... George
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James Sheridan


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Television allows for survival, which is the basic issue for me. You have to decide how much money is enough. You can't get carried away with the hunt for money. But there are times it shows up, and you need to grab it, and that allows you to hunt for a better script.


The original, unaired pilot of Veronica's Closet (1997), featured him in the role of Bryce. The producers recast the role with Christopher McDonald sometime over the summer and the scenes featuring Sheridan were reshot. Several early press reports and fall 1997 announcements of the show listed Sheridan as the second star behind Kirstie Alley, so it's very likely that Bryce was originally intended ... See more »

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