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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 24 February 1940Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Birth NameJames Joseph Sloyan

Mini Bio (1)

James Joseph Sloyan was born on February 24, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana; his family moved to Europe when he was a young boy. James has lived in Rome, Capri, Milan, Switzerland and Ireland. When he was 17, his family moved back to the United States and settled in upstate New York where he managed a theater. He received a scholarship to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and after two years he went to work for Joseph Papp at the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1962, James was drafted into the United States Army; after four years he returned to the NYSF and performed in 28 plays and choreographed all the onstage fights. James also did the original off-Broadway play "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonymous

Spouse (1)

Deirdre Lenihan (31 December 1973 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep raspy voice

Trivia (3)

Father of actor Dan Sloyan and actress Samantha Sloyan.
Was the voice of Lexus from 1989 until 2009, having been replaced by actor James Remar. Sloyan has been hired to do voice-over work for Mitsubishi.
He played two memorable roles in Star Trek Next Generation. He played a traitorous Romulan commander who ends up being set up to fail, and in another episode, he portrays Worf's son Alexander as an adult who returns to his past to help his father understand and accept his son's gentle nature for what it is and the glorious future he would help initiate. Both roles were touching and sympathetic characterizations.

Personal Quotes (1)

There's more to life than humdrum, you don't need to overheat the search engines. The silver screen is a great place to find inspiration and good things every day. Its easy, if you think about, instant visual messages. Plug it in and you're on your way.

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