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James A. Swan

Snow Goose Productions, LLC, P.O. Box 44426 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87174 United States
505-835-6787 sgsprods@gmail.com . http://www.jamesswan.com
ASCAP, SAG-AFTRA


Film


The Old Man and the Tailypo Old Man -- lead Andrew Swan
Hemmingway and Gellhorn rowdy bar patron Phillip Kaufman
Memoirs of A Geisha hot dog vendor Rob Marshall
Cast Shadows lead G-Man -- supporting Orange Universe
Bee Season college professor Scott McGehee
Bicentennial Man eager courtroom spectator Chris Columbus
Jack Phys ed teacher -- supporting F.F. Coppola
Patch Adams physician Chris Columbus
Star Trek: First Contact P. Stewart photo double Lucasfilms
Desperate Measures police detective Barbet Schroeder
Murder In The First Capt. Alcatraz guards - spec. ability Marc Rocco
The Rock FBI Agent Michael Bay
Dr. Doolittle P. Boyle stand-in Betty Thomas
Metro travel agent Thomas Carter
Nine Months precision driver Chris Columbus
Unhook the Stars party goer Nick Cassavetes
The Hulk fly fisherman -- spec. ability Ang Lee
Take me Home Again golfer -- spec. ability Tom McLoughlin
Angels In The Outfield Coach Black - spec. ability William Dear
Tucker: The Man and His Dream union steward F.F. Coppola
The Ride to Wounded Knee frontier reporter --lead Robt. Clapsaddle

Television


Wild Justice (2010-2013) Co-Executive Producer -- 30 episodes Original Productions
17th Precinct -- pilot salty fisherman Michael Rhymer
Endangered Species: CA Fish and Game Wardens (2009) Producer/writer Snow Goose Productions
The Shooters Host Versus
The World of Beretta guest host Versus - Orion
A Question of Balance Producer/on-camera expert Snow Goose Productions
Nash Bridges police officer -- multiple episodes -spec ability Carlton Cuse
Jesse Hawks truck driver - two episodes Robt. Conrad
Midnight Caller -- Execution of John Seringo priest David Israel
Katrina's Devastation psychologist/ self ESPN
Modern Marvels - History of Hunting Gear psychologist/ self History Channel
Ancient Mysteries -- Sacred Places psychologist/ self A & E FilmRoose
Sightings -- multiple episodes psychologist/ self UPN -- Christopher Carson
The Phil Donahue Show psychologist/ self Ron Weiner
Good Morning-America psychologist/ self ABC
Air Pollution: Up In Smoke host U of Michigan TV Center
The Pesticide Dilemma host U of Michigan TV Center

Commercials


Mercedes driver Merkeley & Partners
Microsoft guy in park McCann-Erikson
Foster's Beer pub guy Therapy Films
Ocean Essentials tai chi performer - lead Kohmenich Films
Toyota beach recreationist Jerry Izzo
Infiniti French flower vendor Partizan Entertainment
Hallmark Cards farmer -lead Dektor
GTE-Cellular recreationist Bates Southwest
Mountain Dew salty fisherman McCann-Erikson
Offroad Capital Investments irate trader HKM
Western Union businessman
Netfolio businessman Gale Courtney
Sprint Cellular highway patrolman -lead Dave Manarchy

Industrial


Early Days at Oracle grandpa -- lead John Taylor
Boeing Future Combat Systems Sec. of Defense -- supporting Inhance
Intel health Systems patient Pederson Media Group
Medtronics photographer Delphi productions
Protecting the Earth Recycleman Scot Foresman
New Careers in Psychology psychologist/ self CRM

Voice Over


Sports Afield TV -- mutiple episodes host- narrator Orion Multi-Media
Oracle motivational voice John Taylor
Infineon Raceway old time radio announcer Transmedia

Print


Bio-Rad Annual report happy husband Bob Hauser
Avant-Go businessman Mel Lindstrom
Astra Zeneca patient R.J. Muna
E*Trade.com investor Chuck Potter
Actimmune happy patient Chuck Potter
Ask Jeeves Jeeves Sandra Franks
Patient Place concerned adult Geoff Nelson
Solutron software butler
Air Touch Cell Phones yacht owner
Thomas H. White Brokerage broker PowerHouse Signage
Real McCoys Catalog general store owner The Real McCoys
Kaiser Permanente satisfied customer R J Muna

Performer Skills


  • Performance Skills: Voiceover, Dancing, Martial Arts, Singing
  • Athletic Skills: Golf, Martial Arts
  • Accents: Southern, British, French
  • Musical Instruments: Guitar
  • Dance: Club/Freestyle, Ballroom

Education


  • University of Michigan, Ph.D., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969
    Ph.D. in environmental psychology, with mass communications training through U of M. TV Center. Class at College of Marin; Screen Actors Guild Conservatory; numerous workshops. Voice training with Pamela Polland.

Training


  • University of Michigan TV Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, hosting, Hazen Schumacher, 1970
    Wrote and hosted the first two documentaries on ecology produced by U of M. -- Air Pollution: Up In Smoke; The Pesticide Dilemma
  • private coaching, Marin County, CA, coaching, Anne Brebner, 1995
    Anne coached me on performance and basically said that I should not act at all, but become the character as if it was me.

Employment Details


  • Work History: Television, Film, Radio, Commercial
  • Job Categories: Writing, Acting, Directing, Producing
  • Are you willing to work unpaid?: No
  • Authorized to work in United States: Yes
  • Primary Citizenship: United States
  • Valid Passport: Yes
  • Prior Job Title 1: CEO, Snow Goose Productions
  • Prior Job Title 2: CEO, Institute for the Study of Natural Systems
  • Prior Job Title 3: Freelance Events Producer

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