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James Wolk


James Wolk was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan, to Edie (Elson), an art teacher, and Robert Wolk, a shoe store owner. His family is Jewish. James graduated from North Farmington High School, and worked in his father's store as a teenager. He graduated from the University of Michigan drama school in 2007, and won the role of 'Brad Cohen' in CBS/ ... See full bio »

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Known For

Zoo
Zoo Jackson Oz
(2015-2017)
You Again
You Again Will
(2010)
Front of the Class
Front of the Class Brad Cohen
(2008)

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 2015-2017 Zoo (TV Series)
Jackson Oz
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Jackson Oz
- Clementine (2016) ... Jackson Oz
- Pangaea (2016) ... Jackson Oz
 2017 Billions (TV Series)
Craig Heidecker
- The Oath (2017) ... Craig Heidecker
 2015 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
 2012 Vanessa & Jan (TV Series)
Geyer
- Pas De Deux (2012) ... Geyer
- Playing Ball (2012) ... Geyer
- Extreme Prejudice (2012) ... Geyer
- Low Hanging Fruit (2012) ... Geyer
 2012 Shameless (TV Series)
Adam
- Can I Have a Mother (2012) ... Adam
- A Beautiful Mess (2012) ... Adam
- Summertime (2012) ... Adam
 2011 Georgetown (TV Movie)
Andrew Pierce
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series)
Bob Allen / Robert
- Pilot (2010) ... Robert / Bob Allen
- Reverse ... Bob Allen (as Jimmy Wolk)
- Small Time ... Bob Allen (as Jimmy Wolk)
 2009 Solving Charlie (TV Movie)
Charlie Hudson (as Jimmy Wolk)
 2008 Front of the Class (TV Movie)
Brad Cohen (as Jimmy Wolk)
 2008 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Sailor
- Episode #1.13205 (2008) ... Sailor (as Jimmy Wolk)
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(November 2, 2011 to December 4, 2011) James starred in the role of "Adam" in the West Coast premiere of Tony-nominated play, Next Fall, at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Wolk

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Regarding being selected to portray Brad Cohen in 2008's Front of the Class, Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) - It mobilized my emotions, which makes it so much easier to act. When you feel moved by the story, you want to tell that story. See more »

Trivia:

When James was a child, his father was a fan of Frank Sinatra songs and he entertained his parents by singing and dancing to them. See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy

Star Sign:

Aries

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