Rivonia Trial - portrayed Joel Joffe (attorney for Nelson Mandela), at State Theatre, Pretoria (South Africa)
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Musical theatre, for me, is like foreplay. It is that constant interaction of youth and energy, the dancing the singing and the audience taking part. I see straight theatre as a challenge and the hard work in the relationship. There are moments in theatre when you realise that you have the audience in your hands and are crying or laughing. Being able to do that is hard work, because you have to ...
In television and in his breakthrough performance in District 9, James has portrayed the menacing and even psychotic "bad guy."