Jim Caviezel

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James Patrick Caviezel was born on September 26, 1968 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was one of five children born to Margaret (Lavery), a former stage actress, and James Caviezel, a chiropractor. The Caviezels are a closely knit Catholic family. He is of Irish (mother) and Swiss and Slovak-Romansh (father) descent; the surname, "Caviezel", is ... See full bio »

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Frequency John Sullivan
The Thin Red Line Pvt. Witt
Outlander Kainan


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  Sound of Freedom (completed)
Tim Ballard
 2019 Infidel
Doug Rawlins
 2018 Onyx: Kings of the Grail
 2018 Running for Grace
 2017 The Ballad of Lefty Brown
Jimmy Bierce
 2011-2016 Person of Interest (TV Series)
John Reese
- Return 0 (2016) ... John Reese
- .exe (2016) ... John Reese
- Synecdoche (2016) ... John Reese
- The Day the World Went Away (2016) ... John Reese
- Sotto Voce (2016) ... John Reese
 2014 When the Game Stands Tall
Bob Ladouceur
 2013 Escape Plan
 2013 Savannah
Ward Allen
 2012/I Transit
 2009 The Prisoner (TV Mini-Series)
6 / Michael
- Episode 6: Checkmate (2009) ... 6 / Michael
- Episode 5: Schizoid (2009) ... 6 / Michael
- Episode 4: Darling (2009) ... 6 / Michael
- Episode 3: Anvil (2009) ... 6 / Michael
- Episode 2: Harmony (2009) ... 6 / Michael
 2008 Long Weekend
 2008 The Stoning of Soraya M.
Freidoune Sahebjam
 2008 Outlander
 2006 Ripper
Ethan Montgomery
 2006 Deja Vu
Carroll Oerstadt
 2006/I Unknown
Jean Jacket
 2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
Bobby Jones
 2004 Highwaymen
James 'Rennie' Cray
 2004 The Final Cut
 2003 I Am David
 2002 High Crimes
Tom Kubik / Sgt. Ron Chapman
 2001 Angel Eyes
Steven 'Catch' Lambert
 2001 Madison
Jim McCormick
 2000 Pay It Forward
Jerry (as James Caviezel)
 2000 Frequency
John Sullivan
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Black John (as James Caviezel)
 1998 The Thin Red Line
Pvt. Witt
 1997 G.I. Jane
 1996 The Rock
Rear F-18 Pilot (as James Caviezel)
 1996 Ed
Dizzy Anderson
 1995 77 Sunset Strip (TV Short)
Scott Baker
 1995 Children of the Dust (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Dexter
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Dexter
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Darryl Harding
- Film Flam (1995) ... Darryl Harding (as James Caviezel)
 1994 Wyatt Earp
Warren Earp
 1994 Blue Chips
Basketball Player (uncredited)
 1992 Diggstown
Billy Hargrove
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Squad Leader
- Second Chance (1992) ... Squad Leader
 1992 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Bobby Riddle
- Hero (1992) ... Bobby Riddle (as James Caviezel)
 1991 My Own Private Idaho
Airline Clerk (as James Caviezel)
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Narrated the Candlelight Procession at Epcot Center, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, on Christmas Eve, 2005. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 7 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

James Caviezel


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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To prepare for this role, I went into my backyard swimming pool and practiced walking on water. - Talking about The Passion of the Christ (2004) on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (2004). See more »


Jim told an interviewer that he had been challenged by a friend who was not pro-life to live up to his professed pro-life convictions and adopt a disabled child. The friend told Caviezel that if he did that, then he would change to the pro-life position. When Caviezel and his wife, Kerri, went to China to adopt not one, but eventually two orphans suffering from brain tumors, the friend reneged on... See more »


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