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Known For

Speed Sam
(1994)
Se7en George the Night Guard at the Library
(1995)
Heaven's Prisoners Victor Romero
(1996)
The Color Purple Jook Joint Patron
(1985)

Filmography

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  Superhuman (pre-production)
Pastor Hawkins (rumored)
 2022 The Thirst (filming)
Abraham
 2022 A Polished Soul
Poppa Cooley
 2021 Flint Tale
Chief Hartwell
 2021 A Day of Trouble
Hank
 2020 I'm Sorry - (Carla's Tales)
Sandy's Father
 2020 Why Me
Thomas
 2019/III Keys
Chief Charlie Miller
 2018 Abandoned Act (Short)
Daryl
 2018 Dirty Dead Con Men
Art McCoy
 2018 5th Ward (TV Series)
John
- Da Nickel (2018) ... John
 2017 Disjointed (TV Series)
Saul 'The Muskrat' FIshkin
- Donna Weed (2017) ... Saul 'The Muskrat' FIshkin
 2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Obey (2017) ... Jimmy
 2016 Blues for Life
Plank Road Slim
 2016 The Night Stalker (TV Movie)
Harrison Johnson
 2015 Agent X (TV Series)
Jacques Marat
- Fidelity (2015) ... Jacques Marat
 2015 Lucky Girl
Reverend Thompson
 2015 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Reg Minton
 2014 Queen Gorya (TV Series)
Ed
- Pilot (2014) ... Ed
 2013 A Christmas Wedding
Arthur
 2012-2013 Workaholics (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Alice Quits (2013) ... Bus Driver
- Real Time (2012) ... Bus Driver
 2012 Reach Around Radio (TV Series)
Self Guest-Host
- Episode dated 29 October 2012 (2012) ... Self Guest-Host
 2010 Malice N Wonderland (Video short)
Cain
 2008 Players at the Poker Palace (TV Series short)
Iago
- An Othello Daydream (2008) ... Iago
 2008 The Stick Up Kids (Video)
Uncle Bo
 2006 The System Within
Hays
 2006 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Gavos
- Company of Thieves (2006) ... Gavos
 2006 Hood of Horror
Liore
 2005 Today You Die (Video)
Derrick
 2005 Boss'n Up
Orange Juice
 2005 Carnivàle (TV Series)
Charlie Lewis
- The Road to Damascus (2005) ... Charlie Lewis
 2002-2004 Charmed (TV Series)
Demonic Healer
- A Call to Arms (2004) ... Demonic Healer
- Siren Song (2002) ... Demonic Healer
 2004 Shadow Ops: Red Mercury (Video Game) (voice)
 2004 Plant One on Me (Short)
Pablo Moses
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Hawthorne
- Abby Normal (2004) ... Hawthorne
- Just a Touch (2004) ... Hawthorne
 2003 The District (TV Series)
Strong
- Jack's Back (2003) ... Strong
 2002 Past Present (Short)
Aboriginal Man
 2001 Roswell (TV Series)
Suspect
- Cry Your Name (2001) ... Suspect
 2000 Code Blue (Video Game)
Cal 'Lowdown' Washington (voice)
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Curtis
- A Farewell to Arm (2000) ... Curtis
 2000 Auggie Rose
MacDougall
 1999 The Art of a Bullet
Walter Simmons
 1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Calvin Chester
- Seminal Thinking (1998) ... Calvin Chester
 1997 Amistad
Creole Cook
 1997 Sparks (TV Series)
Claude
- Defending Claude (1997) ... Claude
- Self Defense (1997) ... Claude
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
Bob James
- Ashes to Ashes (1997) ... Bob James
 1997 Campfire Tales
Cole (segment "The Honeymoon")
 1996 Riot (TV Movie)
Boone (segment "Homecoming Day")
 1996 Heaven's Prisoners
Victor Romero
 1995 Se7en
George the Night Guard at the Library
 1994 Martin (TV Series)
Brother Claus
- Go Tell It on the Martin (1994) ... Brother Claus
 1994 Speed
Sam
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (TV Series)
Gage
- Hard Rock (1994) ... Gage
 1994 Caroline at Midnight
Stan Donovan
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
Bill
 1992 The Heart of Justice (TV Movie)
Harry
 1992 The Habitation of Dragons (TV Movie)
Lonny Johnson
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie)
Factory Worker
 1992 Prophet Nat
Runaway Slave
 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
George
- Vying for Attention (1992) ... George
 1991 The Five Heartbeats
Big Red
 1991 The Doors
Chuck Vincent
 1989 Othello
Iago
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
One Eyed Sam
 1988 Patty Hearst
Tall Muslim
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Coach Davidson
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Coach Davidson
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie)
Reverend Johnson
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
Juror #4
- Never Love a Goalie: Part 2 (1987) ... Juror #4
 1986 Ricky 1
The Champ (Silver Shadow) (as James Herbert)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Fowler
- Life on Death Row (1986) ... Fowler
 1985-1986 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Hardhat / Customer
- Nadine's Boss (1986) ... Hardhat
- Dueling Menus (1985) ... Customer
 1984-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Jack / Dealer / Steerer
- Larry of Arabia (1986) ... Jack
- Nutcracker Suite (1984) ... Dealer
- The End of Logan's Run (1984) ... Steerer
 1986 Stir Crazy (TV Series)
Winters
- Basic Straining (1986) ... Winters
 1985 The Color Purple
Jook Joint Patron (as James Hawthorne)
 1982 Penitentiary II
1st Referee
 1979 Disco Godfather
Stinger Ray (as James H. Hawthorne)
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Alternate Names:

James H. Hawthorne | James Hawthorne | James Herbert | Hawthorn James
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Has a bachelor's degree in Theater from the University of Notre Dame and a Master's degree in Theater from the University of Michigan. He also studied in London, England at the London Shakespeare Academy.

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