STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 73 this week

John James (II)


John James Anderson is most well known for his ten-year role as 'Jeff Colby' on the 1980's prime time TV soaps Dynasty (1981) and The Colbys (1985). John was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of radio broadcaster Herb Oscar Anderson, and brother of actor Herb Anderson. He first starred in small roles in TV series like Fantasy Island (1977) and... See full bio »

Bill Pullman on "The Sinner" and 'Independence Day' Secrets

Bill Pullman, aka President Whitmore from Independence Day, reveals what the movie studio wanted to call the film.

Learn more about Independence Day

Bill Pullman on His Tortured Role in "The Sinner"

"The Sinner" star talks us through his arc in the show's just-finished Season 2.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 19 images
updated 11 months ago
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 16 Sep 2016
 
a list of 45 people
created 21 Dec 2010
 
a list of 731 people
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 04 Jan 2012
 
a list of 85 people
created 23 Apr 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John James's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dynasty
Dynasty Jeff Colby
(1981-1989)
The Colbys
The Colbys Jeff Colby
(1985-1987)
Search for Tomorrow
Search for Tomorrow Tom 'Junior' Bergman
(1977)
All My Children
All My Children Jeff Martin
(2006-2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (23 credits)
 2016 Chronology
Tom
 2003-2008 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Rick Decker
- Episode #1.13331 (2008) ... Rick Decker
- Episode #1.13330 (2008) ... Rick Decker
- Episode #1.13329 (2008) ... Rick Decker
- Episode #1.13312 (2008) ... Rick Decker
- Episode #1.13311 (2008) ... Rick Decker
 2007 Illegal Aliens
Big Tony
 2006-2007 All My Children (TV Series)
Jeff Martin
- Episode #1.9602 (2007) ... Jeff Martin
- Episode #1.9600 (2007) ... Jeff Martin
- Episode #1.9599 (2007) ... Jeff Martin
- Episode #1.9584 (2007) ... Jeff Martin
- Episode #1.9583 (2007) ... Jeff Martin
 2001 Lightning: Fire from the Sky (TV Movie)
Porter Randall
 2000 Peril (Video)
Scott
 2000 Icebreaker
Will Langley
 2000 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
- Snafu (2000)
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
Ray Kennedy
- Bermuda Triangle Episode (1998) ... Ray Kennedy
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Sam Carver
- What Are Friends For? (1998) ... Sam Carver
 1992 Partners 'n Love (TV Movie)
Carey Mays
 1991 Dynasty: The Reunion (TV Series)
Jeff Colby
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Jeff Colby
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Jeff Colby
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter (TV Movie)
Brett Huston
 1981-1989 Dynasty (TV Series)
Jeff Colby
- Catch 22 (1989) ... Jeff Colby
- Blasts from the Past (1989) ... Jeff Colby
- Here Comes the Son (1989) ... Jeff Colby
- No Bones About It (1989) ... Jeff Colby
- Tale of the Tape (1989) ... Jeff Colby
 1987 Haunted by Her Past (TV Movie)
Eric Beckett
 1985-1987 The Colbys (TV Series)
Jeff Colby
- Crossroads (1987) ... Jeff Colby
- The Dead End (1987) ... Jeff Colby
- Betrayals (1987) ... Jeff Colby
- Devil's Advocate (1987) ... Jeff Colby
- Return Engagement (1987) ... Jeff Colby
 1984 He's Not Your Son (TV Movie)
Ted Barnes
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Father Michael Bretton
- Yesterday's Child (1984) ... Father Michael Bretton
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Corky Daniels
- The Big Bet/Nancy and the Thunderbirds (1982) ... Corky Daniels
 1977 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Tom 'Junior' Bergman
- Episode dated 21 November 1977 (1977) ... Tom 'Junior' Bergman
- Episode dated 16 November 1977 (1977) ... Tom 'Junior' Bergman
- Episode dated 15 November 1977 (1977) ... Tom 'Junior' Bergman
- Jo's Place (1977) ... Tom 'Junior' Bergman
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five".

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Son of legendary radio personality Herbert Oscar Anderson. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed