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James Troesh (1956–2011)


Jim is a quadriplegic actor/writer, one of a handful in the business. He started in radio, moved into acting/writing and never looked back. He loves both acting and writing so much he would be hard pressed to choose between them. He is a highly-skilled improvisor, the only quadriplegic improvisor in the business. He trained with Avery Schreiber, ... See full bio »

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(2006)
Airwolf Roy Starky
(1985)

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 2008 The Hollywood Quad (TV Movie)
Jim
 2006 Special Unit (TV Movie)
Mick (as Jim Troesh)
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Man
- Shock and Oww! (2006) ... Man (uncredited)
 1995 Notes from Underground
The Boss
 1994 Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (TV Movie)
Mr. Montrose
 1984-1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Scotty Wilson
- A Special Love: Part 2 (1986) ... Scotty Wilson
- A Special Love: Part 1 (1986) ... Scotty Wilson
- The Monster: Part 2 (1985) ... Scotty Wilson
- The Monster: Part 1 (1985) ... Scotty Wilson
- A Match Made in Heaven (1985) ... Scotty Wilson
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Nolan
 1985 Airwolf (TV Series)
Roy Starky
- Airwolf II (1985) ... Roy Starky
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Other Works:

Commercial for Ameritech

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Blog | Official Site

Alternate Names:

James Troesch | Jim Troesh
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Personal Quote:

Never, never, never give up!

Trivia:

When he was 14, while attempting to hook up an antenna to a home-built radio tower on the roof of his family home, Jim accidentally made contact with a power line. The resulting power surge sent 240,000 volts through his body, breaking his neck which rendered him a Quadriplegic and knocking him off the 30-foot-high roof. He was unconscious for days and remained in the hospital about a year before... See more »

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Jim

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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