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James grew up on a wine farm in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. His parents were very conservative and separatists during the time of apartheid in South Africa, and James was the first liberal in the family. He also clashed with his father, a strict Reformed Dutchman, about his interest in theater. He and his father struck a bargain that if he ... See full bio »

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District 9 Koobus Venter
(2009)
The Salvation Tracker
(2014)
(2018)
Deep State Morten
(2019)

Filmography

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 2021 Reyka (TV Series)
Erasmus
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... Erasmus
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... Erasmus
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... Erasmus
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Erasmus
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Erasmus
 2021 Dead Places (TV Series)
Robert
- The 12-year witch (2021) ... Robert
 2021 Dam (TV Series)
Frans
- Spring Festival (2021) ... Frans
- The Dammed (2021) ... Frans
- Drowning (2021) ... Frans
- The Past is Not Dead (2021) ... Frans
- Home is Where the Ghosts Are (2021) ... Frans
 2019 Deep State (TV Series)
Morten
- Changes Upon Changes (2019) ... Morten
- Surrender (2019) ... Morten
 2019 Oorlewing: C-Blok (TV Movie)
Stephan
 2018 Sew the Winter to My Skin
Frontiersman
 2018 Knapsekêrels (TV Series)
Wealthy man 2 (2018)
 2016 The Boabab Boys (Short)
Captain Kruger
 2015 Roer Jou Voete (TV Series)
Rudi Bryce
 2014 The Salvation
Tracker
 2014 Agent 2000: Die Laksman
Roelof du Toit
 2014 Road to your Heart
Hein
 2013 Donkerland (TV Mini Series)
Const. Jannie Kruger
- Die Jaar 1976: Swart Klip - Deel Twee (2013) ... Const. Jannie Kruger
 2013 Babalas
Clinic Doctor
 2013 Angel of the Skies
Stutze
 2013 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Karel
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... Karel
 2012-2013 Rhythm City (TV Series)
Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 28 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 27 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 18 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 28 January 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 25 January 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
 2012 Saving Rhino Phila (Documentary)
Poacher Boss
 2011 Kidnap and Ransom (TV Series)
Dieter DeVries
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Dieter DeVries
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Dieter DeVries
 2010/I Eternity
Borlak
 2010 Solving It (TV Series)
Jan Gabriel De Wet Kritzinger
- The God of Wrath (2010) ... Jan Gabriel De Wet Kritzinger
 2010 Wild at Heart (TV Series)
Van Heerden
- Episode #5.9 (2010) ... Van Heerden
 2009 Binnelanders (TV Series)
Danie Nel
- Episode #8.19 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.17 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.16 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.13 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.12 (2009) ... Danie Nel
 2009 District 9
Koobus Venter
 2005 Isidingo (TV Series)
Mad Dog
- Episode dated 6 June 2005 (2005) ... Mad Dog
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Other Works:

Stage play: Encore presentation of Rivonia Trial - portrayed Joel Joffe (attorney for Nelson Mandela), at State Theatre, Pretoria (South Africa) See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working with first-year students at Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa in 2012] I do a lot of student projects, and I love working with them and to assist in enhancing their competence by developing their skills. See more »

Trivia:

Owns a cat, Gypsey. See more »

Trademark:

In television and in his breakthrough performance in District 9, James has portrayed the menacing and even psychotic "bad guy." See more »

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