After spending his formative years in Utah and Alaska, actor James Morrison became a successful stage actor. By the early '80s, he had won several awards for his theater performances and cultivated a lively screen career, as well, appearing in films like 2002's Catch Me if You Can and on the popular TV series 24.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- Has practiced yoga since high school and earned a teaching certificate from White Lotus Foundation.
- Began his career as a clown and high-wire walker.
- Made his debut as an actor in 1972 with the play A Cry of Players in Anchorage, AL.
- His directorial debut, Parking, based on his short play, won the Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film at Slamdance in 1996.
- The film Nude Descending, which he cowrote and coproduced with his wife Riad Galayini (who directed), won the George Melies Award at the Taos Talking Picture Festival in 1998.
- Released the folk-rock album Son of the Boy in December 2010.