James Naughton

Active - 1973 - 2019  |   Born - Dec 6, 1945 in Middletown, Connecticut, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Action

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Lead actor, onscreen from the '70s. He is the brother of actor David Naughton.

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  • Made his off-Broadway debut in a 1971 production of Long Day's Journey Into Night, and his Broadway debut in the 1977 musical I Love My Wife.
  • Starred in the film version of The Glass Menagerie (1987), directed by Paul Newman. In 2002-03, he directed a Broadway revival of Our Town, starring Paul Newman as the Stage Manager.
  • Portrayed Billy Flynn in the 1996 Broadway revival of Chicago.
  • Appeared in his first one-man show, James Naughton Live at the Manhattan Theater Club, in 1998.
  • Released an album titled It's About Time in 2002.
  • Commercial work includes voice-overs for Jeep and appearances in ads for the drug Nexium.
  • Is the father-in-law of Broadway actress Kelli O'Hara.