James Morrison

Active - 1983 - 2017  |   Born - Apr 21, 1954 in Bountiful, Utah, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Thriller, Crime

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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.

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  • 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.