Voted by TV Guide as “Hollywood’s 25 Hottest” and No. 6 on the “Most Underused Asian Male Leads,” James recently finished filming Hawaii Five-O on CBS, and a 4-year run on NBC’s Heroes as ‘Ando’.
A native of NYC, James graduated from Bronx H.S. of Science, then went on to study communications & broadcasting at Boston University, and New England Institute of the Arts.
After a stint in a hip-hop rap group in college, and trying out improv comedy, James moved to LA on a one-way ticket & a single suitcase,
where he began his training in music, dance, and acting.
His first ever Television audition landed him on CBS’s “J.A.G.”. Other TV credits include “CSI”, NBC’s “Las Vegas”, “The West Wing”, “Heist”, as well as ABC’s “Threat Matrix”, and FOX’s “All About the Andersons”.
James has starred in feature films such as “Star Runners”, “Shutter”, “How to Make love to a Woman”, and “White on Rice”.
James plays basketball for The Hollywood Knights, a charity celebrity team, and participated in Robbie Williams’ Soccer Aid for UNICEF, at Manchester United’s Old Trafford in England.
An avid outdoorsman, James enjoys scuba diving, ultimate frisbee, and playing basketball for the
Hollywood Knights, a charity celebrity team for USO. He is also an active member of the Global Green eco campaign & the Creative Coalition.
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