David James (Australian actor)
James is best known for his long-running role as a presenter on ABC TV's children's program Play School, a role he started in 1994 and worked in for almost fifteen years. James also had minor roles in such Australian TV series as City Homicide, Very Small Business, All Saints, Water Rats, G.P., and Police Rescue over an extended period. In 2008 James gained a leading support role in Working Dog Productions satirical political television series The Hollowmen, where he played the part of Phillip, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
James has appeared on television commercials, worked with Play School co-presenter Benita Collings on live Play School Concerts, and performed in live theatre. In 2009 he took a starring role in the Australian production of Avenue Q, a stage musical he described as "Sesame Street meets South Park on acid".