James A. Woods (born 30 October 1979) is a Canadian actor. He trained at New York City's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before returning to his native Montreal to pursue an acting career. Woods starred in Hatley High, distributed in Canada by Seville Films and winner of Best Director and Best Screenplay awards at The Comedy Festival. Additional film credits include the TVA Films theatrical release Eternal and the Ed Solomon directed Levity. He also starred in The Watch (2008).
Woods' television credits include Seriously Weird (YTV/ITV), Big Wolf on Campus (Fox Family), Undressed (MTV), Fries with That? (Télé-Action), Naked Josh (Showcase/Oxygen) and Galidor (Fox Kids). He also plays various characters in the Far Cry video game series, most notably player character Ajay Ghale in Far Cry 4.