James Bartholet in 2008
October 10, 1959 |
James Bartholet (born October 10, 1959 in Berkeley, California) is an actor and television, radio, and Internet host.
Early life and education
Bartholet came to Hollywood in the early 1980s.
Since then, he has worked for directors such as Blake Edwards, David Lynch and has appeared on many films, television programs, sitcoms and soap operas in the 1980s and 1990s. Some of these include; General Hospital, Beauty and The Beast, Eve Of Destruction and The Last American Virgin He starred in the pilot episode of The Boneheads for HBO for director George Palelei.
Bartholet's first love is the stage, where he began his acting career in Northern California, and has appeared in several award winning productions, and has been nominated for and received several best acting awards.
Bartholet and the program, were also recognized by the City of Los Angeles with a proclamation by the city for his program and his help in increasing tourism and the nightlife in Southern California.
Bartholet began L. A. Nitelife, a cable television program in the Los Angeles area. He also created and hosted the L A Nitelife radio program that originally aired on 870 AM KIEV, then moved to 97.1 FM KLSX, and to Newstalk 870 the new KRLA.
Bartholet also hosted Tonite With James Bartholet on the now defunct KSEX.
As Bartholet' popularity grew, he also worked as a contributing writer to such publications as BOLD magazine, LA2NITE.COM, Hollywood.com, LA Reader, LA Weekly, GenuineNightlife.com, Excess magazine, Rock City News, Santa Clara Vision in Silicon Valley, and Entertainment Today.
James has also been an entertainment reporter and host for various national television programs, and several Pay Per View Specials.
Realizing the power and future of the internet, James created, the official L. A. Nitelife web site at 
James also appears in "non-sex acting roles" in several Adult Film features as well. Some of his recent releases include; The Real Boogie Nights, Casting Couch Cuties, Ava Rose Stripped, Exxxtra Exxxtra, the parody films J-Ho, This Ain't The Partridge Family XXX, Not Happy Days XXX, Not Three's Company XXX and Official Halloween Parody. He won the 2011 AVN Award for Best Non-Sex Performance for his role in Not Charlie's Angels XXX. In 2013 he received several XBIZ Award nominations and in 2014 won an XBIZ Award for his role in Not the Wizard of Oz XXX.
Bartholet has one son, Joshua.
- "AVN Announces the Winners of the 2011 AVN Awards". AVN.com. 2011-01-09. Retrieved 2011-01-09.
- XBIZ Award Winners 2014, XBIZ, January, 2014