James LeGros

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James LeGros
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Born (1962-04-27) April 27, 1962 (age 53)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–present

James LeGros (born April 27, 1962) is an American actor.

Personal life[edit]

LeGros was born in Minneapolis to a teacher mother and real estate broker father[1] and was raised in Redlands, California. He attended the Professional Conservatory at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California as well as the University of California, Irvine.[2] LeGros is the son-in-law of actor Robert Loggia.

Career[edit]

James LeGros appeared as Rick in Gus Van Sant's 1989 Drugstore Cowboy. One of his best-known roles was in Living in Oblivion (directed by Tom DiCillo, also starring Steve Buscemi and Catherine Keener). LeGros played Chad Palomino, a male acting diva with endless 'a-list' star demands for a 'b-movie' director and crew. LeGros appeared on Showtime's Sleeper Cell (as Special Agent Ray Fuller) and on Law & Order. He was also a cast member on the television series Ally McBeal and guest-starred on Roseanne, Punky Brewster, The Outer Limits (new series) and Friends. He portrayed Dr. Dan Harris on the NBC series Mercy.[3] LeGros portrayed Peter Gray in the upcoming Dark Sky thriller Bitter Feast.[4]

He is the first actor to appear on TV as Deputy United States Marshall Raylan Givens in the TV film Pronto based on a book by Elmore Leonard. Le Gros also appeared on the TV series Justified (which centers on the character Raylan Givens) as antagonist Wade Messer.

Filmography[edit]

Michael Shulman and James LeGros on the set of Sherman's Way

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