James McDaniel

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James McDaniel
Born (1958-03-25) March 25, 1958 (age 56)
Washington, D.C., United States
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1979–present
Spouse(s) Hannelore McDaniel (? - present)
Children 2 sons (Dorian and Deal McDaniel)

James McDaniel (born March 25, 1958; Washington, D.C.) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for playing Lt. Arthur Fancy on the television show NYPD Blue. He created the role of Paul in the hit Lincoln center play "6 degrees of Separation ". He also played a police officer in the ill-fated 1990 series Cop Rock, and a close advisor to activist Malcolm X in the 1992 film Malcolm X. He also played Sgt. Jesse Longford in the ABC television series Detroit 1-8-7.




McDaniel won a 1995 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, NYPD Blue, and won the 2006 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special, "Edge of America".[1] He has also been nominated for two Primetime Emmys for his work on NYPD Blue. Obie award "Before it Hits Home" 1991-1992 season Drama Desk nomination "before it hits Home " 1991-1992 season Clarence Derwent award Peabody award "Edge of America" 2005 "NYPD Blue" 1998


  1. ^ "Awards for James McDanial". imdb.com. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 

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