James Morrison (actor)
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|Born||James Paige Morrison
April 21, 1954
Bountiful, Utah, U.S.
A professional theater actor, Morrison has been on the professional stage since the early 1980s and has won awards such as the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Performance. He has also directed theater productions. Morrison is also a published poet and a yoga teacher.
On television, Morrison has guest starred in series such as Frasier, Quantum Leap, The X-Files, JAG, Murder, She Wrote, The West Wing and Six Feet Under. Morrison frequently works with producers Glen Morgan and James Wong, and was a main cast member of their 1995 series Space: Above and Beyond. He also worked with Wong in the movie The One as hero Jet Li's best friend.
He had a recurring role as Counter Terrorist Unit Director Bill Buchanan on 24. He began as a guest star mid-way through the fourth season (2005), and was a main cast member in the fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons (2006, 2007, 2009).
He and his wife currently live in Ojai, California with their son, Seamus, who was born in 1999.
- Falling Down (1993) as Construction Sign Man by Bus Stop (as credited)
- Space: Above and Beyond (1995) as Lt. Col. Tyrus Cassius "T.C." McQueen
- White Dwarf (film) (1995) as Peter
- Millennium (1996) as Jim Horn (1 episode - "Dead Letters")
- Prey (TV series) (1998) Lewis (3 episodes)
- Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1998) as William (1 episode - The Portrait)
- Freedom (2000) as Colonel Tim Devon
- The X-Files (2000) as Dr. Robert Wieder (1 episode - "Theef")
- The One (2001) as Officer Bobby Aldrich
- Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Uncredited, Pilot for Pan Am
- CSI: Miami (2003) as Charles (1 episode - "Grand Prix")
- Cold Case (TV series) (2003) as Carson Finch (Season 2 - Episode 7 "It's Raining Men")
- NCIS (2004) as CIA Assistant Director Roper (1 episode - "Eye Spy")
- Jarhead (2005) as Mr Swafford (brief scene)
- 24 (2005–2009) as Bill Buchanan (64 episodes)
- Numb3rs (2007) as Commander Chris Frederickson (1 episode - "In Security")
- Reflections (2008) as Dr. Paul Wolley
- Private Practice (2009–2010) as William White (7 episodes - "What You Do for Love", "Yours, Mine & Ours", "Slip Slidin’ Away", "Love Bites", "Fear of Flying", "Triangles", "In The Name of Love")
- The Deep End (2010) as Jonathan Mather (1 episode - "An Innocent Man")
- Hawthorne (2010) as John Morrissey (11 episodes)
- The Mentalist (2010) as Chief of Security Warner Vanderhoke (Season 3 Episode 3)
- Suits (2011) as Jerome Jensen (1 episode - "Identity Crisis")
- Revenge (2012) as the white-haired man
- The Exes (2012) as Mr. Hubner
- Those Who Kill (2014) as Frank Bisgaard
Awards and nominations
|2009||Maverick Movie Awards||Reflections||Best Supporting Actor||Nominee|