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August 4, 1965 |
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Kate Mayfield (2001-2006)|
|Partner(s)||Anne Heche (2007-present)|
James Tupper (born August 4, 1965) is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees and recently appeared as Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC medical drama series Mercy (2009–10), which was cancelled by NBC in May 2010.
Tupper split from his wife in November 2006 (according to Entertainment Tonight) and moved in with actress Anne Heche in August, 2007. Their son, Atlas Heche Tupper, was born over the weekend of March 7–8, 2009.
In his spare time Tupper enjoys carpentry and birdwatching. After high school, he lived on a coffee farm in East Africa and studied Swahili. He has acted in several off-Broadway plays, including An Actor Prepares and After the Rain. Tupper co-wrote and appeared in 2005's Loudmouth Soup, a fully improvised indie that was filmed in one night that is soon to be released on video. He has had a recurring role on Samantha Who? as Samantha's love interest, Owen.
Currently Tupper has been appearing on ABC's Revenge since 2011. He is playing the character of David Clarke, the father of the main character.
|2001||Corky Romano||FBI Agent|
|2001||Joe Dirt||Cop at the Bridge|
|2005||Loudmouth Soup||Keith Miller|
|2005||Love's Long Journey||Henry||TV Movie|
|2005||CSI:NY||Paul Zernecky||1 episode|
|2005||Gilmore Girls||Biker #1||2 episodes|
|2005||How I Met Your Mother||Derek||1 episode|
|2006||Love's Abiding Joy||Henry Klein|
|2006||Dr. Vegas||Paramedic||1 episode|
|2006–2008||Men In Trees||Jack Slattery||36 episodes|
|2007||Pictures of Hollis Woods||John Regan||TV Movie|
|2008||For Heaven's Sake||Peter Whitman|
|2008||Samantha Who?||Owen||4 episodes|
|2008||The Ex List||DP||1 Episode|
|2009||Mercy||Dr. Chris Sands||22 episodes|
|2009||Me and Orson Welles||Joseph Cotten|
|2009||The Gambler,the Girl & the Gunslinger||B.J. Stoker||TV Movie|
|2010–2011||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Andrew Perkins||7 episodes|
|2011||Mr. Popper's Penguins||Rick|
|2011–present||Revenge||David Clarke||Recurring role|
- Andrea Nemetz (2009-09-22). "New Tupper-wear". Halifax Chronicle-Herald. Retrieved 2009-10-15.[dead link]
- "Heche Moves In with Tupper". Imdb.com. 2007-08-22. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "It's a Baby Boy for Anne Heche!". People. 2009-03-11. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
- "James Tupper to Guest-Star on Grey's Anatomy". TVGuide.com.