John James (actor)
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|Born||John James Anderson
18 April 1956
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
John James Anderson (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor, best known to television audiences for playing the character of Jeff Colby in both the prime-time soap opera Dynasty and its spin-off series The Colbys throughout the 1980s.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a veteran of daytime soaps, having appeared in Search for Tomorrow in the late 1970s, James returned to the genre playing Rick Decker on As the World Turns in 2003–2004. In May 2006, he was cast in the role of Dr. Jeff Martin (the first husband of Erica Kane played by series star Susan Lucci) on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children. He began airing the following month. On July 15, 2008, James returned to As the World Turns, reprising the role of demented Dr. Rick Decker.