James A. Woods

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James A. Woods
Born (1979-10-30) 30 October 1979 (age 38)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present

James Andre Woods (born 30 October 1979) is a Canadian actor, who has appeared in films, television and video games.

Woods trained at New York City's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before returning to his native Montreal to pursue an acting career. Woods starred in Hatley High, distributed in Canada by Seville Films and winner of Best Director and Best Screenplay awards at The Comedy Festival. Additional film credits include the TVA Films theatrical release Eternal and the Ed Solomon directed Levity. He also starred in The Watch (2008).

Woods' television credits include Seriously Weird (YTV/ITV), Big Wolf on Campus (Fox Family), Undressed (MTV), Fries with That? (Télé-Action), Naked Josh (Showcase/Oxygen) and Galidor (Fox Kids).


Woods has worked many times with Ubisoft on their award-winning games. As particularly in, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction as the antagonistic Thomas Reed, and twice in Far Cry franchise, starting in Far Cry 3 as Keith Ramsay, and Far Cry 4 as the protagonist Ajay Ghale. Woods later performed in 2016's Deus Ex: Mankind Divided as antagonist Viktor Marchenko.

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