James McCaffrey

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James McCaffrey
Born James G. McCaffrey
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1990–present
Known for Max Payne, Rescue Me

James G. McCaffrey is an American actor best known for his role as Max Payne in the Max Payne video game series.


McCaffrey's first role was as a mentally challenged teen in Bill II: on His Own: The Bill Sackter Story. He played the lead in the first and last seasons of the series Viper, and the short-lived series Swift Justice, and has appeared on As the World Turns and Sex and the City.

McCaffrey is known as the voice of Thomas Zane in the video game Alan Wake and the title character in the video games Max Payne, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, and Max Payne 3; he appeared in a cameo role in the film adaptation of the video game, playing an FBI agent brought in to assist in the capture of Payne. He played deceased New York City firefighter Jimmy Keefe on Rescue Me and portrayed Ryan Huntley on Revenge.[1] He also starred as Father Thomas in the mystery thriller film A Cry from Within.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1990 Bail Jumper National Guard Credited as Jim McCaffrey
1990 New York's Finest Maitre d' Direct-to-video
1994 Schemes Paul Stewart Direct-to-video
1995 Bunzy's Last Call Sal N/A
1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Roy N/A
1997 Nick & Jane Nick N/A
1997 Shanghai 1937 Frank Taylor Television film
1999 The Tic Code Michael N/A
1999 Coming Soon Dante N/A
1999 The Florentine Jack Ryan N/A
1999 Switched at Birth Darryl N/A
2003 American Splendor Fred N/A
2003 Distress Jack Douglas N/A
2004 She Hate Me Bob N/A
2004 Fresh Cut Grass Sam N/A
2005 Hide and Seek Charlie Uncredited
2005 Jokebitch Killer Short film
2007 Broken English Perry N/A
2007 Feel the Noise Jeffrey Skylar N/A
2008 Max Payne FBI Special Agent Jack Taliente Uncredited cameo
2008 Last Call Steven N/A
2009 Sordid Things Jagger Manchester N/A
2010 Pregnancy Pact Michael Dougan Television film
2010 Nonames Mr. Williams N/A
2010 Meskada Billy Burns N/A
2010 Camp Hope Dr. John N/A
2011 Busted Walk Mr. Turner Short film
2011 One Fall Werber Bond N/A
2011 The Orphan Killer Detective Jones N/A
2011 Montauk Roger Short film
2012 Compliance Detective Neals N/A
2012 To Redemption Nick Reed N/A
2012 Excuse Me for Living Barry N/A
2013 The Suspect Polaski Sheriff N/A
2013 Stain Removal Jules N/A
2014 A Cry from Within Father Thomas N/A
2014 Gun Hill Alex Web Television film
2014 Betrayed Sully Television film
2014 Like Sunday, Like Rain Dale N/A
2015 Sam Seymour N/A
2015 Coach of the Year Fred Call Post-production
2016 I Dream Too Much Nikki N/A
2016 Douglas Brown N/A N/A
2016 Confidence Game David N/A
2017 Payne & Redemption The Voice (Rumored) Filming

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Civil Wars Terence Flanagan 4 episodes
1994–1997 New York Undercover Captain Arthur O'Byrne / Jack Dale 7 episodes
1994, 1996–1999 Viper Joe Astor / Michael Payton 34 episodes
1996 Swift Justice Mac Swift 13 episodes
1997 The Big Easy Dominick Episode: "The Gospel According to McSwain"
1998 Sex and the City Max Episode: "The Monogamists"
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jesse Hansen Episode: "Bad Blood"
2001 The Job Jeff Larsen Episode: "Foot"
2001 Sex and the City Paul Denai Episode: "The Real Me"
2003 Queens Supreme Johnny Garrett Episode: "The House Next Door"
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Daniel Croydon 2 episodes
2003 As the World Turns Charley Spangler 11 episodes
2003 Hack Coslow Episode: "See No Evil"
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Peter Forbes Episode: "Coerced"
2004–2011 Rescue Me Jimmy Keefe Main role
55 episodes
2005–2006 Beautiful People Julian Fiske 12 episodes
2006 3 lbs Eric Linden Episode: "The God Spot"
2008 Canterbury's Law Frank Angstrom 4 episodes
2011 Blue Bloods Detective William Carter Episode: "Little Fish"
2011 The Glades Frank Ford Episode: "'shine"
2011 A Gifted Man Milt Sandreski Episode: "Pilot"
2011–2012 Revenge Ryan Huntley 4 episodes
2013–2015 Suits Gordon 2 episodes
2013 White Collar Lieutenant Gannon Episode: "At What Price"
2014 The Following David 2 episodes
2014 Forever Browning Episode: "Look Before You Leap"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Max Payne Max Payne data-sort-value="" style="background: #ececec; color: #2C2C2C; vertical-align: middle; font-size: smaller; text-align: center; " class="table-na" | N/A
2003 Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
2005 Area 51 Additional Voices
2008 Alone in the Dark Edward Carnby
2010 Alan Wake Tom Zane, Alex Casey
2012 Max Payne 3 Max Payne Voice and motion capture

Personal life[edit]

McCaffrey owns a home in Larchmont, New York.[1]


  1. ^ a b "A Sizzling Fundraiser newsletter". News.larchmonthistory.org. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 
  2. ^ "A Cry from Within". DC. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 

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