James Sie

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James Sie
  • Actor
  • author
Years active1996–present
Douglas Wood
(m. 2008)

James Sie is a Chinese-American[2] actor and author. He was the voice of an animated Jackie Chan and several other characters in Jackie Chan Adventures, Master Monkey in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, taking over for Chan, and Eddy Raja in the Uncharted series. His debut novel, Still Life Las Vegas, was published in August 2015.


He is known as a "Jackie Chan impersonator" as his voice bears a strong resemblance to Chan especially in the Kids' WB animated television series Jackie Chan Adventures. He also voices Shendu in the same series. He is the voice of Master Monkey for Nickelodeon's Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, replacing Jackie Chan from the movies (Sie voiced Monkey in all of the video games). Other popular roles include Chinese American footballer Kwan in Danny Phantom, Chen Lin in W.I.T.C.H., Fin Fang Foom and Radioactive Man in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Eddy Raja in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Sie did several voices for Avatar: The Last Airbender, guest-voiced as an Asian scientist named Jimmy in Regular Show and also voices Lord Taran Zhu in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. He had a brief role as a Buddhist Lama in the 2021 The Simpsons episode "Wad Goals".[3]

He starred on-camera, opposite Suzy Nakamura in Strawberry Fields. He also had roles in Chain Reaction. Sie wrote and performed the autobiographical one-person stage show, Talking With My Hands in 1999, about growing up in a Chinese/Italian household. His play, Island of the Blue Dolphins at the Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 1995 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for New Work. James has also garnered two Jeff Citation nominations for his Lifeline adaptations of Dracula and a Wrinkle in Time, which was produced at Lincoln Center Institute in New York. He has received an After Dark Award for The Road to Graceland. His other adaptations include Randy Shilts' Talking AIDS to Death and Daniel Pinkwater's The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, which was also broadcast on WFMT's "Chicago Theatres on the Air".[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is openly gay and is married to singer-songwriter Douglas Wood since 2008.[5] They have one child, Benjamin, whom they adopted from Vietnam.[6]




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  1. ^ James Sie, Macmillan Publishers. Accessed January 24, 2021. "James Sie was born in Summit, NJ. and raised on the East Coast by a Chinese father and an Italian mother."
  2. ^ Sie, James (11 August 2015). Still Life Las Vegas: A Novel. ISBN 978-1250055668.
  3. ^ Schwarz, John (March 1, 2021). "Review: The Simpsons "Wad Goals"". Bubble Blabber. Retrieved March 3, 2021.
  4. ^ "Lifeline Theatre: Artistic Ensemble". Archived from the original on 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
  5. ^ Douglas Wood (June 25, 2011). "Gay Marriages Rock or How We Almost Didn't Get Married". Retrieved February 18, 2016.
  6. ^ Etelka Lehoczky (July 19, 2005). "Rough Going Overseas". The Advocate.
  7. ^ Post, NYAV (2019-11-13). "Introducing the English cast of White Snake Blanca - Stephanie Sheh Verta - Vivian Lu Xuan - Paul Yen Dark General - James Sie Little General - Vincent Rodriguez III Fox - Faye Mata Snake Queen - Karen Huie Dudou - Matthew Moy Chang Pan - Kaiji Pan #WhiteSnake #Gkids #NYAVPostpic.twitter.com/zRhsGJOuiQ". @nyav_post. Retrieved 2019-11-14.

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