Allodi, James

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(Jim Allodi)


Married Kari Matchett (an actress; divorced). Education: New York University, B.F.A., film.

Addresses: Agent—Fusion Artists, Inc., 10 St. Marys St., Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1P9, Canada.

Career: Actor, director, and writer.

Awards, Honors: Canadian Comedy Award nominations, pretty funny direction and pretty funny writing for an original film, both 2002, for The Uncles; Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination, best actor, Toronto Theatre Alliance, for The Last Supper.


Film Appearances:

Albert, Permission (short film), 1997.

Security guard, Good Will Hunting, Miramax, 1997.

Dad, When Ponds Freeze Over (animated short film), 1998.

Himself, The Herd (documentary), 1998.

Deputy Dana, Top of the Food Chain (also known as Invasion! and Welcome to Exceptional Vista), Equinox Entertainment/Red Sky Entertainment, 1999.

Justin, The Five Senses, Fine Line Features, 2000.

Video director, Glitter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Neil Bucyk, Men with Brooms (also known as Quatre gars et un balai), Serendipity Point Films, 2002.

Detective Mason, Foolproof (also known as A toute epreuve), DEJ Productions, 2003.

Robert Ford, The Outlaws of Missouri (short film), 2003.

Dan Jarvis, Wilby Wonderful, Mongrel Media, 2004.

Hamish, Rhinoceros Eyes, Madstone Films, 2004.

Sal, Mothers, Fathers, and Other Strangers (short film), Storyteller Pictures, 2004.

Clyde, Snow Cake, TVA Films, 2005.

Some sources cite an appearance in Fairytales and Pornography, 2002.

Film Work:

(As Jim Allodi) Assistant director, Legs (short film), Niceville Pictures, 1996.

Director, Cold Feet (short film), 1998.

Cinematographer, Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (documentary), Zeitgeist Films, 1999.

Director, The Uncles, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Nathan Muckle, Once a Thief (also known as John Woo's "Once a Thief" and John Woo's Violent Tradition), CTV, 1997–98.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Emergency room doctor, Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (also known as Rebound), HBO, 1996.

Once a Thief: Brother against Brother (episodes of "Endgame" and "Family Reunion" re-edited as a movie; also known as John Woo's "Once a Thief: Brother against Brother"), The Movie Channel, 1998.

Once a Thief: Family Business (episodes of "The Last Temptation of Vic" and "That Old Gang of Mine" re-edited as a movie; also known as John Woo's "Once a Thief: Family Business"), The Movie Channel, 1998.

FBI agent Stanton, The Time Shifters (also known as Thrill Seekers), TBS, 1999.

Man in tuxedo, Murder in a Small Town, NBC, 1999.

Mr. Hindle, Dead Aviators (also known as Restless Spirits), Showtime, 1999.

Rebhorn, Sealed with a Kiss (also known as First Comes Love), CBS, 1999.

Architect, Murder in the Hamptons, Lifetime, 2005.

Also appeared in Angel of Harlem and Fellini and Me.

Television Appearances; Specials:

C, American Whiskey Bar, CTV (Canada), 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tom Bellamy, "Banker's Hours," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1995.

Assistant state's attorney, "Red, White, or Blue," Due South (also known as Due South: The Series, Direction: Sud, and Un tandem de choc), CTV and CBS, 1996.

Alan Tremblay, "Communion," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, CanWest Global Television and syndicated, 1997.

Alan Tremblay, "Tribunal," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, CanWest Global Television and syndicated, 1999.

Eric Davis, "Care & Control," The Associates, CTV, 2001.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Missing (also known as 1-800-Missing), Lifetime; and The Newsroom, CBC.

Television Director; Episodic:

Paradise Falls, Showcase Channel, c. 2002.

Metropia, Omni Television, episodes beginning c. 2004.

"Fake It till You Make It," Naked Josh, Showcase Channel, 2005.

"Making It Work," Naked Josh, Showcase Channel, 2005.

"The Thrill of the Chase," Naked Josh, Showcase Channel, 2005.

"What's the Rush?," Naked Josh, Showcase Channel, 2005.

Also directed episodes of The Associates, CTV; and Degrassi: The Next Generation, CTV and The N (Noggin).

Stage Appearances:

Val, The Last Supper, DNA Theatre in association with Platform 9 and Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, c. 1993.

Appeared in other productions, including Choastic, He Made the Stars Also, How an Intellectual Can Aspire to Savagery, In on It, The Soldier Dreams, The Watchspring, and You Are Here.



Rabbit Punch, Canadian Film Centre, 1999.

The Uncles, 2000.