DuMont, James 1965–

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DuMont, James 1965–

(James Dumont)


Full name, James Kelton DuMont, Jr.; born August 12, 1965, in Chicago, IL; son of James Kelton and Judith Katherine (maiden name, Johnson) DuMont; married Wendell Faith Hall; children: Sinclair Marie, Kelton Hall. Education: Attended Boston University, 1983-85. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Buddhist. Avocational Interests: Writing prose, short stories, plays, and screenplays.


Agent—Coast to Coast Talent, 3350 Barham Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90068. Manager—Steven Adams Entertainment, 2018 N. Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90068.


Actor and producer. Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, member of company, 1989; National Research Group, Hollywood, CA, field recruiter, 1993-2000; DuMont Entertainment Group, Hollywood, CA, president and chief executive officer, 1994; L.A. Project, co-artistic director, 1996; PACE America, Hollywood, CA, vice president sales and marketing, 2000-04; vice president sales and marketing for a website, 2005.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Kid dancing in street, The Blue Brothers, Universal, 1980.

(Uncredited) Mr. Simons, Class, Orion, 1983.

Ernie, In a Shade Between Two Trees, 1991.

Poet, 52nd St. Serenade, 1992.

Bobby, Time Expired (short), Zeitgeist Films, 1992.

Cliff, Park Tragedy, 1993.

James, Combination Platter, Arrow, 1993.

Workman, Speed, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

Dr. Braunmann, Bombshell, Trimark Pictures, 1996.

Young sniper, The Peacemaker, DreamWorks, 1997.

Mike, In Quiet Night (also known as You Belong to Me Forever), Curb Entertainment, 1998.

Confessor, The Confession (short), Big Film Shorts, 1998.

(Uncredited) Man number one in airport bar, Primary Colors (also known as Mit aller macht), MCA/Universal, 1998.

Ron, Erasable You, 1998.

Additional voices, 200 Cigarettes, Paramount, 1999.

Lou, Bellyfruit, Seventh Art Releasing, 1999.

Reporter, Love & Basketball (also known as Love and Basketball), New Line Cinema, 2000.

(As James Dumont) FBI agent, Catch Me If You Can, DreamWorks, 2002.

Reporter Lewis, Seabiscuit, Universal, 2003.

Gus, S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003.

Larry, Along Came Polly, Universal, 2004.

Man in bookstore, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, Warner Bros., 2005.

Lincoln's Eyes (short), 2005.

Well-meaning father, War of the Worlds, Paramount, 2005.

Vacuum salesman, Dating Games People Play, 2006.

Gas can guy, Statistics, 2006.

Security supervisor, Ocean's Thirteen (also known as 13), Warner Bros., 2007.

Crew chief, Fast Girl, 2007.

Herman, The Cellar Door, Six Sense, 2007.

Film Work:

Producer, The Confession (short), Big Film Shorts, 1998.

Associate producer and coproducer, Statistics, 2006.

Coproducer, The Cellar Door, Six Sense, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of narrator, The Simple Life, Fox, 2005-2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Phil Duin, Pandemic, Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dr. Braunmann, Bombshell, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997.

Young officer, The Pentagon Wars, HBO, 1998.

(Uncredited) Reporter, Winchell, HBO, 1998.

Mike, You Belong to Me Forever, Lifetime, 2000.

Alex, Gotta Kick It Up!, Disney Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Angry customer, Sweet Potato Queens, The WB, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Desk clerk, "Conspiracy," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

Marwood, "Story of My Life," Sweet Justice, NBC, 1994.

Cop number one, "George Tells the Truth," The George Carlin Show, Fox, 1995.

Leo, bookie priest, "Annie Get Your Armoire," Can't Hurry Love, CBS, 1995.

Short white cop, "Fearless," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995.

Orderly, John Grisham's "The Client," CBS, 1995.

Uniform office, "The Nutty Confessor," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Tracy's show assistant director, "Fame," Tracey Takes On …, HBO, 1996.

Ralph, "Lord of the Flys," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996.

Ralph, "Stop the Presses," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996.

Ralph, "Twas the Night Before Myxymas," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996.

Gus, "Clash of the Taylors," Home Improvement, ABC, 1997.

Darryl Knopf, "Fans First," Arli$$, HBO, 1998.

Major Thompson, "Let Bartlet Be Bartlet," The West Wing, NBC, 2000.

Mr. Rigney, "One Wong Move," Becker, CBS, 2000.

Rudy, "The Smell of Success," Titus, Fox, 2001.

Bobbby, "Bad Chemistry," That's Life, CBS, 2001.

Mr. Lowell, That Was Then, ABC, 2002.

Will Harnell, "Love Conquers All," Cold Case, CBS, 2003.

Mr. Haddick, "Coming of Rage," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I. and Les Experts), 2003.

Clemens, "Damaged," ER, NBC, 2004.

George Lane, "Independence Day," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2005.

Steve Pinkus, "The Crossing," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2005.

Dave Simon, "Divine Directions," Close to Home, CBS, 2005.

George, "Skin Deep," House M.D. (also known as House), Fox, 2006.

Vendor, "Under Pressure," Numb3rs (also known as Num3ers), CBS, 2007.

Prison driver, "East Side Story," Ugly Betty, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared as Pat, "Then Came a Reasonable Division of Personal Property," Then Came You, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Tony & Tina's Wedding, Off-Broadway production, 1989-90.

Hustler and understudy Ben, Doug, and Woody, Six Degrees of Separation, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York, City, 1990-92.

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