St. James, David 1947–

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ST. JAMES, David 1947–


Some sources cite original name as David Francis Jones; born September 4, 1947, in Honolulu, HI; father, in the U.S. Navy; mother, a painter; married a dancer (divorced). Education: Studied acting with Stella Adler, Harold Clurman, and Larry Moss; studied business at the University of Georgia. Avocational Interests: Sculpting, home renovation.

Addresses: Contact—c/o 1680 North Vine St., Suite 612, Hollywood, CA 90028. Agent—Schiowitz, Clay, Ankrum & Ross, 1680 North Vine St., Suite 1016, Hollywood, CA 90036.

Career: Actor. Theatre Neo, Hollywood, CA, member of board of directors; comedian and improvisational performer at Catch a Rising Star, the Duplex, the Improv, and L.A. Connection; worked as a data processing supervisor. Military service: U.S. Navy; officer; served in Vietnam and England.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: L.A. Weekly Award nomination, best supporting actor, c. 2004, for The White House Murder Case.


Film Appearances:

Admissions clerk, Man Trouble, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1992.

Attendant, Monolith, Shapiro–Glickenhaus Entertainment, 1993.

News director, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (also known as Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow), Warner Bros., 1994.

Technician, Direct Hit, PM Entertainment Group, 1994.

Airline official, Forget Paris, Columbia, 1995.

Motorcycle police officer, Black Sheep, Paramount, 1996.

Van Ness, Where Truth Lies, Silverline Pictures/Dove International, 1996.

Detective at Hush–Hush office, L.A. Confidential, Warner Bros., 1997.

Joint chief, Contact, Warner Bros., 1997.

Screamer, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Paramount, 1997.

Surgeon, Alien: Resurrection (also known as Alien 4), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

General Norris, Desert Thunder, New Horizons Home Video, 1998.

Prescott, My Favorite Martian (also known as My Favourite Martian), Buena Vista, 1999.

Charlie, Angels Don't Sleep Here (also known as Backflash 2: Angels Don't Sleep Here), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Father Cribbish, Bobby's Whore, Immortal Entertainment, 2000.

Judge, Bounce, Miramax, 2000.

Bob Garland, Donnie Darko, Newmarket Films, 2001.

Priest, Tomcats, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001.

Polish hostage, S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003.

Kurt, Conversations, Neptune Salad Entertainment, 2004.

The officer, The Speeding Ticket (short film), 2004.

Cameron McGee, Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School, Shoreline Entertainment, 2005.

Macabe, Black Dawn, Screen Gems, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Soames, General Hospital, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Wood's lawyer, The Invaders, The WB, 1995.

Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bureaucrat, Tainted Blood, USA Network, 1993.

Albert Osborn, Jr., Crime of the Century, HBO, 1996.

Fourth Miami reporter, Winchell, HBO, 1998.

Warden, Alien Avengers II (also known as Aliens among Us, Roger Corman Presents "Alien Avengers II," and Welcome to Planet Earth II), The Movie Channel, 1998.

George Chapman, My Sister's Keeper, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Coach Slocum, Fast Forward, ABC, 1995.

Getting Away with Murder: The JonBenet Ramsey Movie, Fox, 2000.

Bartender, Arnold Schwarznegger: A VH1 Popumentary (documentary), VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Harrison, "Where the Heart Is: Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Polygraph technician, "Strange Visitor (From Another Planet)," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1993.

Dr. Weltman, "Feeling Forty," Step by Step, ABC, 1994.

Kaplan, "Blizzard," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994.

Person in line–up, "A Sudden Fish," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Butler, "Ready or Not," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1995.

Doctor, "The Secret Code," Seinfeld, NBC, 1995.

First hitman, "One Wedding and a Funeral," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1995.

Informant, "Bad Company," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1995.

Joey, "My Bodyguard," Family Matters, ABC, 1995.

"The Boarder," On Our Own, ABC, 1995.

First FBI agent, A Whole New Ballgame, ABC, 1995.

Admiral Broden, "The Angriest Angel," Space: Above and Beyond, Fox, 1996.

Admiral Broden, "Never No More," Space: Above and Beyond, Fox, 1996.

Admiral Broden, "Sugar Dirt," Space: Above and Beyond, Fox, 1996.

Jack, "Triumph of the Bill," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996.

Maitre d', "Isn't It Romantic?," Coach, NBC, 1996.

Mr. Lippin, "Two Too Much," California Dreams, NBC, 1996.

Dr. Arnold "The Owl" Throop, "Brain Salad Surgery," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.

Lawyer, "Complaint Box," NewsRadio (also known as The Station), NBC, 1997.

Maitre d', "High Anxiety," Living Single, Fox, 1997.

P. Banning, "A Penny Saved," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1997.

Dr. Burgess, "The Runaround," For Your Love, The WB, 1998.

Harvey Block, "Graffiti," Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Fox, 1998.

King of England, "The Kid," DiResta, UPN, 1998.

Barton, "When Worlds Colitis," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Blevins, "Dos Padres," Resurrection Blvd., Showtime, 2000.

Judge, "It's Only Personal," The Michael Richards Show, NBC, 2000.

Mr. Leeks, "Body Double," The Hughleys, UPN, 2000.

Smitty, "Tea and a Total Lack of Sympathy," Will & Grace, NBC, 2000.

Minister, Strip Mall, Comedy Central, 2000.

Bureaucrat, "The Mulravian Candidate," Dead Last, The WB, 2001.

Dr. Ajay, "The Proposal: Part 2," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 2001.

First waiter, "Falling," Providence, NBC, 2001.

Hooded guy, "Swing Time," Off Centre, The WB, 2001.

Mr. Franco, "Mea Culpa," Alias, ABC, 2001.

Representative Darren Gibson (Republican from Michigan), "Bartlet for America," The West Wing, NBC, 2001.

Admissions officer, "Fathers and Sons," Frasier, NBC, 2003.

Headmaster, "It's Macademic," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2004.

Owen, "Dog Soup," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2004.

Representative Darren Gibson (Republican from Michigan), "The Dover Test," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Representative Darren Gibson (Republican from Michigan), "Things Fall Apart," The West Wing, NBC, 2005.

Appeared as Captain Phil Heide, High Incident, ABC; and in The $20,000 Pyramid, ABC and syndicated. Appeared in "Romancing the Stones," an unaired episode of The Stones, CBS; and in "The Car," an unaired episode of Too Something (also known as New York Daze), Fox.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Carpool person thirty–one, The Drew Carey Show,

ABC, 1995.

King Joist's royal guard, White Dwarf, Fox, 1995.

Dino, Birthmarks, Fox, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

Howard Hughes, Howard Hughes in Hell, Company of Angels, Theatre of 40, Beverly Hills, CA, 1998.

Various roles, Open All Night (series of short plays), Theatre Neo, Hollywood, CA, 2000.

God, Beat for Sparrows, Ivy Substation, Buffalo River, 2001.

The White House Murder Case, Theatre Neo, Hudson Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 2004.

Appeared as Dromio of Ephesus, Comedy of Errors and as Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet, both Appletree Theatre, GA; as Rooney, Arsenic and Old Lace, Falcon Theatre, Burbank, CA; as a smart soldier, Bottecelli, La MaMa, New York City; as Arnold, The Boys Next Door, Flat Rock Playhouse, NC; as Henry, Faith, Powerhouse Theatre, Santa Monica, CA; as Carlo, Scapino!, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY; as Bibinski, Silk Stockings, Equity Library Theatre; as David, 2 Men Crammed in a 1 Man Show, Company of Angels, Los Angeles; and in The David St. James Show, Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles.

Stage Producer:

(With others) Open All Night (series of short plays), Theatre Neo, Hollywood, CA, 2000.


Writings for the Stage:

Author of The David St. James Show, Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles.

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