James is a graduate of the Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School (Bachelor of Performing Arts).

His previous Court Theatre credits include The Perfumed Garden. His other theatre credits include Betty’s Summer Vacation; Twelfth Night (Toi Whakaari); Strange Resting Places (Taki Rua); Penalties, Pints and Pirouettes (Centrepoint Theatre) and A Lion in the Meadow (Tim Bray Productions)

James’ television credits include Brokenwood Mysteries; Ka Pai Living; Agent Anna and Nothing Trivial. His film credits include I Got Robots; Morgan Fosters: Mind Creep Cinema and Small Fish, Big City.

James is an award-winning filmmaker. As a part of the creative collaboration, Chess Club, James has Co-written, Co-directed and Starred in several films including I Got Robots which placed second at the 2013 48 hour film national final and was selected for the 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival. For his role in I Got Robots, James won the award for Best Actor.

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