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John James

Biography

Performed the role of Jeff in the cleaning soap opera Dynasty; also done The Colbys. He was raised in Minnesota. He is at the cleaning soap opera As the Globe Changes. He got wedded to Denise Coward. He shows up in every My Kids with Susan Lucci.

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Full Name John James
Date Of Birth April 18, 1956
Place Of Birth Minneapolis, MN
Profession Soap Opera Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Denise Coward
Children Laura James, Philip James
Parents Jeanne Rabin, Jean Audubon
Siblings Herb Anderson
Movies Illegal Aliens, Lightning: Fire from the Sky, Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter, Peril, Icebreaker, The Devil Bat's Daughter, The Laramie Trail, Haunted by Her Past, Secret Passions, Partners 'n Love, He's Not Your Son, The Cyclone Kid, Addicted to Fame
TV Shows Dynasty: The Reunion, Dynasty, The Colbys, Search for Tomorrow
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1Lives with his wife and children on their 230-acre farm in Cambridge, NY. He works with a local theatre group, and hopes to return as a regular to series TV now that his children are in school [1999]
2Will join "All My Children" in the contract role of Jeff Martin. [May 2006]
3Brother of Herb Anderson.
4Studied at Manhattan's American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
5Daughter, Laura James, born 1991. Son, Philip, born 1992.
6Son of legendary radio personality Herb Oscar Anderson


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Axcellerator2017filmingSy
Chronology2015Tom
As the World Turns2003-2008TV SeriesRick Decker
Illegal Aliens2007Big Tony
All My Children2006-2007TV SeriesJeff Martin
Lightning: Fire from the Sky2001TV MoviePorter Randall
Peril2001VideoScott
Icebreaker2000Will Langley
Pacific Blue2000TV Series
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesRay Kennedy
Touched by an Angel1998TV SeriesSam Carver
Partners 'n Love1992TV MovieCarey Mays
Dynasty: The Reunion1991TV SeriesJeff Colby
Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter1991TV MovieBrett Huston
Dynasty1981-1989TV SeriesJeff Colby
Haunted by Her Past1987TV MovieEric Beckett
The Colbys1985-1987TV SeriesJeff Colby
He's Not Your Son1984TV MovieTed Barnes
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesFather Michael Bretton
The Love Boat1982TV SeriesRoberto Di Nardi / Enzo Carducci / Dr. van Damme / ...
Fantasy Island1982TV SeriesCorky Daniels
Search for Tomorrow1977TV SeriesTom 'Junior' Bergman

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Illegal Aliens2007executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2015TV SeriesHimself
America's Next Top Model2012TV SeriesHimself - Laura's Father
Addicted to Fame2012DocumentaryHimself
The Life and Death of Anna Nicole2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
After They Were Famous2002TV Series documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Joan Rivers Show1991TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael1991TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight1987TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1986TV SpecialHimself
The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Program
The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite Dramatic Program
Battle of the Network Stars XVI1984TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team Captain
The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards1984TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite TV Dramatic Program
Breakaway1984TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Network Stars XIV1983TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team Captain
The Merv Griffin Show1982-1983TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Battle of the Network Stars XIII1982TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team
Battle of the Network Stars XII1982TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Desperate Housewives2007TV SeriesJeff Martin
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images1986TV MovieMan in Bed (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1983Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Male TV Star (TV-Star m)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite Super Couple: Prime TimeThe Colbys (1985)· Emma Samms
1986Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionDynasty (1981)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite Super Couple on a Prime Time SerialThe Colbys (1985)· Emma Samms

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Male TV Star (TV-Star m)


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