Jamal James

Jamal James is a New York-Based Actor and performer! Hailing from Virginia with a BFA from Emory & Henry College and a Proud Member of AEA and SAG respectively, Jamal recently starred in The Royale at the Kitchen Theatre Company/Geva Theatre. BWW and other reviews labeled his lead performance “brilliant”, “a towering force onstage”, “charming as he is awe-inspiring” and “the right man in the right place.” You may have also seen him on Gotham (FOX) and the most recent national tour of The Color Purple. Favorites include She Stoops To Conquer and Fences (both at the American Players Theatre) Welcome To Fear City (KC Rep), Jericho (Attic Theatre Company), Shakespeare in Love (Baltimore Center Stage), Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? (Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre), Illa: A Hip-Hop Musical (Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center), Minor Character (Sharon Playhouse), Jedi Training (Walt Disney World), Peter and the Starcatcher (Cincinnati Rep/Milwaukee Rep), The Last Five Years (PPT), Violet: The Musical and Beauty and the Beast (both at the Barter Theatre).
Location New York
Union SAG/AFTRA
Union 2 Equity
Height 6'3''
Hair Black
Eyes Black