James Hatten is an actor and musician born and raised in Chicago, IL. After serving in the Marine Corps, he returned home to pursue an acting career full time. James studied acting at Columbia College Chicago, and is currently receiving private coaching. James is also a classically trained Pianist, and Bass Guitarist with 20 years of experience playing in recitals, bands and theatre ensembles. He has also composed original music for various film, TV and theatre projects. In addition, James is trained in Muay Thai, and has experience competing in combat sports. James is passionate about performing, and is grateful for every opportunity that he gets to connect with, and inspire others. He can be seen in the upcoming film "Chiraq" starring Samuel Jackson, John Cusack and Wesley Snipes.