James Munson had a long and successful career as a trial lawyer and began acting ten years ago. He was fortunate to sign with Gray Talent and since then has been in: top theatrical productions at Theater Wit, Timeline, Steep, Victory Gardens, Agency Theater Collective, Something Marvelous, and Haven; and popular tv, internet, and film appearances including CNBC, Discovery Channel, Onion videos, FLOST in the Chicago International Film Festival, a music video, and an Arab cable series.
James has also been in: wide ranging tv commercials for health care, casino, retail, investment funds, law firms, genealogy services, and memorials; numerous voice overs for manufacturing, agribusiness, health care, and retail; and a variety of print ads in banking, agribusiness, pharmacy, energy, and travel.
James has trained with prominent directors at Victory Gardens, Acting Studio Chicago, iO Theater Chicago, Cerney American, Green Shirt Studio, Shakespeare & Co., and Remy Bumppo. His extensive trial lawyer experience brings deep insight to the diverse characters he plays.