James currently plays the role of "Callum" in RTE's 6-part drama 'SMOTHER'. He previously played series regular "Ben Fahey" in FAIR CITY. He played the role of "Young Mix" in the ITV drama "THIRTEEN STEPS DOWN" adapted from the novel by Ruth Rendell and "Timmy" in the Hallmark feature film 'THREE WISE WOMEN' starring Fionnula Flanagan, Hugh O'Connor and Amy Huberman.
James has lots of professional theatre experience, playing "Norman" in THE WAKE at the Abbey Theatre, "Young Hindley" in WUTHERING HEIGHTS (Gate Theatre 2015), "Morten" in 'AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE' (Gate Theatre 2014) and the title role of 'OLIVER!' at the National Concert Hall Dublin.
He has also appeared in sketches for 'CALLAN'S KICKS' and 'THE REPUBLIC OF TELLY' on RTE. He has been featured in tv commercials for McDONALDS, KODAK and has done voice-overs for the CRACKING MATHS PROGRAMME and the audiobook EXTINCTION (Gill and Macmillan). Commercials include McDonalds, Kodak test commercial and voice overs for the Cracking Maths Programme and audiobook EXTINCTION (Gill and Macmillan).
James was born in San Francisco, but has grown up in Ireland which means he holds both Irish and U.S. passports.