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James Lesure

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lesure served in the Air Force Academy before attending the University of Southern California, where he received his bachelor's degree in theater. During his time at USC, he also studied abroad at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. While there, he performed in the productions Hair and The Island. In addition, he was able to fulfill a life long dream - becoming an amateur boxer. Lesure has also worked in a professional theater company in Los Angeles, where he played the role of Macduff in William Shakespeare's Macbeth.Lesure made his series debut on the comedy For Your Love, co-starring actress Holly Robinson-Peete. He has also appeared in recurring roles on the series The New Adventures of Old Christine, Lipstick Jungle, The Division and Alias. His other television credits include guest-starring roles on Lost, Sherri and Seinfeld. He also gave a memorable performance as a resolute military officer on the acclaimed series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.On the big screen, Lesure has appeared in various independent films, as well as such high-profile features as The Ring 2, starring Naomi Watts; Our Family Wedding, alongside America Ferrera; and Crimson Tide, starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman.Lesure earned a 2006 MIB Prism Award for Outstanding Male Actor in a TV Drama for his work in Las Vegas. A sports enthusiast, he has twice been named MVP of the Basketball Entertainment League. Noted for his charity work, Lesure is the recipient of the Celebrity Honoree and Distinguished Support Awards from the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation.He resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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Sep 21, 1970 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Seinfeld 1989-07-05
Latest Project:
Series Men at Work 2012-05-24

1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Las Vegas
Men at Work Gibbs 31 episodes, 2012-2014 2012-05-24
Let's Stay Together Unknown 2011-01-11
Harry's Law Unknown 2011-01-17
Mr. Sunshine Alonzo / ... 13 episodes, 2011 2011-02-09
Happy Endings Unknown 2011-04-13
Blue Bloods Unknown 2010-09-24
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Lipstick Jungle Unknown 2008-02-07
The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Las Vegas Mike Cannon 106 episodes, 2003-2008 2003-09-22
George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
Pacific Blue Unknown 1996-03-02
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Space: Above and Beyond Unknown 1995-09-24
Diagnosis Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Saved by the Bell: The New Class Unknown 1993-09-11
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05