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James McDaniel

For seven seasons, acclaimed stage, screen and television actor James McDaniel portrayed Lt. Arthur Fancy on legendary television series NYPD Blue (1993). McDaniel recently completed shooting The Battle for Bunker Hill (2008), with director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). McDaniel stars alongside Saeed Jaffrey (Gandhi), and is also Executive Producer. Other recent films include War Eagle, Arkansas (2007), Living Hell (2008) and El Cortez (2006).McDaniel received an Emmy and a Peabody Award for his performance in Edge of America (2003) and an Emmy Award nomination for Public Television's Storytime (1994). An accomplished stage actor, he won the prestigious Obie Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Wendall in the New York stage production of Before It Hits Home. He also received the Clarence Derwent Award for the Tony Award-winning Broadway play Six Degrees of Separation.His additional feature films include John Sayles's Sunshine State (2002), Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992), Strictly Business (1991), El Cortez (2006), Woody Allen's Alice (1990), Rocket Gibraltar (1988), Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) with Kiefer Sutherland, Crack in the Mirror and Banzaï (1983). On television, McDaniel has appeared on Hill Street Blues (1981), Law & Order (1990), Taken (2002), "Las Vegas" (2003)_, "L.A. Law" (1986)_; television movies such as Love Kills with Kristin Davis and The Road to Galveston (1996) opposite Cicely Tyson; and mini-series including Common Ground, The Old Man and the Sea (1990), and Internal Affairs (1988) (TV)_. He co-hosted the ABC special More Secrets Revealed (1995).Born and raised in Washington, D.C., McDaniel attended the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in veterinary medicine. McDaniel lives in New York City with his wife Hannelore. They have two sons.

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Mar 25, 1958 In Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hill Street Blues 1981-01-15
Latest Project:
Series NCIS: New Orleans 2014-09-23

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.

Known For
Poster of NYPD Blue
The Night Shift Unknown 2014-05-27
Hysteria Doctor Carl Sapsi 1 episode, 2014 2014-08-28
Forever Unknown 2014-09-22
NCIS: New Orleans Unknown 2014-09-23
The Following Unknown 2013-01-21
Orange Is the New Black Unknown 2013-07-11
Detroit 1-8-7 Sergeant Jesse Longford 18 episodes, 2010-2011 2010-09-21
Blue Bloods Unknown 2010-09-24
The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Conviction Unknown 2006-03-03
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Life as We Know It William Miller 6 episodes, 2004-2005 2004-10-07
Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
John Doe Unknown 2002-09-20
Taken Unknown 2002-12-02
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Stargate SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
NYPD Blue Lt. Arthur Fancy / ... 167 episodes, 1993-2001 1993-09-21
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
A Man Called Hawk Unknown 1989-01-28
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15