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James MacDonald played an LAPD police officer during Season 1 of 24. He often portrays law enforcement characters.

Biography and career Edit

MacDonald debuted on the 1987 film Some Kind of Wonderful. After that, he has appeared in films like Riff-Raff (with Robert Carlyle), Malcolm X (with Albert Hall), Class of '61 (with Penny Johnson Jerald), Roswell (with Xander Berkeley, Bob Gunton, and Peter MacNicol), Eye of the Stalker (with Michael Cavanaugh), Broken Arrow (with Bob Gunton again), The Ultimate Lie (with Gregory Itzin and Billy Burke), The Fan (with Chris Mulkey), Space Cowboys (with James Cromwell, William Devane, and Rade Serbedzija), Phone Booth (with Kiefer Sutherland and Yorgo Constantine), Hollywood Homicide (with Lou Diamond Phillips), and Home of the Brave (with Jeffrey Nordling).

In television, MacDonald has appeared in shows like Courthouse (with Bob Gunton), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (with Alexander Siddig), Brooklyn South (with Ryan Cutrona), Fantasy Island (with Louis Lombardi), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (with Harris Yulin), Touched by an Angel (with Skye McCole Bartusiak), NYPD Blue (with Esai Morales), The Peacemakers (with Roger Cross and Bob Gunton again), The Handler (with Brent Briscoe), Touching Evil (with Zach Grenier), ER (with Leland Orser), E-Ring (with Dennis Hopper), Without a Trace (with Tony Lee and Mandy June Turpin), The Unit (with Dennis Haysbert), Commander in Chief (with Harry Lennix, Ever Carradine, Eyal Podell, and Anthony Azizi), Vanished (with John Allen Nelson), Standoff (with Gina Torres, Michael Cudlitz, and Xander Berkeley), and CSI: Miami (with Megalyn Echikunwoke).

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Little Boy (2015)
  • Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
  • Home of the Brave (2006)
  • Hollywood Homicide (2003)
  • Phone Booth (2002)
  • Volcano (1997)
  • The Fan (1996)
  • Broken Arrow (1996)
  • Malcolm X (1992)
  • Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Television appearances

  • Sweet/Vicious (2016-2017)
  • Longmire (2015)
  • Major Crimes (2013)
  • Hawthorne (2011)
  • Lie to Me (2009)
  • Jericho (2007)
  • Criminal Minds (2006)
  • The Unit (2006)
  • E-Ring (2005)
  • ER (2004)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002)
  • NYPD Blue (2001)
  • 24 (2001)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-1999)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1995)

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