James Roday

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James Roday.

James Roday (Eng. James Roday ; b. April 4, 1976 (19,760,404). San Antonio, Texas, USA) – American actor, screenwriter, producer, producer. The greatest popularity gained after starring Shawn Spencer in the TV series “Psych».


  • Biography
  • Career
  • Awards and nominations
  • Filmography
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James David Rodriguez was born in San Antonio, Texas. His father Jim Rodriguez worked in the Boardwalk Auto Group . James was in high school in San Antonio.

He continued his education at New York University in the theater department, where he received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. At 22, choose a professional name James Roday and it registered in the US Screen Actors Guild.

There was also artistic director of the «Red Dog Squadron» (Eng.). and in Los Angeles, co-founded with Brad Rader theater company. His favorite comedian Will Ferrell is.

Roday played in various theatrical productions, including “Three Sisters,””Twelfth Night.” He played a major role in the film”Rolling Kansas,”in 2003, and in 2005 played the role of Billy Priketa in the movie”The Dukes of Hazzard.”In 2006, he starred in”Pivfest.”Together with Todd Hartanom and James de Monaco he wrote the screenplay for the film”Skinwalkers».

Roday starred in the films “Miss Match NBA”in 2003 and”First Years”in 2001. July 7, 2006 on the screens out the first series of the television series”Psych” in which he starred, and then srezhisseroval several series of consecutive seasons of the series, wrote the scripts for them and became a producer. The show had the highest ratings and brought James Rode increasing popularity worldwide. James Roday was invited to the nomination WWE Monday with Dooley Hill January 25, 2010. However, due to appendicitis Roday missed the nomination.

Awards and nominations

Thanks to the title role in the TV series “Psych,”where he played a detective Shawn Spencer seer, in 2006 Roday was in the”Best Actor” by the company’s Awards.

In 2007, James hit the hundred most beautiful people in the United States by the magazine «People», having occupied 62 place. In 2008 Roday was nominated for best comedy role on the version of «The NCLR ALMA Awards».

The role of Shawn Spencer in the TV series “Psych” brought James Prize Ewwy (reward the best television serials of different genres) in 2009 for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

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