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actor , television actor , film actor

James LeGros is an American actor.


LeGros was born in Minneapolis. His mother was a teacher and his father was a real estate broker.


He was raised in Redlands, California, and attended the Professional Conservatory at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, as well as the University of California, Irvine.


James LeGros appeared as Rick in Gus Van Sant's 1989 Drugstore Cowboy. One of his best-known roles was in Living in Oblivion (directed by Tom DiCillo, also starring Steve Buscemi and Catherine Keener). LeGros played Chad Palomino, a male acting diva with endless 'a-list' star demands for a 'b-movie' director and crew.

LeGros appeared on Showtime's Sleeper Cell (as Special Agent Ray Fuller) and on Law & Order. He portrayed Dr. Dan Harris on the NBC series Mercy. LeGros portrayed Peter Gray in the upcoming Dark Sky thriller Bitter Feast.

He is the first actor to appear on TV as Deputy United States Marshall Raylan Givens in the TV film Pronto, based on a book by Elmore Leonard. LeGros also appeared on the TV series Justified (which centers on the character Raylan Givens) as antagonist Wade Messer.



Married Kristina Loggia, 1992. 2 children.

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