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Stephan James

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B: December 16, 1993 in Toronto, Ontario

Stephan James got his start in television landing a recurring role in the long-running series Degrassi. He landed his first major feature film role playing opposite Tatyana Ali and Fefe Dobson in the 2012 film Home Again. John Boyega had originally been tapped to play the lead role in the Jesse Owens biopic Race, but was offered Star Wars: Episode VII, opening the door for Stephan James to play Owens in the inspirational Olympic tale, for which he was given a Best Actor Canadian Screen Award in 2017. In 2019 he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Drama for his work opposite Julia Roberts in the series Homecoming.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

My Babysitter’s a Vampire (TV-2010)
12 Dates of Christmas (TV-2011)
Home Again (2012)
The Railpath Hero (2013, short)
The Gabby Douglas Story (TV-2014)
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Apple Mortgage Cake (TV-2014)
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Selma (2014)
Lost After Dark (2015)
Across the Line (2015)
Race (2015)
Unveiled (TV-2016)
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
17 Bridges (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
The Book of Negroes (2015, mini-series)
Homecoming (2018)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
How to Be Indie (2010, 2011)
My Babysitter’s a Vampire (2011)
Clue (2011)
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2010, 2011, 2012)
The Listener (2012)
The L.A.Complex (2012)
Cracked (2013)

If Beale Street Could Talk, movie, poster,