James LeGros Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Jul, 2021
Facts of James LeGros
Date of Birth: 1962 , April-27
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name James LeGros
Birth Name James Mervyn LeGros
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $3 million
Children Two
Education University Of California Irvine
Movies The Ladies Club, Drugstore Cowboy, Born on the Fourth of July, Point Break, Singles, The Low Life
TV Show Knight Rider, The Ratings Game, L.A. Doctors, Mercy, Justified, The Passage, Hunters
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James LeGros is an American actor who started his career professionally in 1984. He is most known for his role in the film Living in Oblivion, for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. Moreover, his notable television series are Mercy, Mildred Pierce, and The Mosquito Coast.

When And Where Was James LeGros Born?

James LeGros was born James Mervyn LeGros on April 27, 1962, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the United States. His father was a real estate agent, whereas his mother was a tutor.    

For his education, he attended the University Of California Irvine. He holds American citizenship and is of White descent. He stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.76 m.  As of this writing, he is 59 years old.

Net Worth In 2021, Earnings, And Career Details

The 59-year-old actor owns an estimated net worth of $3 million as of July 2021. Most of his part of income comes from his career in acting. 

The average actor's payment in the United States is $58,097, but the range typically falls at $47,875 and $70,933. So he might be earning in a similar range.

He made his television debut in the TV series Knight Rider in 1984. Similarly, he made his film debut in the film The Ladies Club in 1986.

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LeGros acted as Roach in the action crime film Point Break (box office collection $83.5 million and budget $24 million) in 1991. He appeared as Dr. Max Rocher in the NBC medical drama ER in 1998.

He landed the role of Chad Palomino in the film Living in Oblivion (budget $500,000 and grossed $1.1 million), for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.

Some of his other films and TV series are The Low Life, Destiny Turns on the Radio, Enemy of the State Just Looking, and L.A. Doctors.

From 2000-2001, he played the recurring role of Mark Albert in the FOX series Ally McBeal. In 2005, he appeared as Special Agent Raymond "Ray" Fuller in the Showtime drama Sleeper Cell.

The actor starred as Dr. Dan Harris in the NBC medical drama television series Mercy from 2009-2010. He joined the cast of the crime drama TV series Justified from 2011-2014.

He acted as Karl Hootkin in the drama film Big Miracle (box office $24.7 million and production cost $40 million) in 2012. 

Likewise, he was featured in the action-thriller film Point Break (budget $105 million and box office $133.7 million) in 2015.

His other notable movies and TV series include Phoenix, Oregon, Emperor, Hunters, and Blue Bloods. Currently, he plays Agent Don Voorhees in The Mosquito Coast alongside Justin TherouxMelissa George, and Kimberly Elise.

Who Is His Wife? Does He Have Any Child?

'Living in Oblivion' star has been married to late actor Robert Loggia's daughter Kristina Loggia since 1992. By profession, her wife is a photographer.

Since the marriage, the couple has share two sons, including their son Noah LeGros, who is also an actor.