James Ransone Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Dec, 2020
Facts of James Ransone
Date of Birth: 1979 , June-2
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name James Ransone
Birth Name James Finley Ransone III
Father James Finley Ransone II
Mother Rocye Ransone
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Baltimore, Maryland
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor, Musician
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Wire, Sinister, Sinister 2
Girlfriend N/A
Married No
Children No
Education George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Online Presence Instagram
Movies Inside Man (2006), Sinister (2012), Starlet (2012), Sinister 2 (2015), Gemini (2017), It Chapter Two (2019)
TV Show The Wire (2003), Generation Kill (2008), Treme (2011), Low Winter Sun (2013), The First (2018)
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James Ransone, an American actor, and musician grabbed TV fame after playing Ziggy Sobotka in the TV series The Wire (2003). The Marland-born actor then saw further TV recognition with works in How to Make It in America (2010) and as main casts in Low Winter Sun (2013) and The First (2018).

Professional since 2001, Ransone records 72 acting credits in 2020 and has worked on films with box-office success such as Inside Man (2006), Sinister (2012), Sinister 2 (2015), and It Chapter Two (2019).

Father Is A War Veteran- What Is James' Age and Height?

Born on June 2, 1979, in Baltimore, Maryland, the USA, James Ransone is an American by nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (English, German, Italian and Irish ancestry). Ransone's father James Finley Ransone II is a Vietnam War veteran, and his mother's name is Royce Ransone (née Peterson).

Nicknamed PJ, the 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall actor is 41 years old in December 2020. His birth name is James Finley Ransone III.

James is a graduate of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology (1993- 1997) in Baltimore. Later, he went to the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan for a year.

Acting Debut and Career Journey

Formerly a bass player in NYC's metal band Early Man, James Ransone's acting career began in 2001 when he was cast in the film The American Astronaut and made a guest appearance in Law & Order.

Following his work in the movie Ken Park (2002) along with the TV series Third Watch (2002) & Ed (2002), Ransone portrayed Ziggy Sobotka in the crime-drama series The Wire (2003, 12 episodes) starring Dominic West, John Doman & Idris Elba.

Then, the American actor made brief TV appearances in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005), Law & Order (2006)Jericho (2006), before landing in the mini-series Generation Kill (2008).

CAPTION: Ransone and Sprague Grayden in Low Winter Sun (2013) SOURCE: IMDB

Having worked in How to Make It in America (2010),  Hawaii Five-0 (2011), and Treme (2011), he became the main cast, Damon Callis, in Low Winter Sun (2013) alongside Mark Strong and Lennie James.

In 2016, James appeared in 8 episodes of Bosch and then was cast in Mosaic (2018) and The First (2018). His most recent TV works include 50 States of Fright (2020) and SEAL Team (2020).

Film Works- Appeared In 'It Chapter Two'

Already with movie works in Downtown: A Street Tale (2004) and A Dirty Shame (2004), Ransone worked in the critically and commercially acclaimed movie Inside Man (2006). The film featuring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen & Jodie Foster made a box-office collection of $186 million.

As a minor cast, he worked in the films The Next Three Days (2010) and The Lie (2011), before landing as Deputy So-and-So in the supernatural horror Sinister (2012) alongside Ethan Hawke and Juliet Rylance. Later, James would in its sequel Sinister 2 (2015).

CAPTION: James Ransone portrayed Deputy So-and-So in Sinister (2012( & its sequel Sinister 2 (2015) SOURCE: IMDB

Moreover, in 2012, the actor was cast in the independent film Starlet, which received a rating of 7.3/10 by Rotten Tomatoes.

Following an appearance in the critically acclaimed film Gemini (2017), James Ransone's most remarkable movie works came in It Chapter Two (2019), where he played Eddie KaspbrakThere, he shared the screen with Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader.

How Much Is James Ransone's Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ransone has a $3 million net worth in December 2020. Without any doubt, the acting career is his major income source. Professional for nearly 2 decades, James had career stints in the TV series The WireHow to Make It in America, Low Winter Sun, and The First.

In addition to that, he was cast in box-office hits such as Sinister and its sequel, and It Chapter Two. The latter most film collected $473.1 million over the budget of $79 million.

Is James Ransone Dating?

Despite being in such hype, The Wire actor is quite low-key about moves on his relationship at the moment. In 2008, he briefly dated Chloë Sevigny and ever since, has kept his details on his dating life under wraps.

An avid user of Instagram (@jamesransone), Ransone has over 209K followers in 2020 but never made any post relating to his love life. For now, no official report of James' girlfriend or dating story is out. Allegedly, the Sinister star is single meanwhile.

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