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James Budig

James is originally from the Seattle, Washington area. His first role in a play/musical was in high school as 'Sir Studley' in The Princess and the Pea. He attended Washington State University where he studied drama. After completing college he worked on his community theatre chops for a number of years in and around Seattle. Then in 1997 he ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Shield
The Shield Neil O'Brien
Medium Third Man
Moonlight Businessman
Smoking Herb
Smoking Herb Bar Bitch


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (6 credits)
 2012 Door to Door (Short)
 2010 Medium (TV Series)
Third Man
- Blood on the Tracks (2010) ... Third Man
 2007 Moonlight (TV Series)
- Dr. Feelgood (2007) ... Businessman
 2004 The Shield (TV Series)
Neil O'Brien
- Fire in the Hole (2004) ... Neil O'Brien
- Riceburner (2004) ... Neil O'Brien
- What Power Is... (2004) ... Neil O'Brien
 2002 Smoking Herb
Bar Bitch
 2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
David Churchill
- Hubris (2001) ... David Churchill (as Jim Budig)

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Jim Budig


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Received a Master of Fine Arts in acting from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

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