James N. Harrell (1918–2000)

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James Nelson Harrell, born in Waco, Texas to Margaret Teny and Jefferson Whitfield Harrell, Chair of the Baylor University Mathematics Department, graduated from Waco High School and Baylor University. He held a Master's Degree in Drama from Trinity University. He studied acting at the original Baylor Theater with Paul Baker in the 1930's and in ... See full bio »

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 1999 A Slipping-Down Life
Doctor (as James Harrell)
 1999 Varsity Blues
Murray (as James Harrell)
 1998 Hope Floats
Harry Calvert
 1996 Michael
Old Geezer #1 (as James Harrell)
 1996 A Family Thing
Earl Pilcher Sr. (as James Harrell)
 1996 Carried Away
Pastor (as James Harrell)
 1996 A Promise to Carolyn (TV Movie)
Mr. Giles
 1995 Wishbone (TV Series)
Mr. Knutson
- Pantin' at the Opera (1995) ... Mr. Knutson (as James Harrell)
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Nathan Hopkins
- Evil in the Night (1995) ... Nathan Hopkins
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie)
Pierson Phelps
 1994 Shadows of Desire (TV Movie)
Bank Manager (as James Harrell)
 1993 Flesh and Bone
 1992 Leap of Faith
 1991 JFK
Sam Holland
 1991 Wild Texas Wind (TV Movie)
 1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie)
Hoyle Barker (as James Harrell)
 1990 Texasville
Odessa Oil Man (as James Harrell)
 1990 The Hot Spot
Elderly Man (as James Harrell)
 1990 Pair of Aces (TV Movie)
 1989 Lost Angels
 1989 Riverbend
McBride (as Jim Harrell)
 1984-1988 Dallas (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Out of the Frying Pan (1988) ... Justice of the Peace (as James Harrell)
- Jamie (1984) ... (as James Harrell)
 1987 Nadine
Deacon (as James Harrell)
 1986 Adam: His Song Continues (TV Movie)
 1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Cut-Rite Manager
 1986 The Lone Star Kid (TV Movie)
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom Allbright
- Noon Wine (1985) ... Tom Allbright
 1984 Country
Bank Officer, Jim (as James Harrell)
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
Old John Ballew
 1984 Celebrity (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Taler
 1981 Raggedy Man
Ticket Taker
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Minister (as James Harrell)
 1980 Resurrection
Doc Lurkin
 1980 Urban Cowboy
Minister at Gravesite
 1979 The Chisholms (TV Series)
Doc Simpson
 1978 The Whole Shootin' Match
Rhonda Lynn's Father
 1977 Rolling Thunder
 1977 The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie)
 1977 Outlaw Blues
Cop Chauffeur
 1976 A Small Town in Texas
Old Codger
 1975 Mackintosh and T.J.
 1975 Race with the Devil
Gun Shop Owner
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper
Farmer (as James Harrell)
 1974 Don't Hang Up
Dr. Crawther (as Jim Harrell)
 1974 The Sugarland Express
Mark Fenno (as Jim Harrell)
 1973 Paper Moon
The Minister (as Jim Harrell)
 1972 Encounter with the Unknown
Brother Taylor (as Jim Harrell)
 1970 A Bullet for Pretty Boy
Mr. Sam Floyd (as James Harrell)
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