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James Jean Parks (born November 16, 1968) is an American actor who portrayed Clell Watson in the first season of HBO's Deadwood.

Biography[]

James Parks is an American actor who has worked with distinguished independent film directors Quentin Tarantino, John Sayles, Robert Rodriguez, Kevin Smith, and David Lynch. His career of over twenty years and his love for acting was inspired by his father, veteran actor Michael Parks, and began with classical training and work in Shakespearean theater.[1]

He has since worked consistently in film, television and theater, appearing most notably in Quentin Tarantino's film The Hateful Eight (2015), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Amigo (2010), In ascolto (2006), and in episodes of Deadwood (2004) (pilot), True Blood (2008), and a number of other popular TV series. He stars alongside Caroline Goodall in The Elevator: Three Minutes Can Change Your Life (2015), an English-language suspense film shot in Rome by Italian director Massimo Coglitore.[1]

Most recently, James Parks played Niles Gilbert on the TV series The Son (2017) on AMC, with Pierce Brosnan leading the ensemble.[1]

James is also a writer for film and movie events for television.[1]

Credits[]

Season 1[]

Filmography[]

Films[]

  • Blind Vengeance as Will Sharkey (TV Movie, 1990)
  • Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story as Tiger Knowles (TV Movie, 1991)
  • Conagher as Curly (TV Movie, 1991)
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as Service Station Mechanic (1992)
  • Alien Nation: The Enemy Within as Pursuer #2 (TV Movie, 1996)
  • Apollo 11 as Man at Bar (TV Movie, 1996)
  • You Know My Name as Alibi Joe (TV Movie, 1999)
  • $pent as Grant (1999)
  • Crocodile 2: Death Swamp as Squid (2002)
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1 as Edgar McGraw (2003)
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2 as Edgar McGraw (2004)
  • Daltry Calhoun as Arlo (2005)
  • House of the Dead 2 as Bart (TV Movie, 2005)
  • Eight Days to Live as Anderson (TV Movie, 2006)
  • In ascolto as Anthony Ashe (2006)
  • Islander as Pokey (2006)
  • The Darkroom as Dwayne (2006)
  • Grindhouse as Edgar McGraw (2007)
  • Fighting Words as Fresno Pete (2007)
  • Death Proof as Edgar McGraw (2007)
  • Three Priests as Johnny (2008)
  • Noble Things as J.C. (2008)
  • Rubber as Cop Doug (2010)
  • Amigo as Sgt. Runnels (2010)
  • Machete as Edgar McGraw (2010)
  • Red State as Mordechai (2011)
  • Django Unchained as Tracker (2012)
  • Child of Grace as Graham (2014)
  • The Elevator: Three Minutes Can Change Your Life as Jack (2015)
  • The Hateful Eight as O.B. (2015)
  • Wrong Reasons as James Winandi (2021)

TV Series[]

  • Shades of LA (1990)
  • McKenna as Randy (1994)
  • Space: Above and Beyond as Shankowicz (1995)
  • Babylon 5 as Drakhen (1996)
  • The Sentinel as Tommy Juno (1996)
  • Star Trek: Voyager as Vel (1996)
  • Brooklyn South as Kevin O'Donnell (1997)
  • House of Frankenstein as Quinn (1997)
  • Rough Riders as William Tiffany (1997)
  • Profiler as A.J. Tibbet (1997-1998)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Tector Gorch (1998)
  • JAG as Lt. Cmdr. 'Slider' Morrison (1998-1999)
  • Crusade as Duncan (1999)
  • Walker, Texas Ranger as Zack Crowder (1999)
  • Nash Bridges as Butch (2000)
  • The District as Officer Lea (2001)
  • The X-Files as Agent Terry Sullivan (2002)
  • Stargate SG-1 as Pharrin (2003)
  • Star Trek: Enterprise as Deputy Bennings (2003)
  • Deadwood as Clell Watson (2004)
  • Numb3rs as Fitchman (2005)
  • Threshold as Jake Greene (2005)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Jonathan Wax (2006)
  • Bones as Sheriff Dawes (2006)
  • 24 as National Guard Sergeant (2007)
  • Jericho as Agent Hicks (2007)
  • NCIS as Ryan Sikes (2008)
  • True Blood as Mack Rattray (2008, 2011)
  • The Son as Niles Gilbert (2017-2019)
  • The Walking Dead as Captured Whisperer (2019)

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