James LeGros

James LeGros
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James LeGros Biography

Leading and character actor James LeGros has gained most of his fame by appearing in such independent films as Point Break (1991) and Living in Oblivion (1995). Interested in acting since high school, the Minnesota native gained initial experience in local productions. Following college, James LeGros earned an apprenticeship with the South Coast Repertory in California and then moved to Los Angeles. James LeGros made his television debut appearing opposite Danny DeVito in the made-for-cable movie The Ratings Game (1984) and from there he worked steadily as a television guest star on such series as Simon and Simon and Knight Rider. Read Full Bio >>

James LeGros Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2011 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actor Bitter Feast (2010). Nominated
2007 Gotham Awards The Last Winter (2006). Nominated
2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series "Ally McBeal" (1997). Nominated
1996 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Living in Oblivion (1995). Nominated

James LeGros Trivia

  • Collects misspellings of his last name
  • An offbeat favorite in 80s and 90s independent films.
  • Apprenticed with the South Coast Repertory Theatre in Southern California before ending up in Hollywood in the early 80s.
  • Married to actress/photographer Kristina Loggia, the daughter of actor Robert Loggia. They have two sons.
  • When not working on films he divides his time between Los Angeles and Jackson Hole, Wyoming with his wife and two sons.
  • Last name pronounced Le-GROW.


James LeGros Photos

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    "Mildred Pierce" New York City Premiere - Arrivals

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