James Naughton Biography (1945-)

Born December 6, 1945, in Middletown, CT; son of Joseph (a teacher) and Rosemary (a teacher; maiden name, Walsh) Naughton; brother of David Naughton (an actor); married Pamela Parsons, October, 1968; children: Gregory J. (an actor), Keira P (an actress). Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Actor, director
Birth Details
December 6, 1945
Middletown, Connecticut, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearance
  • Series
  • Steve Faraday, Faraday and Company (also known as The NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie and The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie), NBC, 1973-1974
  • Pete Burke, Planet of the Apes, CBS, 1974
  • Harry Barnes, Making the Grade, CBS, 1982
  • Dr. Michael "Cutter" Royce, Trauma Center (also known as Medstar), ABC, 1983
  • Michael Bower, a recurring role, Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1984-1987
  • Donald Marshack, Raising Miranda (also known as Close to Home and My Life Story), CBS, 1988
  • Detective Adam Sully, The Cosby Mysteries, NBC, 1994
  • Host/narrator, Crime Stories: The Scottsboro Boys (also known as Landmark American Trials: The Scottsboro Boys), Court TV, 1998
  • Narrator, Crime Stories: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann (also known as Landmark War Crimes Trials: The Trial of Adolf Eichmannand Mugshots: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann), Court TV, 1999
  • Also had a recurring role as Patrick Monahan, Brooklyn Bridge, CBS.
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Benjamin David, Beulah Land, NBC, 1980
  • Patrick Henry, LIBERTY! The American Revolution, PBS, 1997
  • Movies
  • Ben, Look Homeward, Angel, CBS, 1972
  • Captain John Haines, F. Scott Fitzgerald and "The Last of the Belles," ABC, 1974
  • Haemon, Antigone, 1974
  • Dr. Baxter, The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant, ABC, 1975
  • James O'Donnell, The Bunker (also known as Le bunker), CBS,1981
  • Pete Burke, Back to the Planet of the Apes, 1981
  • Dr. Dan Berenson, My Body, My Child, ABC, 1982
  • Richard Wylie, The Last of the Great Survivors, CBS, 1984
  • Jack Parrish, Between the Darkness and the Dawn, NBC, 1985
  • Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts (also known as American Masters: Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts), 1985
  • Andy Colleran, Sin of Innocence (also known as Two Young People), CBS, 1986
  • Rick LaSalle, Necessity, 1988
  • Blown Away, 1990
  • James Burton, Cagney & Lacey: The Return, CBS, 1994
  • Steven, Couples, ABC, 1994
  • Frank Irving, The Birds II: Land's End, Showtime, 1994
  • Brad Coleman, Mixed Blessings (also known as Danielle Steel's `Mixed Blessings'), 1995
  • James Burton, Cagney & Lacey: Together Again, 1995
  • Robert, The Truth about Jane, Lifetime, 2000
  • Episodic
  • "A Fine Day for Dying," Mannix, 1974
  • "Blood Money," Petrocelli, 1976
  • Louis Manning, "Voice of the Night," Barnaby Jones, 1976
  • Dr. Hoyle, Ryan's Hope, 1977
  • Cutter, "Trauma," The Fall Guy, 1983
  • Captain Sawyer, "The Adventures of Con Sawyer and Hucklemary Finn," ABC Weekend Specials, ABC, 1985
  • John Dockery, "Traveling Man," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987
  • Phillip Russell Stuart, "Screaming Passages," Designing Women, 1992
  • Barry Taggert, "Girlfriends," Law & Order, NBC, 1996
  • George McBeal, "Heat Wave," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1999
  • George McBeal, "Troubled Water," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1999
  • George McBeal, "Ally McBeal: The Musical, Almost," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Lawrence Stark, "No Good Deed," Big Apple, CBS, 2001
  • Lawrence Stark, "A Ministering Angel," Big Apple, CBS, 2001
  • Detective Rowlings, "End of the Month," 100 Centre Street, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Dr. Roger Buckman, "Seizure," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2002
  • Specials
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1990
  • The 45th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, 1992
  • Behind the Planet of the Apes, AMC, 1998
  • Host/narrator, Greatest Trials of All Time, 1998
  • Pilots
  • Andy Driscoll, Parole, CBS, 1982
  • Adam Sully, The Cosby Mysteries (also known as Guy Hanks I), NBC, 1994
  • Bette, CBS, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • Kevin Brooks, The Paper Chase, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Roeger, Second Wind, 1975
  • George, Diary of the Dead, 1980
  • Steve Paterson, A Stranger Is Watching, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/UnitedArtists, 1981
  • Hugh, in segment "The General," Cat's Eye (also known as Stephen King's Cat's Eye), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984
  • Jim O'Connor, The Glass Menagerie, Cineplex Odeon, 1987
  • Brian Dunlap, The Good Mother, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Gilbert `Gil' Griffin, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996
  • President Davenport, First Kid, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Man Texan, The Proprietor (also known as La proprietaire),Warner Bros., 1996
  • Clark Hannon, Oxygen, A-pix Entertainment, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Narcissus, Olympian Games, Yale Repertory Company, John Drew Theatre, East Hampton, NY, 1970
  • (New York City debut) Edmund Tyrone, Long Day's Journey into Night, Promenade Theatre, 1971
  • (Broadway debut) Wally, I Love My Wife, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1977
  • Dr. David Scott, Whose Life Is It, Anyway?, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Nick, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1980
  • Free and Clear, Long Wharf Theatre, 1986
  • Jim, The Glass Menagerie, Long Wharf Theatre, 1986
  • Love Letters, Promenade Theatre, 1989
  • Waitin' in the Wings: The Night the Understudies Take Center Stage, 1990
  • Stone, City of Angels, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1989-1990,then Shubert Theatre, Century City, CA, 1991
  • Broadway for Bill Clinton, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1992, and Williamstown Theatre Festival
  • Greg, Golden Boy, off-Broadway production, 1995
  • Billy Flynn, Chicago, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1996, then Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1996-1997
  • Joseph Elliot, Y2K, Manhattan Theater Club, Lucille Lortel Theater, New York City, 1999
  • James Naughton: Street of Dreams, Promenade Theater, New York City, 1999
  • Also appeared in Hamlet, Long Wharf Theatre, and Julius Caesar, American Shakespeare Festival; appeared in off-Broadway productions of Losing Time and Drinks before Dinner.
  • Stage Work
  • Director
  • Filumena, Blue Light Theatre Company, Theatre Four, New York City,1997
  • The Price, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1999,then Royale Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000
  • Our Town, Westport Country Playhouse, 2002
  • Albums
  • City of Angels (original cast recording), Columbia, 1990

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