Jim Byrnes Biography (1948-)

Full name, James Thomas Kevin Byrnes; born September 22, 1948, in St. Louis,MO; father, a municipal accountant; mother, a homemaker; companion of Robyn Post; children: (with former companion, Annette) Serene; (with Post) Caitlin.Addresses: Agent: Leonard Bonnell, Characters Talent Agency, 200-105 West 2nd Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3Y4, Canada.; Contact: 8184 East Blvd., Vancouver, British Columbia V6P 5R6, Canada.; Publicist: SSA PublicRelations, 16027 Ventura Blvd., Suite 206, Encino, CA 91436.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, musician
Birth Details
September 22, 1948
St Louis, Missouri, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dan "Lifeguard" Burroughs, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987-1990
  • Voice, Dragon Warrior (animated), syndicated, 1990
  • Kevin, Neon Rider (also known as Tenderfoot and Dude), syndicated, 1990
  • Voice, G.I. Joe (animated), 1990
  • Voices of Chef Flambe, Mr. Moneybags, Metro Train conductor, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, and Buffalo Ben, Madeline (animated), 1990
  • Joe Dawson, Highlander: The Series, syndicated, 1993-1998
  • Voice of shadow master, Double Dragon (animated), 1993
  • Belger, Final Fight, 1995
  • Voice, Hurricanes, 1996
  • Voice of Inferno, Beast Wars (animated; also known as Beast Wars: Transformers, Beasties, and Beasties: Transformers), syndicated, 1996
  • Title role, The Jim Byrnes Show, 1998
  • Mr. Olivier, The Net, USA Network, 1998-1999
  • Host, Walking after Midnight, 1999
  • Voice of Thrust, Beast Machines: Transformers (animated; also known as Beast Masters: Battle for the Sparks), Fox, 1999
  • Frank Mardasian, Higher Ground, Fox Family, 2000
  • Voice of Duke Dermail, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (animated; also known as Gundam Wing), Cartoon Network, 2000
  • Ultimate Book of Spells, YTV, 2001
  • Voice, Stargate: Infinity (animated), 2002
  • Movies
  • (Uncredited) Band leader, Hands of a Stranger, 1987
  • Jack Fine, The Red Spider, CBS, 1988
  • Kurt, In the Best Interest of the Child (also known as A Mother's Plea), CBS, 1990
  • Noah, Omen IV: The Awakening, Fox, 1991
  • Benedetti, Christmas on Division Street, CBS, 1991
  • Stan, Dirty Work, USA Network, 1992
  • Vet, Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, NBC, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Date #1, For Hope, 1996
  • Lieutenant McMahon, Bloodhounds II, USA Network, 1996
  • Duke, Final Descent, CBS, 1997
  • Doc Humphries, Lost Treasure of Dos Santos, 1997
  • Bartender, Becoming Dick, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Dekim Barton, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: The Movie--Endless Waltz (also known as Endless Waltz and Gundam Wing: The Movie--Endless Waltz), Cartoon Network, 2000
  • Father Berkely, Due East, Showtime, 2002
  • Voice of Mayor of Paris, Madeline: My Fair Madeline (animated), 2002
  • Pilots
  • Announcer, Sliders, 1995
  • Daniel Benjamin Burroughs ("Lifeguard"), Wiseguy, ABC, 1996
  • Voice, Nascar Racers: The Movie (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Jim, "Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot?," Out of This World, 1987
  • Carl Drake, "Dead Man Walking," The Hat Squad, 1993
  • Brett Shrager, "The Kid," The Commish, 1995
  • Nelson, G.I. Joe Extreme (animated), 1996
  • Voice of Dr. Thomas Light, Mega Man (animated), syndicated, 1996
  • Colonel Maxwell Foley, "The Reckoning," Two, 1997
  • Joe Dawson, "A Matter of Time," Highlander: The Raven, syndicated,1998
  • Gary Latimer, "The Joining," The Outer Limits, 1998
  • Guy Hanson, "More Than Meets the Eye," Murder Call, 1998
  • "Deadly Games: Part 2," Cold Squad, CTV, 1999
  • Ramp, "Spirit Junction," Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2000
  • Tyler Greer, "Shadowland," First Wave, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000
  • Voice, Nascar Racers (animated), Fox, 2000
  • General Nemec, Level 9, UPN, 2000
  • Voice, Alienators: Evolution Continues, Fox, 2001
  • Dion, The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002
  • Vic Goodman, "Unreasonable Doubt," The Dead Zone (also known as Stephen King's The Dead Zone), USA Network, 2002
  • Voice of Nick Fury, "Operation: Rebirth," X-Men: Evolution (animated), The WB, 2002
  • "Fading Star," Just Cause, PAX, 2002
  • Also appeared as voice of Grand Vizier, War Planets (animated; also known as War Planets), syndicated; voice of Governor Marshall Deacon, "Bro-Bots," Mega Man (animated), syndicated; voice, Spider-Man Unlimited (animated), Fox; in episodes of Show of Hearts (also knownas Variety Club's Show of Hearts), Lightning Force, DangerBay, Camp Candy, and The Hitchhiker.
  • Miniseries
  • Hands of a Stranger (also known as Double Standard), NBC, 1987
  • Voice of polar bear, The Snow Queen (animated), Hallmark, 2002
  • Busker, Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken, Sci-Fi Channel, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Additional voices, Conan and the Young Warriors (animated), 1994
  • Additional voices, Stone Protectors (animated), 1996
  • Additional voices, Mummies Alive! (animated), 1997
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Jim Byrne) Party singer, Out of the Blue (also known as NoLooking Back and Plus rien a perdre), 1980
  • Frank Hay, Harmony Cats, Triboro Entertainment Group, 1994
  • Dewey Moore, Whale Music, Seventh Art Releasing, 1994
  • Lieutenant Rayburn, Suspicious Agenda, 1994
  • Lieutenant Jim 'The Loot' Garrity, Dream Man, 1995
  • Lieutenant Rayburn, Under the Gun, 1995
  • Rod, Starlight, Astral, 1996
  • Dr. Glen Green, Drive, She Said, Beyond Films, 1997
  • (Uncredited) Larry Millard, Masterminds, 1997
  • Voice of Pop, The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer (animated), 1998
  • Voice, Monster Mash, Universal Studios Home Video, 2000
  • Joe Dawson, Highlander: Endgame, Miramax, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Hans, Principia Scriptoriae, The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC, 1989-1990
  • Also appeared in stage productions with a St. Louis repertory company, c.1964.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • That River, 1995
  • Burning/I Turned My Nights into Days, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scores
  • "That River," The Final Cut, Republic, 1995

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Maclean's, January 15, 1996, p. 53
    • People Weekly, May 21, 1990, pp. 105-106

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