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James Read

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Christopher Read (born July 31, 1953) is an American actor. Read was born in Buffalo, New York. He started acting as a student of the University of Oregon where he graduated in 1976. He studied acting in New York and then did several off Broadway and regional theatres such as The Denver Center Theatre Company, where he had a couple of leading roles and spent three seasons. Read is perhaps best known for his role as George Hazard in the three North and South TV miniseries (1985, 1986 and 1994) based on the John Jakes trilogy of novels of the same name, and for his co-starring role in the movie Beaches. Read is married to actress Wendy Kilbourne, whom he met on the set of North and South. He had a recurring role on The WB series Charmed as Victor Bennett and was also a regular during the first season of Remington Steele. Currently, he may be seen as Ken Davis in the ABC family drama Wildfire. In 1998, he also earned his Masters Degree in psychology from Pepperdine University.

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Jul 31, 1953 In Buffalo - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Series Castle 2009-03-08
Known For
Poster of Cold Case
Poster of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Poster of Heaven Help Us
Poster of Blue Thunder
Series Castle Anton McHugh 2009-03-08
Series Pepper Dennis Unknown 2006-04-04
Series Wildfire Ken Davis 2005-06-20
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Elle's Father 2003-07-02
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series American Dreams Unknown 2002-09-29
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie Not Another Teen Movie Preston's Father 2001-12-07
Movie Indiscreet Zachariah Dodd 1998-08-28
Series Push 1998-04-06
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Series Charmed Victor Bennett 1998-10-07
Movie Walking Thunder Abner Murdock 1997-01-01
Movie Full Circle Judge Carter 1996-09-09
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Series The Cape Unknown 1996-09-09
Series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Ben 1996-09-27
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Movie The Other Woman Michael 1995-03-26
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Heaven Help Us Unknown 1994-08-27
Series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown 1993-09-12
Series Diagnosis: Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Movie Love Crimes Stanton Gray 1992-01-24
Series Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
Series Princesses Unknown 1991-09-27
Movie Web of Deceit Paul Evanston 1990-10-18
Movie Eight Men Out Claude 'Lefty' Williams 1988-09-02
Movie Beaches Michael Essex 1988-12-21
Series Shell Game 1987-01-08
Series Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Cary Grant 1987-11-16
Movie Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Cary Grant 1987-11-16
Series Robert Kennedy & His Times Unknown 1985-01-27
Movie Lace II Daryl Webster 1985-05-05
Movie North and South, Book I 1985-11-03
Series North and South George Hazard 1985-11-03
Series Jessie Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie The Initiation Peter 1984-12-07
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Blue Thunder Police Officer on Bridge 1983-02-05
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Series Remington Steele 1982-10-01
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24