James Denton Biography
James Denton is an American TV and film actor who, before trying his luck in Hollywood, won raves for Chicago’s stage work. In the “Desperate Housewives” TV series, he is famous for his role as Mike Delfino.
In his distinguished career as an actor, he was part of television series including Nice Witch, Devious Maids, Philly, and so on. Additionally, in a Comedy Series, James won the Screen Actors Guild award for Desperate Housewives.
Denton graduated from Goodlettsville High School with regard to his education. He later attended the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Television/journalism was his main subject and he earned a degree in Advertising.
At the age of 23, at a community theatre in Nashville, James started acting. Then he moved to become a full-time actor in California. In numerous movies, Denton has appeared, such as “That Old Feeling”, “Primary Colors” and “Face/Off.” He has also starred in “Sliders,” “Two Guys and a Girl,” “Dark Skies,” “Ally McBeal,” “The West Wing,” and “JAG,” in various popular television shows. Moreover, in some movies, such as “The Pretender,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “Philly” and “Reba,” Moreso has had recurring roles.
In 2003, in the short-lived crime thriller series “Threat Matrix,” he played the lead role of Special Agent John Kilmer. “Denton has continued to act in various TV shows and movies since first appearing in “Desperate Housewives,” including: “Assumption,” “Beautiful Dreamer,” “Undead or Alive,” “Custody,” “Tortured” and “All-Star Superman. In 2008, James won the Prism Awards for Comedy Series Success. In “Desperate Housewives” he was nominated for his best role. He was also chosen for the Screen Actors Guild Awards that year. Denton portrays Dr. Sam Radford in the role of the “Good Witch.”
James Denton Age
How old is James Denton? Denton is 59 years as of 2022. He was born James Thomas Denton Jr. on January 20, 1963, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. In addition, James celebrates his birthday on January 20th every year and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
James Denton Parents
Denton is the son of J.T. Denton, and Mary Jean Woolslair Denton, mother. His dad was a dentist who worked in the military in 2002 when his mother died of breast cancer.
He’s the second of three siblings. In addition, he holds American citizenship, but his ethnicity is not known.
James Denton Wife
Denton is a married man. He is married to his wife Erin O’Brien on December 16, 2002. Erin is a screenwriter. They have two children, a daughter named Malin O’Brien born in the year 2005, and a son named Sheppard born in the year 2003. James and his wife reside in Minnesota with their children and pets.
However, he used to date Deana Carter at his high school. She was an artist who performed country music. After that, he started dating Jenna Lyn Ward, an actress. In 1997, James and Jenna got married and divorced in 2000. They don’t have any children together.
James Denton’s Height
Denton stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch but the weight is still under review. Additionally, he has an athletic body with dark brown hair color and blue eye color.
James Denton Net Worth
Denton has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as an actor.
James Denton Films
- 2020 Selfie Dad Steve
- NCIS: New Orleans Navy Captain Deckard
- 2018 Wake. Joe Frederickson
- 2016 Devious Maids Peter Hudson
- 2016 For Love & Honor Tom Brennan
- 2015–present Good Witch Dr. Sam Radford
- 2014 Stranded in Paradise Carter
- 2014 Hunger in America Narrator
- 2013 Grace Unplugged Johnny Trey
- 2012 Hot in Cleveland Kerouac Cowboy
- 2012 Karaoke Man Slim
- 2011 All-Star Superman Superman / Clark Kent Voice
- 2010 Group Sex Luke
- 2008 American Idol Band from TV
- 2008 Tortured Agent Murphy
- 2007 Ascension Day Brother John
- Undead or Alive: A Zombedy Elmer Winslow
- Masters of Science Fiction Barney Curran
- 2007 Custody John Sullivan
- 2006 Assumption John
- 2006 Beautiful Dreamer Dr. Kessler
- 2005–2006 Reba Dr. Morgan
- 2004 Jumbo Girl Jack
- 2004–2012 Desperate Housewives Mike Delfino
- 2003–2004 Threat Matrix Special Agent John Kilmer
- 2002 The Drew Carey Show
- 2001 The Pretender 2001 Mr. Lyle
- 2001 The Pretender: Island of the Haunted Mr. Lyle
- 2001–2002 Philly Judge Augustus Ripley
- 2000 Locked Up Down Shorty’s Danny
- 2000 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Dr. Howard Zaunaveld
- 2000 Ally McBeal Jimmy Bender
- 2000 The West Wing Tom Jordan
- 1998 Primary Colors Mitch
- 1997 That Old Feeling Keith Marks
- 1997 Face/Off Buzz
- 1997–2000 The Pretender Mr. Lyle
- 1996 Sliders Jack Bullock
- Moloney Rocky Talese
- 1996 Dark Skies Robert Winter
- 1996–2003 JAG Lieutenant Commander Bruce Carmichael / Geoffrey Roizman
- 1995 Hunter’s Moon Nick
- 1994 Basic Football The Quarterback
- 1993 Thieves Quartet Ray Higgs