James Lafferty Biography

Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Wiki Biography: This tall, strikingly handsome leading man has already made 75 film & television appearances. He is often hard to recognize because of his uncanny ability to drastically alter his look, speech patterns and mannerisms in chameleon like fashion. Benz Antoine was born in 1972 in Montreal, Canada. He is the oldest of the 3 children raised by his Haitian mother, Rose Marie. After graduating from high school, Benz enrolled at Concordia University intent on a career in Economics, which quickly turned into Philosophy, which came in handy during his days of rhyming on the m-i-c; which he did for the next 2 years. With the taste of fame still in his mouth, this gifted rapper, often mistaken for LL, was unwittingly taken down the path that would ultimately become his. In 1993, while reluctantly accompanying his then girlfriend to an audition; he was coaxed into reading for a role as a businessman in a corporate video. The rapper quickly turned actor and he hasn't looked back since. With his acting versatility and powerful sexual presence, he had no difficulty finding work in numerous television productions. He made his first big screen appearance in Romeo Must Die as the Crabman. Since then he has appeared in the blockbuster hits Get Rich or Die Tryin', Four Brothers, the critically acclaimed I'm Not There and most recently, he appeared in Death Race!!!

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
One Tree Hill Nathan Scott 2003 - 2004 Drama
Crisis Mr. Nash 2014 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Boys on the Run Joe Ferguson 2001 Action, Adventure, Romance
A Season on the Brink 2002 Drama, Sport
S. Darko Iraq Jack 2009 Comedy, Sport
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy Eigson Howard 2011 Action, Adventure, History
Lost on Purpose Fever 2013 Drama
Oculus Michael 2013 Horror
Citizen Soldiers Private First Class Matthew Berry 2014