Jim Byrnes Biography

Birthday: 1948-09-22
Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Wiki Biography: Born on September 22, 1948, Jim Byrnes grew up in St. Louis, the middle child of a middle class family. He learned to play blues guitar at age 13-- and continues to play on his favorite guitar, a Gibson 1969 Hummingbird. An eclectic individual, he studied for the priest hood in a seminary, and was even a professional shepherd at one point. He studied acting at Boston University and St.Louis University. Byrnes is a gifted actor and an inspiring individual. He lost both his legs in an automobile accident Feb. 26, 1972-- the same day he landed his pivotal "Wiseguy" role as Lifeguard fifteen years later.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Wiseguy Daniel Benjamin 'Lifeguard' Burroughs 1988 - 1989 Comedy
Camp Candy 1989 Animation
The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog 1993 Animation
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog 1993 Animation
Double Dragon Shadow Master 1993 - 1994
G.I. Joe Extreme 1995 Action
Beast Wars: Transformers Inferno 1996 Action
Stone Protectors 1996 Animation
War Planets Grand Vizier 1998 - 1999
Beast Machines: Transformers Thrust 1999 Action
Gadget and the Gadgetinis 2001 Animation
Stargate: Infinity 2002 Adventure
Stargate Infinity 2002 - 2003 Adventure
The Week the Women Went 2008 Reality Tv
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Omen IV: The Awakening Noah 1991 0, Reality Tv
The Omen Iv: the Awakening Noah 1991 Horror, Thriller
Invader Engineer Powell 1992
Harmony Cats Frank Hay 1994 Comedy
Whale Music 1995 Comedy, Drama
Suspicious Agenda Lt. Rayburn 1995 Action, Thriller
Starlight Rod MacArthur 1997
Drive, She Said Dr. Glen Green 1997
Monster Mash 2000 Animation, Family, Musical
Highlander: Endgame Joe Dawson 2000 Action, Fantasy, Sci Fi
Fetching Cody 2005
Highlander: The Source Joe Dawson 2007 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Heart of a Dragon Ivan 2011 Drama