About James Riordan

James Riordan is a Broadway, television and film actor based in New York.  Television appearances include  “Limitless”,  “Person of Interest”, “Public Morals” (directed by Edward Burns), “The Blacklist”, “Law & Order: SVU”, "Boardwalk Empire", “Dark Horse” (directed by Roland Emmerich), “White Collar”, “Damages”, “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent", “Gossip Girl”, “As The World Turns” and “All My Children”.   James had principal roles in the feature films “The Hoax” (directed by Lasse Hallstorm) and the cult horror film Choose.

James made is Broadway debut with the company of Dance Of Death starring Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren and David Strathairn.  He  was subsequently featured in the Broadway revival  of The Elephant Man with Billy Crudup, Kate Burton and Rupert Graves before joining the  Broadway company of Noises Off with Jane Curtin.  James played Frank Whitworth in the Broadway production of Jerusalem with Mark Rylance. This spring, he will join the company of Present Laughter on Broadway starring Kevin Kline

James originated the role of John Ruskin in the Off-Broadway production of  The Countess which ran for over 500 performances at the Lambs theater.  Additional Off- Broadway credits include Brian Friel’s Lovers at The ActorsCompany Theater, Donagoo at the Mint Theater Company, Our Leading Lady at Manhattan Theater Club and the US premiere of Howard Brenton’s Christie In Love.  He has played leading roles in regional theaters across the country including The Cleveland Playhouse, Arena Stage, The Wilma Theater, The Repertory Theater of St. Louis, The Actors Theater of Louisville, The Great Lakes Theater Festival, Two River Theater, Barrington Stage and others.  James has an MFA from Temple University.  jamesriordan.net