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James Healy, Jr. (born December 30, 1961; age 62) is an American actor who portrayed Dr. Kinnard during Season 1 of 24.

Biography and career[]

James Healy, Jr. was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended University of Texas, in Arlington, from 1980 to 1983.

During his early years, James acted in Theatre, commercials and films in Texas. During this time James became a police officer and worked for the Grand Prairie Police Dept. Rising through the ranks and working patrol, SWAT and as a detective he and his wife Claire, moved to Los Angeles in 1996.

Healy began his professional acting career in 1991, when he appeared in the straight-to-video film All-American Murder, with Christopher Walken. After that, he has appeared in films like Ruby (with Tobin Bell and Jeffrey Nordling), Disturbing the Peace, Shoot or Be Shot, and You Got Nothin'.

However, Healy has mostly focused in television work. He has appeared in shows like NewsRadio (with Stephen Root), Walker, Texas Ranger (with Marco Sanchez), Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (with Ron Rogge), JAG, The Division, The Invisible Man (with Spencer Garrett), and That's So Raven.

Healy and his family moved back to Texas where after a stint in Afghanistan he went back into Law Enforcement. He served as the Chief of Police of Godley, Texas from 2008 to 2015. Although he hasn't had a credited role since 2003, Healy has since retired from police work and is now back into acting full time. He recently was cast as Thomas Lennon's father in Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, set to be released in 2018.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • The 7th Day (2020)
  • Stand off at Sparrow Creek (2019)
  • Run Hide Fight (2020)
  • Trial By Fire (2019)
  • SIck Girl (2021)
  • Blast Beat (2021)
  • The Hate U Give (2018)
  • Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018)
  • You Got Nothin (2002)
  • Shoot or Be Shot (2002)

Television appearances

  • Man Hunt (2020)
  • A Fall from Grace (2020)
  • Murder Made Me Famous (2018-2019)
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2019)
  • Dynasty (2018)
  • That's So Raven (2003)
  • Even Stevens (2001-2002)
  • JAG (2000)
  • Profiler (1999)

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