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James McDaniel

James McDaniel

James McDaniel, best-known to TV viewers as Lt. Arthur Fancy on the hit series NYPD Blue, has appeared in numerous films including Spike Lee's MALCOLM X, Kevin Hooks' STRICTLY BUSINESS, Woody Allen's ALICE and Daniel Petrie's ROCKET GIBRALTAR. McDaniel won the prestigious Obie Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Wendall in the New York stage production of Before It Hits Home. He also received the Clarence Derwent Award for his performance as Paul Portier in the Tony Award-winning Broadway play, Six Degrees of Separation. McDaniel appeared on Broadway in Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, with Steven Rae and Alec McGowan. Additional theater credits include roles in Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Balm in Gilead and A Soldier's Play. Besides NYPD Blue, McDaniel has appeared in numerous television series including Civil Wars, L.A. Law, Gabriel's Fire and Crime Story, and miniseries including Common Ground, The Old Man and the Sea, Murder in Black and White and Internal Affairs.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

James McDaniel Facts

BirthdayMarch 25, 1958 (64)

Selected Filmography

After the Thin Man
Double Indemnity
Steven Spielberg Presents Taken
Malcolm X
American Carny: True Tales from the Circus Sideshow
King's Faith
I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell
Colonel Effingham's Raid
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