James Ryen most recently played Lodovico, Sailor, Ensemble in Othello and Master Zhang, Worker Huang, People’s Liberation Army Officer, Ensemble in Snow in Midsummer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Previous roles there included Ned Alleyn, Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Gaston, Ensemble in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; Quang/Ensemble in Vietgone; and Polixenes in The Winter’s Tale.
Other credits include Petruchio, Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet (American Repertory Theater); Hamlet in Hamlet (New Art Theatre); Laertes in Hamlet (Gangbusters Theatre Company); Florizel, Ensemble in The Winter’s Tale (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Cassius in Julius Caesar (Gamaliel Theatre Company).
Film/TV credits include American Sniper; Evidence; The Young and The Restless; General Hospital; Anger Management; The Mentalist; Days of Our Lives; Mistresses; Body of Proof; Free Agents; NCIS: Los Angeles; Without a Trace; How I Met Your Mother; CSI: Miami.
James has a BFA in acting from University of Oklahoma.