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James A. Swan

Producer | Actor | Writer

James is a Co-Executive Producer for the "Wild Justice" TV series on the National Geographic Channel, which is inspired by a document5ary that he produced through his own production company, Snow ... read full biography
Feb 25, 1943 (age 75) | 5' 10" (1.78m) & 10 more performer profile details
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16 titles
Past Film & Video (6 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
The Old Man and the Taily-po (2012)
(Short) - The Old Man The Old Man   See fewer
Endangered Species: California Fish and Game Wardens (2009)
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer   See fewer
Jack (1996)
Physical Ed Teacher (uncredited) Physical Ed Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
Murder in the First (1995)
Alcatraz Guard (uncredited) Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Bluejays Coach Black (uncredited) Bluejays Coach Black (uncredited)   See fewer
Past Television (4 titles) Episodes
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
(TV Movie) - Rowdy bar patron (uncredited) Rowdy bar patron (uncredited)   See fewer
17th Precinct (2011)
(TV Movie) - Fisherman (uncredited) Fisherman (uncredited)   See fewer
Wild Justice (2010–2011)
(TV Series) - Co-Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2010) Co-Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2010)   See fewer
Gold Diggers (Jan 26, 2011) Season 1, Episode 11 - Co-Executive Producer Co-Executive Producer   See fewer
Midnight Caller (1989)
(TV Series) - Prison Chaplain (1 episode, 1989) Prison Chaplain (1 episode, 1989)   See fewer
The Execution of John Saringo (Jan 10, 1989) Season 1, Episode 6 - Prison Chaplain (uncredited) Prison Chaplain (uncredited)   See fewer
Self (6 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Modern Marvels (2002)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2002) Himself (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
Hunting Gear (Jun 13, 2002) Season 8, Episode 22 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Ancient Mysteries (1997)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1997) Himself (1 episode, 1997)   See fewer
Sacred Places (Jun 19, 1997) Season 4, Episode 22 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Sightings (1995–1997)
(TV Series) - Himself (3 episodes, 1995) Himself (3 episodes, 1995)   See fewer
The Call of Sasquatch (May 21, 1997) Season 5, Episode 12 - Himself Himself   See fewer
The Ride to Wounded Knee (1992)
Frontier reporter (narrator lead) (voice) (as Jim Swan) Frontier reporter (narrator lead) (voice) (as Jim Swan)   See fewer
Good Morning America (1990)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1990) Himself (1 episode, 1990)   See fewer
Episode dated 30 July 1990 (Jul 30, 1990) Himself Himself   See fewer
The Phil Donahue Show (1988)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1988) Himself (1 episode, 1988)   See fewer
Episode dated 15 February 1988 (Feb 15, 1988) Himself Himself   See fewer

Additional Credits

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Commercials (13 titles) Role / Position Company / Director
Mercedes *
Merkeley & Partners
Microsoft *
guy in park
Foster's Beer *
pub guy
Therapy Films
Ocean Essentials *
tai chi performer - lead
Kohmenich Films
Toyota *
beach recreationist
Jerry Izzo
Infiniti *
French flower vendor
Partizan Entertainment
Hallmark Cards *
farmer -lead
GTE-Cellular *
Bates Southwest
Mountain Dew *
salty fisherman
Offroad Capital Investments *
irate trader
Western Union *
Netfolio *
Gale Courtney
Sprint Cellular *
highway patrolman -lead
Dave Manarchy
Industrial (6 titles) Role / Position Company / Director
Early Days at Oracle *
grandpa -- lead
John Taylor
Boeing Future Combat Systems *
Sec. of Defense -- supporting
Intel health Systems *
Pederson Media Group
Medtronics *
Delphi productions
Protecting the Earth *
Scot Foresman
New Careers in Psychology *
psychologist/ self
Voice Over (3 titles) Role / Position Company / Director
Sports Afield TV -- mutiple episodes *
host- narrator
Orion Multi-Media
Oracle *
motivational voice
John Taylor
Infineon Raceway *
old time radio announcer
Film (21 titles) Role / Position Company / Director
The Old Man and the Tailypo *
Old Man -- lead
Andrew Swan
Hemmingway and Gellhorn *
rowdy bar patron
Phillip Kaufman
Memoirs of A Geisha *
hot dog vendor
Rob Marshall
Cast Shadows *
lead G-Man -- supporting
Orange Universe
Bee Season *
college professor
Scott McGehee
Bicentennial Man *
eager courtroom spectator
Chris Columbus
Jack *
Phys ed teacher -- supporting
F.F. Coppola
Patch Adams *
Chris Columbus
Star Trek: First Contact *
P. Stewart photo double
Desperate Measures *
police detective
Barbet Schroeder
Murder In The First *
Capt. Alcatraz guards - spec. ability
Marc Rocco
The Rock *
FBI Agent
Michael Bay
Dr. Doolittle *
P. Boyle stand-in
Betty Thomas
Metro *
travel agent
Thomas Carter
Nine Months *
precision driver
Chris Columbus
Unhook the Stars *
party goer
Nick Cassavetes
The Hulk *
fly fisherman -- spec. ability
Ang Lee
Take me Home Again *
golfer -- spec. ability
Tom McLoughlin
Angels In The Outfield *
Coach Black - spec. ability
William Dear
Tucker: The Man and His Dream *
union steward
F.F. Coppola
The Ride to Wounded Knee *
frontier reporter --lead
Robt. Clapsaddle
Television (17 titles) Role / Position Company / Director
Wild Justice (2010-2013) *
Co-Executive Producer -- 30 episodes
Original Productions
17th Precinct -- pilot *
salty fisherman
Michael Rhymer
Endangered Species: CA Fish and Game Wardens (2009) *
Snow Goose Productions
The Shooters *
The World of Beretta *
guest host
Versus - Orion
A Question of Balance *
Producer/on-camera expert
Snow Goose Productions
Nash Bridges *
police officer -- multiple episodes -spec ability
Carlton Cuse
Jesse Hawks *
truck driver - two episodes
Robt. Conrad
Midnight Caller -- Execution of John Seringo *
David Israel
Katrina's Devastation *
psychologist/ self
Modern Marvels - History of Hunting Gear *
psychologist/ self
History Channel
Ancient Mysteries -- Sacred Places *
psychologist/ self
A & E FilmRoose
Sightings -- multiple episodes *
psychologist/ self
UPN -- Christopher Carson
The Phil Donahue Show *
psychologist/ self
Ron Weiner
Good Morning-America *
psychologist/ self
Air Pollution: Up In Smoke *
U of Michigan TV Center
The Pesticide Dilemma *
U of Michigan TV Center
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