|Born:|| April 4, 1976 |
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
James Roday was born in San Antonio, Texas. James's father, Jaime "Jim" Rodriguez remarried after his birth, and had a daughter, Lisette, who is James's half-sister. James attended Taft High School in San Antonio. He studied theater at New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing, where he earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts. He is also co-artistic director of RED DOG SQUADRON, a Los Angeles theater company he co-founded with Brad Raider. In a commercial on USA, he states that he is half-Mexican.
Other than Psych, James has been featured in such films as The Dukes of Hazzard, Beerfest, and Gamer.
Roday is not just an actor but also a writer and director, and co-wrote numerous Psych episodes such as "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast" and "Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion." He also directed the episodes "Tuesday the 17th" and "Mr. Yin Presents." He wrote and directed "Lassie Jerky." He also co-wrote with Bill Callahan and directed "Deez Nups".
|Ryan Caulfield: Year One||Vic|
|2000||Believe||Bruce Arm/Argent Johnny|
|Get Real||Trent Sykes|
|First Years||Edgar "Egg" Ross|
|2003||Rolling Kansas||Dick Murphy|
|Miss Match||Nick Paine||Series Regular|
|2005||Don't Come Knocking||Mickey, First Assistant Director|
|The Dukes of Hazzard||Billy Prickett|
|2006-2014||Psych||Shawn Spencer||Main Character; Producer|
|2008||Fear Itself||Carlos||1 Episode|
|2009||Gamer||News Co-Host #1|
|2011||WWE Tough Enough||Himself||1 Episode|
|Love Bites||Jeff||1 Episode|
|2012||WWE Raw Supershow||Himself||Special Guest Ring Announcer|
|2015||Gravy||Marty||Also director and co-writer|
|Good Session||Joel||Unaired CBS Pilot|
|Christmas Eve||B||Also known as Stuck|
|Baby Baby Baby||J.B.||Independent Film written and directed by Brian Klugman|
|Nerd Herd (TV Movie)||Kip||aka The Brainy Bunch, Unaired ABC Pilot|