Joe James Jr.

Joseph H James, Jr. – aka Joe James – is an Actor, Writer, Director, Producer and Author is a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who in America 2021-22. Currently the Head of Development at Shady Tree Films in New York and Executive Producer at DINK Entertainment. He’s a veteran actor of television, film and stage. His work has taken him to Australia, Germany, London, Italy, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Canada and 48 states in the USA. Joe began his acting career as a child appearing on the Jimmy and Tammy Show and Sandy the Clown Show which lead to the starring role in CBN God’s Trombones and a 2 year contract on the international televised soap opera Another Life. He continued to do featured roles on all of the New York soap operas until they went off the air. He had a recurring role on Sesame Street for 5 years as Gordon’s father. He’s worked extensively as an ADR looping actor in over 40 movies and television episodics. He’s been the national Spokesperson for Manpower Temporary Services, Mercedes Benz and DIRECT-TV. Joe wrote, directed, produced and starred as the great Arthur Ashe in the award winning labor of love docudrama Arthur! A Celebration of Life. He also directed and styled over a dozen music videos. He’s the author of the romance novel Soul Baby currently available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Lulu. He executive produced and costume designed the horror thriller feature film Soul To Keep available on Amazon Prime, Tubi and various streaming platforms.  Joe’s poetry “The Sky” is in the National Library of Poetry in Washington DC.