James McDaniel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James McDaniel (born March 25, 1958; Washington, D.C.) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for playing Lt. Arthur Fancy on the television show NYPD Blue. He also played a police officer in the ill-fated 1990 series Cop Rock, and a close advisor to activist Malcolm X in the 1992 film Malcolm X. He also played Sgt. Jesse Longford in the ABC television series Detroit 1-8-7. McDaniel won a 1995 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, NYPD Blue, and won the 2006 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special, "Edge of America". McDaniel was in the same acting company at SUNY Purchase with actor Jay O. Sanders. Description above from the Wikipedia article James McDaniel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (2000)

The true life story of famed singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole. Gripping drama of her struggle with addiction and living in her father's shadow while still maintaining her own celebrity status.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Natalie Cole  •  Diahann Carroll  •  James McDaniel  •  Randy J. Goodwin

The true life story of famed singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole. Gripping drama of her struggle with addiction and living in her father's shadow while still maintaining her own celebrity status.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Natalie Cole  •  Diahann Carroll  •  James McDaniel  •  Randy J. Goodwin

Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Angela Bassett  •  Albert Hall  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Strictly Business (1991)

Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, and quickly falls in love. Realizing he's just not cool enough to attract her on his own, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Joseph C. Phillips  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Halle Berry

Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, and quickly falls in love. Realizing he's just not cool enough to attract her on his own, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Joseph C. Phillips  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Halle Berry

Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

Raymond Lembecke is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago. (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former boss gets him a measly job in a warehouse, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kiefer Sutherland
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Max Perlich  •  Rod Steiger

Raymond Lembecke is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago. (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former boss gets him a measly job in a warehouse, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kiefer Sutherland
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Max Perlich  •  Rod Steiger

Alice (1990)

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults herbalist Dr. Yang, who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  William Hurt  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Alec Baldwin

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults herbalist Dr. Yang, who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  William Hurt  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Alec Baldwin

Killer Hair (2009)

A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Maggie Lawson  •  Sadie LeBlanc  •  Sarah Edmondson  •  James McDaniel

A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Maggie Lawson  •  Sadie LeBlanc  •  Sarah Edmondson  •  James McDaniel

Hostile Makeover (2009)

Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot dead during the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Maggie Lawson  •  Sadie LeBlanc  •  Sarah Edmondson  •  James McDaniel

Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot dead during the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Maggie Lawson  •  Sadie LeBlanc  •  Sarah Edmondson  •  James McDaniel

Butterfly Dreaming (2008)

Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story spiraling towards its conclusion, the truth about what really happened to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rufus Williams
CAST:  Andrew Bowen  •  Missy Crider  •  James McDaniel  •  Kristen Manning

Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story spiraling towards its conclusion, the truth about what really happened to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rufus Williams
CAST:  Andrew Bowen  •  Missy Crider  •  James McDaniel  •  Kristen Manning

Earthwork (2011)

In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an underground railway ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Ordal
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Zach Grenier  •  Bruce MacVittie  •  Chris Bachand

In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an underground railway ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Ordal
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Zach Grenier  •  Bruce MacVittie  •  Chris Bachand

King's Faith (2013)

When eighteen-year-old Brendan King attempts to leave his turbulent gang life behind him, his past continues to threaten his new-found faith, family, and future  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas DiBella
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  James McDaniel  •  Crawford Wilson  •  Kayla Compton

When eighteen-year-old Brendan King attempts to leave his turbulent gang life behind him, his past continues to threaten his new-found faith, family, and future  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas DiBella
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  James McDaniel  •  Crawford Wilson  •  Kayla Compton

Home (2013)

The story of a man suffering from mental illness who attempts to rebuild his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jono Oliver
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  Gbenga Akinnagbe  •  Victor Williams  •  Tawny Cypress

The story of a man suffering from mental illness who attempts to rebuild his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jono Oliver
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  Gbenga Akinnagbe  •  Victor Williams  •  Tawny Cypress

Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)

Simple

A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Jaime Pressly  •  Matt Dallas  •  Amanda Walsh

A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Jaime Pressly  •  Matt Dallas  •  Amanda Walsh

Unforgivable (1996)

John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help through an innovative ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graeme Campbell
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Kevin Dunn  •  Susan Gibney

John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help through an innovative ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graeme Campbell
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Kevin Dunn  •  Susan Gibney

Out of Time (2000)

A man awakwens after sleeping for 20 years to find that his small local town has changed for the worse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest Thompson
CAST:  James McDaniel  •  Mel Harris  •  August Schellenberg  •  Karen Holness

A man awakwens after sleeping for 20 years to find that his small local town has changed for the worse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest Thompson
CAST:  James McDaniel  •  Mel Harris  •  August Schellenberg  •  Karen Holness

See You in September (2010)

Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. But when her pals dare her to date ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Tunie
CAST:  Justin Kirk  •  Estella Warren  •  Liza Lapira  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. But when her pals dare her to date ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Tunie
CAST:  Justin Kirk  •  Estella Warren  •  Liza Lapira  •  Whoopi Goldberg

The Road to Galveston (1996)

Jordan Roosevelt, at 65, found herself alone, destitute, and depressed. Up against the wall, she took heart from the suggestion of a friend, a blind woman who was a nurse: enter a foster care program in which one takes care of patients in their own home. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Cicely Tyson  •  Piper Laurie  •  Tess Harper  •  James McDaniel

Jordan Roosevelt, at 65, found herself alone, destitute, and depressed. Up against the wall, she took heart from the suggestion of a friend, a blind woman who was a nurse: enter a foster care program in which one takes care of patients in their own home. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Cicely Tyson  •  Piper Laurie  •  Tess Harper  •  James McDaniel

War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)

Based on a True Story War Eagle, Arkansas is a character-driven drama about a young man’s choice of whether to leave his family and friends for a career in baseball or stay and redeem his struggling community. The story takes place over a few pivotal weeks in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Milazzo
CAST:  Brian Dennehy  •  Mare Winningham  •  James McDaniel  •  Mary Kay Place

Based on a True Story War Eagle, Arkansas is a character-driven drama about a young man’s choice of whether to leave his family and friends for a career in baseball or stay and redeem his struggling community. The story takes place over a few pivotal weeks in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Milazzo
CAST:  Brian Dennehy  •  Mare Winningham  •  James McDaniel  •  Mary Kay Place

Edge of America (2003)

From acclaimed director, Chris Eyre, whom People Magazine calls "…the preeminent Native American filmmaker of his time" comes this touching and inspirational story about loyalty, friendship and courage. New man in town Kenny Williams (James McDaniel) has just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  James McDaniel  •  Irene Bedard  •  Delanna Studi  •  Misty Upham

From acclaimed director, Chris Eyre, whom People Magazine calls "…the preeminent Native American filmmaker of his time" comes this touching and inspirational story about loyalty, friendship and courage. New man in town Kenny Williams (James McDaniel) has just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  James McDaniel  •  Irene Bedard  •  Delanna Studi  •  Misty Upham

Silencing Mary (1998)

Mary Stuartson is proud to be the first in her family to attend a university, but when her roommate, Holly, is raped by the school's star football player, Mary, who is a reporter for the college newspaper, begins her own investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Melissa Joan Hart  •  Corin Nemec  •  Lisa Dean Ryan  •  Peter MacNicol

Mary Stuartson is proud to be the first in her family to attend a university, but when her roommate, Holly, is raped by the school's star football player, Mary, who is a reporter for the college newspaper, begins her own investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Melissa Joan Hart  •  Corin Nemec  •  Lisa Dean Ryan  •  Peter MacNicol

Deliberate Intent (2000)

A First Amendment scholar is recruited by an attorney to sue a publishing company after a hit man commits a triple murder by allegedly following a how-to manual the book company published. They set out to put the company on trial for providing blueprints for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Wolk
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Ron Rifkin  •  Clark Johnson  •  Penny Johnson

A First Amendment scholar is recruited by an attorney to sue a publishing company after a hit man commits a triple murder by allegedly following a how-to manual the book company published. They set out to put the company on trial for providing blueprints for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Wolk
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Ron Rifkin  •  Clark Johnson  •  Penny Johnson
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