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James McCaffrey Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

James McCaffrey Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth November 30, 1958
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Date of Death December 17, 2023

James McCaffrey was an American actor and voice actor who gained prominence with his roles as Joe Astor / Michael Payton on the television series Viper (1994; 1996-1999), Jimmy Keefe on Rescue Me (2004-2011), and Captain Arthur O’Byrne / Jack Dale on New York Undercover (1994-1997). Additionally, he voiced the character of the NYC-police-detective-turned-vigilante Max Payne in the Max Payne video game series (2001; 2003; 2012).

Born Name

James McCaffrey

Nick Name


American actor James McCaffrey
American actor James McCaffrey (Celebrity_death_watch / Instagram)


He was born on November 30, 1958.


He passed away on December 17, 2023, in New York from multiple myeloma at the age of 65 years.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Albany, New York, United States





He received admission at the University of New Haven on a football, baseball, and fine arts scholarship.

Furthermore, he trained in acting at the renowned Actor’s Studio in New York City.


Actor, Voice Actor




6 ft or 183 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James had dated –

  1. Rochelle Bostrom (2000-2023) – The I Dream Too Much (2015) actor and his girlfriend Rochelle Bostrom officially became husband and wife on July 7, 2000. Rochelle is a Canadian actress who has featured in films like The Adderall Diaries (2015), American Gothic (2017), Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006), etc. The couple became parents with the arrival of their daughter Tiernan McCaffrey. The happy couple was married for more than 23 years until McCaffrey’s death in December 2023.
James McCaffrey as seen smiling for an Instagram picture
James McCaffrey as seen smiling for an Instagram picture (R.i.p.s / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Blonde

However, his hair had turned salt-and-pepper by the time of his death.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep, rich voice

James McCaffrey Favorite Things

  • Film Role Of Himself – Jimmy Keefe on FX’s Rescue Me

Source –

James McCaffrey as seen posing for a picture with Courtney Hope, Sam Lake, and Matthew Porretta
James McCaffrey as seen posing for a picture with Courtney Hope, Sam Lake, and Matthew Porretta (Courtney Hope / Instagram)

James McCaffrey Facts

  1. He was wrongfully reported to have been born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  2. Prior to becoming an actor, James worked as a graphic designer, commercial art director, artist, and bartender at Gatsby’s Restaurant in Boston, Massachusetts.
  3. His television appearances also included small parts in popular shows like S*x and the City (1998; 2001), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000; 2003), The Big Easy (1997), The Glades (2011), Jessica Jones (2018), Revenge (2011-2012), Queens Supreme (2003), White Collar (2013), Blue Bloods (2011; 2022), Bull (2017), and Suits (2013-2018), etc.
  4. In 1992, James co-founded his own theater company called The Workhouse Theatre in Tribeca, New York City.
  5. He voiced the self-titled character in the Max Payne video game series: Max Payne (2001), Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003), and Max Payne 3 (2012). Moreover, a film adaptation of the video game, also titled Max Payne, was released in 2008 starring Mark Wahlberg in the titular role. Lastly, McCaffrey appeared in the film in a cameo role as an FBI agent named Jack Taliente.
  6. In spite of working extensively with video games, James had once revealed that he was not a big fan of video games himself.
  7. In addition to Max Payne, he also lent his voice to other video games such as Area 51 (2005), Alone in the Dark (2008), Alan Wake (2010), Control (2019), and Alan Wake II (2023).

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