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James Remar Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

James Remar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth December 31, 1953
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Blue

James Remar is an American actor and voice actor who has been cast in a number of movies such as The WarriorsThe Long RidersThe Girl Next Door, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Speed Kills, Miracle on 34th StreetTransformers: Dark of the Moon, The Cotton Club, The Dream Team, Mortal Kombat: AnnihilationPapa: Hemingway in Cuba, Drugstore Cowboy, The Night Watchman, Rites of Passage, What Lies Beneath, Hellraiser: Inferno2 Fast 2 Furious, Pineapple ExpressRatatouille, Django Unchained, and The Saint. He is also known for his television roles like playing Richard Wright in the romantic comedy-drama series S*x and the City, Harry Morgan in the crime drama series Dexter, Frank Gordon in the superhero crime drama series Gotham, Peter Gambi in the superhero drama series Black Lightning, Syd Vaslo in the espionage thriller series State of Affairs, James Evans in the medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy, Tonraq (voice) in the anime-influenced animated series The Legend of Korra, Tiny Bellows in the crime drama series The Huntress, and Cephalo in the fantasy drama series The Shannara Chronicles.

Born Name

William James Remar

Nick Name


James Remar as seen at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2010
James Remar as seen at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2010 (Tomdog / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States





James Remar studied at John Ward Elementary School located in Newton, Massachusetts. Then, he attended Newton North High School.

He also trained at Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.


Actor, Voice Actor


  • Father – S Roy Remar
  • Mother – Elizabeth Mary
  • Others – Hyman Remarman (Paternal Grandfather), Sarah Fannie/Faygie Cutler (Paternal Grandmother), Alexander Robert Boyle (Maternal Grandfather), Hannah Maria Shearson (Maternal Grandmother)


James Remar has been signed with The Gersh Agency, Inc., Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Net Worth

According to, his net worth has been $5 Million.



James Remar at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards
James Remar at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards (The Pop Culture Geek Network / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Remar has dated –

  1. Atsuko Remar (1984-Present) – He got married to Atsuko Remar in the year 1984 and the duo has been blessed with 2 children – a son named Jason Remar and a daughter named Lisa Remar.

Race / Ethnicity


James Remar is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his father’s side and has Irish/Northern Irish and English roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep gravelly commanding voice

Brand Endorsements

He did voiceover work for the TV commercials for the Lexus cars between 2009 and 2010.

James Remar as seen at the San Diego Comic Con in 2011
James Remar as seen at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2011 (vagueonthehow / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

James Remar Facts

  1. He was 7 years old when he decided to become an actor after watching the 1960 epic historical drama film titled Spartacus.
  2. From 2006 to 2013, James Remar brought to life the character of Harry Morgan in the crime drama television series Dexter. He co-starred in the show alongside Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Lauren Vélez, Aimee Garcia, and others.
  3. For his role in Dexter, he received a Saturn Award nomination in the “Best Supporting Actor on Television” category in 2007.
  4. James Remar provided vocals to the character of Larousse (Gusteau’s garde manger) in the 2007 computer-animated comedy-drama film Ratatouille.
  5. Alongside Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, and Don Johnson, James co-starred as Butch Pooch/Ace Speck in the 2012 revisionist Western film Django Unchained.
  6. He has been friends with actor Marcus Henderson.
  7. In 2012, James Remar received the Saturn Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  8. Some of his hobbies include photography, scuba diving, and golfing.
  9. He has done voiceover work for video games like The WarriorsBatman: The Brave and the Bold – The VideogameKillzone 3DestinyDestiny 2, and Destiny 2: The Witch Queen.

Featured Image by Tomdog / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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