James Roday Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Roday Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthApril 4, 1976
Zodiac SignAries
Hair Color
Dark Brown

James Roday is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who is known for his on-screen roles like Max in Repli-Kate, Nick Paine in Miss Match, Vic in Ryan Caulfield: Year One, Gary Mendez in A Million Little Things, and Shawn Spencer in Psych.

Born Name

James David Rodriguez

Nick Name

James

James Roday as seen at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California
James Roday as seen at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

Education

James Roday studied at Taft High School located in San Antonio. He later studied theatre and earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from New York University‘s Experimental Theatre Wing.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Family

  • Father – Jaime “Jim” Rodriguez (Retired Air Force Master Sergeant)
  • Mother – Deborah Collins
  • Sibling – Lisette Rodriguez (Sister)

Manager

James Roday is represented by Principal Entertainment, Artist Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States.

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Maggie Lawson, Dulé Hill, and James Roday at San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California in July 2011
From Left to Right – Maggie Lawson, Dulé Hill, and James Roday at San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California in July 2011 (vagueonthehow / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Roday has dated –

  1. Maggie Lawson (2006-2013)
  2. Mandy Moore (2014-2015) – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Hispanic and White)

He is of Mexican descent on his father’s side and has English, Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, and German roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • A scar down his chest
  • Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

He appeared in the TV commercials for the Alltell cell phone service in 2007.

James Roday at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California
James Roday at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California (Kristin Dos Santos / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

James Roday Favorite Things

  • TV Show – Twin Peaks
  • Line From Without A ClueMichael Caine‘s ‘It is my opinion that this man is dead.’
  • Gum – Juicy Fruit

SourceIMDb

James Roday Facts

  1. He was 22 years old when he professionally changed his name to ‘James Roday’ because there was already a ‘James Rodriguez’ registered in the Screen Actors Guild. At the same age, James Roday also underwent open-heart surgery.
  2. He co-founded the Red Dog Squadron, a Los Angeles theater company, along with Brad Raider in 2002 and has also served as its co-artistic director.
  3. He has been cast as Shawn Spencer, a freelance consultant with the Santa Barbara Police Department who pretends to be a psychic, in the detective comedy-drama television series, Psych. This role won him the 2nd Annual Timmys Award for “Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series” and Imagen Award for “Best Actor – Television”.
  4. In 2007, James Roday was included in People‘s “100 Most Beautiful People” list.
  5. He has been friends with actor Dana Ashbrook.
  6. He has also been associated with Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand.
  7. As a director, James Roday has worked on projects like Psych, Battle Creek, The Resident, Treehouse, and Rosewood.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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