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James McDaniel

Lieutnant Arthur Fancy in NYPD Blue

Photos James McDaniel Birth name: James McDaniel
Birth date: 1958/03/25 (64 years old)
Birth place : Washington
Height: 1.88 m

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Biography for James McDaniel

For seven seasons, acclaimed stage, screen and television actor James McDaniel portrayed Lt. Arthur Fancy on legendary television series NYPD Blue. McDaniel recently completed shooting Bunker Hill, with director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). McDaniel stars alongside Saeed Jaffrey (Gandhi), and is also Executive Producer. Other recent films include War Eagle, The Living Hell and El Cortez.

McDaniel received an Emmy and a Peabody Award for his performance in the Showtime movie Edge of America and an Emmy nomination for Public Television's Storytime. An accomplished stage actor, he won the prestigious Obie Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Wendall in the New York stage production of Before It Hits Home. He also received the Clarence Derwent Award for the Tony Award-winning Broadway play Six Degrees of Separation.

His additional feature films include John Sayles' Sunshine State, Spike Lee's Malcolm X, Risky Business, El Cortez, Woody Allen's Alice, Rocket Gibraltar, Fighting Gravity (a.k.a. "Truth or Consequences") with Kiefer Sutherland, Crack in the Mirror and Bonzai. On television, McDaniel has appeared on Hill Street Blues, Law and Order, Taken, Las Vegas, L.A. Law; television movies such as Love Kills with Kristin Davis and The Road to Galveston opposite Cicely Tyson; and mini-series including Common Ground, The Old Man and the Sea, and Internal Affairs. He co-hosted the ABC special More Secrets Revealed.

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., McDaniel attended the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in veterinary medicine. McDaniel lives in New York City with his wife Hannelore. They have two sons.


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Title Role
Bunker Hill (2008) (post-production) Salem
See You in September (2008) (post-production) Lewis
Butterfly Dreaming (2008) (post-production) Dr. Baldrica
You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You (2008) (post-production) Det Johnson
Living Hell (2007) Colonel Eric Maitland
War Eagle (2007) Jack
Numb3rs Phillip Wright (1 episode, 2007)
El Cortez (2006) Arnie
Conviction Tony Murno (2 episodes, 2006)
Love Monkey Derrick Cooper / ... (4 episodes, 2006)
Steel City (2006) Randall Karn
Twenty Questions (2006) (TV)
Las Vegas Gavin Brunson (3 episodes, 2003-2005)
Life As We Know It William Miller (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Javier Vega (1 episode, 2004)
Stargate SG-1 General Francis Maynard (2 episodes, 2004)
Edge of America (2003) (TV) Kenny Williams
John Doe Colonel Dunagan (1 episode, 2003)
Alligator Point (2003) (TV)
Taken General Beers (3 episodes, 2002)
The Division Brian Lawrence / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
Sunshine State (2002) Reggie Perry
Any Day Now Riley Adams (1 episode, 2001)
NYPD Blue Lt. Arthur Fancy (145 episodes, 1993-2001)
Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (2000) (TV) Nat 'King' Cole
Deliberate Intent (2000) (TV) Lawrence Horn
Out of Time (2000) (TV) Jack Epson
Fantasy Island Louis / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Silencing Mary (1998) (TV) Professor Thiel
The Defenders: Choice of Evils (1998) (TV) Jack Casey
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) Frank Thompson
A Deadly Vision (1997) (TV) Dr. Tony Natale
Unforgivable (1996) (TV) Spider
The Road to Galveston (1996) (TV) Marcus Roosevelt Sr.
Heading Home (1995)
Scam (1993) (TV) Daniel Poole
Queen (1993) (mini) TV mini-series
Malcolm X (1992) Brother Earl
Civil Wars Malik Watson (1 episode, 1991)
Strictly Business (1991) Roland Halloran
Gabriel's Fire Jackson (1 episode, 1991)
Law & Order Michael Ingrams (1 episode, 1991)
L.A. Law Military Prosecutor (1 episode, 1991)
Alice (1990) Dorothy's Xmas Party Guest
Murder Times Seven (1990) (TV) Fred
Cop Rock (1990) TV series Officer Franklin Rose (unknown episodes)
The Old Man and the Sea (1990) (TV)
H.E.L.P. Palmer (1 episode)
Murder in Black and White (1990) (TV) Fred
A Man Called Hawk Ringer (1 episode, 1989)
Internal Affairs (1988) (TV) Fred
Rocket Gibraltar (1988) Policeman
Crime Story Byron (2 episodes, 1988)
Hill Street Blues Officer Mason (1 episode, 1986)
Kate & Allie Reverend (1 episode, 1985)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1985) (TV) Jack
All My Children (1970) TV series Mickey (unknown episodes, 1984)


His break-out dramatic role came off-Broadway playing the lead in Lincoln Center stage production of "Six Degress of Separation."

James went to the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a fraternity brother in Sigma Phi Epsilon

Played the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in both _"Taken" (2002) (mini)_ and "Stargate SG-1" (1997).

Besides Dennis Franz, he was the longest-running original cast member of "NYPD Blue" (1993). He left the series during its eighth season in 2001.



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