James is a London based actor, originally from Brighton. He has a mixed English/Chinese heritage. James' voice work includes various video games within Sega's 'Total War' franchise including voicing Sima Jiong in 'Three Kingdoms'. He has also voiced multiple animated projects including Frog Box and Creative Conspiracy's 'Ninja Express' (for the BBC in the UK) and Wildseed Studio's 'Dodo' for Sky.
James has a strong background in theatre, including two years of making magic in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in the West End, directed by John Tiffany, with movement by Frantic Assembly's Steven Hoggett.
His physical performance skills include advanced stage combat and aerial work.
Other theatre credits include Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 'Lord of the Flies' directed by Timothy Sheader, Storyhouse's 'Peter Pan' adapted by Gary Owens and directed by Martin Constantine, and Above the Stag Theatre's 'Southern Baptist Sissies' written by Del Shores and directed by Gene Kirk - in which he played Texan trailer trash drag queen, Miss Iona Traylor! His drag performance skills were also used in Leo LeBeau's 2019 mockumentary film, 'Sugarbabies' in which he played high maintenance drag diva, Diamond.