More James Roday Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Miss Match)James Roday, returns to NBC as Nick Paine, a young, aggressive lawyer at Jerrold Fox & Associates on Miss Match, who spends nearly as much of his time antagonizing his frequent co-counsel, Kate (Alicia Silverstone), as he does practicing law.
With a bachelor of fine arts in acting from New York University under his belt, James Roday began his acting career off-Broadway appearing in productions of Severity's Mistress, A Respectable Wedding, Three Sisters and Twelfth Night. After putting in a year on the stage, Roday made the jump to the big screen, making his first feature-film appearance in the independent movie Coming Soon. Soon after his film debut, Roday made the move to Los Angeles and was cast in the television series Ryan Caulfield: Year One during the 1999-2000 season. Despite the series' limited run, Roday attracted industry attention and quickly segued into his second series role on NBC's First Years in spring of 2001. Taking a reprieve from television, Roday returned to the big screen with roles in the romantic comedy Repli-Kate, Showtime which starred Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy and most recently, Rolling Kansas, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
In his spare time, Roday, a sports fanatic, ardently follows the exploits of the Tennessee Titans, San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks and the New York Yankees. He also finds time to write with two creative partners, recently penning the feature film Driver, based on the videogame of the same name. Born and raised in San Antonio, Roday currently resides in Los Angeles.
Bio courtesy NBC for "Miss Match" (12-Oct-2003)