James LeGros Biography
Birthday: April 27, 1962 (Taurus)
Born In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
James LeGros is an American actor who is known to the audiences for his roles in the TV series ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Ally Mcbeal’. His roles in these TV flicks might have given him a wider reach but LeGros’s best work has been in Indie films. Working as a professional actor since the early 1980s, he became one of the leading figures in independent cinema, while at the same time making numerous appearances in commercial flicks and television. As a college student, still undecided on which way to go, he auditioned for an apprenticeship and was selected. While LeGros does not make much of his talent the Repertory was obviously impressed enough with him to call him back the following year as a member. After his training, he left for Hollywood and got a break working in TV serials. Films followed, some forgettable ones as well, but he was soon spotted by the eminent director Gus Van Sant who gave him one of his most memorable roles. Since then there was no looking back. With the Independent cinema scenario gaining momentum James LeGros found his own niche. In the last three decades, he has garnered an impressive body of work both in commercial films as well as Indie films.