Donny James

Donny James

actor, additional crew

Donny James was born on Jan 26, 1980 in USA. Donny James's big-screen debut came with The Curse of Babylon directed by Arik Renee Avila in 2011, strarring APD Officer Stillman (as Samuel French). Donny James is known for The Curse of Babylon directed by Arik Renee Avila, Charles Duran stars as FBI Agent Michael Riley and Rebekah Kennedy as Faith Riley. The upcoming new movie Donny James plays is Comfortable Rut which will be released on Aug 01, 2015.

Samuel French was born in Waco, TX and raised in Clifton, TX. He began acting at the age of 6 where he played the role of the Nephew in "The Christmas Carol" at the local Theater in his hometown. Samuel went on to perform in plays till the age of 15 then he began to get serious in sports he battled the two passions for both through high school and when he graduated went on to play Semi Pro and Professional indoor football and did so for 11 straight years. Then at the age of 29 Samuel retired from football and got back into acting and living in Austin, TX he started studying Sanford Meisner with David Cox for a whole year before beginning any auditioning and since then Samuel French is 7 years in the acting game and has been in over 22 different Films, his first being Davis Farm which was a drama and the horror thriller- Psympatico which is currently in negotiations with a major distribution company. His big break so far to date was a his role as Gavin McDonough on the upcoming 4 night mini series Texas Rising soon to be released on the History channel in 2015. He recently starred in a short film as a Army SGT Diaz this past summer called AWOL from award winning writer Joshua Tywater. This film will be submitted to many prominent film festivals and has already been inquired for distribution. A true actor through and through, Samuel continues to hone his abilities as an actor and is a very disciplined and serious actor, choosing projects that showcase his talents and is adept at any complicated stunt work. Samuel is also a professional with precision driving. On the TV home front. Samuel French has worked on numerous Tv shows- Dallas, The Lying Game, Killer Women and hit show- Revolutions. Samuel most recently signed on to star in a major Tv min-series Texas Rising as Gavin McDonough that will be shown on The History Channel, with Executive Producers-Leslie Greif and Barry M. Berg from the Hatfields and McCoys. This also stars such notable named actors: Ray Liotta, Thomas Jane, Bill Paxton, Branden Frasier to name a few. Samuel will be playing a prominent role in the mini-series. Samuel French is represented by Avery Sisters Entertainment (Atlanta) and Premier Models and Talent (Florida).

  • Birthday

    Jan 26, 1980
  • Place of Birth

    Waco, Texas, USA

Known For

Movies & TV Shows