James Remar is an American film and television actor. He is best known for Dexter.
James was born on December 31, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the son of Elizabeth Mary and S.Roy Remar.
Remar has mostly played villain roles throughout his career.He played Quill, one of the main villains in The Phantom. He appeared in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, the sequel to the film Mortal Kombat , taking over the role of Raiden from Christopher Lambert. He then followed this with a role in the direct-to-video science fiction movie Robo Warriors. From 2006 to 2013, Remar co-starred in Dexter on Showtime. Remar was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Dexter Morgan's adoptive father, Harry Morgan.
He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
- He appeared on another CW show, The Vampire Diaries.