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|Birthplace||Louisville, Kentucky, USA|
|Date of Birth||December 14, 1954|
|Role on LOST||Wayne Jansen|
|IMDB||James Horan at IMDB|
James Horan (b. December 14, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA) is an American character actor who has appeared in many television programs and films. He has starred in several soap operas, including Guiding Light as Det. Kirk Winters in 1981, Another World as Denny Hobson, and The Edge of Night.
Horan also appeared in four of the Star Trek spin-off series. He appeared twice in Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1993, first as an alien named "Jo'Bril" in the episode "Suspicions", and later as "Lieutenant Barnaby" in the episode "Descent". In 1997, he appeared on Star Trek: Voyager as "Tosin" in the episode "Fair Trade" and on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as a Jem'Hadar named "Ikat'ika" in the episodes "In Purgatory's Shadow" and "By Inferno's Light". Horan had a recurring role in the first two seasons of Star Trek: Enterprise as the enigmatic figure whom fans called "Future Guy".
Horan's television guest appearances include roles on Remington Steele, Zorro amd Melrose Place. Fans of the Highlander television series know Horan for his role as the evil Immortal named Grayson in the episode "Band of Brothers".
In addition to his television and film work, Horan has provided voices for several video games, including several Star Trek and Star Wars games. He voiced Smaug in the 2003 video game adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit." He voiced Major Cooper in "Age of Empires III". Also he voiced Scar in Kingdom Hearts II, and Doctor Strange in Marvel Ultimate Alliance.
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