James was most recently seen presenting 'James Nesbitt's Ireland' on ITV1.
Born and raised in Northern Ireland, James has become one of the UK's best known actors in TV and film.
James was recently seen in 'The Hobbit' film directed by Peter Jackson.
TV includes: the title role in 'Monroe', Mike Swift in 'Occupation', Clem Donnelly in 'The Deep', the lead in 'Jekyll' for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for 'Best Actor in a TV series, 'Murphy's Law' and not forgetting the BAFTA award winning 'Cold Feet'.
Film includes: 'Coriolanis', 'Five Minutes of Heaven' (with Liam Neeson), 'Cherrybomb', 'Blessed', Woody Allen's 'Match Point', Danny Boyle's 'Millions', 'Bloody Sunday', 'Lucky Break', 'Waking Ned' and 'Welcome to Sarajevo'.
Theatre includes: 'Shoot the Crow', 'Paddywack', 'Darwin's Flood' and 'Up On the Roof'.
Animation includes: 'The Tale of Despereaux' and the original voice of the character Tom in the children's animation 'Tractor Tom'.