James Denton biography: age, family, net worth, movies and TV shows

James Denton biography: age, family, net worth, movies and TV shows

James Denton is a well known American actor. He is famously known for playing Mike Delfino on ABC's comedy-drama Desperate Housewives and Dr Sam Radford on the comedy-drama series Good Witch.

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James Denton attends the 9th Annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Jon Kopaloff
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Prominent in both small and big screens, this American actor has made many fans with his acting talent.

Profile summary

  • Full name: James Thomas Denton Jr.
  • Date of birth: January 20, 1963
  • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • James Denton age: 57 years old (as of 2020)
  • Nationality: American
  • Net worth: $7 million
  • Marital status: Married
  • Profession: Actor

James Denton biography

Keep on reading to find out more details about the actor's personal life, career achievements, net worth and family.


How old is James Denton? The actor was born on January 20, 1963, in Nashville, Tennessee to J.T. Denton and Mary Jean Woolslair Denton. He is 57 years old as of the year 2020.

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James Denton at Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Summer TCA Press Tour Event in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Nathan Congleton/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal
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He is the second born child in a family of three children. His father was a dentist who served in the military while his mother's career is not revealed. His mother died in the year 2002 from breast cancer.

Having been raised Southern Baptist, Denton became a minister of music at Westmoreland United Methodist Church in Westmoreland, Tennessee.


Denton attended Goodlettsville High School. He later on attended the University of Tennessee, where he majored in Television/Journalism and earned a degree in Advertising.


An acting career was never Denton's first choice. Despite having a degree in Advertising, he discovered that his true passion does not lie in the profession he studied for.

He began his acting career at the age of 23 years old at a network theatre in Nashville. He later on moved to California, where he became a full-time on-screen character.

Denton has appeared in several movies since then and has made his acting career an appealing one.

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Actor James Denton attends the 6th Annual Hero Dog Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Barry King/WireImage
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James Denton movies and TV shows

  • 1993: Thieves Quartet as Ray Higgs
  • 1994: Basic Football as The Quarterback
  • 1995: Hunter's Moon as Nick
  • 1996: Sliders as Jack Bullock
  • 1996: Dark Skies as Robert Winter
  • 1997: That Old Feeling as Keith Marks
  • 1998: Primary Colors as Mitch
  • 2000: Locked Up Down Shorty's as Danny
  • 2000: Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place as Dr. Howard
  • 2000: Ally McBeal as Jimmy Bender
  • 2000: The West Wing as Tom Jordan
  • 2001: The Pretender: Island of the Haunted as Mr Lyle
  • 2001–2002: Philly as Judge Augustus Ripley
  • 2003–2004: Threat Matrix as Special Agent John Kilmer
  • 2004: Jumbo Girl as Jack
  • 2006: Assumption as John
  • 2006: Beautiful Dreamer as Dr Kessler
  • 2007: Ascension Day as Brother John
  • 2007: Undead or Alive: A Zombedy as Elmer Winslow
  • 2007: Masters of Science Fiction as Barney Curran
  • 2007: Custody as John Sullivan
  • 2008: American Idol as Band
  • 2008: Tortured as Agent Murphy
  • 2011: All-Star Superman as Superman / Clark Kent
  • 2012: Hot in Cleveland as Kerouac Cowboy
  • 2012: Karaoke Man as Slim
  • 2013: Grace Unplugged as Johnny Trey
  • 2014: Stranded in Paradise as Carter
  • 2014: Hunger in America as Narrator
  • 2016: Devious Maids as Peter Hudson
  • 2016: For Love & Honor as Tom Brennan
  • 2018: NCIS: New Orleans as Captain Deckard
  • 2018: Wake as Joe Frederickson
  • 2020: Selfie Dad as Steve

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Awards and nominations

  • 2014 - Won the MovieGuide Grace Award for Most Inspiring Performance in Movies
  • 2012 - Won the Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short
  • 2005, 2006 - Won a Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
  • 2008 - Won the Prism Award for Performance in a Comedy Series
  • 2006 - Nominated for the Gold Derby TV Award for Ensemble of the Year
  • 2006 - Won the Science Fiction Genre Award for Best Actor Fantasy / Science Fiction
  • 2006 - Won the Teen Choice Award for TV - Choice Actor

James Denton family

James has been married twice. His first marriage was to Jenna Lyn Ward, from 1997 to 2000.

On December 16, 2002, he married Erin O'Brien Denton. They have two children, a son by the name Sheppard and a daughter by the name Malin.

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James Denton wife is an award-winning Hollywood fitness trainer and screenwriter. The family currently lives in Chanhassen, Minnesota after moving from Glendale in California.

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James Denton attends the Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter TCA Press Tour at The Tournament House in Pasadena, California. Photo: Todd Williamson
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James Denton weight loss

There is no information about the actor losing or gaining weight.

Height and body measurements

The tall and handsome actor stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and he weighs around 74 Kg. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes.

How much is James Denton worth?

His charm and acting skills have helped him earn quite a handsome sum. According to several sources, James Denton net worth is estimated to be $7 million.

Other endeavors

  • James Denton actor plays the guitar in the charity cover band, Band from TV which also raised almost two million dollars for various causes supported by the band.
  • He has also appeared on the cover of several magazines such as Entertainment Weekly, US Weekly and Life & Style.
  • He modelled for Daniel Hechter's 2012 spring/summer advertising campaign.
  • He has supported the Angel Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Minnesota, serving adults with cancer and their families.
  • Denton is part-owner of the independent minor league baseball team the Orange County Flyers. The team plays at California State University in Fullerton, California.

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James Denton is an excellent looking actor that many would recognize so easily. He has won the hearts of many, and his acting skills are exceptional.

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