James Michael Farrell is an actor born and raised in New York. He is one of eight children born to a New York City policeman and his wife. Originally from Bay Ridge Brooklyn this son of the city moved with his family out to West Hempstead LI. 

"I developed a love of acting from watching old movies with my father. This led me to New York City to study acting with the great teacher,Robert X Modica, at his Carnegie Hall Studio.He studied and also taught with the Legendary teacher Sandford Miesner and it is they're approach to the art of acting that is the foundation of my own work."James was a founding member of the Tom Cats Theatre Company in Los Angeles and also an original member of Invictus Theatre in New York where he appeared in "Lobby Hero", "Murder In the First "and "The Baby Dance" his TV and Films include Law and Order,Third Watch,Law and Order CI, As The World Turns,Canterburys Law,The 22, Made in Jersey,The Departed,Tunnel Vision,and The Look.James is currently appearing in the Ed Burns Hit Police drama on TNT "PUBLICMORALS "