Jim Byrnes

Born on September 22, 1948, Jim Byrnes grew up in St. Louis, the middle child of a middle class family. He learned to play blues guitar at age thirteen. He studied for the priesthood in a seminary, and was a professional shepherd at one point. He studied acting at Boston University and St.Louis University. He lost both his legs in an automobile accident Feb. 26, 1972.

Known For


Cast Credits

The Romeo Section (2015)
Guest starring as Reverend Ortelli (4 episodes)
King & Maxwell (2013)
Guest starring as Roy Smalls
Hellcats (2010)
Guest starring as Giles / Pops (2 episodes)
Sanctuary (2008)
Guest starring as Gregory Magnus (4 episodes)
  • Episode 4x08: Fugue (Nov 25, 2011)
  • Episode 3x11: Pax Romana (Apr 15, 2011)
  • Episode 3x02: Firewall (Oct 22, 2010)
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Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Anthropology Professor
  • Episode 1x08: Bugs (Nov 8, 2005) [Co-Star]
Stargate: Infinity (2002)
Starring as Misc. Voices
X-Men Evolution (2000)
Starring as Nick Fury
Andromeda (2000)
Guest starring as Shineoa San
Guest starring as Virgil Vox (10 episodes)
Highlander: The Raven (1998)
Guest starring as Joe Dawson
First Wave (1998)
Guest starring as Tyler Greer
The Net (1998)
Guest starring as Mr. Olivier (2 episodes)
Cold Squad (1998)
Guest starring as Dick Hofstedder (4 episodes)
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Documentary Narrator
  • Episode 7x18: Heroes (2) (Feb 20, 2004) [Co-Star]
Beast Wars (1996)
Starring as Inferno
The Outer Limits (1995)
Guest starring as Gary Latimer
Highlander (1992)
Starring as Joe Dawson
Wiseguy (1987)