Cam Gigandet ~ James
Cam Joslin Gigandet (pronounced ji-gon-day) was born August 16, 1982. The Tacoma, Washington native is best known for his portrayal of bad boy Kevin Volchok in seasons three and four in the popular Fox television series, The O.C. However, Cam is quickly on his rise to stardom, receiving starring roles in multiple upcoming movies and working alongside many of Hollywood’s well-known actors.
Cam started his career making appearances in indie movies such as 2004’s Mistaken, and winning guest roles on hit television series such as The Young and the Restless and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. More recently, Cam has moved to the big screen with movies such as 2008’s Never Back Down and Twilight, based off the popular young adult books by Stephenie Meyer. He will also have a role in the upcoming thriller The Unborn as well as a role in Pinkville, starring Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum.
In 2008, Cam was honored with several awards including the “One to Watch” award received at the 10th Annual Young Hollywood Awards. He also shares a MTV Movie Award with co-star Sean Faris for “Best Fight” from the movie Never Back Down. His latest accomplishment is the “Rising Male Star of the Year” award, honored to him by the Home Entertainment Awards.
- Biography written by Cam Gigandet Online
James is one of the most lethal vampires around. He feeds off of humans and enjoys tracking humans that have drawn the attention of other vampires. James was in Biloxi, Mississippi sometime around 1919 or 1920 and came upon a vampire who worked in a mental institution and had grown fond of a young, female patient. James made it his task to kill the girl, but before he could reach her, the other vampire changed the girl, making it useless for James to kill her. That girl was Alice Cullen.
In 2005, when James sees that Bella is being protected by Edward and the rest of the Cullens, he instantly wants to kill her for the sport of it. He eventually sets a trap for Bella in Phoenix, drawing her out of hiding by using her mother’s voice as bait. He wounds Bella almost fatally, breaking some ribs, her leg, and a cut on her head. He also bites her hand, sending venom into her system.
When the Cullens arrive and find Bella in such a state, Emmett and Jasper grab James and rip him to shreds. They then proceed to burn the remains, ensuring that James never harms another living soul again.
- Pinkville (2009) (announced) …. Fred Widmer
- Kerosene Cowboys (2010) (pre-production) (rumored) …. Butch Masters
- Kid Cannabis (2009) (pre-production)
- Silver Cord (2009) (pre-production) …. Charles Ormond
- Pandorum (2009) (filming) …. Gallo
- The Unborn (2009) (post-production) …. Mark Hardigan
- Twilight (2008/I) (completed) …. James
- Making Change (2008) (completed) …. Bishop
- Never Back Down (2008) …. Ryan McCarthy
- Who’s Your Caddy? (2007) …. Mick
- “The O.C.” …. Kevin Volchok (15 episodes, 2005-2006)
– The Cold Turkey (2006) TV episode …. Kevin Volchok
– The Gringos (2006) TV episode …. Kevin Volchok
– The Graduates (2006) TV episode …. Kevin Volchok
– The Man of the Year (2006) TV episode …. Kevin Volchok
– The Party Favor (2006) TV episode …. Kevin Volchok
- “Jack & Bobby” …. Randy Bongard (5 episodes, 2005)
– Under the Influence (2005) TV episode …. Randy Bongard
– Friends with Benefits (2005) TV episode …. Randy Bongard
– Time Out of Life (2005) TV episode …. Randy Bongard
– Into the Woods (2005) TV episode …. Randy Bongard
– A New Frontier (2005) TV episode …. Randy Bongard
- “The Young and the Restless” …. Daniel Romalotti / … (7 episodes, 2004)
… aka Y&R (USA: promotional abbreviation)
– Episode #1.7871 (2004) TV episode …. Daniel Romalotti Jr.
– Episode #1.7863 (2004) TV episode …. Daniel Romalotti
– Episode #1.7862 (2004) TV episode …. Daniel Romalotti Jr.
– Episode #1.7857 (2004) TV episode …. Daniel Romalotti
– Episode #1.7856 (2004) TV episode …. Daniel Romalotti Jr.
- Mistaken (2004) …. Joe
- “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” …. Mark Young (1 episode, 2003)
… aka CSI: Las Vegas (South Africa: English title: informal alternative title) (USA: syndication title)
… aka C.S.I. (USA: short title)
… aka CSI: Weekends (USA: promotional title)
… aka Experts, Les (Canada: French title)
– Feeling the Heat (2003) TV episode …. Mark Young
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