JAMES III is an actor and writer from Akron, Ohio.
He is a Staff Writer on Season 3 of TruTV's "Adam Ruins Everything". He had a recurring role on the Seriously.TV show "Thanksgiving" created by Dan Powell and Bethany Hall and starred in "The Adventures of Jamel: The Time Traveling B-Boy" which was selected for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival N.O.W. Series. James can also be seen in episodes of NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," "Law & Order: SVU," and Tracy Morgan's “The Last O.G.” on TBS.
James has developed digital content for Comedy Central, Fusion Network, and was a freelance contributor for Funny or Die. He has written four solo shows, "Junior", "3rd Impressions", "think we kissed, but i forgot...", and "The Black Friend in a White Show".
He co-hosts the podcast Black Men Can't Jump [In Hollywood] and with the hosts, he is currently developing a series with IFC and has developed content for Comedy Central Digital and Hearst Digital/Seriously.TV. His comedy team Astromony Club is developing a sketch series with Comedy Central and was featured in the 2016 Comedy Central Sketch Comics To Watch Showcase.
James performs weekly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre-NY.