James Wilder

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Birth Name: James Wilder
Born: 08/05/1963
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Determined to be a performer from youth, Wilder began performing comedy in clubs in the USA and Europe--including the famed Lido of Paris--when he was still a teenager. By age 17, he was juggling for dollars on the streets of San Francisco and Oakland, CA. He later moved to New York, where he studied at the Actors Studio, before landing a gig in the national company of "Sugar Babies" with Mickey Rooney. Settling in L.A., Wilder earned his first break in the 1987 TV-movie "Cracked Up" (ABC), in which he played the drug-addicted son of a minister (Ed Asner). His role on "Equal Justice" gave Wilder such heat that he was featured as a sure-bet future star in the 1991 documentary "Naked Hollywood... Continue Bio >>

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