Actor James Eckhouse

James Hays Eckhouse (born February 14, 1955) is an American actor, best known for playing Jim Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210. He also directed three episodes of the show.


Before his part on Beverly Hills, 90210, Eckhouse had small roles in such films as Trading Places, Fatal Attraction, Big and Cocktail. He was a series regular on Beverly Hills, 90210 from the pilot episode in 1990 until the end of the fifth season in 1995. He also co-starred in 1999’s Judgement Day.

Personal life

Eckhouse studied briefly at MIT before beginning his acting career. He and his wife have two sons.



Year Title Role Notes
1983 Trading Places Guard
1985 Blue Heaven Tony Sabella
1985 When Nature Calls Bobby
1987 84 Charing Cross Road Joey, the Dentist
1987 Fatal Attraction Man in Japanese Restaurant
1988 Shakedown Steve Rosen
1988 Big Supervisor
1988 Cocktail Tourist
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy Robert Harper
1991 Defending Your Life Jeep owner
1992 Leaving Normal Rich
1994 Junior Ned Sneller
1998 One True Thing District Attorney
1999 The Learning Curve Mr. Stevens
2000 Joseph: King of Dreams Potiphar Direct-to-video
2002 Malevolent Dorland, Polygraph Technician Uncredited
2002 Cathedral Ed
2004 The Sure Hand of God Benny Ballard
2004 A Cinderella Story Mr. Farrell
2005 Guess Who Workman #1
2006 Jimmy and Judy Jimmy’s Dad
2008 Half-Life Richard Parker
2008 Extreme Movie Jessica’s Dad
2009 Wake Mr. Williams
2009 Love at First Hiccup Christian
2012 The Avengers Senator Boynton
2013 Shotgun Wedding Philip ‘Flip’ Milton
2016 The Boy on the Train Roger
2016 Dead Awake Mr. Bowman
2017 Alexander IRL Arthur
2018 A Simple Wedding Steven Talbot
TBA Saving Paradise Cameron Wannemaker


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Another World Costume clerk Episode dated 30 July 1982
1983 Will There Really Be a Morning? Harold Clurman Television film
1985, 1988 Spenser: For Hire Lt. Cmdr. Carl Westmore / Robert Jordan 2 episodes
1986 American Playhouse Steven
1986, 1987 The Equalizer District Attorney / Steve
1987, 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse David / Max Galpin
1988 Annie McGuire Charlie Episode: “The Hold-Up”
1988 The Christmas Wife Jim Tanner Television film
1989 Thirtysomething Jerry Kravitz Episode: “Politics”
1989 Matlock Brian Davis Episode: “The Con Man”
1990 Equal Justice Defense Attorney Episode: “Goodbye, Judge Green”
1990 In the Best Interest of the Child Chilton Television film
1990 Sisters Mark
1990 WIOU Bob Lorwin Episode: “Pilot”
1990–1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Jim Walsh / Dr. Edwards 146 episodes
1993 Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? Sergeant Jack Powell Television film
1994 Burke’s Law Eric Reade Episode: “Who Killed the Fashion King?”
1995 Spring Fling! George Television film
1995 The Marshal Al Kelly Episode: “Time Off for Clever Behavior”
1996 Terminal Dr. Maxwell Television film
1996 Intimate Betrayal Paul
1996, 1998 Chicago Hope Jerry Kleiman / Peter Morissey 2 episodes
1997 Dharma & Greg Andy Episode: “Mr. Montgomery Goes to Washington”
1999 Judgment Day Colonel Thomas ‘Tom’ Keller Television film
1999 Nash Bridges Mark Hicks Episode: “Girl Trouble”
1999 Family Law Richard Hershey Episode: “Holt vs. Holt”
1999 Snoops Michael Zindler Episode: “The Grinch”
1999 Jingle Bells Dad Television film
1999–2000 Once and Again Lloyd Lloyd 4 episodes
2000 Batman Beyond Zacharias Episode: “Speak No Evil”
2001 Ally McBeal Attorney Episode: “Hats Off to Larry”
2001 Touched by an Angel Dr. Brad Renslow Episode: “The Face of God”
2001 Strong Medicine Rabbi Yaverbaum Episode: “Zol Zein Gezint”
2001, 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Paul Trent / Hank Marlowe 2 episodes
2002 Any Day Now Mr. Greenburg Episode: “Truth Hurts”
2002 The West Wing Rep. Bud Wachtell, D Episode: “The U.S. Poet Laureate”
2002 The Agency Deputy Chief of White House Security Group Episode: “Air Lex”
2002 Robbery Homicide Division Frank Van Pelt Episode: “2028”
2003 Hack Anthony Lewis Sparks Episode: “A Dangerous Game”
2003 The Lyon’s Den Leonard Weaver Episode: “Ex”
2003 Judging Amy Atty. Waters Episode: “Sex and the Single Mother”
2004 The Practice Atty. Anthony Selig Episode: “Avenging Angels”
2004 The District Congressman Grant Kingsley Episode: “Party Favors”
2004 Without a Trace Charles Huffman Episode: “Risen”
2004 Jack & Bobby Richard Kramer Episode: “Lost Boys”
2004, 2007 Las Vegas Cy Lipshitz / Tolliver 2 episodes
2005 Boston Legal Dr. Adam Carter Episode: “The Black Widow”
2005 Close to Home Matt Doretzky Episode: “Suburban Prostitution”
2006 Medium Dr. Gromada Episode: “Doctor’s Orders”
2006 Crossing Jordan Mr. Cartland Episode: “The Elephant in the Room”
2006 Commander in Chief Paul Vitagliano Episode: “Ties that Bind”
2006 Jericho Scott Rennie Episode: “Four Horsemen”
2006 Nip/Tuck Dr. Schwartz Episode: “Willy Ward”
2008 Criminal Minds Mr. Corbett Episode: “Tabula Rasa”
2010 Southland Doctor Episode: “Butch & Sundance”
2010 In Plain Sight Josh Becker Episode: “WitSec Stepmother”
2011 Love’s Everlasting Courage Mr. Harris Television film
2011 Harry’s Law Leland Parks Episode: “In the Ghetto”
2011 The Good Wife Walter Kermani 2 episodes
2012 CSI: Miami CSI: Miami Episode: “Last Straw”
2013 Second Chances Dr. Coleman Television film
2013 FutureStates Will Episode: “Return to Elektra Springs”
2013 The Good Mother Dr. Cullen Television film
2013 Days of Our Lives Days of Our Lives 10 episodes
2013 Masters of Sex Dr. Chuck Ingram 2 episodes
2013 Paulie Eric Television film
2014 The Michaels Judge Stamford
2014 NCIS: New Orleans Dr. Michael Hufcutt Episode: “Carrier”
2015 Castle Gene Vogel Episode: “Dead from New York”
2015 Major Crimes George Clark Episode: “Hostage of Fortune”
2016 American Experience Doctor Willard Bliss Episode: “Murder of a President”
2016 The Engagement Clause Mark Tate Television film
2017 High & Mighty Knotts 7 episodes
2018 NCIS Fred Cabrisio Episode: “Sight Unseen”
2018 Station 19 Pete Sorenson Episode: “Not Your Hero”
2018 Code Black Mr. Berlinger Episode: “As Night Comes and I’m Breathing”
2018 The Affair Fertility Specialist Episode #4.5
2019 The Fix Mr. Elias Episode: “Making a Murderer”
2021 Chicago Med Liam McIntyre Episode: “Letting Go Only to Come Together”

External Links

Actor James Eckhouse – Wikipedia

About the author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *