Photos with James Wirt
James Wirt was raised in Houston, worked on an oil rig during summers, and graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Business. He then moved to New York where he began his training at the Neighborhood Playhouse. He is a member of John Strasberg's Accidental Repertory Theatre Company. James' theatrical highlights include: Staged reading of Collateral Damage opposite Academy Award Winner William Hurt, Let's Kill Grandma This Christmas, Adams' Apples, Saturn Return, Closer, The Acting Lesson, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, All's Well That Ends Well and Troilus and Cressida. Read more... and the Tribeca Film Festival for his gripping turn as an artist, the title character, in Billy Bates, which will be released in theaters and digitally in November 2014. He recently worked with William Sadler in the film The Historian. James will be bringing the character of Charlie Chaplin to life in the upcoming Mary Pickford film, The First, starring Lily Rabe, Michael Pitt, and Julia Stiles.