The actor, known for his role as the father of Claire Danes‘ Carrie Mathison on Homeland, as well as a stint on White Collar, passed away at his home on Friday (March 21). He had been battling skin cancer since being diagnosed in 1992.
James had an impressive resume of credits in television, film, and the stage.
You may recognize him from television shows The Practice, Boston Legal, and 30 Rock, movies such as Cold Mountain (2003), Real Steel (2011) and The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), and on stage with the Roundabout Theater Company’s Too Much, Too Much, Too Many, among many more credits.
Our thoughts go out to James‘ friends, family, and loved ones during this time.