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Also Known As: James Greenblatt Died:
Born: January 2, 1967 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession: actor, musician, messenger, painter, pizza delivery person

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Plucked from a job delivering pizzas by director David Lynch to play motorcycling loner James Hurley, Laura Palmer's secret lover on the cult TV soap opera, "Twin Peaks", Marshall had previously starred as a date rapist in the CBS Schoolbreak Special, "No Means No", produced by his father, William R. Greenblatt. He made his feature debut playing a sympathetic stockade guard in family friend Martin Sheen's military prison drama "Cadence" (1990), and later as an amateur boxer in the film "Gladiator" (1992). That same year he appeared as a slow-witted Marine who is put on trial in Rob Reiner's blockbuster, "A Few Good Men".

Plucked from a job delivering pizzas by director David Lynch to play motorcycling loner James Hurley, Laura Palmer's secret lover on the cult TV soap opera, "Twin Peaks", Marshall had previously starred as a date rapist in the CBS Schoolbreak Special, "No Means No", produced by his father, William R. Greenblatt. He made his feature debut playing a sympathetic stockade guard in family friend Martin Sheen's military prison drama "Cadence" (1990), and later as an amateur boxer in the film "Gladiator" (1992). That same year he appeared as a slow-witted Marine who is put on trial in Rob Reiner's blockbuster, "A Few Good Men".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Garage, The (2008)
2.
 Alien Lockdown (2004)
3.
 Elevator, The (2003) Mark Newman
4.
 Criminal Affairs (1998)
5.
 Ticket, The (1997) Keith Reicker
6.
 All She Ever Wanted (1996) Tom Stockman
7.
 Unspoken Truth, The (1995) Clay Hawkins
8.
 Vibrations (1995)
10.
 Hits (1994) Dommy
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Milestones close milestones

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Raised in Bergen County, New Jersey
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Moved with family to Los Angeles at age 15
1984:
First TV appearance in a one-line part on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS)
1988:
First leading role as a date rapist on TV in CBS Schoolbreak Special, "No Means No" (produced by father)
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Guest-starred on two episodes of "China Beach"
1989:
Played James Hurley on TV series, "Twin Peaks"
1990:
Feature acting debut, "Cadence"
1992:
Starred with Cuba Gooding Jr in the boxing-themed "Gladiator"
1992:
Reprised role of James Hurley in the feature "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me"
1992:
Cast as US Marine Private Downey put on trial for murder in "A Few Good Men"; Gooding also in cast
1995:
Appeared in the ABC movie "She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal", as a witness to the assault on a female navy lieutenant
1995:
Played an abusive husband opposite Lea Thompson in the NBC movie "The Unspoken Truth"
1996:
Portrayed the supportive husband of a bipolar woman who decides to have a child in "All She Ever Wanted" (ABC)
1997:
Starred opposite Shannen Doherty in the USA Network movie "The Ticket", as a couple who hold the winning numbers in a state lottery
1998:
Acted in "Criminal Affairs"
2001:
Had leading role in the thriller "Down"; released theatrically in Europe
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Education

Santa Monica High School: Santa Monica , California -

Notes

In selecting a professional name, he chose Marshall as a tribute to Jimi Marshall Hendrix.

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wife:
Ana Marshall. Married on August 19, 1991; divorced in 1993.
wife:
Renee Allman. Actor. Appeared on ABC soap "Port Charles"; announced engagement in 1997; married on May 8, 1998; starred together in "Criminal Affairs" (1998) and "Doomsday Man" (1999).

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father:
William R Greenblatt. Producer. Executive producer of "Da" and "Judgment in Berlin" (both 1988).

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