James Colby

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TV Actor
Date of Birth September 20, 1961
Place of Birth Medford, Massachusetts
Date of Death Feb 23, 2018 (56)
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James Leo Colby was an American actor in film, television and stage. Colby appeared in multiple Broadway plays and few stage productions in Connecticut. Colby was notable for his film roles in The Peacemaker, Tower Heist, Safe, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and in Patriots Day. In television, he was known for his role as Sergeant Ray Dwyer in Chicago P.D. and Burleson in Empire.

Born: James Leo Colby, September 20, 1961, Arlington, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: February 23, 2018, New York City, U.S.
Alma mater: Bridgewater State University, Brooklyn College
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1993–2018
Children: 1
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About James Colby

Film and television star known for his recurring roles in shows like Madoff, Taxi Brooklyn, and Waterfront. He also joined the cast of the drama Patriots Day alongside Mark Wahlberg about the Boston Marathon bombing.

Before Fame

One of his earliest acting credits was in 1993 in an episode of the show Tribeca.


In 2015, he portrayed Brian Jones in the Netflix television series Jessica Jones.

Family Life

He was married to Alyssa Bresnahan from 2008 up until his death in 2018. He had one child.


In 2014, he appeared alongside Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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