James Hampton

Movie Actor

Birthday July 9, 1936

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Oklahoma City, OK

DEATH DATE Apr 7, 2021 (84)

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Golden Globe-nominated supporting actor whose career spanned over four decades. He was best known for roles in F Troop, Sling Blade, and Teen Wolf. In 1986, he played Jerry Blevins in Murder, She Wrote.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of North Texas.


He earned a 1975 Golden Globe nomination for his 1974 role in The Longest Yard.

Family Life

He married Mary Deese on June 30, 2002.

Associated With

He had a supporting role alongside Michael J. Fox in the fantasy-comedy film, Teen Wolf.