Paul James is an American actor, best known for his role of Calvin on the ABC Family television show Greek. James also starred in the movie The Architect. James graduated from Syracuse University in 2003 with a BA degree in Theatre. He also starred as Sean Egan on the Hulu TV series The Path.
James was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in the neighboring suburbs of Maryland. He graduated from Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland. His mother was a school teacher at Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland up until 2007.
ABC Family's Greek aired for four seasons. In the show Paul James plays Calvin Owens, a gay member of Omega Chi Delta fraternity. Fans have applauded both the show for portraying homosexuality in a good light and Paul James as an actor for his portrayal of a black gay man living in a fraternity house.
|2004||The Deerings||C.J.||Television film|
|2005||Cold Case||Zeke Williams||Episode: "Strange Fruit"|
|2006||Twenty Questions||George Perkins||Television film|
|2007||Without a Trace||Allen Hayes||Episode: "Absalom"|
|2007–2011||Greek||Calvin Owens||Main cast|
|2008||Spinning into Butter||Simon Brick|
|CSI: Miami||Duncan||Episode: "Ambush"|
|2010||NCIS: Los Angeles||James 'Junior' Dobbs||Episode: "Blood Brothers"|
|Bones||Hunter Lang||Episode: "The Shallow in the Deep"|
|2011||Lie To Me||Kyle||Episode: Killer App|
|Torchwood||Noah Vickers||5 episodes|
|CSI: NY||P.O. Trey Jensen||Episode: "Today Is Life"|
|2014||Shameless||T.A.||Episode: "Simple Pleasures"|
|Farmed and Dangerous||Max||2 episodes|
|Grey's Anatomy||Eric||Episode: "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Bomb Squad Tech||Episode: "The CSI Effect"|
|2014–2017||The Last Ship||O'Connor||22 episodes|
|2016–2018||The Path||Sean Egan||Recurring (season 1); main cast (season 2)|
|2019||The Hot Zone||Ben Gellis|
|2009||NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Greek||Nominated|||