James Remar is one of the renown personages who became famous through his diverse works in film and television. He is mainly known for portraying the character of villains. For approximately eight seasons he played as Dexter Morgan‘s ghost of a father on an American television series, Showtime’s Dexter. Similarly, he is one of the leading characters of The Next Door, Django Unchained and 2 Fast, 2 Furious.

The Veteran actor, James has two children with his beautiful wife, Atsuko Remar; a daughter, Lisa Remar and son Jason Remar. However, he is also claimed to have married to Yuka Kojima but there is no solid evidence to substantiate the claim.  

James Early Life and Career

William James Remar was born on December 31, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts to Elizabeth Mary Remar, Mother and S.Roy Remar, father. Reviewing his nationality, he is American and belongs to white ethnicity.

James Remar young age photo. James Remar young age photo.

An American actor, James began his on-screen career in the year of 1978. His first role was for the film named On the Yard where he portrayed a role as Larson. Similarly, after three years of film debut, he then made an appearance in the television series, Hill Street Blues.

James is very much dedicated towards his work. Since after his onscreen debut, he has been continuously giving time for it. As of now, he has played numerous series and films. Some of them are

Television series

  • The Mystic Warrior- 1984
  • Miami Vice- 1985
  • The Equalizer- 1987
  • Desperado- The Outlaw Wars- 1989
  • Night Visions- 1990
  • Brotherhood of Gun- 1991
  • Cutty Whitman- 1996
  • Total Security- 1997
  • Inferno- 1998
  • 18 Wheels of Justice- 2000
  • Dexter- 2006
  • Ben 10- Alien Force- 2009
  • Flash Forward- 2010
  • Grey’s Anatomy- 2013 and so on

Youtube: James Remar talking about the his role on the series, Dexter.


  • The Warriors- 1979
  • Cruising- 1980
  • Windwalker- 1980
  • 48 hrs- 1982
  • Quiet Cool- 1986
  • The Dream Team- 1989
  • White Fang- 1991
  • Confessions of Hitman- 1994
  • Endless Bummer- 2009
  • X-Men: First Class- 2011
  • Django Unchained- 2012 and so on

Besides acting the handsome actor, James has also made an appearance in the various video games such as The Warriors, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Killzone 3, and Destiny. Currently, he has made an appearance in the movie, the Saint, Feed and also a television series, Gotham, and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Youtube: James Remar talking about the series Gotham

James Personal Life

Aged 63 American actor is a married man. He got married to the Asian girlfriend, Atsuko Remar. They have two children from their relationship a son named, Jason Remar and daughter, Lisa Remar.

Husband and wife, James and Atsuko. Husband and wife, James and Atsuk0.

Although some sources claim of James being in a relationship with a woman named, Yuko Kojima, there has not been enough evidence to support their claim. Neither is there any information about Yuko that puts light on the rumors that their relationship really exist.

James Remar Net Worth

Popular for portraying a role of Frank Gordon in series Gotham, James has appeared in dozens of movies and television series till the date. From there he has accumulated a decent amount of money. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at around $6 million.