James Tupper (born August 4, 1965) is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees and is currently appearing as Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC series Mercy.
Tupper was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He studied acting at Concordia University, Montreal, and later at Rutgers University, New Jersey where he earned a master's degree.
Entertainment Tonight has reported that Anne Heche is romantically involved with Tupper. Heche's rep had no comment on the relationship. Tupper split from his wife in November 2006, according to ET. His rep had no comment when reached by People. The couple reportedly moved in together in August, 2007. Their son, Atlas Heche Tupper, was born over the weekend of March 7-8, 2009.
In his spare time Tupper enjoys carpentry and birdwatching. After high school, he lived on a coffee farm in East Africa and studied Swahili. He has acted in several off-Broadway plays, including An Actor Prepares and After the Rain. Tupper co-wrote and appeared in 2005's Loudmouth Soup, a fully improvised indie that was filmed in one night that is soon to be released on video. He has had a recurring role on Samantha Who? as Samantha's love interest, Owen.
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- Mr. Popper's Penguins
2011, United States, UK release: 5 August 2011
- Me and Orson Welles
2009, United Kingdom, United States, UK release: 4 December 2009
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