BiographyJames Callis Net Worth, Wife, Height

James Callis Net Worth, Wife, Height



Actors who land roles in major sci-fi titles are often known for gaining instant worldwide fame. It happened to James Callis, who you might also remember as the best friend of the inspirational Bridget Jones. But do you know if this actor is married or not? Also how much money has he made from his big appearances?

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Early life and education

James Nicholas Callis was born on June 4, 1971, in Hampstead, London, England, where he was raised by parents who owned a bed and breakfast accommodation establishment. He is of Polish and Russian Jewish descent, but has British nationality. He has two sisters, Sarah and Sophie Callis, but it is unclear whether they are older or younger siblings.

Callis attended St. Martin’s Prep School located in an area of ​​London called Northwood, then went to the prestigious private Harrow School. After graduating, he enrolled at York University. and graduated in 1993 with a BA in English and Related Literature. During his studies, he was a rugby player at Derwent College. While in college, he also became involved in acting, writing and directing, becoming one of the members of the Gilbert and Sullivan acting society at the University, and learned to play the guitar and piano. Callis appeared in several productions directed by his friends at Cambridge University, one of them being Harold Pinter’s “The Dumb Waiter”.

After graduating, he trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Drama Arts (LAMDA), the oldest acting school in the UK.


Callis made his television debut in 1996, when he landed the role of Major Tim Forrester, a recurring character on the sixth season of the television series “Soldier Soldier.” That same year, he had a small role in the television detective series “Murder Most Horrid”. 1996 was also a successful year for his acting career, as he won the Jack Tinker Award for Theater Critic of the Year in the Most Promising Newcomer category for his acting in Jon’s double Maran titled ‘Old Wicked Songs’, at the Gielgud Theater in London.

James Callis

He had several minor roles in various television series, such as “A Dance to the Music of Time”, “Heat of the Sun” and “Ruth Rendell Mysteries”, before being cast as a recurring character in another television series from short-lived, “Sex, Chips and Rock n’ Roll” in 1999, but that same year he was also cast in “The Scarlet Pimpernel” and “Surety”. In 2000, he played Prince Ahmed in the television mini-series “Arabian Nights”, and the following year made his directorial debut with “Beginner’s Luck”, which he co-produced with Late Night Pictures and Angel Eye Film and Television, owned by Nick Cohen. The film flopped with critics, but ran for three weeks at a central London cinema and can still be found in the Icon catalogue.

That same year, he played Tom in the famous romantic feature film “Bridget Jones Diary”, alongside Colin Firth, Renee Zellweger and Hugh Grant, and reprized his role in the sequel “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” in 2004.

In 2003, he landed the recurring role of Gaius Baltar on the sci-fi series “Battlestar Galactica”, remaining on the show for its five seasons until its end in 2009, and gaining worldwide recognition. He also reprized the role in the 2007 TV movie of the same name, and appeared on the “Late Show with David Letterman”.

For his portrayal of Baltar, he won the 2006 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor, as well as an AFI Award.

In 2010, he joined the cast of the comedy television series “Eureka”, alongside Colin Ferguson and Erica Cerra. He portrayed Dr. Trevor Grant, a time traveler who, starting in 1947, in the show’s fifth season, and briefly returned as a guest in an episode in the final eight season. That same year, he starred as Gabriel McDow in the ABC sci-fi series “Flashforward,” and landed the lead role in the TV movie “Merlin and the Book of Beasts.”

He had a guest role in several episodes of the famous television series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in 2013 and 2014, and a recurring role as Lucien Sayer in the 2014 television series “Matador”, with Gabriel Luna and Neil Hopkins. In 2015, he had recurring roles in two television series, “Gallipoli” and “AD The Bible Continues”, and also provided the voice of the guest character in the animated television series “Rick and Morty”, in the episode titled “The Wedding Squanchers”.

In 2016, he reprized the role of Tom again in another “Bridget Jones” sequel, “Bridget Jones’s Baby”, and that same year co-starred in Kenneth Kokin’s thriller, “Blood Moon”.

Next year he landed another voice acting role, this time voicing the main character, the vampire hunter Alucard, in the English dub of the Japanese anime TV series “Castlevania” – as of May 2020 he is still continuing. the role.

Most recently, Callis starred as President Lincoln in the 2019 TV movie “Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History,” and co-starred in Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia’s action television series, “Blood and Treasure.”

Private life

Callis married his longtime girlfriend Neha in December 1998. They have three children together, sons Sacha and Joshua Amaan born in 2003 and 2009 respectively, and daughter Anika Jahan Callis, born in 2005. His wife is of ancestry Indian.

Callis prefers to keep her life private and out of the spotlight. Not much is known about his personal life – he does not have official profiles on social networks such as Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

Net value

Callis is a successful actor who is beloved by many sci-fi fans for his portrayal of Dr. Gaius Baltar in the reimagined “Battlestar Galactica.” As of May 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $750,000.

Physical characteristics

Callis is considered by many to be a handsome guy. He is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 inches) tall and weighs approximately 154 pounds (70 kg). He has a slim built body, with a chest size of 40 inches and a waist of 32 inches. He has long brown hair and black eyes.

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