Gerrard James is a New York-based actor and is about to study at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art this Fall where he will receive his Masters in Classical Acting. He is a proud recipient of the 2019-2020 Fulbright John Wood LAMDA Award.

He received his B.A. in Finance at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Before switching career paths to attend The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, he worked at JP Morgan Chase as a hedge fund trade analyst.  


He has performed in: The Prodigal, Richard III, Funnyhouse of a Negro, and also starred in Steve DiUbaldo’s new play, Exposure, which was produced by The Middle Voice Theater Company in association with the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.  Most recently, he starred in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of Detroit ‘67 as Lank.


Gerrard recently graduated with his M.F.A. from the prestigious Actors Studio Drama School in May 2017.