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Michael Raymond-James

Mostly Credited As: Michael Raymond-James
Sometimes Credited As: Michael Raymond James

Birth Name: Michael Raymond James
Date Of Birth: December 24, 1977 (Age 37)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Michigan
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Michael Raymond-James


On December 24, 1977, Michael Raymond-James was born Michael Weverstad, in Detroit Michigan.
He graduated from Clarkston High School in 1996 and started studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. After working in New York both on and off the stage, he was invited to L.A by a casting director who put his career on track. His film debut in ‘Black Snake Moan’(2006) put him on screen with some of the top names in the business. It was his main cast spot on ‘True Blood’(2008) as René Lenier put him in the spotlight. These days you’ll find him on ’Once Upon a Time’, playing Neal Cassidy.

Michael Raymond-James
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Sons of Liberty (2014)As: Paul Revere
Once Upon a Time (2011)As: Neal Cassidy (Season 3+)
Terriers (2010)As: Britt Pollack
True Blood (2008)As: Rene Lenier (S1, recurring afterward)
Episode Cast Credits 

Once Upon a Time (2011) 
  And Straight On 'Til Morning 02x22: (May/12/2013) As Neal Cassidy 
  Second Star to the Right 02x21: (May/05/2013) As Neal Cassidy 
  The Evil Queen 02x20: (Apr/28/2013) As Neal Cassidy 
  Lacey 02x19: (Apr/21/2013) As Neal Cassidy 

The Walking Dead (2010) 
  Triggerfinger 02x09: (Feb/19/2012) As Dave (Man At Patton's Bar), [Uncredited]
  Nebraska 02x08: (Feb/12/2012) As Dave (Man At Patton's Bar) 

True Blood (2008) 
  And When I Die 04x12: (Sep/11/2011) As Rene Lenier, [Special Guest Stars]
  Evil is Going On 03x12: (Sep/12/2010) As Rene Lenier 
  Night on the Sun 03x08: (Aug/08/2010) As Rene Lenier 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Smoked 12x24: (May/18/2011) As Eddie Skinner 

Lie to Me (2009) 
  The Core of It 02x01: (Sep/28/2009) As Gavin 

ER (1994) 
  The Family Man 15x15: (Feb/12/2009) As Stuart Moore 
  Try Carter 11x03: (Oct/14/2004) As Mr. Tunny (as Michael Raymond James) 

Life (US) (2007) 
  Canyon Flowers 02x11: (Dec/10/2008) As Tex 

Medium (2005) 
  Ghost in the Machine 03x05: (Dec/06/2006) As Travis McQueen 

Boston Legal (2004) 
  Ivan the Incorrigible 02x22: (Apr/18/2006) As Kevin Armus 

North Shore (2004) 
  Meteor Shower 01x04: (Jul/05/2004) As Damien Pruitt 
Featured Songs

The Walking Dead Songs:
Nebraska + Old MacDonald Had a Farm 
Trivia

Was a stand out athlete in school

Regularly brings his dog to work.

Hired his own coach for his accent on True Blood.

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