James has been nominated for six Golden Globes. From 1971-1973, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor - Television for Marcus Welby, M.D.. He won in 1971 and 1973. In 1984 and 1985, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama for Hotel. In 2004, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for the Reagans.
James has been nominated for five Emmy Awards. From 1970-1973, he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama for Marcus Welby, M.D.. He won in 1970. In 2004, he was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for The Reagans.
In 2001, James won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for Traffic.
Best known by the public for his role as Dr. Steven Kiley on Marcus Welby, M.D. and for his starring role as Peter McDermott on Hotel.
James is a Democratic supporter and campaigned for Barack Obama to become president in 2008.
James is 6'4" tall.
James is married to Barbra Streisand.
His first wife, Jane, died in a car crash in 1995. This was devastating to him because after all the turmoil during their divorce, they had become friends. This friendship started when they both had to put up a brave face at a premiere for their son actor , Josh Brolin.