James LeSure gives new meaning to the term, Hollywood Hunk. He portrays Mike Cannon, a suave, competitive, and fun-loving member of an elite surveillance team, at a luxury casino, on the hit NBC drama, Las Vegas.
In addition to handsome looks and magnetic charm, this bachelor has a firmly grounded personality. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lesure's path to Hollywood began with a few unexpected turns. Athletic, adventurous, and in search of his purpose, he served in the Air Force Academy before attending the University of Southern California where he received his B.F.A. in Theater. During his time at USC, he also studied abroad at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. While there, he performed in the productions "Hair" and "The Island." In addition to performing abroad, he was able to fulfill a life long dream – becoming an amateur boxer. A natural both in front of the camera and on stage, Lesure has also worked in a professional theater company in Los Angeles, where he played the role of Macduff in Shakespeare's great tragedy "Macbeth."
Perhaps best known for his role as Holly Robinson-Pete's husband on the series For Your Love, Lesure recently appeared in recurring roles on Alias and The Division. His other television credits include guest starring roles on Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, Mad About You, Diagnosis: Murder, Martin, and The Burning Zone.
His expanding film career includes the horror sequel, The Ring Two and various independent productions. He also appeared in the feature film Crimson Tide opposite Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman.
He now resides in Los Angeles.… Expand
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