James Ransone

Biography: James grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where his father was a land surveyor. He has appeared in numerous TV and film roles. His breakout TV role was in The Wire as Ziggy Sobotka in 2003. He has also appeared in the films, A Dirty Shame and Inside Man.

He had a serious heroin addiction in his 20s, but has worked to maintain his sobriety. He lives in New York City.

James Ransone's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 91 Tangerine
Lowest Metascore: 17 Prom Night
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 3 out of 13
13 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 Downtown: A Street Tale Apr 20, 2007 Billy 10
51 The American Astronaut Sep 5, 2001 Bodysuit 8.3
tbd Random Aug 30, 2013 Cast 8.0
76 Inside Man Mar 24, 2006 Steve-O 7.4
53 Sinister Oct 12, 2012 Deputy 7.3
26 Nola Jul 23, 2004 Neo-Gothboy 6.8
74 Starlet Nov 9, 2012 Mikey 6.5
49 Broken City Jan 18, 2013 Cast / Todd Lancaster 5.6
54 Cymbeline Mar 13, 2015 Cast / Philario 5.0
49 Oldboy Nov 27, 2013 Cast / Dr. Tom Melby 4.6
17 Prom Night Apr 11, 2008 Detective Nash 4.3
59 The Lie Nov 18, 2011 Weasel 3.0
tbd Sinister 2 Aug 21, 2015 Cast / Deputy / So & So tbd
91 Tangerine Jul 10, 2015 Chester tbd
37 Electric Slide Apr 3, 2015 Jan Phillips tbd