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: 51
Highest Metascore: 85 Tangerine
Lowest Metascore: 17 Prom Night
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 19
  2. Negative: 5 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 The American Astronaut Sep 5, 2001 Bodysuit 8.3
76 Inside Man Mar 24, 2006 Steve-O / Steve-O 7.4
53 Sinister Oct 12, 2012 Deputy 7.4
85 Tangerine Jul 10, 2015 Chester / Chester 7.4
64 In a Valley of Violence Oct 21, 2016 Gilly 6.7
71 Gemini Mar 30, 2018 Stan / Stan 6.6
74 Starlet Nov 9, 2012 Mikey 6.5
52 Mr. Right Apr 8, 2016 Cast / Vaughn / Von Cartigan 6.5
32 Sinister 2 Aug 21, 2015 Cast / Deputy / Deputy So & So / So & So / Ex-Deputy So & So 6.1
26 Nola Jul 23, 2004 Neo-Gothboy 6.0
49 Broken City Jan 18, 2013 Cast / Todd Lancaster 5.5
49 Oldboy Nov 27, 2013 Cast / Dr. Tom Melby 4.6
17 Prom Night Apr 11, 2008 Detective Nash 4.3
54 Cymbeline Mar 13, 2015 Cast / Philario 3.5
44 Downtown: A Street Tale Apr 20, 2007 Billy tbd
59 The Lie Nov 18, 2011 Weasel tbd
58 It Happened in L.A. Nov 3, 2017 Heath tbd
21 The Clapper Jan 26, 2018 Cast / Principal Cast tbd
37 Electric Slide Apr 3, 2015 Jan Phillips tbd