|Season(s)||1 - 2 - 3|
|Date of Birth||August 4, 1965|
|Birthplace||Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada|
James Tupper (born August 4, 1965) is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees and recently appeared as Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC medical drama series Mercy (2009–10), which was cancelled by NBC in May 2010.
Tupper was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He studied acting at Concordia University, Montreal, and later at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where he earned a Master's Degree. On Revenge, he plays Emily's father, David Clarke, in flashbacks.
Tupper split from his wife in November 2006 (according to Entertainment Tonight) and moved in with actress Anne Heche in August, 2007. Their son, Atlas Heche Tupper, was born over the weekend of March 7–8, 2009.
In his spare time Tupper enjoys carpentry and birdwatching. After high school, he lived on a coffee farm in East Africa and studied Swahili. He has acted in several off-Broadway plays, including An Actor Prepares and After the Rain. Tupper co-wrote and appeared in 2005's Loudmouth Soup, a fully improvised indie that was filmed in one night that is soon to be released on video. He has had a recurring role on Samantha Who? as Samantha's love interest, Owen.
|2001||Corky Romano||FBI Agent|
|Joe Dirt||Cop @ Bridge|
|2005||Loudmouth Soup||Keith Miller|
|Love's Long Journey||Henry||TV Movie|
|CSI:NY||Paul Zernecky||1 episode|
|Gilmore Girls||Biker #1||2 episodes|
|How I Met Your Mother||Derek||1 episode|
|Love's Abiding Joy||Henry Klein|
|Dr. Vegas||Paramedic||1 episode|
|2006- 2008||Men In Trees||Jack Slattery||36 episodes|
|2007||Pictures of Hollis Woods||John Regan||TV Movie|
|2008||For Heaven's Sake||Peter Whitman|
|Samantha Who?||Owen||4 episodes|
|The Ex List||1 episode|
|2009||Mercy||Dr. Chris Sands||22 episodes|
|Me and Orson Welles||Joseph Cotten|
|The Gambler,the Girl & the Gunslinger||B.J. Stoker||TV Movie|
|2010-2011||Grey's Anatomy||7 episodes|
|2011||Mr. Popper's Penguins||Rick|
|2011- Present||Revenge||David Clarke||Recurring role|