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Name: James Lesure  
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Date of Birth: 21st September 1975
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: Actor
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James Lesure as Mike Cannon on Las Vegas.

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, Lesure has a firmly grounded personality. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, his 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.”

Named one of the six hottest males on television, Lesure is 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 currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is September 21. For more information on James visit his official website at

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