James Heffernan has performed in over 60 theater productions in Virginia, Stuttgart, Germany and Florida where he currently resides. His favorite roles have been the Man in the Chair (Drowsy Chaperone), Tevye (Fiddler on the Roof), Pseudelous (Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), Prof. Henry Higgins (My Fair Lady), Paul Bratter (Barefoot in the Park) and Bill Sykes (Oliver). He has appeared in four feature films (HANGING MILLSTONE, SOUTHSYDE, GHOST CHASE and JOEY) the last two directed by Roland Emmerich, the Director of INDEPENDENCE DAY, four short films (THE BIRTHDAY GIFT, THE TREASURE OF BONITA BEACH, THREE WISHES (Winner of Best Film and People’s Choice Award at the 2016 Bonita Springs Short Film Festival) and ENJOY THE BEACH), and in the German TV show, TATORT (The Dream from Luck). He also was a member of the National Tour cast of the play Bill W. and Dr. Bob. Over the years Jim has taken various workshops in acting and has studied singing with John Outland, Dr Ronald Doiron and Keara Trummel.