Full name: James Howard Tupper
Date of birth: August 4, 1965
Hometown: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Education: Concordia University (Montreal) and Rutgers University
Girlfriend: Anne Heche
Children: "Stepson" Homer Laffoon (born in 2002) and son Atlas Heche Tupper (born in March 2009)
Bet you didn’t know... After high school, James lived on a coffee farm in East Africa and studied Swahili.
After studying acting at Concordia University and Rutgers University, James Tupper landed his first roles in 2001 in the movies Joe Dirt, Peroxide Passion, and Corky Romano. He’s best known for starring on Men in Trees and playing recurring characters on Mercy and Grey’s Anatomy.
James started dating his Men in Trees co-star Anne Heche in 2007. The couple welcomed a son, Atlas, in March 2009. Anne has one son, Homer Laffoon, from her ill-fated marriage to Coley Laffoon.