James Lewis was born and raised in Washington, D.C. After the death of his mother at the age of three, he went to live with his grandmother. Having been born with asthma that has plagued him throughout his life, and also having to see a speech pathologist for several years to correct a severe lisp, he has proven that you can overcome adversity with hard work and discipline.Lewis has recorded over 400 audio books, appeared on numerous tv shows including a recurring role on HBO's The Wire, principle roles on America's Most Wanted, and guest appearance on The District and Sex and The City. James has also appeared in several independent films, including Euphoria which won a gold medal at the Houston Film Festival, Red River which won a Paul Robeson award for lighting, and For Love of Liberty which won the 2011 NAACP Award for best documentary and boasted an all star narration cast including Halle Berry, Bill Cosby, Mel Gibson, John Travolta and Robert Duvall. In addition Lewis has lent his voice talents to bring to life such DC Comics characters as Green Lantern John Stewart, Nightwing, Firestorm, Jimmy Olsen and Clayface in the DC Comics audio adaption of Crisis on Infinite Earths which won him an Audiofile Award for best ensemble cast. James won a 2011 Aurora Award and Telly Award for Best Comic Performance in the web production "I Can Live With That". James is also the recipient of the prestigious Actors Center Award in Washington DC.In 2009, Lewis provided over 10 character voices for Fallout 3, which to date, has won a ton of awards including Best Overall RPG, Best Overall Console Game, Overall Game of the Show for E3, GamePro Magazine "PC Game of the Year, Game Developer's Choice Awards, Golden Joystick Awards, Best Xbox Game from Official Xbox Magazine, and Best PC Game from GameSpy to name a few. Lewis was nominated for a Velocity award for his on stage performance in Like Father, Like Son and had performed on such prestigious and historical stages as The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Theater and Warner Theater in Washington, D.C.