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James Tupper
James Tupper
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James Tupper
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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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James Tupper is one of the actors of A Million Little Things, portraying the role of Andrew Pollock.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Tupper was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. During his childhood and early adulthood he attended at 10 day church camp every summer called berwick camp. Located at Berwick campgrounds in Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada. After high school, he lived on a coffee farm in Kenya and studied Swahili. He studied acting at Concordia University, Montreal, and later at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where he earned a master's degree.

CareerEdit

Tupper acted in several off-Broadway plays, including An Actor Prepares and After the Rain. He co-wrote and appeared in 2005's Loudmouth Soup, a fully improvised independent film that was filmed in one night with no script and no second takes.

From 2006, Tupper portrayed Jack Slattery in the ABC series Men in Trees, credited for all 36 episodes of the show's run. He then appeared as Dr. Chris Sands in the NBC medical drama Mercy for 22 episodes before it was cancelled in 2010.

Tupper appeared as Dr. Andrew Pollock Perkins, a trauma counselor, on ABC's Grey's Anatomy. He appeared in seven episodes in the show's seventh season.

Tupper appeared on ABC's Revenge from 2011 to its cancellation in 2015. He portrayed the character of David Clarke, the supposedly deceased father of the main character. Clarke was a recurring character for the first three seasons, appearing only in flashbacks and videos. Tupper was promoted to main cast for season four after it was revealed in the season three finale that his character was still alive.

On September 27, 2016, the British Columbia, Canada-produced post-apocalyptic action thriller Aftermath debuted on Canada's Space network and on America's Syfy network. The science-fiction drama stars Tupper as university professor Josh Copeland. In addition to his acting role on the series, Tupper served as co-producer. The freshman season's 13-episode run ended December 20, 2016; the series was not renewed.

In 2017, Tupper started a recurring role on HBO's Big Little Lies as Nathan Carlson, the ex-husband of Reese Witherspoon's Madeline.

In 2018, Tupper was cast as Andrew Pollock on A Million Little Things.

Personal lifeEdit

From 2001 to 2006, Tupper was married to Kate Mayfield. He started dating actress Anne Heche in August 2007, after they met on the set of Men in Trees. Their son, Atlas Heche Tupper, was born on March 7, 2009. In 2018, Tupper and Heche separated.

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