James Allodi

James Allodi

Allodi most recently starred in the 2006 film Snowcake with Sigourney Weaver and and Alan Rickman. His other starring roles include Rhinoceros Eyes, Foolproof, Men With Brooms, Glitter, Dead Aviators, The Five Senses, as well as Daniel MacIvor's short film Permission.  Allodi starred as himself in Peter Lynch's The Herd, which was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary.  The multi-talented Allodi made his own feature film directorial debut in 2000 with The Uncles, based on an original screenplay he wrote.   

Allodi was seen in a recurring role in the television series Once A Thief, and has appeared in numerous other series such as The Associates, Due South, and The Newsroom. He also appeared in CityTV's live theatre production of Bruce McDonald's American Whiskey Bar, as well as such television movies as Angel of Harlem, Fellini and Me, and Thrill Seekers.

In theatre, Allodi's portrayal of Val in the production of The Last Supper earned him a Dora Award nomination for Best Actor.  Allodi has worked under the direction of Daniel MacIvor in theatre productions of You Are Here, In On It, and The Soldier Dreams.  His other theatre credits include How an Intellectual Can Aspire to Savagery, He Made the Stars Also, The Watchspring and Choastic.

Allodi has his Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Film from New York University.  He lives in Toronto and is currently in development on his second feature film as writer-director.