Jim Heaphy was honored to play the role of Cabbie in the film "Grace", written by Marisa Vitali. The film was inspired by Marisa's real life struggle with heroin addiction, her journey to hope and recovery and the effects it had on her and those around her.
Jim was born in and currently lives in Queens, New York. He is a former NYPD Detective with 20 years of law enforcement experience. He retired from the NYPD in 2003 to pursue his acting career. He has enjoyed success on the Stage as well as in Television and Film. Jim’s first role was as a Detective in the film 10th & Wolf directed by Robert Moresco and can be seen in Abel Ferrera’s latest film, “Welcome to New York” where he plays NYPD Detective Fitzgerald opposite Gerard Depardieu. He is currently working on Fox’s “Gotham”.
Jim is a very energetic person who loves his life and is passionate about his career. He particularly enjoys drawing on his life experiences and brings his New York swagger to his various roles. In “Compromised” as JTTF Detective Jack Ryan, in the 9/11 film “8:46” as the FDNY Fire Chief, as well as his appearances on Network Television as a Uniformed Police Officer there is no mistaking his New York roots.
Jim is studying with John Howard Swain and has studied at T. Schreiber Studio’s with Robert Verlaque & Page Clements. He is also a member of the Improv group “Anything Goes” run by Scotty Watson. He is a member of SAG/AFTRA as well as AEA he is currently without representation and can be contacted @ (347) 452-4207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.