American actor James Colby, Died at 56

James Leo Colby was born on September 21, 1961 and died on February 23, 2018.

He was an American actor in film, television and stage.

He in multiple Broadway plays and few stage productions in Connecticut.

He was notable for his film roles in The Peacemaker (1997), Tower Heist (2011), Safe (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and in Patriots Day (2016).

He was known for his role as Sergeant Ray Dwyer in Chicago P.D. and Burleson in Empire.

Colby’s non-stage credits include television roles ranging from Taxi Brooklyn, Law & Order, Limitless, Jessica Jones, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Deception, and the The Blacklist.

Colby’s film roles include Demolition, Tower Heist, Safe, Solitary Man, The Company Men, and in The Opponent.

He appeared as Lieutenant Bill Cranston in Gotham in 2014.

During 2016, Colby starred as Ed Manion in the miniseries Madoff and from 2017 to 2018 Colby starred as Burleson in Empire.

Before his death, he starred as William B. Evans in the 2016 crime-drama-thriller film Patriots Day alongside Mark Wahlberg.

James Leo Colby passed away at 56 years old.