DETECTIVE VALENTINE, is an award-winning actor with extensive credits in film, television and theatre. He has been featured in numerous studio and independent films, including Convincer with Greg Kinnear and Inheritance with Keith David. Television credits include Twin Peaks, Downtown, and Lake Street Project, among others. He appeared on Broadway and in the European tour of Gospel at Colonus with Morgan Freeman. He is a long-time Penumbra Theatre Company member, appearing in over 35 shows. James is the recipient of a 2005 Spenser Chereshore Artist Fellowship and a 2008 McKnight Artist Fellowship.