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About Doug James

Doug James has built a successful professional career by delivering an impressively wide range of performing talents.



GOOGLE ME LOVE  Ryan Eakins/Director, Produced by Andy & Lana Wachowski
JUST LIKE A WOMAN  Rashid Bouchareb/Director
DIVERSION Chris Folkens/Director
GRACE IS GONE John Cusack, James C. Strouse/Director
THE EXPRESS Dennis Quad, Gary Fleder/Director
CHECK PLEASE  Larry Zeigelman/Director


CHICAGO PD NBC ‘There’s My Girl” Mark Tinker/Director
BOSS  Starz. Gus Van Sant, Jon de Segonzac & Mario Van Peebles/Directors
ER  NBC “Tell Me No Secrets” Laura Innes/Director
PRISON BREAK FOX “Flight” Final Episode Season 1, Kevin Hooks/Director
CUPID ABC  Jeremy Piven, James Whitmore Jr/Director


ONION NEWS NETWORK “Movie Stars” Geoff Haggerty/Director
ONION NEWS NETWORK “Presidential Democra-Kiosk Debates” JJ Shebesta/Director

On Stage Theater Performances

“Take Me Out” at the Steppenwolf, About Face Theater
“The Last Supper,” at the Chopin Theater, Chicago


Live Music Performances

Doug James & The Pocket plays Original high energy modern blues/rock & soul music throughout Chicagoland like Buddy Guys ‘Legends’, Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, Chicago Bluesfest, Ribfest, Viper Alley, 27 LIVE, Reggies, Harlem Ave. Lounge, Hollywood Casino Aurora and many more. You can hear them the first Saturday of every month at VIBE 1935 on the North Shore where they’ve built a burgeoning fan base for over a year. They’re also frequent guests on the Hambone Blues radio show streaming live on WDCB 90.9fm. To find out more go to  www.djp6.com  or visit & “like” them on Facebook!

Doug also is Producer & keyboardist for The Joe Cocker Mad Dogs & Englishmen Tribute Band. You can find out more information on Facebook at MadDog Tribute. (same Facebook address)

Radio and television commercials

Alka Seltzer Plus, One a Day Men’s 50+, RAID, McDonald’s, Tropicana 50, Phillips Milk of Magnesia, Ziploc, Brillo Estracell, Reese’s Peanut Buttercup Cereal, Illinois State Lottery, Illinois Tourism, Eckrich Bacon, Indiana University Health, Safeway, Cars.com, Subway, Ford, UHC, Conagra/Orville Reddenbacher, Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, Taco Bell, Super Delicious Ingredient Force, Safeway, Jiffy Lube, United Healthcare, Options Express, Cadillac, State Farm, Coors Light, Cars.com, Budweiser, Kraft, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Monsanto, Eggo Waffles, The announcer voice for weekly Twilight Zone radio dramas, and more.


Voice-overs for long form documentaries and gaming characters

The Weather Channel, Garth Brooks special, Walter Payton Tribute
Wide Load Games’ “Stubbs the Zombie” and “Hail to the Chimp”
WMS Gaming hit, “Mr. Monopoly” and Crysis.


Corporate Narrations

The Derek Baylis, InterPark Chicago, Komatsu, Archer Daniels Midland, Children’s Memorial Hospital and Alaska Department of Tourism.
Announcer at the Chicago Triathlon and the Hustle up the Hancock race!


From playful to foreboding, impish to edgy, Doug’s range of vocal styles displays his versatility, his joie de vivre, and his love for the spoken word. And with his state-of-the art studio, he is “on call” whenever and wherever you need him.

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Doug’s Resume


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