Bryton James Bio

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BITHDATE: August 17, 1986
YEARS ON SHOW: 2004-present

Bryton James began his acting career when he was just a toddler. He landed his very first commercial audition for Disney Mattel at the tender age of 2. By the time he was 3, Bryton won his first television series role, playing Richie on FAMILY MATTERS. He appeared on the show throughout its nine-year run.

When FAMILY MATTERS wrapped, Bryton took a break from acting, finishing up school and traveling through Europe. He also began pursuing a new career as a recording artist, releasing his first single, "Ooh, The Way I Feel About You," on the German television series Stars 2000. Bryton has performed live on various international networks, as well as on the Disney Channel and other major broadcast networks in the United States.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Was born Bryton Eric McClure.
  2. His father, Eric, invented the Snow Jack snow scooter.
  3. Bryton's single, "Ooh, the Way I Feel About You," appears on the compilation CD, 20 Top Hits: Winter Extra 2000, also featuring songs by Britney Spears and 'N Sync.
  4. Received the Michael Landon Award for charitable contributions through youth in entertainment.
  5. Is a fan of the Miami Heat.
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TV Roles
THE KIDS FROM ROOM 402 (Freddie, 1999)
SMART GUY (Cory, 1998)
FAMILY MATTERS (Richie, 1990-'97)

The Intruders (Cory, 2009)
The Jungle Book: Rhythm 'n Groove (Voice, 2001)

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