James Reynolds was born on August 10 in Oskaloosa, KS.
Reynolds studied prelaw and journalism at Washburn University, where he also developed a passion for acting.
While serving in the Marines, the actor was stationed in Vietnam, where he was a journalist.
Reynolds has been married to wife Lissa since 1985 and he has a son, Jed.
The actor took home the 2018 Outstanding Lead Actor Daytime Emmy.