Stephan James is a Canadian film and television actor. His noted roles have included Julian Williams in Degrassi: The Next Generation, Everton St. Clair in Home Again and Michael in 12 Dates of Christmas. He garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards for his performance in Home Again. James will play civil rights activist John Lewis in the upcoming film Selma. He is also starring in the upcoming biopic film Race to play Jesse Owens.