James Lorinz Movies and Career Information
May 22, 1964
New York City
James Lorinz (born May 22, 1964) is an American writer/director/actor whose most famous roles include Street Trash, Frankenhooker and The Jerky Boys. He has also had smaller parts in Last Exit to Brooklyn, Robocop 3 and King of New York. Lorinz was born in Flushing, Queens, close to Shea Stadium and the 1968 World's Fair Grounds. Lorinz worked as a dispatcher at his father's short-lived car service company while a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1984, James suffered a perforated ear drum from a smack in the ear during an argument with a girlfriend. He needed to walk with a cane for a month. While still a film student and aspiring writer, James became close friends with author Pete Hamill.