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10 Things to Know about Liam James

Get to know Deadly Class actor Liam James. 


Nestled within 80’s counterculture is a group of teens who are assassins in training, in SYFY's Deadly Class. Among those teens is green mohawk sporting, Billy, played by Liam James. Billy's fun, funny and full of zingy one-liners. Here's 10 more things to know about the both Billy and Liam"

  1. Liam’s Deadly Class character Billy is the skater punk son of a corrupt cop and a misfit at the school.
  2. Liam was born in Vancouver, Canada.
  3. In 2013, Liam played Duncan in The Way, Way Back, starring alongside Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell and AnnaSophia Robb. 
  4. Liam has one green eye and one blue eye.
  5. Deadly Class is not Liam’s first stint with TV. Liam has appeared in several TV series, including: Psych, The Killing, and The Family.
  6. You might also recognize Liam for his role as Noah Curtis in the 2009 film 2012.
  7. He started acting when he was 10 years old, beginning as a body double.
  8. Liam received a Young Hollywood Award for his 2013 performance in the Way, Way Back.
  9. He’s the son of former Olympic wrestler Derek James. Like father like son, Liam also wrestled in high school.
  10. Deadline noted that Billy is “off kilter and high energy. Billy combats every situation with sarcasm in humor. Always a glimmer of mischief in his eye.”