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James Arrington
Lives in Orem, Utah. Playwright and actor. Department chair, and instructor of film and acting, at Utah Valley State College. Company: James Arrington Productions. Two of his one-man plays have been made into videos: "The Farley Family Reunion" (starring himself) and "J. Golden" (2000), starring Dalin Christiansen. Writer of the films "A Christmas Secret" and "Runt's Revenge." Writer of the industrial films "Happy Birthday Baby", "Cook Island". Major voice role (chamberlain) in the animated feature film "The Swan Princess" (1994), directed by Richard Rich. Did voice work for short animated videos directed by Richard Rich at Living Scriptures, Inc., including "The Miracles of Jesus" (1989). Appeared in TV movie "Petronella" (1978). Has written many plays about the nineteenth century: Brother Brigham; Wilford Woodruff; The Prophet; J. Golden; Independence, 1833. Writer (and star) of the contemporary Latter-day Saint stage comedies The Farley Family Reunion; The Farley Family 2: The Next Gyration and Farley Family Xmas, which premiered December 1997. Co-author (with Marviny Payne and Steven Kapp Perry) of The Trail of Dreams, a musical about Latter-days Saint pioneers. Author of the book Aunt Pearl's Family Reunion Book: Personal Pointers on "How to 'Farley-Up' Your Family Reunion". Well known for his stage portrayals of Brigham Young.

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Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Career Professor for the Theatrical Arts for Stage & Screen Department at Utah Valley State College

Works by James Arrington
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YearGenre
J. Goldenc1992 Film
The Farley Family Reunionc1990 Film
Wilford Woodruff: God's Fisherman1988Drama
Brigham Young: Portrait of a Prophet1980Drama
Farley Family ReunionDrama
Farley Family XmasDrama
God's FishermanDrama
J. GoldenDrama
Trail of Dreams Drama


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