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JIM CAVIEZEL (Hobbes) is a versatile and intense actor. It could be said that Caviezel's role as Jesus in the box-office phenomenon The Passion of the Christ was the ultimate challenge, making simultaneous physical and emotional demands upon a performer. Giving a critically acclaimed performance, Caviezel committed wholeheartedly to this difficult role. Currently, the actor plays Jon Reese, an ex-CIA special operations agent, on the popular CBS series "Person of Interest," alongside Taraji P. Henson and Michael Emerson. In the forthcoming sports drama When the Game Stands Tall, Caviezel plays the lead role opposite Michael Chiklis and Laura Dern.

Caviezel was recently seen in the true-life historical drama Savannah, co-starring Hal Holbrook, Sam Shepard and Chiwetel Ejiofor. He also appeared with James Frain and Elisabeth Rohm in the road-trip thriller Transit.

Caviezel earned his breakthrough acting role as brooding pacifist Private Witt in Terrence Malick's war film The Thin Red Line, alongside Sean Penn, Nick Nolte and Adrien Brody. Over the next few years, he appeared in such films as Ang Lee's Civil War Western Ride with the Devil and Gregory Hoblit's ingenious time-travel thriller Frequency, in which he played a troubled son connecting across two decades of time with his long-dead father (played by Dennis Quaid).

Caviezel's next turn was opposite Jennifer Lopez in Angel Eyes, playing a mysterious amnesiac with a secret connection to Lopez's character. He continued to demonstrate his range by playing the wrongly convicted Edmond Dantes in the film adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic The Count of Monte Cristo and a war hero wrestling with a murder charge in Carl Franklin's courtroom drama High Crimes, opposite Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd. In 2004 Caviezel appeared with Robin Williams and Mira Sorvino in Omar Naim's Final Cut and starred alongside Claire Forlani and Jeremy Northam in Rowdy Harrington's Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius. He then starred in the heartwarming biopic Madison, about hydroplane boat racer Jim McCormick, and worked with Denzel Washington in the time-travel thriller Deja Vu (2006). Directed by Tony Scott, Deja Vu was the first film to be shot in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area.

Caviezel also starred in the sci-fi adventure Outlander, the thriller Long Weekend and the intense The Stoning of Soraya M.

On the small screen, Caviezel starred in AMC's "The Prisoner" opposite Ian McKellan, playing the title role in this reimagined version of the sci-fi series classic.

The actor was named one of People Magazine's 50 Sexiest Men Alive in 2004. An avid, lifelong sports fan, Caviezel considered pursuing a career in the NBA before he suffered a foot injury.

Caviezel currently lives in Southern California with his wife and their two children.


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