When he’s not playing Justin Morgan on Home and Away, the talented actor loves to share snaps with his beautiful wife and co-star Sarah and his adorable daughter Scout
James joined the serial opera Home and Away with his three siblings six years ago, and he is now the lone surviving Morgan.
He has encountered various serious issues, from losing his younger sibling to dating long-time resident Leah Patterson.
Away from the show, he loves spending time with his wife and former co-star Sarah Roberts and his adorable daughter Scout.
How old is James and where is he from?
James is 46 years old and was born on October 21, 1975. He is originally from Melbourne in Victoria, but grew up on the Gold Coast.
He also has an identical twin brother named Nicholas.
When she was raising them, his mother Beverly was pursuing her teaching career.
James has shared that his father Arthur Koo is a former soldier who was conscripted in the Vietnam War in 1969.
How did James get into acting?
The multi-talented actor started out in music after joining the band george with his brother Nicholas and their bandmates Tyrone Noonan and Katie Noonan in 1996.
However, he left the band to pursue his acting career full-time.
Starting out on stage, James played Jim O’Connor in the Queensland Theatre Company’s production of The Glass Menagerie in 2007.
For his work, he received the 2008 Matilda Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Along with his siblings Tori Morgan (Penny McNamee), Brody Morgan (Jackson Heywood), and Mason Morgan, the actor joined Home and Away in 2015 as Justin Morgan (Orpheus Pledger).
Does James have any children?
The ten-year-old Scout in the adorable photos James shares on social media is indeed his daughter.
He shares his daughter with his previous partner Jessica Marais. The former couple met on set of the TV series Packed To The Rafters in 2009.
Five years into their engagement, they announced their separation in 2015.
After the birth of their daughter, he gave up performing and started spending more time at home while Jessica worked both at home and abroad.
Is James married?
Yes, James is wed to Sarah Roberts, a former co-star.
They worked together on Home and Away when she debuted in the serial as Willow Harris from 2017 till 2021.
They announced their engagement in December 2018 and wedded the knot at Dublin’s Luttrellstown Castle.
Sarah explained that they flew to the other side of the world to have their wedding ceremony because her brother and mother live here.
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