Harris James
Harris James
Status: Deceased
Date of death: 1990
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Played by: Scott Shepherd
Seasons: 3

Harris James is a recurring character in Season 3 of True Detective played by Scott Shepherd. Officer Harris James is part of the initial investigation into the shootout at Brett Woodard's home that found evidence he was responsible for the disappearance of Will and Julie Purcell. He later becomes Chief of Security at Hoyt Foods. During the investigation into the events ten years later, Officer James disappeared. He is later revealed to have staged Lucy Purcell's overdose in Las Vegas and Tom Purcell's suicide in 1990. He is also most likely involved in Dan O'Brien's disappearance and subsequent killing. He commits these murders at the behest of his employer Edward Hoyt to cover up Isabel Hoyt's involvement in Will Purcell's accidental death and Julie Purcell's kidnapping. When Wayne Hays discovers James was in Las Vegas the night of Lucy Purcell's overdose, he is kidnapped and interrogated by Hays and Roland West in a secluded barn, but tricks the detectives into uncuffing him. He then attacks Hays forcing the detectives to shoot and kill him. He is the secondary antagonist of Season 3.


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Behind the ScenesEdit

Harris James was portrayed by Scott Shepherd in Season 3 of True Detective.


Season 3
"The Great War and Modern Memory" "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" "The Big Never" The Hour and the Day
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