Star Trek fans will recognize James Horan from his appearances on three different Trek series: Star Trek, The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. He also has had an extensive career on a variety of daytime soaps. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Horan got his first taste of acting as a volunteer building sets at the Actor's Theatre of Louisville. After graduating from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, Horan went on to the University of Iowa where he earned an MFA in theatre. After spending the summer at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge Massachusetts, he set his sights on Hollywood where he joined The Colony at the Studio Theatre Playhouse. His first break on television came when he landed the role of conniving lawyer "Denver Hobson" on the soap Another World. He has gone on to play "Creed Kelly" on All My Children, "Brett Madison" on General Hospital, and "Clay Alden" on Loving. His TV guest appearances include Remington Steele Werewolf, The Commish, Baywatch and Melrose Place.