James Patrick "Jim" Caviezel, Jr. (born September 26, 1968) is an American film and television actor, known for portraying Jesus Christ in the 2004 Mel Gibson film ''The Passion of the Christ''. Other notable roles have been Bobby Jones in ''Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius'', Detective John Sullivan in ''Frequency'', Edmond Dantès in ''The Count of Monte Cristo'', Catch in ''Angel Eyes'', Carroll Oerstadt in ''Déjà Vu'' and Private Witt in ''The Thin Red Line''. He starred as John Reese on the CBS crime drama ''Person of Interest'' from September 2011 to June 2016.

Off-screen, he has been HappilyMarried to his wife Kerri since 1996, and they have adopted three Chinese children.

!!Works he has appeared in:

* ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo''
* ''Film/DejaVu''
* ''Film/EscapePlan''
* ''Film/{{Frequency}}''
* ''Film/GIJane''
* ''Film/{{Highwaymen}}''
* ''Film/{{Outlander}}''
* ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist''
* ''Film/PaulApostleOfChrist''
* ''Film/PayItForward''
* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''
* ''Series/ThePrisoner2009''
* ''Film/TheRock''
* ''Film/TheThinRedLine''
* ''Film/{{Unknown 2006}}''

!!This actor's work provides examples of:
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* ButIPlayOneOnTV: In case you were wondering, no, he is not actually Jesus; he just played him in a movie. However, he happily admits to actually being Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo and [[Series/PersonOfInterest John Reese]].
* CareerResurrection: His role on ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' is widely regarded as this.
* CreatorBacklash: [[DownplayedTrope Somewhat]]. He is ''not'' keen with ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'', but not to the point where he regrets working on it. This was mainly due to the struggles he went through while filming (getting struck by lightning, accidentally being scourged, having his shoulder dislocated, and suffering from pneumonia and hypothermia), as well as going hand to hand with Creator/MelGibson.
* IcyBlueEyes: His characters are frequently described as being able to stare into your soul.