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Jim Byrnes was born on September 22, 1948, and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He is considered to be a very talented Blues musician, guitarist, and actor. He was in a car accident on February 26, 1972, where he lost both his legs, but he is currently still playing his music and acting.
Jim Byrnes's first big television roll was on Wiseguy as Lifeguard a.k.a. Daniel Benjamin Burroughs from 1987 to 1990, and later on starred on the hit science fiction tv series Highlander as Joe Dawson, a member of a secret society known as The Watchers . Later he reprised his roll as Joe Dawson in . He also starred in his own short lived tv show called The Jim Byrnes Show .
His other television rolls include Higher Ground , he did cartoon voices in Beast Wars: Transformers, Shadow Raiders, Stargate Infinity, and X-Men: Evolution. He also appeared in the mini series on the Sci-Fi Channel called Taken.
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