James Remar stars as Peter Gambi in The CW’s highly anticipated new drama Black Lightning. He is a mentor, friend and occasional father figure to Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams). This former Black Ops operative turned tailor and gadget-maker is a man with a very dark past.
Remar is best known for the role of Harry Morgan, Dexter’s wise, compassionate, adoptive father on Dexter. He was recently seen alongside Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in Hulu’s The Path, and in a recurring role opposite Rob Lowe on Code Black. His other television credits include The Shannara Chronicles, State of Affairs , Sex and the City, The Vampire Diaries and Grey’s Anatomy. Some of his feature film credits include Papa: Hemingway in Cuba, X-Men: First Class, Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, Boys on the Side, Django Unchained, 48 Hrs and The Warriors.
Remar currently resides in Los Angeles.