Lives in Orem, Utah. Playwright and actor. Department chair, and instructor of film and acting, at Utah Valley State College. Company: James Arrington Productions. Two of his one-man plays have been made into videos: "The Farley Family Reunion" (starring himself) and "J. Golden" (2000), starring Dalin Christiansen. Writer of the films "A Christmas Secret" and "Runt's Revenge." Writer of the industrial films "Happy Birthday Baby", "Cook Island". Major voice role (chamberlain) in the animated feature film "The Swan Princess" (1994), directed by Richard Rich. Did voice work for short animated videos directed by Richard Rich at Living Scriptures, Inc., including "The Miracles of Jesus" (1989). Appeared in TV movie "Petronella" (1978). Has written many plays about the nineteenth century: Brother Brigham; Wilford Woodruff; The Prophet; J. Golden; Independence, 1833. Writer (and star) of the contemporary Latter-day Saint stage comedies The Farley Family Reunion; The Farley Family 2: The Next Gyration and Farley Family Xmas, which premiered December 1997. Co-author (with Marviny Payne and Steven Kapp Perry) of The Trail of Dreams, a musical about Latter-days Saint pioneers. Author of the book Aunt Pearl's Family Reunion Book: Personal Pointers on "How to 'Farley-Up' Your Family Reunion". Well known for his stage portrayals of Brigham Young.
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Playwright, director, actor, professor, department chair for Utah Valley University’s Theatre Arts Department