Aaron Stanford (born December 27, 1976) is an American actor best known for his roles as Pyro in X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand, and Doug in the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes.
Stanford expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are.
He currently stars as James Cole on the television series 12 Monkeys, based on the 1995 film of the same name.
Stanford was born in Westford, Massachusetts, the son of Judith (née Dupras), an English professor, and Don Stanford, who works in publishing. Stanford attended Westford Academy in Westford Massachusetts for high school and met his first acting teacher there.
On the heels of that film, he began preparing for roles in Spartan and Rick in 2003, and Winter Solstice (2004).
(L-R) Producer Terry Matalas, actor Aaron Stanford, actress Amanda Schull, actress Emily Hampshire, actress Barbara Sukowa, and actor Todd Stashwick speak onstage during the '12 Monkeys' panel at the 2016 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village on April 1, 2016 in Westlake Village, California.None other than "Back to the Future's" Christopher Plus more on the show's journey, the team's mission status, and Cole's relationship with Cassie.