Jim Caviezel has made his mark as a world renowned actor. He has done many blockbuster films with the most famous of them all being Mel Gisbson's, The Passion of The Christ. Jim was the lead role as Jesus Christ.
In 2001, his role as Jennifer Lopez's love interest in Angel Eyes (2001) helped to establish him as a versatile actor and leading man. It wasn't until 2002 that Jim made his strong religious beliefs known. While filming High Crimes (2002), he refused to do any love scenes with on-screen wife Ashley Judd because it conflicted with his strong Catholic faith.
It was also around this time when he was chosen by Mel Gibson to star as Jesus Christ in The Passion of the Christ (2004). The movie made headlines and broke box-office records around the world, becoming one of the highest grossing films of all time. Although the movie dealt with controversial matters, Caviezel's performance was acclaimed by both critics and viewers. Jim's next big role would be on the small screen. In 2011, he landed the lead role in the CBS crime drama Person of Interest (2011). The show instantly clicked with audiences, becoming one of the highest rated shows on television. From an outcast actor to a respected film star to a television star, James Caviezel is continuing to give his best to play challenging roles.
Off screen, Jim lives with his wife, Kerri Browitt, a school teacher whom he met on a blind date in 1993 and married in 1996, and their adopted children. They are both devout Catholics and continue to set great examples as parents and role models in their respective professions.
Inspirational testiomony about his life Faith Journey.