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James Mackay (born July 20, 1984) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Steven Carrington in The CW television series Dynasty.


In The CW's new drama “Dynasty,” James Mackay plays Steven Carrington, the black sheep of the wealthy, conservative Carrington family, who returns home to learn first-hand how hard it is to keep your principles intact when you are caught up in a Carrington crisis.

Mackay is an Australian born actor, who was the recipient of the 2013 Heath Ledger Scholarship Award.

Mackay starred in the feature films “Singularity” for Roland Jaffe, opposite Josh Hartnett and Neve Campbell, as well as “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” with Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes, and “Hacksaw Ridge,” directed by Mel Gibson. Most recently, he was seen in “The Dressmaker,” opposite Kate Winslet, as well as “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” On television, Mackay was seen in the hit series “The Leftovers.”

Mackay was seen in the feature film “Battle of the Sexes,” opposite Steve Carell and Emma Stone. 



Year Play Role Company
2009 Julius Caesar Marc Antony Cry Havoc
2010 Three Sisters Andrey Cry Havoc
2012 Les Liaisons Dangereuses Danceny Sydney Theatre Company
2013 The History Boys Irwin Peach Theatre Company


Year Film Production company, director Role Type
2009 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Miramax, dir. Troy Nixey The Librarian Feature Film
2010 Connection AFTRS, dir. Jen Leacey Dan Short Film
2011 Hairpin AFTRS, dir. Laura Scrivano Simon Short Film
2012 Redd Inc, aka "Inhuman Resources" Green Light Productions, dir. Dan Krige Rudy Khan Feature Film
2012 Being Venice Dragonet Films, dir. Miro Bilbrough Fireman Feature Film
2013 Singularity Corsan Films, dir. Roland Joffé Charles Stewart Feature Film
2015 The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse William Beaumont Feature Film
2016 Hacksaw Ridge Mel Gibson Prosecutor Feature Film
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Maddox Feature Film
2017 Battle of the Sexes Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris Barry Court Feature Film


Year Project Role Notes
2010 Rescue: Special Ops Saxon Blake Episode: "Out of the Ashes"
2012 The Straits Joel Thomson 5 episodes
2012 Micro Nation Lindsay McFadden Episode: "Meet Pullamawang"
2014 The Tomorrow People Julian Masters 2 episodes: "Enemy of My Enemy" & "Rumble"
2017 The Leftovers Bernard Episode: "G'Day Melbourne"
2017 <nowiki>Love Child (TV series) Lance Season 4, Episode 3
2017–2019 Dynasty Steven Carrington Series regular





  • After news broke of Maddison Brown getting cast on Dynasty, he posted a picture of the two of them together.[1]
  • On June 30, 2019, the last day of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, James posted a picture in support.[2]