Bryton James

Birth Name:Bryton Eric McClure
Birth Place: Lakewood, California, USA

Birth Name: Bryton Eric McClure
Birth Place: Lakewood, California
Profession: Actor and Singer


Bryton James was born Bryton Eric McClure in Lakewood, California. He has been acting since age two, first appearing in commercials and magazine ads, including one with Michael Jackson. At age 4, he joined the cast of Family Matters as Richie Crawford.

While working on Family Matters, Bryton branched out into some voice-over work on Disney’s Animated Storybook: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Once he wrapped up his stint as Richie, James landed roles on Smart Guy, The Kids from Room 402 and scored another voice-over gig on The Jungle Book: Rhythm n’Groove.

In 2004, Bryton won the role of Devon Hamilton on The Young and the Restless. The daytime serial offered a secure place for James to begin to explore more mature roles. In 2009, he added a role in a theatrical release to his resume with The Intruders.

Bryton stepped up the voice-over work in 2010, adding credits such as Zevo 3, Lego Hero Factory: Rise of the Rookies, Miles Across the Sea, Hero Factory, Winx Club: Beyond Believix, Star Wars: Rebels, DC Super Friends and Young Justice.

James balanced his daytime gig with a primetime stint from 2010 – 2011, when he took on the role of Luka Martin on The Vampire Diaries. All the while working on his music on the side. His release of “Ooh, the Way You Make Me Feel” scored big overseas.

Bryton is very active for many charities, including one that he founded called RADD (Recording Artist, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) Kids, a nationally recognized youth safety organization. James received the Michael Landon Award for his contributions through youth in entertainment.

Bryton James resides in Southern California.

Fast Facts

  • August 17, 1986 — Birthdate
  • His father, Eric McClure, is a songwriter, producer and musician.
  • His father invented the Snow Jack snow scooter.
  • Is the godfather to castmates Christel Khalil’s son, Michael, and Daniel Goddard’s son, Ford.
  • Received the Michael Landon Award for Charitable Work.
  • Released a single titled “Ooh, the Way I Feel About You” that can be found on 20 Top Hits: Winter Extra 2000 which includes songs by Britney Spears and *NSYNC.


  • Eric McClure — Father
  • Bette Sebourn — Mother
  • Ashley Leisinger — Ex-spouse

Bryton James Photos

Voice (3 Credits)

Title Role Year

Hero Factory (TV Show)

Brain Attack — 2013
Breakout — 2012
Savage Planet — 2011

Mark Surge 2011-2013

Zevo-3 (TV Show)

Mutation Termination — 2011
Mootant — 2011
Shutterbug — 2011

Jason James/Z-Strap 2011

Young Justice (TV Show)

Virgil Hawkins

Actor (2 Credits)

Title Role Year

The Young and the Restless (TV Show)

10-27-2017 — 2017
10-26-2017 — 2017
10-25-2017 — 2017

Devon Hamilton 2017

The Vampire Diaries (TV Show)
The House Guest — 2011
The Dinner Party — 2011
Crying Wolf — 2011

Luka 2011

Appearing (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

The Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Show)