James Urbaniak is an American actor. In 1997, he made his film debut in Henry Fool. This was followed by roles in the movies The Sticky Fingers of Time, The Book of Life, and Sweet and Lowdown. His first notable role was as the voice Dr. Venture in the animated series The Venture Bros., which he started starring in 2003. He later had recurring roles in Kidnapped and The Starter Wife. During the 2000s, the actor also had roles in the films Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, American Splendor, and Across the Universe. In the 2010s, Urbaniak starred in the films Such Good People, Dave Made a Maze, and Wonderstruck. His most recent films were in Where’d You Go, Bernadette and Tesla.