James Roday was born in San Antonio, Texas, as James David Rodriguez..His father is of Mexican descent and his mother is of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Roday's father, Jaime "Jim" Rodriguez, worked for Boardwalk Auto Group. Rodriguez is now the regional caterer manager of Taco Cabana. At the age of 22 he selected the professional name James Roday as there was already another "James Rodriguez" registered in the Screen Actors Guild.
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Tom T. Hall to be Honored as BMI Icon at 60th BMI Country Awards
Not only was Tom T. Hall inducted in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame back in 1978, but his incredible career has earned him the Icon Award at the 2012 BMI Country Awards.