|(Actor - Korg: 70,000 B.C.; Once; Martial Law; Black Eye)|
|Jim Malinda was born in New Orleans and has been featured in notable productions for over 30 years. |
Jim has been involved heavily in television, with guest appearances and co-starring roles in series such as “General Hospital,” “Murder She Wrote,” “TJ Hooker,” and “Quincy”. His crowning achievement in television was in 1974 when he lead a star-studded cast as lead character, Korg, in Hanna Barbara’s only live action series, “Korg: 70,000 B.C.”
Jim has also lent his talents to several feature films, with starring and co-starring roles in “Side Roads,” “Martial Law,” “Shriek,,” and “Texas Legend,” among several others. Jim was a co-developer and star of the Baja California Mexico location film “Once,” which went to Cannes Film Festival and made Jim the life of the festival that year.
In recent years, Jim has devoted his efforts to art films and helping independent artists get their films made. Jim has starred in award-winning short films “Rebel” and “Appleseed,” the latter of which won Best Film at the Paducah (Kentucky) chapter of the 48 Hour Film Project.
He was elected Performers’ Governor at the Academy of Television Arts and Science’s Board of Governors for Six years. He was an Emmy Awards judge for 20 years.