Facts about Jim Caviezel
Jim Caviezel Biography
After a variety of small roles in the early 1990s, Jim Caviezel wowed audiences and critics as the contemplative (and AWOL) Private Witt in 1998’s The Thin Red Line (starring Nick Nolte and Sean Penn).
An earnest actor famous for his soulful eyes, Caviezel went on to earn leading roles in films such as Frequency (2000, co-starring Dennis Quaid), Angel Eyes (2001, with Jennifer Lopez) and The Count of Monte Cristo (2002, based on the classic by Alexandre Dumas).
Since then he’s appeared in lower-profile roles, specializing in moody dramas.
Caviezel was struck by lightning during the filming of The Passion of the Christ, but was reportedly unharmed.