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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Psych' Star James Roday Explains Why He Changed His Latino Last Name for Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 10/12/2011 - 15:45

He’s best known as James Roday, the star of the USA Network show Psych. But the 35-year-old actor—who plays fake psychic Shawn Spencer on the hit series—was born James David Rodriguez and he's half-Mexican. With the sixth season of Psych premiering tonight at 10/9c, we caught up with James to ask about his Latin roots, why he changed his name for Hollywood and why people are always surprised to find out he’s Latino.

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