James Earl III is an actor and musician. He had a recurring role as Azimio Adams on Glee between 2009 and 2011.


Earl III had a recurring role in Glee for three years. He was announced to be casted on Ground Floor on August 29, 2013.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
2004 ER Elgin Gibbs (4 episodes)
Drake & Josh ("Guitar" and "Pool Shark")
2006 Gridiron Gang Donald Madlock
2007 Las Vegas Little Fly 2007/2008 ("When Life Gives You Lemon Bars" and "2 on 2")
Bones Kid from Center ("The Man in the Mansion ")
Crossing Jordan Man with Leg Wound ("33 Bullets")
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Pallbearer #1 ("For Gedda")
2009 2009 Cold Case (TV series) Ray-Ray ("Jurisprudence")
Half Truth Donell short
Fired Up! Turk
Glee Azimio Adams 2009 - 2011 (10 episodes)
2010 Glory Daze Turbo 2010 - 2011 (10 episodes)
No Ordinary Family Kenny Barcly ("No Ordinary Vigilante, Quake, Accident")
Weeds Simon ("Gentle Puppies")
Community Bouncer ("Contemporary American Poultry")
2011 Necessary Roughness Randall 'Booz' Boozler ("Habit Forming")
2012 Austin & Ally Shiny Money ("Tickets & Trashbags" and "Everglades & Ally-Gators")
Psych Carl Dozier ("True Grits")
Awesometown Oliver TV movie
2013 Ground Floor Derrick 2013 -
H.A.C.K.S Sherman Sloan TV movie
2014 Young & Hungry Mechanic ("Young & Car-Less")
Mom Dudley' ("Hepatitis and Lemon Zest")
2016 Scream Queens Candy Striper


  • He played a driver in an Above the Influence commercial.
  • He is 6' 1."
  • He loves to sing/rap and is part of the group Future III.
  • He would love for Azimio to do some hip hop songs.
  • He thinks Merzimio (Mercedes and Azimio) and Kurtofsky (Kurt and Karofsky) "Would be cool."[2]
  • He will star on Ground Floor, which former fellow guest star, Anna Camp will have a scene or two on the show. However, Camp and Azimio didn't have any scenes together on Glee and it is unknown if they will a scene on Ground Floor.
  • He is the fourth Glee actor to make an appearance on Scream Queens. The first was Lea Michele (Rachel Berry), the second was Jennifer Aspen (Kendra Giardi), and the third John Stamos (Carl Howell).

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