Stephanie Beth James is a Welsh actress who began her career in 2004, at the age of 19, when she portrayed the role of single mother Leigh-Anne Williams in the feature film "A Way of Life", in which she portrayed a struggling single parent who was at the centre of a storyline featuring a racially motivated murder. For this role, she was subsequently awarded "Best Actress" award at the Bratislava Film Festival.
She studied Drama and Theatre Studies at Swansea Institute.
She will begin filming a new film with Tara Reid and Cameron Douglas called Beautiful Insiders. Shooting begins July 2009. Stephanie will be playing the role of Shannon.