Clayton Landey is an American actor who has appeared in films and television shows. He is perhaps best known for his role in the TV series Knots Landing as James Westmont from 1982-1983; he also appeared on the HBO series 1st & Ten as Roger Barrow. Landey's appearances include the 1987 horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and the 1990 film Pump Up the Volume as the reporter Shep Sheppard, and Intellectual Property. Landey has appeared on TV shows including The Dukes of Hazzard, Dynasty, Babylon 5, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine season seven episode "Prodigal Daughter", and in Stargate: Atlantis. He currently has a recurring role on the Tyler Perry series If Loving You Is Wrong as Captain Daniel Mackey. Landey was married to actress Lin Shaye. He grew up in the South Bronx, and is Jewish.