J. Adam Larose (born August 24, 1972) is a Navajo American actor, best known for his various works with director Darren Lynn Bousman, including Identity Lost, Butterfly Dreams, Repo! The Genetic Opera, the Fear Itself episode New Year's Day, Devil's Carnival, Abattoir and the Saw franchise.

He played Troy in Saw III and Saw IV.


J. Larose was born in Chicago, Illinois. Throughout his career as an actor, which began with a small role in an episode of the TV miniseries From the Earth to the Moon in 1998, he has worked with director Darren Lynn Bousman on several projects, mostly in the genre of horror. In he played the lead roles in Butterfly Dreams in 2000 and Identity Lost in 2001. Another one of his roles was that of Pavi in Bousman's short film Repo! The Genetic Opera in 2006, which the latter used to promote himself as a director to Lionsgate Films. When Bousman later worked on Saw III the same year, Larose played the role of Troy and reprised his role in a short cameo appearance in Saw IV the following year. Afterwards, Bousman directed a full-length feature film version of Repo! The Genetic Opera, in which J. Larose played a Vanity and Vein reporter, who interviews Rotti Largo about Zydrate addiction. LaRose also played The Major in The Devil's Carnival from Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich.



Year Title Role
2000 Butterfly Dreams James Luther
2001 Identity Lost Terry Brooks
2005 The Crown of Rust Cuban Joe
2006 Repo! The Genetic Opera Pavi
Saw III Troy
Love in the Time of Rarebit Mr. Clarke
2007 Saw IV Troy
2008 Repo! The Genetic Opera Geneco Spokesperson
2009 Hymns of You
2010 The Tenant Jeff
The Tortured Hunter
Mandrake Shaman
Insidious Long Haired Fiend
Mother's Day Hospital Security Guard
2011 Workers' Comp Sherwood
The Arcadian The Lighthouse Keeper
Cassadaga Heath
11-11-11 Wayne
2012 To Write Love on Her Arms Echo
The Devil's Carnival The Mayor
Outlaw Country Straw Perry
The Baytown Outlaws Helaku
The Barrens Ranger Bob
The Lost Episode Willard
2013 Rockabilly Zombie Weekend Curtis
Now You See Me Willy Mears
Fiend Fatale Cordoba
Missionary Sarge Powell
Insidious: Chapter 2 Long Haired Fiend
Free Ride DEA
Amazing Grace Bosco
2014 The Summoning Harold
Last Shift Patrick Black
Sex Ed Drunk #1
All the Devils Are Here Walker
Hidden in the Woods Holden
2015 Wuthering High Mr. Reed
Dark Places Trey Teepano
The Bloody Jug Band: Beautiful Corpse The Funeral Director
Wind Walkers Neelis Kingston
2016 Two Days Undercover Officer
Dead Wedding Curtis
Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival The Major
Abattoir Kyle
Noose Jumpers The Stranger
Boonville Redemption Candelario


Year Title Role
1998 From the Earth to the Moon Anesthesiologist
1999 Mortal Kombat: Conquest Warrior
2001 Sheena Raoul
2002 In Search of Ancient Man
2005 Mind of Mencia Native American
2008 Fear Itself Thug
2009 Potter's Field: Web Series Okumse
2010 Running Wilde Inuit Man
2014 Spaceship Florida Nokosi
Banshee Thompson
Salem Shaman
2016 Ray Donovan Ed
2017 The Son Thick Hair
Fear the Walking Dead Old Nation Man



  • Shawnee Smith has fond memories of J. Larose, claiming that her daughter was on set for Troy's torture scene and he, not wanting to scare the little girl, said that he was screaming in the next room over because "there was a rat". 

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