|Real name||James "Jimmy" Moonmen|
|Also known as||James, Moon, boy, kid, plebeian, Jim, Jimmy|
|Born||26th of June, 1948|
|Birthplace||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Career, affiliations and family information|
|Affiliation(s)||Grosvenor McCaffrey, Evelyn Summers|
|Occupation(s)||Worker at a bowling club, retired old fart|
|Notable family members||Kevin Moonmen (grandson)|
|Video Games, Movies and Cartoons information|
|Main appearance(s) (Video Games)||L.A. Noire|
|Voiced by (English)||Willy Collyer|
- "I was the last one who saw Evelyn that night, and you thought it as it was me."
- — James to Cole
James Moonmen is a character in game L.A. Noire. He appears in the case "The Studio Secretary Murder" as a suspect.
Moonmen works as a pin-setter and a mechanic at the Rawling's Bowling Alley. Jim spent some of his time at the public library where he met and befriended Evelyn Summers. The two later would drink together, and even become lovers. Through Evelyn, Moonmen reluctantly became affiliated with Grosvenor McCaffrey, who Evelyn admired. However, McCaffrey loathed both Evelyn and Moonmen, a feeling that was at least mutual for James, creating a strange love and hate triangle.
While drinking together, Moonmen and Evelyn had an argument over their opposing feelings towards McCaffrey. Evelyn later returned with a quart of whiskey as a make-up gift for him. However, Moonmen rejected her and threw her out of his hotel room. Upset and angry over the fight, a drunken Moonmen went out to look for Evelyn, but was unable to find her. He woke up the next morning in McCaffery's apartment, with little to no memory of what happened. Grosvenor revealed to Moonmen that he had in fact murdered Evelyn, but promised to protect him from the authorities and would dispose of the evidence. In actuality, McCaffrey was being framed for the murder by the Black Dahlia killer, prompting McCaffrey to use Moonmen as a scapegoat to protect himself.
Events of L.A. Noire
While working at the bowling alley, detectives Cole Phelps and Dusty Galloway arrived to question him. However, he ran away in fear, as he was the last one to see Evelyn, and feared he would be charged. James was arrested after a car chase and taken to Central Police Station. With evidence pointing towards him as well as McCaffrey's accusation, along with his lack of personal recollection from being extremely drunk, Moonmen began to see the possibility of him being Evelyn's killer, tearfully assuming that he was the murderer. However, McCaffrey was charged, and Moonmen was released. However, neither McCaffrey or Jim were responsible for the murder, as the true killer was later revealed.
- The player has option of charging either Moonmen or Grosvenor. Charging James will result in a maximum three star case rating and a berating from O'Donnell, as well as giving the player a guilty conscience for sending the "poor kid" to a gas chamber.
- He is the grandfather of Kevin Moonmen.