Played by Jeff Yagher
James "Jim" Goldman is the nephew of OSI director Oscar Goldman. Jim was a budding young stand-up comedian and amature athlete who was training for the World Unity Games in the 400 meter race and hurdles to be held in Toronto, Canada. For a time worked for Steve Austin on his charter boat.
Jim's parents were killed 5 years prior to the events that led to the Bionic Showdown. He and Kate Mason were high school friends, where Jim fell in love with the beautiful co-ed who suffered from a congenital disease and muscular deterioration that confined her to a wheelchair.