James A. Westerfield (March 22, 1913September 20, 1971) was an American actor of stage, film, and television.

His Disney roles included Officer Hanson in The Shaggy Dog, The Absent-Minded Professor and its sequel, a sheriff in Smith!, Ike Clanton in the Walt Disney Presents episode "Texas John Slaughter: Range War at Tombstone", the Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color episode "The Further Adventures of Gallegher: The Daily Press vs. City Hall" and Sheriff Berry in the 2-part Wonderful World of Disney episode "The Boy Who Stole the Elephant".