Brion James

Actor / Film Producer | * 02/20/1945 († 54, 08/07/1999) | Redlands, California, USA
Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor. Perhaps best known for his portrayal of Leon Kowalski in Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in popular films such as Southern Comfort, 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hrs., Silverado, Tango & Cash, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element. James' commanding screen presence and formidable physique at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall usually resulted in his casting as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower-b... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Thriller

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Movies with Brion James as Actor(93)

as Staten Jack Rose2019 Wishman
as Spider Rico2005 Phoenix Point
as Renault2000 Farewell, My Love
as Vernon Woods2000 The Operator
as Ashley2000 The King Is Alive
as Detective Harry Ball1999 Dirt Merchant
as Cathcart1998 Brown's Requiem
as Lawton Goodyear1998 Jekyll Island
as Caz1998 Heist
as Capitaine1998 In God's Hands
as General1998 Men in White
as Bobby Rico1998 Deadly Ransom
as Captain Killick1998 Black Sea 213
as Salvador Dali / Sam1997 Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills
as Ben McCarthy1997 The Soft Kill
as General Munro1997 The Fifth Element
as Captain Hilton1997 The Underground
as Emery Ryker1997 Back in Business
as Chairman1996 Assault on Dome 4
as Sam Horton1996 Precious Find
as Stavinski1996 Evil Obsession
as Oris1996 American Strays
as General J.W. Quantrell1995 Steel Frontier
as Sheriff Gordon1995 Nature of the Beast
as Lynwood1995 Dominion
as Tough Guy (uncredited)1995 Spitfire
as Mr. Cowed1995 Indecent Behavior III
as Nassim1995 Cyberjack
as Jack Porter1994 Future Shock
as Paul Buckner1994 The Dark
as Simon Alexander1994 Hong Kong 97
as Cyrus1994 Savage Land
as Bernie King1994 Radioland Murders
as Ron Cocheran1994 The Companion
as Dr. Hampton1994 Scanner Cop
as Jim Wexler1994 Art Deco Detective
as Big Teddy1994 Cabin Boy
as Jared1994 Knight Rider 2010
as Agent Jimmy Bivens1993 Precious Victims
as Det. Eddie Eiler1993 Striking Distance
as Neila1993 Time Runner
as Vice Principal Kowalski1993 Showdown
as Tom McKay1992 Black Magic
as Maritz1992 Nemesis
as Joel Levison1992 The Player
as Prof. Tanzer1992 Frogtown II
as Trucker1991 Enid Is Sleeping
as Wolfgang Friedman1991 Ultimate Desires
as Nestor Duvalier1991 Mom
as Ben Kehoe1990 Another 48 Hrs.
as Reverend Mony1990 Street Asylum
as David Allen1989 Mutator
as Requin1989 Tango & Cash
as Roy Grimes1989 Desperado: The Outlaw Wars
as Mr. Patterson1989 Circles in a Forest
as The Albino1988 Nightmare at Noon
as Detective Ulmer1988 D.O.A.
as Krasnov1988 Red Scorpion
as Glen Grunski1988 The Wrong Guys
as Streak1988 Red Heat
as Decker1988 Dead Man Walking
as Tark1987 Steel Dawn
as Stacy1987 Cherry 2000
as Alien Leader1986 Annihilator
as Anthony Lazarus1986 Armed and Dangerous
as Willie Joe1986 Amazing Stories
as Hobart1985 Silverado
as Arthur Coddish1985 Crimewave
as Stubbs1985 Enemy Mine
as Karsthans1985 Flesh + Blood
as Peyton1984 A Breed Apart
as Captain Rogers1983 The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez
as Leon Kowalski1982 Blade Runner
as Ben Kehoe1982 48 Hrs.
as Billy Boy Burns1982 City Dragon
as Trapper1981 Southern Comfort
as Defalice1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
as Wayne's Car Wash Henchman1978 Corvette Summer
as Tony1977 Blue Sunshine
as Bailiff1976 Nickelodeon
as Pick Up Truck Driver at the Border1976 Bound for Glory
as Homer Van Meter1975 The Kansas City Massacre

TV Shows/Series with Brion James as Actor(24)

Born: Tuesday, 02/20 1945 (February) in Redlands
Died: Saturday, 08/07 1999 (August) in Malibu (aged: 54)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Other names for Brion James (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Brian James"
"Brion James (Schauspieler)"
Brion James frequently works together with these people:
Paul Koslo (10x, Actor)
Geoffrey Lewis (9x, Actor)
Philippe Mora (9x, Crew)
Walter Hill (8x, Crew)
Tim Thomerson (8x, Actor)
Noble Willingham (8x, Actor)
Morgan Woodward (8x, Actor)
John Carter (8x, Actor)
Alan Fudge (8x, Actor)
William Lucking (8x, Actor)
Jonathan Banks (7x, Actor)
John Vernon (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9254, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 08/01/2019