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James Cagney

Name in Native Language: "James Francis Cagney, Jr." (English/EN)
Character Actor | * 07/17/1899 († 86, 03/30/1986) | New York City, New York, USA
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James Francis Cagney Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986) was an American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film. Known for his consistently energetic performances, distinctive vocal style, and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of performances. He is remembered by some for playing multifaceted tough guys in films such as The Public Enemy (1931), Taxi! (1932), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Roaring Twenties (1939) and White Heat (1949), finding himself typecast or limited by this reputation earlier in his career. He was able to negotiate dancing opportunities in his films and ended up winning the Academy Award for his role in a musical ("Yankee Doodle Dandy”). In 1999 the American Film Institute ranked him eighth among its list of greatest male stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Orson Welles described Cagney as "maybe the ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for James Cagney

Presidential Medal of Freedom Academy Award for Best Actor Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award 3x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with James Cagney as Actor(100)

as Himself (archive footage)2017 This Is Bob Hope...
as Himself (archive footage)2008 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Joe Moran1984 Terrible Joe Moran
as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (in "White Heat") (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo1981 Ragtime
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Narrator1968 Arizona Bushwhackers
as Narrator (voice)1966 The Ballad of Smokey the Bear
as Narrator1962 The Road to the Wall
as C.R. MacNamara1961 One, Two, Three
as Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey1960 The Gallant Hours
as Jake MacIllaney1959 Never Steal Anything Small
as Sean Lenihan1959 Shake Hands with the Devil
as Lon Chaney1957 Man of a Thousand Faces
as Himself (prologue)1957 Short Cut to Hell
as Steve Bradford1956 These Wilder Years
as Jeremy Rodack1956 Tribute to a Bad Man
as Capt. Morton1955 Mister Roberts
as Martin Snyder1955 Love Me or Leave Me
as Matt Dow1955 Run for Cover
as George M. Cohan1955 The Seven Little Foys
as Hank Martin1953 A Lion Is in the Streets
as Captain Flagg1952 What Price Glory
as himself1951 Starlift
as Lew Marsh1951 Come Fill The Cup
as Ralph Cotter1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
as Elwin Bixby1950 The West Point Story
as Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett1949 White Heat
as Joseph T1948 The Time of Your Life
as himself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Robert Emmett 'Bob' Sharkey1947 13 Rue Madeleine
as Nick Condon1945 Blood on the Sun
as Kincaid (archive footage) (uncredited)1943 Oklahoma Outlaws
as Tom Richards1943 Johnny Come Lately
as Himself (segment 'Yankee Doodle Dandy') (archive footage)1943 The Voice That Thrilled the World
as himself1943 Show-Business at War
as John Jones1943 You, John Jones!
as Himself (archive footage)1942 Calling All Girls
as Brian MacLean (bush pilot)1942 Captains of the Clouds
as George M. Cohan1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
as T. L. "Biff" Grimes1941 The Strawberry Blonde
as Steve Collins1941 The Bride Came C.O.D.
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Pvt. Jerry Plunkett1940 The Fighting 69th
as Danny Kenny1940 City for Conquest
as himself1940 Breakdowns of 1940
as Nick Butler1940 Torrid Zone
as Frank Ross1939 Each Dawn I Die
as Jim Kincaid1939 The Oklahoma Kid
as himself1939 Hollywood Hobbies
as Eddie Bartlett1939 The Roaring Twenties
as Rocky Sullivan1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
as Robert Law1938 Boy Meets Girl
as Terrence 'Terry' Rooney1937 Something to Sing About
as himself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Dizzy Davies1936 Ceiling Zero
as Johnny 'Red' Cave1936 Great Guy
as Danny O'Hara1935 The Irish in Us
as Bottom, the Weaver1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream
as Bat Morgan1935 Frisco Kid
as 'Brick' Davis1935 'G' Men
as (uncredited)1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
as Himself (uncredited)1935 A Dream Comes True
as Tommy O'Toole1935 Devil Dogs of the Air
as Himself (uncredited)1935 A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio
as Himself (uncredited)1934 The Hollywood Gad-About
as Jimmy Corrigan1934 Jimmy the Gent
as Eddie Kennedy1934 The St. Louis Kid
as Flicker Hayes, aka Jerry Allen1934 He Was Her Man
as Chesty O'Conner1934 Here Comes the Navy
as Danny Kean1933 Picture Snatcher
as Lefty Merrill1933 Hard to Handle
as Chester Kent1933 Footlight Parade
as Richard 'Patsy' Gargan1933 The Mayor of Hell
as Dan Quigley1933 Lady Killer
as Joe Greer1932 The Crowd Roars
as Jim 'Jimmy' Kane1932 Winner Take All
as Matt Nolan1932 Taxi!
as Tom Powers1931 The Public Enemy
as Albert 'Bert' Harris1931 Blonde Crazy
as Schofield1931 The Millionaire
as Jack1931 Smart Money
as Ed 'Eddie' Bailey1931 Other Men's Women
as Harry Delano1930 Sinners' Holiday
as Steve Mileaway1930 The Doorway to Hell

TV Shows/Series with James Cagney as Actor(4)

Movies with James Cagney as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1957 Short Cut to Hell

Full Name: James Cagney
Born: 07/17 1899 (July) in New York City
Died: Sunday, 03/30 1986 (March) in Stanford (aged: 86)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN), Yiddish (YI)
Educated at: Columbia University, Stuyvesant High School
Employer: Warner Bros.
Spouses (current/former): Frances Vernon
Other names for James Cagney (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jimmy Cagney"
"James Francis Cagney"
"The Professional Againster"
"Джеймс Кэгни"
James Cagney frequently works together with these people:
Humphrey Bogart (18x, Actor)
Pat O’Brien (18x, Actor)
Perc Westmore (18x, Crew)
Hal B. Wallis (16x, Crew)
Jack L. Warner (16x, Crew)
Orry-Kelly (15x, Crew)
Bette Davis (12x, Actress)
Joan Blondell (12x, Actress)
Frank McHugh (12x, Actor)
Edward G. Robinson (11x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (4x, Actor)
Van Heflin (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12168, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 12/02/2019