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James Cromwell

Character Actor / Actor | * 01/27/1940 (82) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
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James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American actor. Some of his best-known films include Babe (1995), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), Secretariat (2010), The Artist (2011), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). Cromwell is also best known for his performances in television including HBO’s acclaimed Angels in America (2003), Six Feet Under (2003–2005), American Horror Story: Asylum (2012–2013), Succession ()
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James Oliver Cromwell is an American film and television actor, probably best known for his role as Dr. Zefram Cochrane in Star Trek: First Contact. He has been nominated for an Oscar, three Emmy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards during his career.Cromwell was born in Los Angeles, California and was raised in Manhattan, New York. He was adopted by actress Kay Johnson and actor, director and producer John Cromwell, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. He was educated at The Hill School, Middlebury College and Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), where he studied engineering. Like both his parents, he was drawn to the theater, doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays.He has long been an advocate of leftist causes. In an October 2008 interview, he strongly attacked the Republican Party and the George W. Bush administration, saying their controversial foreign policy would "either destroy us or the entire planet." He became a vegetarian in 1974 after seeing a stockyard in Texas and experiencing the "smell, terror and anxiety." He became an ethical vegan while playing the character of Farmer Hoggett in the movie Babe in 1995. He frequently speaks out on issues regarding animal cruelty for PETA, largely the treatment of pigs.Cromwell was married to Anne Ulvestad from 1976 to 1986. They had three children. He married his second wife, Julie Cobb, on 29 May 1986.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for James Cromwell

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with James Cromwell as Actor(102)

as The Clerk2021 Admissions
as John Brown2020 A császár
as Jack Bronson2020 Never Too Late
as Joseph David Martin2019 The Laundromat
as Grandfather2019 The Immortal
as Benjamin Lockwood2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
as The Judge2017 Marshall
as Francisek2017 Twenty Years
as Henry Morgenthau Sr.2016 The Promise
as himself2016 50 Years of Star Trek
as Dr. Abel Evergood2015 Night Vet
as Professor Robert Callaghan (voice)2014 Big Hero 6
as Justice Sumpter2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
as Craig Morrison2012 Still Mine
as Terence Parker2012 Cowgirls n' Angels
as Haussman2012 Soldiers of Fortune
as himself2012 La Classe Américaine
as Bud Vogel2011 Memorial Day
as Narrator2011 Farm to Fridge
as The Ancient Mariner2011 Hide Away
as Clifton2011 The Artist
as Ogden Phipps2010 Secretariat
as Pope Pius XII2010 Pope Pius XII
as Major General Alexander A. Vandegrift / Fleet Admiral William Halsey2009 Beyond All Boundaries
as Dr. Lionel Canter2009 Surrogates
as Howard Simons2009 A Lonely Place for Dying
as George Herbert Walker Bush2008 W.
as Jack2008 Tortured
as himself2007 Looking For Else
as Virgil (voice)2007 Dante's Inferno
as Captain Stacey2007 Spider-Man 3
as Mr. Austen2007 Becoming Jane
as Paul Devereaux2006 Avenger
as Prince Philip2006 The Queen
as Warden Hazen2005 The Longest Yard
as Dr. Alfred Lanning2004 I, Robot
as Ray Speight2003 Blackball
as Ghost of Christmas Future (uncredited)2003 A Carol Christmas
as Walter "Shep" Shepherd2003 The Snow Walker
as The Colonel (voice)2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
as President Lyndon Baines Johnson2002 RFK
as President Fowler2002 The Sum of All Fears
as Joel Lynch2002 A Death in the Family
as MP 12002 Project Viper
as Major Amberson2002 The Magnificent Ambersons
as Himself / Warden Hal Moores2000 Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile
as Bob Gerson2000 Space Cowboys
as William Randolph Hearst2000 RKO 281
as Gordon Knapp2000 Fail Safe
as Warden Hal Moores1999 The Green Mile
as Lt. Gen. Joseph Campbell1999 The General's Daughter
as The Priest1999 The Bachelor
as John Edgarson1999 A Slight Case of Murder
as Judge Fielding1999 Snow Falling on Cedars
as Adam MacAdam1998 Owd Bob
as Alan Rittenhouse1998 Deep Impact
as Farmer Arthur Hoggett1998 Babe: Pig in the City
as Senator Judson Ross1998 Species II
as Dudley Smith1997 L.A. Confidential
as Charles Keating1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt
as William Donohue1996 Eraser
as Dr. Zefram Cochrane1996 Star Trek: First Contact
as Farmer Arthur Hoggett1995 Babe
as Judge Pounders1995 Indictment: The McMartin Trial
as Charlie1994 The Shaggy Dog
as Cage1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
as Brother Mathias1992 The Babe
as B.J Cocker1990 Miracle Landing
as Uncle Phil1989 The Runnin' Kind
as Adm. Rothman1988 The Rescue
as Detective Blist1986 A Fine Mess
as Mr. Müller1985 Explorers
as Deputy Euclid Baker1984 Tank
as Mr. Skolnick1984 Revenge of the Nerds
as Officer Quick1984 The House of God
as Lt. George Hurley1984 Spraggue
as Priest1984 Oh, God! You Devil
as Noah Curry1982 The Rainmaker
as Harry Pepper1982 Barefoot In the Park
as Dr. Carson1981 Nobody's Perfekt
as Reverend Lohman1980 A Christmas Without Snow
as Bernard Mantee1978 Peeping Times
as Schnell1978 The Cheap Detective
as Deputy Malcom Rossiter Jr.1977 Deadly Game
as Deputy Malcolm Rossiter Jr.1977 The Girl in the Empty Grave
as Marcel Cassette1976 Murder by Death
as Extra (uncredited)1955 Daddy Long Legs

TV Shows/Series with James Cromwell as Actor(56)

as Cranky2020 Operation Buffalo
as Douglas Coe2019 The Family
as Ewan Roy2018 Succession
as Yanek2017 Counterpart
as Henry2016 BTS: Bon Voyage
as J.R.2016 The Detour
as Cardinal Michael Spencer2016 The Young Pope
as Jacob Wheeler2014 Halt and Catch Fire
as Donald Callahan2013 Vive cantando
as Arthur Arden2011 American Horror Story
as Lloyd2009 Impact
as Alistair Trumbull2008 My Own Worst Enemy
as Cardinal Adam Sapieha2005 Pope John Paul II
as Phillip Bauer2001 24
as George Sibley2001 Six Feet Under
as President D. Wire Newman1999 The West Wing
1994 ER
as Fred1991 Home Improvement
as Prime Minister Nayrok1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation
as Jaglom Shrek1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation
1986 Matlock
as Francis1985 Amazing Stories
as Seymour Robbins1984 Hunter
as Curtis1982 Knight Rider
1980 Flo
as Gerald Kane1978 Dallas
as J.L. Cleghorne1976 Once an Eagle
1976 Alice
as Roy1975 Barbary Coast
as Sgt. Wilkinson1975 Barney Miller
as Terry1974 The Rockford Files
1972 M*A*S*H
as Stretch Cunningham1971 All in the Family

Full Name: James Oliver Cromwell
Born: Saturday, 01/27 1940 (January) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 82 years + 156 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Carnegie Mellon University, Middlebury College, The Hill School, HB Studio
Spouses (current/former): Julie Cobb
Mother: Kay Johnson
Stepparent: Ruth Nelson
Other names for James Cromwell (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jim Crowell"
"Jamie Cromwell"
"Джеймс Кромуэлл"
"Τζέιμς Κρόμγουελ"
"James Oliver Cromwell"
James Cromwell frequently works together with these people:
Stanley Kamel (12x, Actor)
Sarah Paulson (11x, Actress)
Gregory Itzin (11x, Actor)
Jonathan Frakes (11x, Actor)
Bruce Kirby (11x, Actor)
George Murdock (11x, Actor)
Michael Bell (11x, Actor)
Michael Durrell (11x, Actor)
Kenneth Tigar (11x, Actor)
Marc Alaimo (11x, Actor)
Frances Conroy (10x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:979, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/04/2022