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James Mason

Actor / Writer / Screenwriter / Film Director | * 05/15/1909 († 75, 07/27/1984) | Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor. He achieved considerable success in British cinema before becoming a star in Hollywood. He was the top box-office attraction in the UK in 1944 and 1945; his British films included The Seventh Veil (1945) and The Wicked Lady (1945). He starred in Odd Man Out (1947), the first recipient of the BAFTA Award for Best British Film. Mason starred in such films as George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954), Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959), Stanley Kubrick's Lolita (1962), Warren Beatty's Heaven Can Wait (1978) and Sidney Lumet's ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for James Mason

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with James Mason as Actor(135)

as Maxim de Winter2023 Theatre 62: Rebecca
as Self (archive footage)2019 Sid & Judy
as Archival Footage2012 Lasseter's Bones
as Self (archive footage)2011 Passion & Poetry: Sam's War
as Self (archive footage)2000 Sir John Mills' Moving Memories
as Sir Randolph Nettleby1985 The Shooting Party
as Bishop Nicolini1985 The Assisi Underground
as Dr. Fischer1984 Dr. Fischer of Geneva
as Presentor1983 The Popes and Their Art
as The Father1983 Alexandre
as Captain Hughes1983 Yellowbeard
as himself1983 Group Madness
as Odell Gardener1982 Evil Under the Sun
as Isaac of York1982 Ivanhoe
as George Engels1982 A Dangerous Summer
as Ed Concannon1982 The Verdict
as Admiral Brindsen1980 North Sea Hijack
as Professor Bergson1979 The Passage
as Sir Alec Nichols1979 Bloodline
as Dr. John H. Watson1979 Murder by Decree
as Eduard Seibert1978 The Boys from Brazil
as Mr. Grimes / Voice of Killer Shark1978 The Water Babies
as Mr. Jordan1978 Heaven Can Wait
as Narrator - English version1977 Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love
as Oberst Brandt1977 Cross of Iron
as Prosecutor1976 Fear in the City
as Jafar Qoli (voice)1976 People of the Wind
as Dr. Juan Remos1976 Voyage of the Damned
as Filippini1975 Kidnap Syndicate
as Avv. Antonio Bellocampo1975 The Flower in His Mouth
as Ernst Furben1975 Inside Out
as Senatore Leandri1975 The Left Hand of the Law
as Cyril Sahib1975 Autobiography of a Princess
as Warren Maxwell1975 Mandingo
as Magwitch1974 Great Expectations
as Jacques Brizard1974 The Marseille Contract
as Dr. John Polidori1974 Frankenstein: The True Story
as Charles D. Watts1974 11 Harrowhouse
as Philip1973 The Last of Sheila
as Sir George Wheeler1973 The MacKintosh Man
as Jerome Malley1972 Child's Play
as himself1972 Home, James
as Narrator1972 The Wind in the Wires
as Alan Hamilton1971 Kill!
as Francisco Paco Montero1971 Bad Man's River
as Rafe Crompton1970 Spring and Port Wine
as Captain Ross1970 Cold Sweat
as Bradley Morahan1969 Age of Consent
as Franz Joseph I of Austria1968 Mayerling
as Charles Calvert1968 Duffy
as Trigorin1968 The Sea Gull
as Himself - Narrator1967 The London Nobody Knows
as John Sawyer1967 Cop-Out
as Charles Dobbs1966 The Deadly Affair
as General Count von Klugermann1966 The Blue Max
as James Leamington1966 Georgy Girl
as Pascal Regnier1965 The Uninhibited
as Kam Ling1965 Genghis Khan
as Gentleman Brown1965 Lord Jim
as Bob Conway1964 The Pumpkin Eater
as Captain Blayne1963 Torpedo Bay
as Jacob Weber1962 Hero's Island
as Johnson1962 Escape from Zahrain
as Prof. Humbert Humbert1962 Lolita
as Captain Brett Aimsley1962 Tiara Tahiti
as Paul Delville1961 The Marriage-Go-Round
as Cmdr. Max Easton1960 A Touch of Larceny
as Sir Edward Carson1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde
as Phillip Vandamm1959 North by Northwest
as Sir Oliver S. Lindenbrook1959 Journey to the Center of the Earth
as Jim Molner1958 Cry Terror!
as Capt. Edwin Rummill1958 The Decks Ran Red
as Maxwell Fleury1957 Island in the Sun
as Ed Avery1956 Bigger Than Life
as The Guardian Angel1956 Forever, Darling
as Norman Maine1954 A Star Is Born
as Sir Brack1954 Prince Valiant
as Captain Nemo1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
as Ivo Kern1953 The Man Between
as Field Marshal Erwin von Rommel1953 The Desert Rats
as Brutus1953 Julius Caesar
as The Murderer / Maj. Linden / Jonah Watson1953 Charade
as Charles Coutray1953 The Story of Three Loves
as Narrator1953 The Tell-Tale Heart
as Capt. Paul Gilbert1952 Botany Bay
as Ulysses Diello1952 5 Fingers
as Rupert of Hentzau1952 The Prisoner of Zenda
as Jimmy Del Palma1952 Lady Possessed
as The Refrigerator (voice)1952 Ellis in Freedomland
as The Captain1952 Face to Face
as Hendrik van der Zee1951 Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
as Frank Matson1950 One Way Street
as Brandon Bourne1949 East Side, West Side
as Gustave Flaubert1949 Madame Bovary
as Larry Quinada1949 Caught
as Martin Donnelly1949 The Reckless Moment
as Johnny McQueen1947 Odd Man Out
as Michael Joyce1947 The Upturned Glass
as Nicholas Cunningham1945 The Seventh Veil
as Geoffrey Lee1945 They Were Sisters
as Henry Smedhurst1945 A Place of One's Own
as Captain Jerry Jackson1945 The Wicked Lady
as Peter Vadassy1944 Hotel Reserve
as Lord Manderstoke1944 Fanny by Gaslight
as Alan Thurston1944 Candlelight in Algeria
as Richard Francis Heritage1943 They Met in the Dark
as Ted Robbins1943 The Bells Go Down
as Lord Rohan1943 The Man in Grey
as Andre Laurent1942 Alibi
as Raoul de Carnot1942 Secret Mission
as Streeter1942 Thunder Rock
as Dr. Renwick1942 Hatter's Castle
as Stephen Deremid1942 The Night Has Eyes
as Mick Cardby1941 This Man Is Dangerous
as Mark Warrow1939 I Met a Murderer
as Robert Leyland1937 Catch as Catch Can
as Capt. Heverell1937 The High Command
as Tom Tulliver1937 The Mill on the Floss
as Hillary Vane1937 Fire Over England
as John Merriman1936 Troubled Waters
as Larry1936 Secret of Stamboul
as 'Bunny' Barnes1936 Prison Breaker
as Stephen Neville1936 Blind Man's Bluff
as Henry Hamilton1936 Twice Branded
as Jim Martin1935 Late Extra

TV Shows/Series with James Mason as Actor(27)

as Self (archive footage)2013 Talking Pictures
as Tiberius1985 A.D.
as Gen. Edward Braddock1984 George Washington
as Narrator (voice)1983 Unknown Chaplin
as Himself (voice)1980 Hollywood
as Joseph of Arimathea1977 Jesus of Nazareth
as Vianisi1976 Origins of the Mafia
as Narrator1971 Appointment With Destiny
as Narrator1971 The Search for the Nile
as himself1971 V.I.P. Schaukel
as himself1967 Apropos Film
as Otto Hoffman1966 ABC Stage 67
as Warren Barrow1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Dr. Maxwell Becker1961 Dr. Kildare
as Henry Chambers1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson
as Self - Guest1956 The Steve Allen Show
as Wayne Sebastian1953 GE Theater
1952 Omnibus
as Captain Vialez1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Self - Host1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Self - Host1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as Self - Panelist1950 What's My Line?
as Self - Guest1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with James Mason as Crew(11)

Crew/In Memory Of2011 Passion & Poetry: Sam's War
Production/Producer1969 Age of Consent
Crew/Additional Writing1956 Bigger Than Life
Production/Producer1956 Bigger Than Life
Directing/Director1954 The Child
Production/Producer1953 Charade
Writing/Writer1953 Charade
Production/Producer1952 Lady Possessed
Writing/Screenplay1952 Lady Possessed
Production/Producer1947 The Upturned Glass
Writing/Story1939 I Met a Murderer

TV Shows/Series with James Mason as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1984 Thomas & Friends

Full Name: James Mason
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 05/15 1909 (May) in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Friday, 07/27 1984 (July) in Lausanne (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Cambridge, Peterhouse, Marlborough College
Spouses (current/former): Pamela Mason, Clarissa Kaye
Father: John Mason
Mother: Mabel Hattersley Gaunt
Other names for James Mason (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джеймс Мейсон"
"James Neville Mason"
James Mason frequently works together with these people:
Vincent Price (18x, Actor)
Phyllis Thaxter (16x, Actress)
Lee Marvin (15x, Actor)
Vera Miles (15x, Actress)
Isobel Elsom (15x, Actress)
Charlton Heston (14x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (13x, Actor)
Edmond O'Brien (13x, Actor)
Dan O'Herlihy (13x, Actor)
Pamela Mason (13x, Actress)
Pat O’Brien (12x, Actor)
Skip Homeier (12x, Actor)

Other people with this name: James Mason (AU)

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