James Spader

Actor | * 02/07/1960 (61) | Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor and producer. He has portrayed eccentric characters in films such as the drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), the action science fiction film Stargate (1994), the controversial psychological thriller Crash (1996), the erotic romance Secretary (2002) and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (2012). He also voiced and performed motion-capture of the titular character of Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). His television roles include those of attorney Alan Shore in the last season of The Practice (1997–2004) and its spin-off Boston Legal (2004–2008) (for which he won three Emmy Awards), and Rober... ()
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James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor best known for his eccentric roles in movies such as Pretty in Pink; Sex, Lies, and Videotape; Crash; Stargate; and Secretary. His most famous television role is that of the colorful attorney Alan Shore from The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal, for which he won three Emmy Awards.

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

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Awards & Nominations for James Spader

3x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Movies with James Spader as Actor(47)

as Lowell Everall2019 Family Secrets
as Ultron (voice)2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
as Aloysius Duffy2014 The Homesman
as WN Bilbo2012 Lincoln
as Mr. Black2009 Shorts
as William Ashbury2004 Shadow of Fear
as Douglas Draper2003 I Witness
as Julian Rome2003 Alien Hunter
as Daniel Ellsberg2003 The Pentagon Papers
as E. Edward Grey2002 Secretary
as John Parker2002 The Stickup
as Dr. Roger Klink2001 Speaking of Sex
as FBI Special Agent Joel Campbell2000 The Watcher
as Marcus2000 Slow Burn
as Nick Vanzant2000 Supernova
as Stevenson Lowe1998 Curtain Call
as The Man1997 Driftwood
as Dr. Werner Ernst1997 Critical Care
as Ronnie Stover1997 Keys to Tulsa
as James Ballard1996 Crash
as Lee Woods1996 2 Days in the Valley
as Stewart Swinton1994 Wolf
as Dr. Daniel Jackson1994 Stargate
as Jack Pozzi1993 The Music of Chance
as Ray Reardon1993 Dream Lover
as Chuck Marlin1992 Bob Roberts
as Cray Fowler1992 Storyville
as Tim Gerrity1991 True Colors
as Max Baron1990 White Palace
as Michael Boll1990 Bad Influence
as Graham Dalton1989 Sex, Lies, and Videotape
as Deforest1989 The Rachel Papers
as John Allen Wesford / Richard Wesford1988 Jack's Back
as Mr. Richards1987 Mannequin
as Ken Arrenberg1987 Baby Boom
as Roger Barnes1987 Wall Street
as Rip1987 Less Than Zero
as Steff1986 Pretty in Pink
as Morgan Hiller1985 Tuff Turf
as Joey Callaghan1985 Starcrossed
as Eddie Dutra1985 The New Kids
as Fenwick1983 Diner
as Donny Tison1983 A Killer in the Family
as Keith Butterfield1981 Endless Love
as Jimmy1978 Team-Mates

TV Shows/Series with James Spader as Actor(19)

as Ultron (voice)2021 WandaVision
as Raymond "Red" Reddington2013 The Blacklist
as Robert California2005 The Office
as Alan Shore2004 Boston Legal
as Alan Shore1997 The Practice
as himself1997 The View
as Steven (voice)1993 Frasier
as Jason 'Stanky' Hanky1989 Seinfeld

TV Shows/Series with James Spader as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2013 The Blacklist
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Blacklist

Full Name: James Todd Spader
Born: Sunday, 02/07 1960 (February) in Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 61 years + 171 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Phillips Academy, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Father: Stoddard Greenwood (Todd) Spader
Mother: Jean Fraser
Other names for James Spader (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jimmy Spader"
"Τζέιμς Σπέιντερ"
"Джеймс Спэйдер"
"James Todd Spader"
James Spader frequently works together with these people:
Ricky Gervais (12x, Actor)
Kelsey Grammer (11x, Actor)
Rosie Perez (10x, Actress)
Jerry Seinfeld (10x, Actor)
Jay Leno (10x, Actor)
Keira Knightley (9x, Actress)
Kevin Bacon (9x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (9x, Actress)
Megan Mullally (9x, Actress)
Mindy Kaling (9x, Actress)
Meredith Vieira (9x, Actress)
Robert Rodriguez (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:851, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/23/2021