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James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screenwriting ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director, miniature-set ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 62 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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 2023 Avatar 5 (announced)
 2022 Avatar 4 (characters) (pre-production)
 2020 Avatar 3 (characters) / (written by) (pre-production)
 2018 Avatar 2 (characters) / (screenplay) (pre-production)
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 2015 Terminator Genisys (characters)
 2009 Avatar (written by)
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 1995 Strange Days (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 True Lies (screenplay)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (written by)
 1989 The Abyss (written by)
 1986 Aliens (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II (screenplay)
 1984 The Terminator (written by)
 1981 Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (screenplay - as H.A. Milton)
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Other Works:

Article, "Terminator's Real Daddy," Published in "The Guardian," 17 November 2006. See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 21 Interviews | 20 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

J. C. | Jim Cameron | James Cameron and his Lawyers | H.A. Milton

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on possible future contact with aliens] The history on our planet is whenever a superior technology society encounters a society with lesser technology, the superior technology supplants the lesser society. There has never been an exception. So if the aliens come to us, it probably won't go well for us. A thousand years from now, if we're the ones going to where the aliens are, like the story ... See more »

Trivia:

The eldest of five children. See more »

Trademark:

Directs blockbusters which often have one-word titles, which are also the subjects of them: "(The) Terminator", "(The) Abyss", "Titanic", "Aliens" and "Avatar". See more »

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Iron Jim See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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