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Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie Mellon-University, James Cromwell - the son of noted film director John Cromwell
  • studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon. He went into the theater (like
both his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays. He started doing television in 1974,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Warren Daniels
- Blunt the Edge (2014) ... Warren Daniels
- Family Matters (2014) ... Warren Daniels
- Win Some, Lose Some (2014) ... Warren Daniels
- Suck My Alibi (2014) ... Warren Daniels
- Punch Drunk (2014) ... Warren Daniels
 2013 Do No Harm (TV Series)
Dr. Phillip Charmelo
- This Is How It Ends (2013) ... Dr. Phillip Charmelo
- You Made Me Do This (2013) ... Dr. Phillip Charmelo
- But I'm Allergic to Cats (2013) ... Dr. Phillip Charmelo
 2012-2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Arden
- Madness Ends (2013) ... Dr. Arthur Arden (credit only)
- Continuum (2013) ... Dr. Arthur Arden (credit only)
- Spilt Milk (2013) ... Dr. Arthur Arden (credit only)
 2010 Pope Pius XII (TV Movie)
Pope Pius XII
 2009 Impact (TV Mini-Series)
Lloyd
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Lloyd
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Lloyd
 2009 Strikeout (TV Short)
Director
 2008 Hit Factor (TV Movie)
Orson Fierce
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Mini-Series)
Randolph Ludwin
- Watchbird (2007) ... Randolph Ludwin
 2006 Avenger (TV Movie)
Paul Devereaux
 2005 Pope John Paul II (TV Movie)
Cardinal Adam Sapieha
 2003-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
George Sibley
- Static (2005) ... George Sibley
- All Alone (2005) ... George Sibley
- Ecotone (2005) ... George Sibley
- Singing for Our Lives (2005) ... George Sibley (credit only)
 2003 A Carol Christmas (TV Movie)
Ghost of Christmas Future (uncredited)
 2002 A Death in the Family (TV Movie)
Joel Lynch
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie)
Gordon Knapp
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
William Randolph Hearst
 1999 A Slight Case of Murder (TV Movie)
John Edgarson
 1996 The Client (TV Series)
Officer Joe Denton
- The High Ground (1996) ... Officer Joe Denton
 1996 Strange Luck (TV Series)
- Healing Hands (1996)
 1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Hanok
- Starship Down (1995) ... Hanok
 1995 Indictment: The McMartin Trial (TV Movie)
Judge Pounders
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
The Bishop
- Saint Zach (1995) ... The Bishop
 1995 Hawkeye (TV Series)
Longsworth
- The Visit (1995) ... Longsworth
 1995 Renegade (TV Series)
Jeremy Silimen
- Stalker's Moon (1995) ... Jeremy Silimen
 1994 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Fred
- My Dinner with Wilson (1994) ... Fred
 1994 The Shaggy Dog (TV Movie)
Charlie 'the robber' Mulvihill
 1994 Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (TV Movie)
Mr. Skolnick (as Jamie Cromwell)
 1994 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Vedder's Attorney
- McKenzie, Brackman, Barnum & Bailey (1994) ... Vedder's Attorney
 1990-1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Jaglom Shrek / Prime Minister Nayrok
- The Hunted (1990) ... Prime Minister Nayrok
 1992 Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (TV Movie)
Mr. Skolnick (as Jamie Cromwell)
 1991 In a Child's Name (TV Movie)
Official (uncredited)
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Russell Havilland
- It Never Entered My Mind (1991) ... Russell Havilland
 1991 The Young Riders (TV Series)
- The Peacemakers (1991)
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Judge Raymond Price
- Nowhere to Turn (1990) ... Judge Raymond Price
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series)
Terry
- Guys Just Wanna Have Fun (1990) ... Terry
 1990 Miracle Landing (TV Movie)
B.J. Cocker
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Bill Henderson
- Thacher and Henderson (1990) ... Bill Henderson
 1989 Christine Cromwell (TV Series)
Arthur
- Things That Go Bump in the Night (1989) ... Arthur
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Roy Gallagher
- Fat Cats (1988) ... Roy Gallagher
 1988 China Beach (TV Series)
Ambassador at Large Roland Weymouth
- Pilot (1988) ... Ambassador at Large Roland Weymouth
 1987-1988 Mama's Boy (TV Series)
Lucky
- Mickey's Song (1988) ... Lucky
- Molly's Night Out (1987) ... Lucky
 1987 Alison's Demise (TV Movie)
Humboldt Hobson
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Maj. Gen. David Hunter
 1986 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
French Policeman, at Airport
- Photo Play (1986) ... French Policeman, at Airport (uncredited)
 1985-1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Gregory
- Wrong Number (1986) ... Gregory (as Jamie Cromwell)
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series)
Chief Bludhorn
- Pilot (1986) ... Chief Bludhorn
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Francis
- One for the Road (1986) ... Francis
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Obediah Payne (segment "A Message from Charity")
- Examination Day/A Message from Charity (1985) ... Obediah Payne (segment "A Message from Charity")
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Seymour Robbins
- Sniper (1985) ... Seymour Robbins
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Lowenhandler
- Grin and Bear It (1985) ... Lowenhandler
 1985 Wildside (TV Series)
Fake Buffalo Bill
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Curtis
- Ten Wheel Trouble (1985) ... Curtis (as Jamie Cromwell)
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Jake Fellows
- Undercover McCormick (1985) ... Jake Fellows
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Joey Dietz
- Girls Night Out (1985) ... Joey Dietz
 1984-1985 Dallas (TV Series)
Gerald Kane
- Bail Out (1985) ... Gerald Kane
- Deja Vu (1984) ... Gerald Kane
 1985 Family Ties (TV Series)
John Hancock
- Philadelphia Story (1985) ... John Hancock
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
Alan
- Nuts About Harry (1985) ... Alan
 1984 Earthlings (TV Movie)
Simon Ganes
 1984 Spraggue (TV Movie)
Lt. George Hurley
 1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Staunton McMoller
- Jerry Lewis Week (1984) ... Staunton McMoller
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Farley Webster
- The Reluctant Runaway: Part 2 (1982) ... Farley Webster
- The Reluctant Runaway: Part 1 (1982) ... Farley Webster
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie)
Noah Curry
 1982 Born to the Wind (TV Series)
Fish Belly
 1982 The Wall (TV Movie)
Francisek
 1982 Nurse (TV Series)
Paul Moore
- A Place to Die (1982) ... Paul Moore
 1977-1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Dr. Edmund Danworth / Jason Parrish / Neil Spencer / ...
- Stress Analyzer (1981) ... Dr. Edmund Danworth
- Liquidation (1981) ... Jason Parrish
- Strip Joint (1979) ... Neil Spencer
- Group Home (1977) ... Sgt. Wilkinson
 1980 A Christmas Without Snow (TV Movie)
Reverend Lohman
 1980 I'm a Big Girl Now (TV Series)
Bartender
- Singles Bar (1980) ... Bartender
 1980 Flo (TV Series)
Leon
- Take My Sister, Please (1980) ... Leon
- Homecoming (1980)
 1979-1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Art Commings / Mr. Hamilton
- The Death of Me Yet? (1980) ... Art Commings
- Mainstream (1979) ... Mr. Hamilton
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Father O'Brien
- Arnold's Hero (1979) ... Father O'Brien
 1979 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Coach Pollard
- The Better Part of Valor (1979) ... Coach Pollard
 1979 Flatbush (TV Series)
Sonny
- Kar Kannibals (1979) ... Sonny
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
Det. Ralph Hilton
- Who Ordered the Hot Turkey? (1978) ... Det. Ralph Hilton
 1978 Apple Pie (TV Series)
Driscoll
- Fast Eddie Slows Down (1978) ... Driscoll
 1974-1978 Maude (TV Series)
Dr. Farrington / Alfie
- The Obscene Phone Call (1978) ... Dr. Farrington
- Last Tango in Tuckahoe (1974) ... Alfie
 1977 Deadly Game (TV Movie)
Deputy Malcolm Rossiter Jr.
 1977 Three's Company (TV Series)
Detective Lannigan
- Chrissy's Night Out (1977) ... Detective Lannigan
 1976-1977 Insight (TV Series)
George Spelvin / Norman
- Christmas 2025 (1977) ... George Spelvin
- Jesus B.C. (1976) ... Norman
 1977 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Leo Bardonaro
- Last Laugh (1977) ... Leo Bardonaro
 1977 The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Movie)
Deputy Malcolm Rossiter Jr.
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Reverend Buryfield
- Episode #2.190 (1977) ... Reverend Buryfield (credit only)
- Episode #2.186 (1977) ... Reverend Buryfield (uncredited)
- Episode #2.150 (1977) ... Reverend Buryfield (credit only)
- Episode #2.149 (1977) ... Reverend Buryfield (uncredited)
- Episode #2.90 (1977) ... Reverend Buryfield (credit only)
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Lutz
- Ice Time (1977) ... Lutz
 1977 All's Fair (TV Series)
Shaw
- Save the Yak (1977) ... Shaw
 1976-1977 The Nancy Walker Show (TV Series)
Glen
- The Reunion (1977) ... Glen
- The Partners (1977) ... Glen
- Kenneth's Memoirs (1976) ... Glen
- Terry's Depression (1976) ... Glen
- Rival Agents (1976) ... Glen
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
J.L. Cleghorne
 1976 Stranded (TV Movie)
Jerry Holmes
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Roy
- The Ballad of Redwing Jail (1975) ... Roy
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Terry
- The Countess (1974) ... Terry
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night" at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre alongside Michael Esper, Marie Mullen, Aidan Kelly and Maude Fahy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jamie Cromwell

Height:

6' 6½" (1.99 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in reference to his Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Babe (1995)] Andy Warhol said everybody gets their 15 minutes of fame. And if this is mine, I couldn't imagine a better 15 minutes. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the prestigious Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, the alma mater of Harry Hamlin and Oliver Stone. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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