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James Cada

James Cada was born in Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for The Straight Story (1999), North Country (2005) and A Serious Man (2009). See full bio »


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 2009 A Serious Man
Cop #1 (as Jim Cada)
 2005 Sweet Land
Minister Thorwald
 2005 Factotum
Bald Man
 2004 Justice
Mr. Stahl
 2003/I The Last Word
Bill Wright
 2001 Joe Somebody
Exec. Bill
 2001 Wooly Boys
Mr. McKormick
 2001 Herman U.S.A.
Gas Station Owner
 2000 The Chromium Hook (Short)
Sheriff Curtis Mansarack
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous
Lisa Swenson's Father
 1999 The Straight Story
Danny Riordan
 1998 A Chance of Snow (TV Movie)
Otis Vickery
 1996 The Faculty (TV Series)
- Pilot (1996) ... Workman
 1995 Grumpier Old Men
Husband Shopper
 1994 Iron Will
Peter Swenson
 1993 Untamed Heart
Bill #1
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
Border Guard #3
 1991 Lucky Day (TV Movie)
 1990 Old Explorers
Watch Commander
 1984 Wildrose
Pavich (as Jim Cada)
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