No photo available. Represent James Cummins? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 182,408 this week

James Cummins (1959–2010)

James Thomas Cummins has been involved in all phases of the motion picture industry. Starting in 1980 as an illustrator and continuing as a special effects designer and, ultimately, screenwriter and director. Studying Film/Video and Character Animation at the California Institute of the Arts, he was awarded the only full scholarship granted by the ... See full bio »

"No Small Parts" IMDb Exclusive: Dominic Cooper

British actor Dominic Cooper is the star of AMC's newest and much talked-about show, "Preacher." What are some other roles he's played throughout his career?

Watch the video

Live Twitter Q&A With Samuel L. Jackson for 'The Legend of Tarzan'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with The Legend of Tarzan star Samuel L. Jackson on Saturday, June 25, beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET /10:30 a.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskSamJackson.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 18 people
created 19 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 26 people
created 04 Sep 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of James Cummins's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Enemy Mine
Enemy Mine Special Effects
(1985)
House
House Special Effects
(1986)
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone Special Effects
(1985)
Deadly Nightmares
Deadly Nightmares Special Effects
(1983)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Special effects (15 credits)
 1991 The Boneyard (concept designer)
 1989 DeepStar Six (sculptor)
 1986 House (creature design) / (creature effects designer: Backwood Films)
 1985 Enemy Mine (creature technician: Chris Walas Inc.) / (sculptor)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (special effects)
 1985 Alien Predator (special creature effects)
 1985 Cocoon (story board - uncredited)
 1983 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series) (special effects)
 1983 Strange Invaders (special effects)
 1983 Jaws 3-D (sculptor - uncredited)
 1982 Cat People (lab technician - uncredited)
 1982 The Beast Within (lab technician)
 1981 Heartbeeps (concept art - uncredited)
 1981 Dead & Buried (lab technician - uncredited)
 1981 The Intruder Within (TV Movie) (creature designer) / (creature sculptor)
Show Show Makeup Department (6 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the novel Cobblestones See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »


Alternate Names:

J.T. Cummins
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Created the technique where liquid latex is applied to glass, allowed to dry, then rubbed to create a lace like, organic-looking material coined "chunks o' flesh.". See more »

Nickname:

J.T.

Star Sign:

Gemini

Message Boards

Discuss James Cummins on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page