No photo available. Represent James Lansbury? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 118,782 this week

James Lansbury

James Lansbury was born as James E. Lansbury. He is known for his work on Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Seinfeld (1989) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). See full bio »

Born:

"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

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

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

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1991)
Seinfeld
Seinfeld Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1994-1996)
Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I. Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1980)
Hard Target
Hard Target Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1993)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (31 credits)
 1996 Townies (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Adventures of Rebound Girl (1996) ... (first assistant director)
- Faith, Hope & Charity (1996) ... (first assistant director)
- Dead Dogs Wag No Tails (1996) ... (first assistant director)
- The Kiss (1996) ... (first assistant director)
- The Good Job (1996) ... (first assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
 1994-1996 Seinfeld (TV Series) (second assistant director - 45 episodes)
- The Invitations (1996) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- The Wait Out (1996) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- The Bottle Deposit (1996) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- The Calzone (1996) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- The Wig Master (1996) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
 1995 Dweebs (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (second assistant director)
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (second assistant director)
 1993 Route 66 (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1993 Danger Theatre (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Searcher in the Mist/Sex, Lies & Decaf (1993) ... (first assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- Move My Lips/Dead Stranger in Paradise (1993) ... (first assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- An Old Friend for Dinner (1993) ... (first assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- Phantom of Fashion/Aloha, Rich Man, Goodbye (1993) ... (first assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
 1993 Hard Target (first assistant director: second unit)
 1992-1993 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (first assistant director - 50 episodes)
- That's a Wrap (1993) ... (first assistant director)
- Heart of the Mantis (1993) ... (first assistant director)
- Swamp of Dreams (1993) ... (first assistant director)
- Romancing Arcane (1993) ... (first assistant director)
- Heart of Stone (1993) ... (first assistant director)
 1992 Coopersmith (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1991 Double Impact (second assistant director: second unit - as Jim Lansbury)
 1991 Equal Justice (TV Series) (second assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Devil His Due (1991) ... (second assistant director - as Jim Lansbury)
- What Color Are My Eyes? (1991) ... (second assistant director - as Jim Lansbury)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (second assistant director)
 1990 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (second assistant director - 2 episodes)
- A Kodiak Moment (1990) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
- Sex, Lies and Ed's Tapes (1990) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
 1989-1990 Guns of Paradise (TV Series) (second assistant director - 21 episodes)
- Dust on the Wind (1990) ... (second assistant director)
- The Chase (1990) ... (second assistant director)
- The Coward (1990) ... (second assistant director)
- Shadow of a Doubt (1990) ... (second assistant director)
- Crossfire (1990) ... (second assistant director - as James E. Lansbury)
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Kid (1989) ... (second assistant director)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1989 She's Out of Control (additional second assistant director)
 1989 Cyborg (second assistant director)
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series) (second assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Big Daddy (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Blood Ties (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Wolfhunt (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Nightmare at the Braine Hotel (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- The Wolf Who Thought He Was a Man (1987) ... (second assistant director)
 1987 Under Cover (second assistant director)
 1987 Back to the Beach (second assistant director)
 1986-1987 Starman (TV Series) (second assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Barriers (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Dusty (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- The Probe (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Appearances (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- The System (1987) ... (second assistant director)
 1986 Stranded (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (second assistant director)
 1985 Roadhouse 66 (second assistant director)
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series) (second second assistant director - 4 episodes)
- The Murder's in the Mail (1985) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
- Next Stop Murder (1985) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
- The Next Murder You Hear (1985) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
- Read the Mind... See the Movie (1985) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
 1984 Love Scenes (second assistant director - as Jim Lansbury)
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series) (second assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Random Target (1984) ... (second assistant director)
- Once a Hero (1984) ... (second assistant director)
- Flight #093 Is Missing (1984) ... (second assistant director)
- HX-1 (1984) ... (second assistant director - as Jim Lansbury)
 1984 The Rosebud Beach Hotel (first assistant director)
 1984 The Lost Empire (second assistant director - as Jim Lansbury)
 1980 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1988)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

James E. Lansbury | Jim Lansbury
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Brother-in-law of Ally Sheedy. See more »

Message Boards

Discuss James Lansbury on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page