No photo available. Represent James Callaghan? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 106,483 this week

James Callaghan (II) (1912–2005)

Jim Callaghan was born on 27th March 1912 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, to a Catholic father and Baptist mother. He was the only son and younger of 2 children. His father was a Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer of Irish ancestry, who died when Callaghan was aged 9. His father died when he was 9, plunging the family into poverty. They received no pension ... See full bio »

Is Your Favorite TV Show Returning?

Keep track of the broadcast, cable, and streaming shows you love with our rundown of all this season's renewals, cancellations, and more.

Find out about your favorite TV series

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

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

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

Known For

Battle of the Bogside
(2004)
Panorama
Panorama Himself / Himself - Leadership Contender / Himself - Prime Minister
(1976-1980)

Filmography

Jump to: Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Self (25 credits)
 2006 No Go: The Free Derry Story (Documentary)
Himself (as Lord James Callaghan)
 2004 Battle of the Bogside (Documentary)
Himself (as Lord James Callaghan)
 2002 Breakfast with Frost (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 2 June 2002 (2002) ... Himself
 2001 The RDA (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... Himself
- Episode #2.4 (2001) ... Himself
 1997 Diana: The Nation's Farewell (TV Movie)
Himself
 1997 Election 97 (TV Movie)
Himself
 1995 A Progress Through Politics (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1964-1967 / Prime Minister, 1976-1979 (as Lord Callaghan)
 1992 Labour's Last Premier: A Film Portrait of James Callaghan (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1990 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- One of the Reasons Why (1990) ... Himself
 1990 Question Time (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 22 November 1990 (1990) ... Himself
 1965-1989 This Week (TV Series)
Himself
- Labour - New Model or Respray? (1989) ... Himself
- Jim Callaghan - Interview (1979) ... Himself
- Is Labour's Love Lost? (1967) ... Himself
 1987 Labour Party Election Broadcast (21 May 1987) (Documentary short)
Himself
 1983 Election 83 (TV Movie)
Himself
 1980 Reputations (TV Series)
Himself
- Iain Macleod: The Tory Rebel (1980) ... Himself
 1975-1980 Weekend World (TV Series)
Himself
- Labour's Alternative (1980) ... Himself
- Episode dated 18 May 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1976-1980 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Prime Minister / Himself - Leadership Contender
- Episode dated 18 February 1980 (1980) ... Himself
- The Prime Minister (1979) ... Himself
- Episode dated 25 October 1976 (1976) ... Himself - Prime Minister
- Who Goes to No.10?/Bad News from Ghent (1976) ... Himself - Leadership Contender
 1979 Decision 79 (TV Movie)
Himself (as Rt Hon James Callaghan)
 1979 TV Eye (TV Series)
Himself
- What Kind of Society? (1979) ... Himself
 1974 Midweek (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 4 June 1974 (1974) ... Himself
 1974/I Election 74 (TV Movie)
Himself - Labour
 1971 Yesterday's Men (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Home Secretary, 1967-1970
 1970 Election 70 (TV Movie)
Himself (as Rt. Hon. James Callaghan)
 1968 Frost on Friday (TV Series)
Himself
- James Callaghan (1968) ... Himself (as Rt. Hon. James Callaghan MP)
 1964 1964 General Election (TV Special documentary)
Himself
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Callaghan | Lord James Callaghan | Lord Callaghan | Rt Hon James Callaghan | Rt. Hon. James Callaghan | James Callaghan M.P. | Rt. Hon. James Callaghan MP

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The whole of politics is about taking decisions that are either bad or worse, you rarely take good ones. See more »

Trivia:

Ex-father-in-law of Peter Jay. See more »

Nickname:

Sunny Jim See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Discuss James Callaghan on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page