No photo available. Represent David James? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,742 this week

David James (XLII)

James grew up on a wine farm in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. His parents were very conservative and separatists during the time of apartheid in South Africa, and James was the first liberal in the family. He also clashed with his father, a strict Reformed Dutchman, about his interest in theater. He and his father struck a bargain that if he ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent David James? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.


Related News

District 9 (DVD Review)
| Fangoria
New On DVD This Week
| The Flickcast

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 72 people
created 22 Sep 2010
 
a list of 19 people
created 28 Feb 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 11 Nov 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of David James.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (16 credits)
 2014 The Salvation
Tracker
 2014 Agent 2000: Die Laksman
Roelof
 2014 Pad na jou hart
Hein
 2013 Babalas
Clinic Doctor
 2013 Angel of the Skies
Stutze
 2013 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Karel
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... Karel
 2012-2013 Rhythm City (TV Series)
Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 28 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 27 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 18 March 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 28 January 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
- Episode dated 25 January 2013 (2013) ... Hermanus Meyer
 2012 Saving Rhino Phila (Documentary)
Poacher Boss
 2011 Kidnap and Ransom (TV Series)
Dieter DeVries
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Dieter DeVries
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Dieter DeVries
 2010/I Eternity
Borlak
 2010 Solving It (TV Series)
Jan Gabriel De Wet Kritzinger
- The God of Wrath (2010) ... Jan Gabriel De Wet Kritzinger
 2010 Wild at Heart (TV Series)
Van Heerden
- Episode #5.9 (2010) ... Van Heerden
 2009 Binnelanders (TV Series)
Danie Nel
- Episode #8.19 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.17 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.16 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.13 (2009) ... Danie Nel
- Episode #8.12 (2009) ... Danie Nel
 2005 Isidingo (TV Series)
Mad Dog
- Episode dated 6 June 2005 (2005) ... Mad Dog
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 2009 The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log (Video short)
Himself

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial for Ford Ranger trucks. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the release of District 9 (2009), 19 August 2009]: Friends of mine from overseas, who I have not spoken to in six or seven years, suddenly asked me "Are you involved in this?" So when the buzz started, with the level of secrecy [the director and producer] implanted from the start, you knew something was coming. See more »

Trivia:

He is bilingual, speaking both English and Afrikaans. See more »

Trademark:

In television and in his breakthrough performance in District 9, James has portrayed the menacing and even psychotic "bad guy." See more »

Message Boards

Recent Posts
He's a powerhouse in 'District 9.' wgg-1
Why haven't we seen this guy before? battlemedic345
He Should be the New Colonel in Avatar allenone75
Discuss David James on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page