Rivonia Trial - portrayed Joel Joffe (attorney for Nelson Mandela), at State Theatre, Pretoria (South Africa)
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[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.
He is bilingual, speaking both English and Afrikaans.
In television and in his breakthrough performance in District 9, James has portrayed the menacing and even psychotic "bad guy."