Celebrities with the Name: James and other Related Names

by christophershobris | created - 29 Apr 2017 | updated - 02 May 2017 | Public

1. Jim Abrahams

Writer | Airplane!

Jim Abrahams was born on May 10, 1944 in Shorewood, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Airplane! (1980), Top Secret! (1984) and Police Squad! (1982). He is married to Nancy Cocuzzo.

2. James Adomian

Actor | Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

James Adomian was born on January 31, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as James Haig Adomian. He is an actor and writer, known for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Trunk'd (2014) and California's Lost Gold (2012).

3. James Arness

Actor | Gunsmoke

American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...

4. James Avery

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), James Avery is a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. ...

5. Jim Backus

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Jim Backus was born James Gilmore Backus on February 25, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was one of the few actors to do it all: radio, Broadway, movies, television and cartoons. After attending preparatory school in his hometown Cleveland, Backus enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, to ...

6. Jim Bannon

Actor | Dangers of the Canadian Mounted

Jim Bannon was a star athlete at Rockhurst College. After graduation, he became a sportscaster in Kansas City, and after 1938, in California. He began working as a radio actor and got small parts in movies. He was a movie stuntman in the early 1940s before starring in a detective movie series for ...

7. James Bartholet

Actor | Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody

James Bartholet was born on October 10, 1959 in Berkeley, California, USA. He is an actor and producer.

8. James Barton

Actor | The Shepherd of the Hills

James Barton was born on November 1, 1890 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA as James Edward Barton. He was an actor, known for The Shepherd of the Hills (1941), His Family Tree (1935) and The Time of Your Life (1948). He was married to Kathryn Penman (Follies girl) and Ottilie Regina Kleinert. He...

9. Jim Beaver

Actor | Deadwood

Jim Beaver is an American character actor, best known for his leading roles on the TV series Deadwood (2004) and Supernatural (2005). Born in Laramie, Wyoming a minister's son, he was raised in and around Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Following high school and a year of college, he joined the ...

10. James Bell

Actor | I Walked with a Zombie

James Bell was born on December 1, 1891 in Suffolk, Virginia, USA as James Harlee Bell. He was an actor, known for I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Blind Spot (1947) and Crime Wave (1953). He was married to Joyce Arling. He died on October 26, 1973 in Kents Store, Virginia.

11. Jim Belushi

Actor | Red Heat

James Adam Belushi was born June 15, 1954, in Chicago, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. The third of four children - his brother was comedian John Belushi - he ...

12. Jimmy Bennett

Actor | Orphan

James 'Jimmy' Bennett was born on February 9, 1996 in Seal Beach, California. He has appeared in guest starring roles on The Guardian (2001), Judging Amy (1999), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and recently Everwood (2002), and has been cast in some of the most successful productions in that ...

13. James Best

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

American character actor and teacher. Born Jewel Guy in Powderly, Kentucky, on July 26, 1926, he was orphaned at three and adopted by Armen and Essa Best, who re-named him James K. Best and raised him in Corydon, Indiana. Following high school he worked briefly as a metalworker before joining the ...

14. James Biberi

Actor | Drive

James Biberi was born on July 28, 1965 in Kosova, Yugoslavia. He is an actor and director, known for Drive (2011), Dead Man Down (2013) and The Producers (2005).

15. James Black

Actor | Soldier

A onetime professional football player for the Cleveland Browns, James has always had a passion for the arts and pursued his passion even while playing for the Browns for two years as a running back. He also played for the Canadian team, The Ottawa Rough Riders.

Many recall James as the security ...

16. Jimmy Boyd

Actor | Inherit the Wind

Jimmy Boyd was born on January 9, 1939 in McComb, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Inherit the Wind (1960), A Dirty Shame (2004) and Brainstorm (1983). He was married to Anne Forrey and Yvonne Craig. He died on March 7, 2009 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

17. James Bradbury Jr.

Actor | The Last of the Duanes

James Bradbury Jr. was born on October 5, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Duanes (1930), Gorilla Ship (1932) and Soul of the Slums (1931). He died on January 21, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Jim Breuer

Actor | Half Baked

Jim Breuer was born on June 21, 1967 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA as James E. Breuer. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Zookeeper (2011) and Titan A.E. (2000). He has been married to Dee Breuer since August 28, 1993. They have three children.

19. Jimmy Bridges

Producer | Sewer

Jimmy Bridges began his acting career in 1972 with a role in a commercial for "Bumble Bee Tuna". Since then, he has co-starred in several films with various well-known actors, such as Billy Bob Thornton in One False Move (1992). In 1994, he took his creative talents to another level when he ...

20. James Broderick

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

James Broderick was born on March 7, 1927 in Charlestown, New Hampshire, USA as James Joseph Broderick III. He was an actor and director, known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) and Family (1976). He was married to Patricia Broderick. He died on November 1, ...

21. James Brolin

Actor | Traffic

James Brolin was born on July 18, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Craig Kenneth Bruderlin. He is an actor and producer, known for Traffic (2000), The Amityville Horror (1979) and Westworld (1973). He has been married to Barbra Streisand since July 1, 1998. He was previously married to Jan ...

22. James Brown

Actor | The Blues Brothers

James Brown was born on May 3, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina, USA as James Joseph Brown. He was married to Tomirae Brown, Adrienne Rodriguez, Deidre Jenkins and Velma Warren. He died on December 25, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

23. Jim Brown

Actor | Mars Attacks!

Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WW2 action film ...

24. Jim J. Bullock

Actor | Spaceballs

Jim J. Bullock was born on February 9, 1955 in Casper, Wyoming, USA as James Jackson Bullock. He is an actor, known for Spaceballs (1987), Ron and Laura Take Back America (2014) and Too Close for Comfort (1980).

25. Jim Byrnes

Actor | Highlander

Born on September 22, 1948, Jim Byrnes grew up in St. Louis, the middle child of a middle class family. He learned to play blues guitar at thirteen years old, and continues to play on his favorite guitar, a Gibson 1969 Hummingbird. An eclectic soul, he studied for the priesthood in a seminary, and ...

26. James Caan

Actor | The Godfather

A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred.

He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) ...

27. James Cagney

Actor | Angels with Dirty Faces

One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time, James Cagney was also an accomplished dancer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City, to Carolyn (Nelson) and James Francis Cagney, Sr., who was a bartender and amateur ...

28. James T. Callahan

Actor | The Runaways

James T. Callahan was born on October 4, 1930 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as James Thomas Callahan. He was an actor, known for The Runaways (1978), Knight Rider (1982) and Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He was married to Peggy Cannon. He died on August 3, 2007 in Fallbrook, California, USA.

29. James Cardwell

Actor | The Shanghai Cobra

Eager young James (aka Jimmy) Cardwell had an auspicious beginning and showed great promise in 1940s films. Dark-haired and thick-browed with an earnest, boyish look and set-jawed handsomeness that could remind someone of a John Garfield type, he couldn't have started off much better than by ...

30. James Carew

Actor | The Phil Silvers Show

James Carew is an actor, known for The Phil Silvers Show (1955).

31. James Carpinello

Actor | The Punisher

James Carpinello was born on August 13, 1975 in Albany, New York, USA as James Anthony Carpinello. He is an actor and producer, known for The Punisher (2004), Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014) and Gangster Squad (2013). He has been married to Amy Acker since April 25, 2003. They have two children.

32. Jim Carrey

Actor | The Truman Show

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

33. Jim Caviezel

Actor | The Passion of the Christ

James Patrick Caviezel was born on September 26, 1968 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was one of five children born to Margaret (Lavery), a former stage actress, and James Caviezel, a chiropractor. The Caviezels are a closely knit Catholic family. He is of Irish (mother) and Swiss and ...

34. James Ciccone

Actor | The Deuce

James Ciccone is an American character actor who has appeared in well over a dozen network television shows. He is known for his recent role as mob boss Carmine Patriccia in the HBO television drama The Deuce.

James Ciccone was born on June 14, 1963 in Park Slope, Brooklyn as the tenth child to ...

35. Jimmy Clabots

Angels & Demons

Jimmy Clabots was born on November 12, 1980 in the USA as James R. Clabots. He is an actor and producer, known for Angels & Demons (2009) and Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! (2008).

36. James Coburn

Actor | The Great Escape

Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns ...

37. James Coco

Actor | Murder by Death

Born in New York City of humble means, character player James Coco was the son of Feliche, an Italian shoemaker, and Ida (Detestes) Coco. Shining shoes as a youngster with his father, his interest in acting occurred early on as a child. At age 17 he toured with a children's theatre troupe for three...

38. Jim R. Coleman

Actor | American Gangster

Jim R. Coleman was born on February 9, 1961 in Dallas, Texas, to James and Ira Coleman. After graduating high school Jim joined the US Army and served 3 years as a Medic. After being honorable discharged Jim moved to Florida where his professional acting career began. Having appeared in more than ...

39. James P. Connolly

Producer | Holding Lucid

James P. Connolly is an actor and producer, known for Holding Lucid (2014), The Act (2004) and Boxing's Been Good to Me (2000).

40. James M. Connor

Actor | Watchmen

James M. Connor was born on June 16, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Watchmen (2009), Blades of Glory (2007) and Meet Dave (2008).

41. James J. Corbett

Actor | The Burglar and the Lady

Considered the originator of modern boxing, Corbett became world heavyweight champ in one of the biggest upsets ever when he embarrassed the 30 pound heavier legend John L. Sullivan (1892). The handsome San Francisco bank clerk immediately had a play written for him ("Gentleman Jack"), and crossed ...

42. Jim Corey

Actor | The Border Legion

Jim Corey was born on March 22, 1889 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Arthur Harrison Corey. He is known for his work on The Border Legion (1924), The Master Key (1914) and The Blind Trail (1926). He was married to Sylvia Frey. He died on March 26, 1950 in Burbank, California, USA.

43. James Craig

Actor | Kitty Foyle

Tall, rugged James Craig's career as a contract player at MGM blossomed in the 1940's, due in large part due to his strong physical and vocal resemblance to the studio's top leading man, 'Clark Gable' (who was, by the time Craig was signed to MGM, serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces). The Rice ...

44. James Cromwell

Actor | The Green Mile

Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell is the son of film director John Cromwell and actress Kay Johnson. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon, and went into the theatre (like his parents) doing everything from ...

45. James Cruze

Actor | The Covered Wagon

Coming from a Mormon family in Utah, James Cruze was reportedly part Ute Indian. He worked as a fisherman to pay his way through drama school. Among his former wives were actresses Betty Compson (also from Utah) and Marguerite Snow. He was also married to Alberta McCoy (died on July 7, 1960), who ...

46. James Badge Dale

Actor | The Departed

James Badge Dale was born on May 1, 1978 in New York City, New York, USA as James Badgett Dale. He is an actor, known for The Departed (2006), World War Z (2013) and 13 Hours (2016).

47. Jim Dale

Actor | Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall

Jim Dale began his career as a stand-up comic. He sharpened his comedy skills during a stint in the army, where he organized and performed in camp shows. After his discharge he pursued a comedy career, and landed a job as the warm-up comic on a musical variety show. He did so well that the ...

48. James Daly

Actor | Planet of the Apes

Distinguished character player James Firman Daly first appeared on stage in his home town of Wisconsin Rapids in 1928. He was set on acting from an early age. Though strongly encouraged by his parents, neither were in the profession -- his father was in the fuel business and his mother at one time ...

49. James Darren

Actor | The Guns of Navarone

Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like ...

50. James Daughton

Actor | Animal House

James Daughton was born on June 27, 1950 in the USA. He is an actor, known for Animal House (1978), Spies Like Us (1985) and Planet of the Apes (1974).

51. Jim Davis

Actor | Big Jake

Tall, rangy Jim Davis spent much of his early career in westerns, mainly at Republic Pictures. The Missouri-born and -raised Davis' relaxed, easygoing manner and Southern drawl easily fit most moviegoers' image of the cowboy, and Republic put him in a ton of them over the years (the fact that, ...

52. James Dean

Actor | East of Eden

James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to ...

53. Jimmy Dean

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Jimmy Dean, the musician, actor and entrepreneur, was instrumental in the mainstreaming of country music, a genre that now ranks as the most popular in the United States but which, back in the 1960s, was accorded little respect in the mass media. Jimmy Dean had a #1 hit in the US and England with ...

54. James DeBello

Actor | Detroit Rock City

James DeBello was born on June 9, 1980 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor, known for Detroit Rock City (1999), Cabin Fever (2002) and Scary Movie 2 (2001).

55. James Deen

Actor | The Canyons

At the age of 12, James was first called "James Deen" due to the way he smoked. As a teenager he listened to an interview with Jenna Jameson on the nationally syndicated radio program, "Loveline." When a male caller asked Jenna how he could become a porn star. She responded that he needed to be ...

56. James Denton

Actor | Desperate Housewives

The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the (national champion) University of ...

57. James Deuter

Actor | Major League

James Deuter was born on March 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Major League (1989), Payback (1999) and Mo' Money (1992). He died on August 29, 2010 in Chicago.

58. Jimmie Dodd

Actor | Thundering Trails

Composer, songwriter ("Mickey Mouse March"), actor, singer, guitarist and conductor, Jimmie Dodd was educated at the University of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Conservatory and Vanderbilt University. He began his career in 1933 as a guitarist and singer on radio, coming to Hollywood in 1937 to play ...

59. Jamal Duff

Stunts | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Jamal Duff was born on March 11, 1972 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), The Marine (2006) and Thor (2011).

60. James Drury

Actor | The Virginian

James Drury was born on April 18, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as James Child Drury. He is an actor and writer, known for The Virginian (1962), Forbidden Planet (1956) and The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (1993). He has been married to Carl Ann Head since July 30, 1979. He was previously...

61. James Dunn

Actor | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

James Dunn worked on the stage, in vaudeville and as an extra in silent movies before he was signed by Fox in 1931. His first movie with Fox was 1931's Sob Sister (1931). While at Fox, he appeared with Shirley Temple in her first three features: Baby, Take a Bow (1934), Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) ...

62. Jimmy Durante

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

First wife Jeanne died in 1943. Wed second wife, Marjorie Little after 16 year courtship when she was 39 and he 67 Marjorie Little had been the hatcheck girl at the Copacabana. Durante and his second wife adopted a baby girl, Cecelia Alicia on Christmas day 1961. Durante doted on "CeCe" until his ...

63. James Duval

Actor | Donnie Darko

Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1972. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1974 where his sister Terry Duval (his only sibling) was born. He attended Gladstone High School in Covina, California from 1986 to 1989 as well attending Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, and Fair Valley in Covina. ...

64. James Eckhouse

Actor | Junior

James Eckhouse was born on February 14, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Hays Eckhouse. He is an actor and director, known for Junior (1994), Big (1988) and Guess Who (2005). He has been married to Sheila Kiliher Walsh since August 7, 1982. They have two children.

65. James Ellison

Actor | Three on the Trail

American light leading man, primarily of Westerns, James Ellison was born James Ellison Smith in Guthrie Center, Iowa, in 1910. He grew up on a ranch in Valier, Montana, where he learned the skills that would stand him in good stead as a movie cowboy. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was a ...

66. Jamie Elman

Actor | Wreck-It Ralph

A native of Montreal and graduate of McGill University, Jamie Elman has appeared on many of television's most acclaimed series including Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, House M.D., Criminal Minds, Without A Trace, CSI: NY, The Closer and The Young and the Restless. He also played Luke, the resident ...

67. Jimmy Fallon

Writer | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, to Gloria (Feeley) and Jimmy Fallon. He is of Irish, German, and Norwegian descent. He was raised in Saugerties, New York, which is in upstate New York. He has performed stand up, impressions and characters across the country, in some of the ...

68. James Farentino

Actor | Bulletproof

James Farentino was born on February 24, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Ferdinand James Ferrantino. He was an actor, known for Bulletproof (1996), The Final Countdown (1980) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977). He was married to Stella Farentino, Debrah Farentino, Michele Lee and Elizabeth Ashley. He ...

69. Jim Farley

Actor | The General

Jim Farley was born on January 8, 1882 in Waldron, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for The General (1926), Captain January (1936) and The Lodge in the Wilderness (1926). He died on October 12, 1947 in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, USA.

70. Jamie Farr

Actor | M*A*S*H

Jamie Farr was born on July 1, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Jameel Joseph Farah. He is an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Scrooged (1988). He has been married to Joy Ann Richards since February 16, 1963. They have two children.

71. James Finlayson

Actor | Pardon Us

Alongside Ben Turpin, diminutive Scots-born Jimmy Finlayson was, arguably, the most instantly recognisable of the many clowns of silent screen slapstick who made their living as comic foil to stars like Laurel & Hardy, or Harold Lloyd. The perpetually exasperated, squinting, bald-pated master of ...

72. James Flavin

Actor | King Kong

Although he graduated from West Point, James Flavin decided on an acting career instead of the military. After touring with several stock and repertory companies, he arrived in Hollywood and broke into films in the early 1930s. A fast-talking, granite-jawed Irishman, Flavin appeared in hundreds of ...

73. Jim Ford

Actor | Fight Scene

Ford grew up in West Boylston, Massachusetts. He is the son of John, a fire-fighter, and Linda, a nurse. At a very young age began making short films with friends and writing scripts. He was athletic as a kid and played a wide variety of sports. Towards the end of high school he began focusing more...

74. Jamie Foxx

Actor | Django Unchained

Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray (2004). The same year, he was nominated for the Academy...

75. James Franciscus

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is ...

76. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

77. James Gandolfini

Actor | The Sopranos

James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival ...

78. Jim Gaffigan

Actor | Chappaquiddick

Indiana native Jim Gaffigan arrived in New York City in 1990 at the age of 24. Officially, he had relocated to work in advertising, but his real fascination with New York had a lot more to do with pursuing his dream of making people laugh as an actor and stand-up comic, a dream he would eventually ...

79. James Garner

Actor | The Notebook

Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero/con-man persona he first developed in Maverick, the offbeat western TV series that shot him to stardom in the late 1950s.

James Garner was born James Scott ...

80. James Francis Ginty

Actor | Surrogates

Born James Francis Lawrence Ginty on December 4, 1980, at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Ginty holds dual citizenship with the United States and Ireland, and is the only son of actor/director Robert Ginty and actress Francine Tacker who met while starring on the late 1970s ...

81. James Gleason

Actor | The Night of the Hunter

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at ...

82. James Gregory

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

New York-born James Gregory gave up a career as a stockbroker for one as an actor, and began on the Broadway stage. He made his film debut in 1948. Gregory specialized in playing loud, brash, tough cops or businessmen. One of his better roles was as the detective out to get Capone in Al Capone (...

83. James Griffith

Actor | The Killing

Ideal for playing swarthy villains, James Griffith's tall, dark and gaunt features and shady countenance invaded hundreds of film and TV dramas (and a few comedies) throughout his career on-camera. Highlighted by his arched brows, hooded eyes and prominent proboscis, heavy character work would be ...

84. James Hampton

Actor | Sling Blade

Raised in Dallas, Texas, James Hampton attended John H. Reagan Elementary, N.R. Crozier Technical High School and the University of North Texas (Theatre Arts Major). He studied acting with Michael Howard in New York and Leonard Nimoy in Los Angeles. He worked with Baruch Lumet at Knox Street ...

85. James Handy

Actor | Arachnophobia

James Handy was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Arachnophobia (1990), Jumanji (1995) and The Rocketeer (1991).

86. Jim Hanks

Actor | Abnormal Attraction

Jim Hanks was born on June 15, 1961 in Shasta County, California, USA as James Mathew Hanks. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for Abnormal Attraction (2018), Blood Type (1999) and Forrest Gump (1994). He has been married to Karen Praxel since May 25, 1986. They have one child.

87. James Hanlon

Director | 9/11

James Hanlon is an award winning American TV Executive Producer / Director . He has directed Animal Kingdom TNT , numerous NCIS Los Angeles CBS, Chicago Fire NBC and ABC's Station 19. James was born in the Bronx, New York. He grew up in a large family of 8, his parents both had long distinguished ...

88. James Harper

Actor | Armageddon

James Harper was born on October 8, 1948 in Bell, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Armageddon (1998), StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) and The Insider (1999).

89. James Haven

Actor | Original Sin

James Haven, born in 1973 is the son of Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, and his sister is Angelina Jolie. He went to the 1986 Oscars with his father, and then with his sister in 2000. In her acceptance speech, Angelina claimed to be "in love" with her brother, which resulted in bizarre gossip ...

90. Jimmy Hawkins

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Jimmy Hawkins....Portrayed the son of some of Hollywood's most popular movie stars of the 40's (Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Greer Garson, Lana Turner & Jessica Tandy). Jimmy also has the distinction of playing Jimmy Stewart & Donna Reed's son, Tommy Bailey, in the Frank Capra film classic... ...

91. Jamie Hector

Actor | Max Payne

Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire. Jamie Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community ...

92. Jimi Hendrix

Soundtrack | Woodstock

Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from ...

93. Jimmy Hodson

Director | Hot Metal 4

Jimmy Hodson is a voiceover actor and television host, as well as a director/editor.

Jim co-created and co-hosted the seminal music video show Real Videos in 1984 which went on to run for over 25 years. He also created the music video series Videosyncrasy on the Family Channel, which he also hosted.

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94. James Hong

Actor | Kung Fu Panda

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

95. James Horan

Actor | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, of Irish/Scandinavian heritage, Horan first became interested in acting while attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. When he was 19, he starred in his first play, as the Marquis de Sade in "Marat/Sade", what he calls a "baptism by fire." He also ...

96. James Horner

Soundtrack | Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He ...

97. James Newton Howard

Composer | King Kong

James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, ...

98. Jimmy Hunt

Actor | Pitfall

Jimmy Hunt was born on December 4, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA as James Walter Hunt. He is an actor, known for Pitfall (1948), Invaders from Mars (1953) and Sorry, Wrong Number (1948). He has been married to Roswitha T. Jager since January 26, 1963. They have three children.

99. Jim Hutton

Actor | The Green Berets

Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are (1960). Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant. Jim recalled seeing his father ...

100. Brion James

Actor | Blade Runner

Brion James was born February 20, 1945, in Redlands, California, to Ida Mae (Buckelew) and Jimmy James. The family soon moved to Beaumont, California (between Los Angeles and Palm Springs), where his parents built and operated a movie theater, where stars such as Gene Autry would occasionally stop ...



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