James McGrady is known for his work on World War Z (2013), John Carter (2012) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017). He has been married to Samantha Smith McGrady since October 4, 2014. See full bio »

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World War Z Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Carter Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thor: Ragnarok Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Avengers: Infinity War Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2020 Monster Problems (first assistant director) (filming)
 2019 Ad Astra (second assistant director: second unit) (post-production)
 2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold (first assistant director: second unit) (post-production)
 2019 Triple Frontier (first assistant director: second unit)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (Second second assistant director: second unit) / (second second assistant director: second unit)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (second assistant director: on set)
 2017 Team Thor: Part 2 (Video short) (second assistant director: on set)
 2017 Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper (Short) (first assistant director)
 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (second second assistant director: Maldives)
 2016 A United Kingdom (crowd second assistant director: UK)
 2016 Team Thor (Video short) (second assistant director: on set)
 2016 Jason Bourne (second second assistant director: second unit, Las Vegas)
 2016 Allegiant (second second assistant director)
 2016 Gods of Egypt (second second assistant director)
 2015 Childhood's End (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The Children (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
- The Deceivers (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
- The Overlords (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
 2015 Insurgent (second second assistant director: additional photography)
 2014 Dracula Untold (co-second assistant director)
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (third assistant director)
 2013 The Cost of Living (Short) (first assistant director)
 2013 In Secret (third assistant director)
 2013 Gravity (third assistant director: additional photography - uncredited)
 2013 Case Histories (TV Series) (third assistant director - 1 episode)
- Jackson and the Women (2013) ... (third assistant director)
 2013 World War Z (third assistant director)
 2012 Wrath of the Titans (third assistant director: second unit)
 2012 John Carter (third assistant director: second unit)
 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (third assistant director: second unit)
 2011 Albatross (third assistant director)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (third assistant director)
 2011 Tonight You're Mine (third assistant director)
 2010 Robin Hood (co-third assistant director)
 2009 The Disappearance of Alice Creed (third assistant director)
 2009 Dread (second unit assistant director)
 2009 Love Me Tender... Or Else (Video short) (first assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

James Malick McGrady

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Acting isn't reacting, it's about construction. (Sundance 2005)

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