James Cromwell

Born Jan 27, 1940

James Oliver Cromwell is an American film and television actor. Some of his more notable roles include Babe (1995), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Artist (2011) and the television series Six Feet Under (2003–2005).… Read More

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1940 Birth Born on January 27, 1940.


1974 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Cromwell's first television performance was in a 1974 episode of The Rockford Files playing Terry, a tennis instructor. … Read More
1975 35 Years Old In 1975, he took his first lead role on television as Bill Lewis in the short-lived Hot l Baltimore, and a year later he made his film debut in Neil Simon's classic detective spoof Murder by Death.
1976 36 Years Old He was married to Ann Ulvestad from 1976 to 1986. … Read More


1980 40 Years Old In 1980, Cromwell guest-starred in the two-part episode "Laura Ingalls Wilder" of the long-running television series Little House on the Prairie. … Read More
1986 46 Years Old He married his second wife, actress Julie Cobb, on May 29, 1986. That marriage ended in divorce in 2005.


2003 63 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2003 to 2005, Cromwell played George Sibley in the HBO drama series Six Feet Under, which earned him his third Emmy Award nomination in 2003. … Read More
2004 64 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2004, he guest-starred as former President D. Wire Newman in the The West Wing episode "The Stormy Present".
2008 68 Years Old In an October 2008 interview, he strongly attacked the Republican Party and the George W. Bush administration, saying their foreign policy would "either destroy us or the entire planet."
2012 72 Years Old Cromwell is known for his tall stature; at, he is the tallest actor nominated for an Academy Award. His son John is even taller, standing at a height of. In the 2012 film Memorial Day John played the young Bud Vogel, while James played him as a grandfather, and both Cromwells appear as the same character at different ages in season 2 of American Horror Story (2012), and season 1 of Betrayal (2013). … Read More
He has been nominated for an Oscar, four Emmy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards during his career. He won the 2013 Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor for his role in Still Mine and the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role in American Horror Story: Asylum. … Read More
2014 74 Years Old On January 1, 2014, actress Anna Stuart and Cromwell married at the home of her former Another World co-star Charles Keating.
2015 75 Years Old In 2015, Cromwell executive produced Janek Ambros's Imminent Threat, a feature documentary about the War on Terror's impact on civil liberties.
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