James Spader



Place of birth:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA:


James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor best known for his eccentric roles in movies such as Pretty in Pink; Sex, Lies, and Videotape; Crash; Stargate; and Secretary. His most famous television role is that of the colorful attorney Alan Shore from The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal, for which he won three Emmy Awards.


Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
as Ultron (voice)
The Homesman (2014)
as Aloysius Duffy
Lincoln (2012)
as WN Bilbo
Shorts (2009)
as Mr. Black
Shadow of Fear (2004)
as William Ashbury
Alien Hunter (2003)
as Julian Rome
I Witness (2003)
as Douglas Draper
The Pentagon Papers (2003)
as Daniel Ellsberg
The Stickup (2002)
as John Parker
Secretary (2002)
as E. Edward Grey
Speaking of Sex (2001)
as Dr. Roger Klink
Slow Burn (2000)
as Marcus
The Watcher (2000)
as FBI Special Agent Joel Campbell
Supernova (2000)
as Nick Vanzant
Curtain Call (1998)
as Stevenson Lowe
Critical Care (1997)
as Dr. Werner Ernst
Keys to Tulsa (1997)
as Ronnie Stover
Driftwood (1997)
as The Man
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
as Lee Woods
Crash (1996)
as James Ballard
Stargate (1994)
as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Wolf (1994)
as Stewart Swinton
Dream Lover (1993)
as Ray Reardon
The Music of Chance (1993)
as Jack Pozzi
Bob Roberts (1992)
as Chuck Marlin
Storyville (1992)
as Cray Fowler
True Colors (1991)
as Tim Gerrity
White Palace (1990)
as Max Baron
Bad Influence (1990)
as Michael Boll
sex, lies, and videotape (1989)
as Graham Dalton
The Rachel Papers (1989)
as Deforest
Jack's Back (1988)
as John Allen Wesford / Richard Wesford
Greasy Lake (1988)
Wall Street (1987)
as Roger Barnes
Less than Zero (1987)
as Rip
Baby Boom (1987)
as Ken Arrenberg
Mannequin (1987)
as Mr. Richards
Pretty in Pink (1986)
as Steff
Starcrossed (1985)
as Joey Callaghan
The New Kids (1985)
as Eddie Dutra
Tuff Turf (1985)
as Morgan Hiller
A Killer in the Family (1983)
as Donny Tison
Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983)
as Buddy Gant
Endless Love (1981)
as Keith Butterfield
Team-Mates (1978)
as Jimmy