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James Marsden

James Paul Marsden (born September 18, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and former model. Marsden began his acting career guest starring in the television shows Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993), Touched by an Angel (1995), and Party of Five (1995). He gained prominence in the early 2000s with his portrayal of Scott Summers / Cyclops in the X-Men film series (2000–2014), and starred in Superman Returns (2006). Other works during this period include The Notebook (2004), 10th & Wolf (2006), and The Alibi (2006). Following his breakthrough in comic book films, Marsden went on to star in various genre films, including Hairspray (2007), which was a critical and commercial success and won many awards for its ensemble cast. As Corny Collins, he sang two songs for the film's soundtrack which has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. He subsequently appeared in the films Sex Drive (2008), The Box (2009), and Straw Dogs (2011). Marsden has also had starring roles in family-friendly films such as Enchanted (2007) and Hop (2011), and leading roles in 27 Dresses (2007), The Best of Me (2014), and Sonic the Hedgehog (2020). In 2012, Marsden starred in a range of independent films such as Small Apartments, Bachelorette, and Robot & Frank. He later returned to television guest-starring in Modern Family (2011), and playing Liz Lemon's love interest, Criss Chros in 30 Rock (2012–2013) in a supporting role. In 2013, Marsden portrayed President John F. Kennedy in Lee Daniels's The Butler, and had a supporting role in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. He starred as gunslinging sentient android Teddy Flood in the HBO science fiction series Westworld (2016–2018), as part of the main ensemble. Since 2019, Marsden has starred as Steve and Ben Wood in the Netflix black comedy series Dead to Me. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Marsden, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 18, 1973 In Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
91
First Appeared:
In the series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan 1988-09-05
Latest Project:
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2022-04-06
Known For
Poster of The Loft
Poster of X-Men: Days of Future Past
Poster of Sex Drive
Poster of Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure
Filmography
Movie Disenchanted Prince Edward 2022
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Tom Wachowski 2022-04-06
Movie The Boss Baby: Family Business Tim Templeton (voice) 2021-08-19
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog Tom Wachowski 2020-02-12
Series Mrs. America Phil Crane 2020-04-15
Series The Stand Stu Redman 2020-12-17
Movie Born of a Dream F.A. Jones 2020-09-24
Movie 30 Rock: A One-Time Special Criss Cross (voice) 2020-07-16
Series Dead to Me Steve Wood / Ben Wood 2019-05-03
Movie Henchmen Hank (voice) 2018-12-07
Movie Shock and Awe Warren Strobel 2018-07-13
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Rex Honeycut 2017-07-08
Movie The Female Brain Adam 2017-06-17
Series Carpool Karaoke Self 2017-08-08
Series Westworld Theodore "Teddy" Flood 2016-10-02
Movie Unfinished Business Jim Spinch 2015-03-05
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015-03-23
Movie Into the Grizzly Maze Rowan 2015-02-27
Movie Accidental Love Scott 2015-02-10
Series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson Self 2015-04-20
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Himself 2015-09-08
Movie The D Train Oliver Lawless 2015-05-08
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Scott Summers / Cyclops 2014-05-15
Movie Walk of Shame Gordon 2014-05-02
Series Running Wild with Bear Grylls Himself 2014-07-28
Movie Welcome to Me Rich Ruskin 2014-09-05
Movie The Best of Me Dawson Cole 2014-10-15
Movie The Loft Chris Vanowen 2014-10-14
Movie The Butler John F. Kennedy 2013-08-16
Movie As Cool as I Am Chuck Diamond 2013-06-21
Movie 2 Guns Quince 2013-08-02
Series Wander Over Yonder Sir Brad Starlight 2013-09-13
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Jack Lime 2013-12-18
Movie Bachelorette Trevor Graham 2012-01-23
Movie Small Apartments Bernard Franklin 2012-03-10
Series Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself 2012-06-08
Movie Robot & Frank Hunter 2012-08-16
Movie Hop Fred 2011-03-30
Movie Straw Dogs David Sumner 2011-09-16
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Diggs (voice) 2010-07-28
Movie Death at a Funeral Oscar 2010-04-15
Movie The Box Arthur Lewis 2009-09-17
Series Modern Family Barry 2009-09-23
Movie Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure Prince Edward (voice) 2008-04-07
Movie 27 Dresses Kevin Doyle 2008-01-10
Movie Sex Drive Rex Lafferty 2008-10-16
Movie Hairspray Corny Collins 2007-07-19
Movie Enchanted Prince Edward 2007-11-20
Movie 10th & Wolf Tommy 2006-02-19
Movie The Alibi Wendell Hatch 2006-01-12
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Scott Summers / Cyclops 2006-05-24
Movie Superman Returns Richard White 2006-06-28
Movie Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' Himself 2006-11-28
Movie X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy Self 2006-10-02
Movie Heights Jonathan 2005-01-01
Movie The 24th Day Dan 2004-05-06
Movie The Notebook Lon Hammond Jr. 2004-06-25
Movie X-Factor: The Look of X-Men Himself 2003-02-11
Movie X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects Himself 2003-02-11
Movie X2 Global Webcast Highlights Himself 2003-11-25
Movie X-Men: Premieres Around the World Himself 2003-02-11
Movie X2 Scott Summers / Cyclops 2003-04-24
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Himself 2003-11-25
Movie X-Men: Production Scrapbook Himself 2003-11-02
Movie Interstate 60 Neal Oliver 2002-04-13
Series Top Gear Himself 2002-10-21
Movie Sugar & Spice Jack Bartlett 2001-01-24
Movie Zoolander John Wilkes Booth 2001-09-28
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Cyclops (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie Gossip Derrick Webb 2000-04-21
Movie X-Men Scott Summers / Cyclops 2000-07-13
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie Disturbing Behavior Steve Clark 1998-07-24
Movie On the Edge of Innocence Jake Walker 1997-04-20
Movie Campfire Tales Eddie (segment "The Hook") 1997-05-16
Movie Bella Mafia Luka 1997-11-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Ally McBeal Glenn Foy 1997-09-08
Series Second Noah Ricky Beckett 1996-02-05
Series Critics' Choice Movie Awards Himself - Presenter 1996-01-10
Movie Public Enemies Doc Barker 1996-04-19
Movie Gone in a Heartbeat Michael Haller 1996-12-03
Movie Search and Rescue Unknown 1994-03-27
Series Party of Five Griffin Holbrook (as Jimmy Marsden) 1994-09-12
Movie No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn Tyler Cochran 1994-07-27
Series Boogies Diner Jason 1994-09-17
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty Steven Willis 1993-05-23
Series The Nanny Eddie 1993-11-03
Series Saved by the Bell: The New Class Unknown 1993-09-11
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05