James Marsden

James Marsden

  • Birthday: 1973-09-18
  • Place of birth: Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
  • Also know as: James Paul Marsden

Biography

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Filmography

Interstate 60

2002

As Neal Oliver

Disturbing Behavior

1998

As Steve Clark

10th & Wolf

2006

As Tommy

Straw Dogs

2011

As David Sumner

Gossip

2000

As Derrick Webb

The 24th Day

2004

As Dan

Into the Grizzly Maze

2015

As Rowan

Henchmen

2018

As Hank (voice)

Shock and Awe

2018

As Warren Strobel

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

2022

As Tom Wachowski

Sonic the Hedgehog

2020

As Tom Wachowski

Born of a Dream

2020

As F.A. Jones

The Box

2009

As Arthur Lewis

27 Dresses

2008

As Kevin Doyle

Hop

2011

As Fred

The Loft

2014

As Chris Vanowen

Gone in a Heartbeat

1996

As Michael Haller

Walk of Shame

2014

As Gordon

The Best of Me

2014

As Dawson Cole

The D Train

2015

As Oliver Lawless

Welcome to Me

2015

As Rich Ruskin

On the Edge of Innocence

1997

As Jake Walker

Disenchanted

2022

As Prince Edward

The Boss Baby: Family Business

2021

As Tim Templeton (voice)

Enchanted

2007

As Prince Edward

Heights

2005

As Jonathan

As Cool as I Am

2013

As Chuck Diamond

Robot & Frank

2012

As Hunter

Accidental Love

2015

As Scott

My Little Pony: A New Generation

2021

As Hitch Trailblazer (voice)

Superman Returns

2006

As Richard White

Sex Drive

2008

As Rex Lafferty

Public Enemies

1996

As Doc Barker

The Female Brain

2017

As Adam

Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure

2008

As Prince Edward (voice)

Bella Mafia

1997

As Luka

Unfinished Business

2015

As Jim Spinch

Death at a Funeral

2010

As Oscar

2 Guns

2013

As Quince

The Notebook

2004

As Lon Hammond Jr.

X-Men

2000

As Scott Summers / Cyclops

X2

2003

As Scott Summers / Cyclops

Bachelorette

2012

As Trevor Graham

X-Men: The Last Stand

2006

As Scott Summers / Cyclops

The Alibi

2006

As Wendell Hatch

Sugar & Spice

2001

As Jack Bartlett

The Butler

2013

As John F. Kennedy

Tour de Pharmacy

2017

As Rex Honeycut

Hairspray

2007

As Corny Collins

Small Apartments

2012

As Bernard Franklin

Campfire Tales

1997

As Eddie (segment "The Hook")

X-Men: Days of Future Past

2014

As Scott Summers / Cyclops

30 Rock: A One-Time Special

2020

As Criss Cross (voice)

Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes

2001

As Cyclops (archive footage)

Zoolander

2001

As John Wilkes Booth

Production

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