James Cromwell

Highest Rated:
100%     Fail Safe (2000)
Lowest Rated:
8%     Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Birthday:
Jan 27
Birthplace:
Los Angeles, California, USA
Bio:


Long-time character actor James Cromwell has spent much of his career on stage and television, only occasionally appearing in feature films until the early '90s, when his film work began to flourish. The tall, spare actor first became known to an international audience with his role as…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
In Between Songs
  • Narrator
-- 2014
Big Hero 6
  • Professor Robert Callaghan
-- 2014
The Trials of Cate McCall
  • Justice Sumpter
-- 2013
93% Still Mine
  • Craig Morrison
$1.2M 2013
Cowgirls n' Angels
  • Terrance
$0.1M 2012
Memorial Day
  • Bud
-- 2012
A Lonely Place for Dying
  • Howard Simon
-- 2012
42% Hide Away (A Year in Mooring)
  • The Ancient Mariner
$29.6k 2012
14% Soldiers of Fortune
  • Sam Haussmann
$38.8k 2012
98% The Artist
  • Clifton
$44.7M 2011
MindFlux
  • Actor
-- 2010
64% Secretariat
  • Ogden Phillips
$59.7M 2010
39% Surrogates
  • Older Canter
$38.5M 2009
Starz Inside: Unforgettably Evil
  • Actor
-- 2009
59% W.
  • George H.W. Bush
$25.5M 2008
Impact (MINI-SERIES)
  • Actor
-- 2008
Tortured
  • Actor
-- 2008
63% Spider-Man 3
  • Captain Stacy
$336.5M 2007
91% Your Mommy Kills Animals
  • Actor
-- 2007
57% Becoming Jane
  • Reverend Austin
$18.6M 2007
Masters of Science Fiction: Season 01: Episode 06: Watchbird
  • Ludwin
-- 2007
Dante's Inferno
  • Virgil
-- 2007
97% The Queen
  • Prince Philip
$56.2M 2006
91% King Leopold's Ghost
  • Narrator
-- 2006
Avenger
  • Paul Devereaux
-- 2006
Pope John Paul II
  • Cardinal Adam Sapieha
-- 2005
93% Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
  • Actor
-- 2005
31% The Longest Yard
  • Warden Hazen
$158.0M 2005
38% National Lampoon's Blackball
  • Ray Speight
-- 2005
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde
  • Actor
-- 2004
58% I, Robot
  • Dr. Alfred Lanning
$144.7M 2004
Salem's Lot
  • Father Donald Callahan
-- 2004
86% The Snow Walker
  • Shepherd
-- 2003
A Death in the Family
  • Joel Lynch
-- 2003
59% The Sum of All Fears
  • President Robert Fowler
$118.5M 2002
The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Actor
-- 2002
69% Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron
  • The Colonel
$73.2M 2002
The Nazi
  • Actor
-- 2002
RFK
  • Lyndon Johnson
-- 2002
Gale Force
  • Officer Roger Harris
-- 2001
78% Space Cowboys
  • Bob Gerson
$89.4M 2000
100% Fail Safe
  • Gordon Knapp
-- 2000
9% The Bachelor
  • Priest
-- 1999
80% The Green Mile
  • Warden
-- 1999
A Slight Case of Murder
  • Actor
-- 1999
92% RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane
  • William Randolph Hearst
-- 1999
22% The General's Daughter
  • Gen. Joe Campbell
-- 1999
40% Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Judge Fielding
-- 1999
62% Babe: Pig in the City
  • Arthur Hoggett
-- 1998
9% Species II
  • Senator Ross
-- 1998
47% Deep Impact
  • Allen Rittenhouse
-- 1998
Owd Bob
  • Adam MacAdam
-- 1997
59% The Education of Little Tree
  • Granpa
-- 1997
99% L.A. Confidential
  • Dudley Smith
-- 1997
36% Eraser
  • Director
  • Donahue
-- 1996
92% Star Trek - First Contact
  • Zefram Cochrane
-- 1996
87% The People Vs. Larry Flynt
  • Actor
-- 1996
97% Babe
  • Director
  • Arthur Hoggett
-- 1995
Indictment: The McMartin Trial
  • Judge Pounders
-- 1995
Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love
  • Actor
-- 1994
23% Romeo Is Bleeding
  • Cage
-- 1993
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation
  • Mr. Skolnick
-- 1992
46% The Babe
  • Brother Mathias
-- 1992
Running Kind
  • Actor
-- 1989
17% Pink Cadillac
  • Motel Desk Clerk
-- 1989
The Rescue
  • Adm. Rothman
-- 1988
8% Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
  • Mr. Skolnick
-- 1987
A Fine Mess
  • Detective Blist
-- 1986
77% Explorers
  • Mr. Muller
-- 1985
Tank
  • Deputy Euclid
-- 1984
73% Revenge of the Nerds
  • Mr. Skolnick
-- 1984
40% Oh, God! You Devil
  • Priest
-- 1984
Spraggue "Murder for Two"
  • Actor
-- 1984
75% The Man with Two Brains
  • Realtor
-- 1983
The Wall
  • Francisek
-- 1982
Nobody's Perfekt
  • Dr. Carson
-- 1981
A Christmas Without Snow
  • Reverend Lohman
-- 1980
50% The Cheap Detective
  • Schnell
-- 1978
The Girl in the Empty Grave (Abel)
  • Actor
-- 1977
69% Murder by Death
  • Marcel the chauffeur
-- 1976
Once an Eagle
  • Actor
-- 1976
92% The Seventh Victim
  • Actor
-- 1943

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
73% Murder in the First
  • Actor
2014
8% Betrayal
2013-2014
  • Thatcher Karsten
2013 - 2014
84% American Horror Story
2011-2014
  • Dr. Arthur Arden
  • Cromwell
2011 - 2013
88% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2014
  • Andrew Mellon
2012 - 2013
74% 24
2014
  • Phillip Bauer
  • Philip Bauer
2007
Six Feet Under
2001-2005
  • George Sibley
2003 - 2005
90% Angels in America
2003
  • Henry
2003

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Quotes from James Cromwell's Characters

    • Arthur Hoggett:
      Come, pig.
    From Babe. Submitted by Emelyn W (14 months ago)

    • Dudley Smith:
      It's best to stay away from a man when his blood's up.
    • Ed Exley:
      His blood's always up!
    From L.A. Confidential. Submitted by Jack P (2 years ago)