James Spader

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

Gained prominence for his role in the 1989 film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. His roles in Pretty in Pink, Crash, Stargate, and Lincoln earned him additional fame. He also portrayed Alan Shore on Boston Legal and, in 2013, he began playing Raymond Reddington on the series The Blacklist.

Before Fame

He made his film debut in the 1978 movie Team-Mates, where he played Jimmy. He had his first starring role in the film Tuff Turf alongside his close friend and fellow actor, Robert Downey, Jr.

Trivia

He played Robert California on the TV show The Office during the 2011-12 season. He provided the voice of Ultron in the 2015 blockbuster film Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Family Life

He married decorator Victoria Kheel in 1987, and the couple divorced in 2004. They had two sons together. In 2002 he began dating Leslie Stefanson, who gave birth to his third son in 2008.

Associated With

He played the on-screen boss of Jenna Fisher during his time on NBC's The Office.

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