James Cameron

James Cameron

Age
60
Birthday
Aug. 16th, 1954
Born in
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Height
6' 2"

James Cameron's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Mars Rising TV Show
Mars Rising
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D
2014 - Mission Blue
2005 - Aliens of the Deep
2004 - The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
2003 - Ghost's Of The Abyss
1999 - The Muse
1997 - Titanic
1995 - Your Studio and You

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
James Cameron
4
Himself (segment "Cameron's Avatar")
4
James Cameron
2
Himself
2
Himself - Guest
1
Himself
1
Himself - Guest
1
Himself - Guest
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He moved to the USA in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screen-writing ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director, miniature-set builder, and process-projection supervisor on Roger Corman's Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and debuted as a director with Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981) the following year.

In 1984, he wrote and directed The Terminator (1984), a futuristic action-thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, and Linda Hamilton (I). It was a huge success. After this came a string of successful science-fiction action films such as Aliens (1986) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Cameron is now one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood. He was formerly married to producer Gale Anne Hurd, who produced several of his films. He married Kathryn Bigelow in 1989.


TRIVIA:
  • Security is provided by 'Gavin De Becker' (qv), author of "The Gift of Fear."
  • First wife Sharon Williams got just $1,200 from Cameron in their divorce settlement.
  • Received a star at Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto. Says he's too cheap to pay for a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Had daughter, Elizabeth Rose, with Suzi Amis born on 29 December 2006.
  • The mandibles of the Predator from _Predator (1987)_ (qv) were his idea.
  • Lost a plagiarism lawsuit brought by 'Harlan Ellison' (qv) involving the movie _The Terminator (1984)_ (qv). Newer prints of the film acknowledge Ellison.
  • The titles of his two current theatrical documentaries contain the titles of two of his previous films; the title of his documentary "Ghosts of the Abyss" contains the title of his previous film "The Abyss", and the title of his other documentary "Aliens of the Deep" contains the title of another one of his previous films, "Aliens".
  • After seeing the film Star Wars in 1977, Cameron quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.


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