James Cameron

James Cameron

Age
63
Birthday
Aug. 16th, 1954
Born in
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Height
6' 2"

James Cameron's Main TV Roles

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Mars Rising TV Show
Mars Rising
 

Main Movie Roles

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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:
  • He has developed a new generation stereo imaging camera called "The Fusion Camera"
  • Considered directing "Solaris" (2002) but opted to produce instead. Job went to 'Steven Soderbergh' (qv).
  • Had daughter, Elizabeth Rose, with Suzi Amis born on 29 December 2006.
  • Was interested in remaking _Planet of the Apes (1968)_ (qv), but his script was turned down. Another script was then developed and eventually made by 'Tim Burton (I)' (qv) in 2001.
  • 2007- Ranked #3 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
  • The mandibles of the Predator from _Predator (1987)_ (qv) were his idea.
  • Security is provided by 'Gavin De Becker' (qv), author of "The Gift of Fear."
  • 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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