James Cameron

James Cameron

Age
59
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

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:
  • Had daughter, Elizabeth Rose, with Suzi Amis born on 29 December 2006.
  • He is a huge Japanese anime fan, and the releasing studios often uses his opinion about the film on the DVD and VHS covers.
  • Married one of his producers and two of his actresses.
  • While editing _Titanic (1997)_ (qv), Cameron had a razor blade taped to the side of the editing computer with the instructions written underneath: "Use only if film sucks!".
  • The October 1987 draft of the screenplay for _Alien Nation (1988)_ (qv) credits a rewrite to 'James Cameron (I)' (qv). He is not credited in the final film.
  • (15 February 1993) Daughter, with Hamilton, Josephine Archer Cameron born.
  • 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.
  • (4 April 2001) Twins, Claire and Quinn, with wife 'Suzy Amis' (qv), born.


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