Who is James Marsden?
James Marsden is an American actor and singer who made his name on the world market with his rendition of Cyclops in the X-Men film series. After playing in a handful of critically and commercially successful films, James got important roles in Superman Returns, Enchanted, 27 Dresses, Hairspray, 27 Dresses, The Best of Me. and the notebook. On television, he is known to have played Teddy Flood banditry in the HBO sci-fi series Westworld, as well as to represent Criss Chris in the NBC satirical sitcom in 30 Rock. In 2019, he played the role of Steve Wood in Netflix's Dead To Me. It's no surprise that James Marsden is one of Hollywood's best A-Listers, and apparently he's up to it.
James Marsden was born on September 18, 1973 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America. He is currently 46 years old.
|Birth name||James Paul Marsden|
|Nickname||James, Bello Jimmy, J.P.|
|Birth date||September 18, 1973|
|Place of birth||Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States|
|Sign of the sun||Virgin|
|Job||Actor, singer, model|
|Ethnicity||English, German, Scottish and French|
Family and education
James Marsden is one of five children of James Luther Marsden, head of food safety at Chipotle Mexican Grill and former professor of zootechnics and industry at Kansas State University and Kathleen (née Scholtz), nutritionist. He has two younger sisters, Jennifer and Elizabeth and two brothers, Jeff and Robert.
He went through a brief phase of depression when his parents divorced at the age of nine. For his studies, James attended Hefner Middle School, then Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City, where he graduated in 1991.
After that, James enrolled at Oklahoma State University to study audiovisual journalism. However, he dropped out of school after attending university for more than a year to pursue an acting career. He was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
James Marsden wife and love life
On July 22, 2000, Marsden married actress Mary Elizabeth "Lisa" Linde, daughter of the famous country singer Dennis Linde. They welcomed their first child, Jack, in 2001 and gave birth to their daughter, Mary, in 2005. The couple ended their 11-year married life in September 2011.
The same year, he began to patronize the Brazilian model Rose Costa. They have a son named William Luca Costa-Marsden, born December 14, 2012.
He has also been associated with actress Cherie Thibodeaux and actress and entrepreneur Suki Waterhouse in 2012 and 2015, respectively.
Marsden is currently in a relationship with British songwriter and actress Edei (aka Emma Deigman). They date since 2015.
|size||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 74 kg|
Books – 163 lbs
|Hair color||Dark brown|
|Distinctive features||Debonair looks|
James landed his first job in Howard McCain's comedy film "No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn", in which he played Tyler Cochran in 1994.
James Marsden made his acting debut as Steven Willis in the television movie "In the Line of Duty: Ambush at Waco" in 1993.
He then starred in an episode of Chad Westerfield's 1993 NBC sitcom "Saved by the Gong: The New Class".
When you talk about the roles that have apparently energized his acting career, his cartoon movie roles are the ones that have worried us the most. His role as a cyclops in the X-Men film franchise is one of his most memorable and important roles to date. Having worked alongside actors Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen and Hugh Jackman, James has had the honor of playing in all three X-Men films.
James was very successful in the late 2000s. He played against Richard White in Superman Returns in 2006. The following year, he gave two hit hits. One of them was Hairspray, an adaptation of the Broadway musical based on John Waters' eponymous film in 1988, where he played Corny Collins alongside John Travolta, Queen Latifah and Michelle Pfeiffer.
He later appeared as Prince Edward in Disney's Enchanted, where he co-starred with such personalities as Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon and Patrick Dempsey. Marsden not only delivered breathtaking performances in the movies, but also had the opportunity to showcase his singing talents while contributing to the soundtrack of the films. He sang two songs in each film and was widely received by the public.
The success of the films has led to other important roles in such films as 27 dresses, The Best of Me and The Notebook, to name a few.
James Marsden favorite things
- Food – Sushi
- cast – Paul Newman and Kate Winslet
- Movies – Jaws and the godfather
- songs – "Shameless" and "The Dance" by Garth Brooks
- Clothing brands – Calvin Klein, Prada and Friperie Clothing
Net worth of James Marsden
In 2019, James Marsden's net worth was estimated at $ 8 million. Although he has appeared in many successful films in various genres, his net worth is well below that of his co-stars, including Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amy Adams and Katherine Heigl.
Recognized as a versatile actor in the creative and entertainment industry, James has accumulated a huge fan base on Instagram with over 1.2 million followers. His Twitter account has just under 10,000 subscribers.
James Marsden Facts
At a young age, he fell in love with comedy and even participated in the production at Bye Bye Birdie College while studying at Oklahoma State University.
During his teenage years, James even worked as a presenter for a year on Good Morning Oklahoma.
He left college in his second year and moved to Los Angeles to become an actor. After several failed auditions, he gets a role in the pilot episode of The Nanny in the role of Eddie in 1993.
He played in several television series before making his first major breakthrough in the Canadian television series, Boogies Diner, in which he played the character of Jason in a single episode of the series.
James was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards nomination of the actor Choice Movie in a comedy for his roles in Enchanted and 27 Dresses.
He modeled for the Versace brand.
James played in Disturbing Behavior alongside Katie Holmes and Gossip in front of Kate Hudson.
Marsden played alongside Cameron Diaz in the 2009 horror film, The Box, a film adaptation of the short story, 1970, Button, Button by Richard Matheson.
James had originally been considered for the lead role in the movie "54" of 1998. However, the role was awarded to actor Ryan Phillippe after he refused the offer.
Standing at 5 "10" tall, James carried lifts for most of his scenes in X-Men movies, because his Cyclops character is said to have 6 "3" compared to a 5 "3 Wolverine He lost a few inches less than Famke Janssen (his love interest, Jean Gray) and about four inches shorter than Hugh Jackman (who played Wolverine).
In 2019, he played Burt Reynolds in Quentin Tarantino's fictional film "Once upon a time in Hollywood". However, his scenes did not reach the final cup.