Stephan James is a Canadian actor who highlighted the role of holder of the 2016 biopic race for which he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance from a Leading Actor. He was selected as Preston Terry in Fox's Shots Fired television series and as Julian Williams in Degrassi: The Next Generation. His other credits include Home Again, Selma, Across the Line and If Beale Street Could Talk.
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Stephan James was born on December 16, 1993 in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He is currently 24 years old.
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His ancestry is African-Jamaican.
Stephan attended the Jarvis Collegiate Institute in Toronto and graduated in 2009.
Unfortunately, we could not find any information about his family if it was born to Jamaican parents. He has an older brother, Shamier Anderson, who is also an actor.
Stephan is very reluctant to reveal who he is currently with or his past.
- In feet – 6 feet
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters -1.83 m
- In kilograms – 85 kg
- In pounds – 187 lbs
Stephan James got his first starring role in the Canadian movie Home Again as a Jamaican deported Everton St. Clair, alongside actors Tatyana Ali and Fefe Dobson in 2012. The film was open to mixed reviews, which made him earned an Appointment Performance nomination in a supporting role at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards.
He made his television debut in 2010, playing Jock in the Canadian comic horror film My Babysitter's A Vampire.
Stephan played the role of John Lewis, a civil rights activist, in Avma Duvernay's film "Selma" by Martin Luther King Jr. in 2014. This film was a resounding success and was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Film category. Stephan has been nominated for the Black Reel Award for outstanding performance.
In 2016, Stephan played a pivotal role in the 2016 biopic race, in the role of Jesse Owens, an African-American sprinter of athletics, alongside Jason Sudeikis. His interpretation was highly appreciated by critics and well received by the public. , for which he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance from a Lead Actor.
Stephan James Favorites
- Favorite Actors – Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
- Favorite Artists – Justin Bieber, Drake
- Favorite Movies – Coach Carter (2005), Gridiron Gang (2006), When the game is up (2014)
Stephan James Net worth
Speaking of its net worth, there is currently no reliable information. Since its inception in the creative industry in 2010, Stephan has created a name in the world of acting. He must have earned a good amount of money through his appearances in public and in public and his net worth will probably increase in the near future.
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Facts of Stephan James
James made his television debut before gaining prominence on a bigger screen, thanks to his hard work and his acting talents.
He had already said that basketball star Kobe Bryant was one of his biggest influences.
He is a big fan of the actor Leonardo DiCaprio and he said he watched almost all his films.
In 2017, James played the role of MJ Attorney Preston Terry in the limited series FOX Shots Fired.
Playing is not only his talent, but he is good also in the sport. He played basketball and volleyball at school. In 2016, Cleveland Cavaliers handed him an NBA Special Edition jersey bearing the number 733.Stephan James Instagram