James Marsden



Place of birth:

Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA:


James Paul Marsden (born September 18, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and former model. Marsden began his acting career guest starring in the television shows Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993), Touched by an Angel (1995), and Party of Five (1995). He gained prominence in the early 2000s with his portrayal of Scott Summers / Cyclops in the X-Men film series (2000–2014), and starred in Superman Returns (2006). Other works during this period include The Notebook (2004), 10th & Wolf (2006), and The Alibi (2006). Following his breakthrough in comic book films, Marsden went on to star in various genre films, including Hairspray (2007), which was a critical and commercial success and won many awards for its ensemble cast. As Corny Collins, he sang two songs for the film's soundtrack which has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. He subsequently appeared in the films Sex Drive (2008), The Box (2009), and Straw Dogs (2011). Marsden has also had starring roles in family-friendly films such as Enchanted (2007) and Hop (2011), and leading roles in 27 Dresses (2007), The Best of Me (2014), and Sonic the Hedgehog (2020). In 2012, Marsden starred in a range of independent films such as Small Apartments, Bachelorette, and Robot & Frank. He later returned to television guest-starring in Modern Family (2011), and playing Liz Lemon's love interest, Criss Chros in 30 Rock (2012–2013) in a supporting role. In 2013, Marsden portrayed President John F. Kennedy in Lee Daniels's The Butler, and had a supporting role in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. He starred as gunslinging sentient android Teddy Flood in the HBO science fiction series Westworld (2016–2018), as part of the main ensemble. Since 2019, Marsden has starred as Steve and Ben Wood in the Netflix black comedy series Dead to Me. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Film Credits

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
as Tom Wachowski
My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)
as Hitch Trailblazer (voice)
The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
as Tim Templeton (voice)
Born of a Dream (2020)
as F.A. Jones
30 Rock: A One-Time Special (2020)
as Criss Cross (voice)
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
as Tom Wachowski
Henchmen (2018)
as Hank (voice)
Shock and Awe (2018)
as Warren Strobel
Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
as Rex Honeycut
The Female Brain (2017)
as Adam
The D Train (2015)
as Oliver Lawless
Unfinished Business (2015)
as Jim Spinch
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
as Rowan
Accidental Love (2015)
as Scott
The Best of Me (2014)
as Dawson Cole
The Loft (2014)
as Chris Vanowen
Welcome to Me (2014)
as Rich Ruskin
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
as Scott Summers / Cyclops
Walk of Shame (2014)
as Gordon
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
as Jack Lime
The Butler (2013)
as John F. Kennedy
2 Guns (2013)
as Quince
As Cool as I Am (2013)
as Chuck Diamond
Robot & Frank (2012)
as Hunter
Small Apartments (2012)
as Bernard Franklin
Bachelorette (2012)
as Trevor Graham
Straw Dogs (2011)
as David Sumner
Hop (2011)
as Fred
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
as Diggs (voice)
Death at a Funeral (2010)
as Oscar
The Box (2009)
as Arthur Lewis
Sex Drive (2008)
as Rex Lafferty
Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure (2008)
as Prince Edward (voice)
27 Dresses (2008)
as Kevin Doyle
Enchanted (2007)
as Prince Edward
Hairspray (2007)
as Corny Collins
Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' (2006)
as Himself
X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy (2006)
as Self
Superman Returns (2006)
as Richard White
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
as Scott Summers / Cyclops
10th & Wolf (2006)
as Tommy
The Alibi (2006)
as Wendell Hatch
Heights (2005)
as Jonathan
The Notebook (2004)
as Lon Hammond Jr.
The 24th Day (2004)
as Dan
The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 (2003)
as Himself
X2 Global Webcast Highlights (2003)
as Himself
X-Men: Production Scrapbook (2003)
as Himself
X2 (2003)
as Scott Summers / Cyclops
X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects (2003)
as Himself
X-Factor: The Look of X-Men (2003)
as Himself
X-Men: Premieres Around the World (2003)
as Himself
Interstate 60 (2002)
as Neal Oliver
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros (2001)
as Cyclops (archive footage)
Zoolander (2001)
as John Wilkes Booth
Sugar & Spice (2001)
as Jack Bartlett
X-Men (2000)
as Scott Summers / Cyclops
Gossip (2000)
as Derrick Webb
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
as Steve Clark
Bella Mafia (1997)
as Luka
Campfire Tales (1997)
as Eddie (segment "The Hook")
On the Edge of Innocence (1997)
as Jake Walker
Gone in a Heartbeat (1996)
as Michael Haller
Public Enemies (1996)
as Doc Barker
No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn (1994)
as Tyler Cochran
Search and Rescue (1994)
Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty (1993)
as Steven Willis
Disenchanted ()
as Prince Edward

TV Series Credits

The Stand (2020)
as Stu Redman
Mrs. America (2020)
as Phil Crane
Dead to Me (2019)
as Steve Wood / Ben Wood
Carpool Karaoke (2017)
as Self
Westworld (2016)
as Theodore "Teddy" Flood
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
as Himself
StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (2015)
as Self
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
as Himself
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (2014)
as Self
Wander Over Yonder (2013)
as Sir Brad Starlight
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)
as Himself
Vietnam in HD (2011)
as Arthur Wiknik
Modern Family (2009)
as Barry
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)
as Self
Top Gear (2002)
as Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999)
as Self - Guest
Ally McBeal (1997)
as Glenn Foy
The View (1997)
as Self
Second Noah (1996)
as Ricky Beckett
Critics' Choice Movie Awards (1996)
as Himself - Presenter
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Boogies Diner (1994)
as Jason
Party of Five (1994)
as Griffin Holbrook (as Jimmy Marsden)
The Nanny (1993)
as Eddie
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1988)