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  • James Marsden Biography

    Born: September 18, 1973 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA

    Having appeared in a wide range of films over the course of his career, JAMES MARSDEN continues to carve out a distinctive place in Hollywood.

    Marsden will next be seen in Lee Daniels’ The Butler, in which he portrays the iconic John F. Kennedy. The Weinstein Company film is set to be released on August 16.

    This fall, Marsden will star opposite Elizabeth Banks in FilmDistrict’s comedy Walk of Shame, to be released on September 20. Finishing off a busy year, Marsden will also appear in Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated Anchorman: The Legend Continues alongside, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell, which will hit theaters on December 20.

    Most recently, Marsden was seen in Jack Schreier’s critically acclaimed Robot & Frank, opposite Frank Langella, Liv Tyler and Susan Sarandon. He also starred in Leslye Headland’s hit comedy Bachelorette, opposite Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher and Adam Scott. The film, which was released on iTunes and Video on Demand prior to its theatrical release, quickly climbed to No. 1 on iTunes.

    In 2011, Marsden appeared in Sony Screen Gems’ remake of Straw Dogs for director Rod Lurie, opposite Kate Bosworth. He was also seen in Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s box-office hit Hop, in which he played the lead role opposite Russell Brand. The film grossed more than $180 million worldwide. That same year, Marsden was honored with the Spotlight Award at the Savannah Film Festival alongside fellow honorees Oliver Stone, Lily Tomlin and Ellen Barkin.

    Other film credits include the box-office smash Enchanted; 27 Dresses,opposite Katherine Heigl; X-Men, X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand, in which he starred as Scott Summers/Cyclops; Adam Shankman’s musical Hairspray; Nick Cassavetes’ romantic drama The Notebook; Superman Returns, opposite Bosworth; the comedy Death at a Funeral; the romantic comedy Sex Drive; The Box, opposite Cameron Diaz; Disturbing Behavior,alongside Katie Holmes; the crime drama 10th & Wolf; and Sugar & Spice. Beyond film, Marsden appeared in NBC’s hit comedy series 30 Rock, for a multi-episode arc as Tina Fey’s love interest.

    Marsden currently resides in Los Angeles.




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