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Brion James

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor. Known for playing the character of Leon Kowalski in the movie Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in well-known American films such as 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hours, Tango & Cash, Silverado, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element. James' commanding screen presence and formidable physique at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall[1] usually resulted in his casting as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower budget horror and action films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. James appeared in more than 100 films before he died of a heart attack aged 54. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brion James, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 20, 1945 In Redlands, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
104
First Appeared:
In the series Western von gestern
Latest Project:
Series Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio 2017-07-22
Known For
Poster of Savage Land
Poster of The Player
Poster of Cherry 2000
Poster of Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Filmography
Series Western von gestern Tony 2020
Series Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast Trapper 2020
Series Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio 2017-07-22
Series The Romeo Section Cathcart 2015-10-14
Series 太子妃升职记 Willy 2015-12-13
Series Ztracená brána Detective Harry Ball 2012-09-09
Series えむえむっ! Max Jenke 2010-10-02
Series Beehive Tark 2008-12-03
Movie 30 Days of Night Unknown 2007-10-17
Series Ballbreakers Det. Eddie Eiler 2005-07-18
Movie Phoenix Point Spider Rico 2005-01-20
Movie The Operator Vernon Woods 2000-03-04
Movie The King Is Alive Ashley 2000-05-11
Movie Notting Hill Unknown 1999-05-13
Movie Jekyll Island - Ohne Ausweg Lawton Goodyear 1998-01-01
Movie Black Sea 213 Captain Killick 1998-01-01
Movie Men in White General 1998-08-16
Movie A Place Called Truth Hank 1998-07-20
Movie In Gottes Hand Capitaine 1998-04-24
Movie Deadly Ransom Bobby Rico 1998-10-03
Movie Heist Caz 1998-06-30
Movie The Soft Kill Ben McCarthy 1997-01-01
Movie Das fünfte Element General Munro 1997-05-07
Movie Underground – Die Vergeltung Captain Hilton 1997-10-28
Movie Stone Cold II - Heart of Stone Emery Ryker 1997-05-29
Movie Hilfe, meine Frau ist ein Saurier Salvador Dali / Sam 1997-10-07
Movie Evil Obsession Stavinski 1996-01-01
Movie Dome 4 Chairman 1996-01-01
Series Millennium – Fürchte deinen Nächsten wie Dich selbst Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie American Strays Oris 1996-09-12
Movie Space Defender - Goldrausch im Weltall Sam Horton 1996-01-01
Series Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
Series This Life Ben Kehoe 1996-03-18
Movie Spitfire Tough Guy (uncredited) 1995-01-24
Movie Sketch Artist II: Hands That See Larry Walker 1995-01-28
Series Der Marshal 1995-01-31
Movie Indecent Behavior III Mr. Cowed 1995-12-19
Movie Dominion Lynwood 1995-04-25
Movie Highway des Todes - Bad Heat Sheriff Gordon 1995-10-23
Movie Steel Frontier General J.W. Quantrell 1995-03-28
Movie Cabin Boy Big Teddy 1994-01-07
Movie Future Shock Jack Porter 1994-01-01
Movie Metal Force - Apokalypse in L.A. Jared 1994-02-03
Movie Radioland Murders Bernie King 1994-10-21
Movie Hong Kong 97 Simon Alexander 1994-11-09
Movie The Companion Ron Cocheran 1994-10-14
Movie Savage Land Cyrus 1994-09-13
Movie The Dark - Mörderische Nacht Paul Buckner 1994-06-03
Movie Scanner Cop Dr. Hampton 1994-07-27
Movie Time Runner Neila 1993-03-17
Movie Rio Diablo - Fluss des Todes 1993-02-28
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Brainsmasher - Der Rausschmeisser Brown 1993-11-17
Movie American Karate Tiger Vice Principal Kowalski 1993-09-16
Movie The Player Joel Levison 1992-04-03
Movie Black Magic Tom McKay 1992-09-21
Movie Nemesis Maritz 1992-12-26
Movie Frogtown II Prof. Tanzer 1992-11-03
Movie Mom Nestor Duvalier 1991-01-01
Movie Street Asylum Reverend Mony 1990-06-06
Movie Und wieder 48 Stunden Ben Kehoe 1990-06-08
Movie Circles in a Forest Mr. Patterson 1989-08-01
Movie Tango und Cash Requin 1989-12-22
Series Geschichten aus der Gruft Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Mutator David Allen 1989-05-15
Movie D.O.A. - Bei Ankunft Mord Detective Ulmer 1988-03-18
Movie Scout Academy Glen Grunski 1988-05-13
Movie Nightmare at Noon The Albino 1988-09-28
Movie Red Heat Streak 1988-06-17
Movie Dead Man Walking Decker 1988-09-15
Movie Red Scorpion Krasnov 1988-12-24
Movie Cherry 2000 Stacy 1987-11-26
Series Sins - Sünden Arthur Coddish 1986-02-02
Movie Die Androiden – Sie sind unter uns Alien Leader 1986-04-07
Series Sledge Hammer! Unknown 1986-09-23
Movie Zwei unter Volldampf Anthony Lazarus 1986-08-15
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Silverado Hobart 1985-07-10
Movie Fleisch & Blut Karsthans 1985-08-30
Movie Enemy Mine - Geliebter Feind Stubbs 1985-12-12
Series Unglaubliche Geschichten Unknown 1985-09-29
Series The Bill Nassim 1984-10-16
Movie Die Brut des Adlers Peyton 1984-06-01
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series Das A-Team Ryder 1983-01-23
Movie Der beste Spieler weit und breit: Sein größter Sieg Reece 1983-11-28
Series Der Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Captain Rogers 1983-08-19
Movie Blade Runner Leon Kowalski 1982-06-25
Movie Wenn der Postmann zweimal klingelt Crapshooter 1981-03-20
Movie Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. Defalice 1981-10-09
Series When the Whistle Blows Unknown 1980-03-14
Series Big Shamus, Little Shamus Unknown 1979-09-29
Movie Zwei heiße Typen auf dem Highway Wayne's Car Wash Henchman 1978-06-02
Series Der unglaubliche Hulk Unknown 1978-03-10
Series Roots Unknown 1977-01-23
Series Quincy Unknown 1976-10-03
Movie Nickelodeon Bailiff 1976-12-21
Movie Die Gangsterschlacht von Kansas City Homer Van Meter 1975-09-19
Series Unsere kleine Farm Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Die Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Movie Die Nacht der lebenden Toten 1968-10-01
Movie Wer den Wind sät Unknown 1960-06-24
Series Rauchende Colts Unknown 1955-09-10