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Actor known for portraying eccentric characters in such films as Pretty in Pink, Less Than Zero, and Lincoln

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James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts. Both of his parents, Todd and Jean, were teachers. Initially, James attended high school at The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts but transferred to Phillips Academy. He dropped out of Phillips Academy in the eleventh grade and moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. He had a variety of jobs before he became an actor. Some of those include being a bus boy, shoveling manure, and teaching Yoga.

His first role in a major motion picture was in the 1986 film, Pretty in Pink and it was a catalyst for his career. He became more successful in the film industry after starring in several of 'The Brat Pack' films as a bad guy during the 1980's. However, he is most well know for playing eccentric characters in films such as Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Stargate, and Secretary.

His most recent role is that of the quirky lawyer, Alan Shore, in David E. Kelly's television series entitled Boston Legal. He played the same role in The Practice which was also created by David E. Kelly. James won an Emmy for his performance as Alan Shore in both series. He is one of two actors to win two Emmys consecutively for the same role but in two different series. The awards he's won include 3 Emmy Awards for his role as Alan Shore. He won the first one in 2004 for playing the role on The Practice. He won the second in 2005 and the third one in 2007 for playing the role on Boston Legal. He also won a Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in Sex, Lies, and Videotape.

James met Victoria Kheel on the set of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, where she was a set designer, and they were married in 1989. They have two sons whose names are Sebastian and Elijah. In 2005, he filed for divorce.

He is acclaimed as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation. He has appeared in over 43 motion pictures and continues to work in both film and television.

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Actor known for portraying eccentric characters in such films as Pretty in Pink, Less Than Zero, and Lincoln

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James Spader Biography

James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts. Both of his parents, Todd and Jean, were teachers. Initially, James attended high school at The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts but transferred to Phillips Academy. He dropped out of Phillips Academy in the eleventh grade and moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. He had a variety of jobs before he became an actor. Some of those include being a bus boy, shoveling manure, and teaching Yoga.

His first role in a major motion picture was in the 1986 film, Pretty in Pink and it was a catalyst for his career. He became more successful in the film industry after starring in several of 'The Brat Pack' films as a bad guy during the 1980's. However, he is most well know for playing eccentric characters in films such as Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Stargate, and Secretary.

His most recent role is that of the quirky lawyer, Alan Shore, in David E. Kelly's television series entitled Boston Legal. He played the same role in The Practice which was also created by David E. Kelly. James won an Emmy for his performance as Alan Shore in both series. He is one of two actors to win two Emmys consecutively for the same role but in two different series. The awards he's won include 3 Emmy Awards for his role as Alan Shore. He won the first one in 2004 for playing the role on The Practice. He won the second in 2005 and the third one in 2007 for playing the role on Boston Legal. He also won a Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in Sex, Lies, and Videotape.

James met Victoria Kheel on the set of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, where she was a set designer, and they were married in 1989. They have two sons whose names are Sebastian and Elijah. In 2005, he filed for divorce.

He is acclaimed as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation. He has appeared in over 43 motion pictures and continues to work in both film and television.

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  • How to book James Spader?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Spader for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Spader, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Spader or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Spader?

    Booking fees for James Spader, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Spader, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Spader?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Spader for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Spader for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Spader or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Spader or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Spader is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Spader for your event is available upon request. James Spader generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Zach Woods, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Andrew McCarthy, Joss Whedon and Craig D. Spiezle. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Spader for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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    Lincoln Full Interview - James Spader (2012) - Steven Spielberg ...

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