Born on February 7 in year1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, to the couple Todd Spader and Jean Spader, James Todd Spader is a famous actor. His parents were both school teachers. He was one of the three children of the couple.

His elementary schooling was done in The Pike School. Her mother worked as the school’s art teacher there. He then studied in Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts and his father was engaged as a teacher in that school. He went to Philips Academy but left in eleventh class at the age of 17. His family was dominated by scholars and teachers but he choose to join New York’s Michael Chekhov School to get a formal training in acting before he started acting in movies. He did several part time jobs including yoga instructor, busboy, stableboy, to support his studies and livelihood in the acting school.

James was appreciated for his roles in TV series. The Aquarius man played the role of villain Ultron recently in the Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron movie in the year 2015. Though he is best known for his role of Alan Shore on TV's Boston Legal.

Though he debuted in 1978 from Team-Mates; he rose to stardom from his role portayal of Keith Butterfield in movie Endless Love in the year 1981. He got his role in the movie when he was employed as a janitor in a rehearsal studio of Times Square. The Family tree marked beginning of his career in the year 1983. The character of Steff in the movie Pretty in Pink was his one of the most remarkable role. He is also the voice behind Acura’s several commercial ads. He also played the role of on-screen boss of Jenna Fisher in The office.

The very established, 56 year in age actor didn’t has a establish married life in the first go. Spader married his first wife Victoria Kheel in the year 1987. He met Victoria at a yoga studio where he worked as a yoga instructor. The couple was blessed with two children Elijah and Sebastian. After such long association the couple filed for a divorce in the year 2004.

He then in the year 2002 dated Leslie Stefanson. The couple in August 2008 welcomed their son Nathaneal. She worked with him in the movie Alien Hunter.

The American actor who is 5' 10" in height has his net worth according to his biography, 10 million dollars and his salary is striking $125 Thousand Per Episode. He is a four time Emmy Award winner in the year 2004 and 2005 and 2007, 2008. He won best actor award in Cannes Film Festival in the year 1989. He has been the proud winner of several Screen actor Guild awards. Though known for playing sleazy, sneaky roles in reel life, the man is said to be a gentleman in real life. Actors like Robert Downey Jr., Christian Clemenson, Eric Stoltz and Jason Alexander are very good comrades of Spader. The actor is a big fan of Bob Dylan.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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