|James Marsden Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1973|
James Marsden is an American actor, singer, voiceover artist, and former model known for his roles like Steve Wood/Ben Wood in Dead to Me, Teddy Flood in Westworld, Glenn Foy in Ally McBeal, Ricky Beckett in Second Noah, Stu Redman in The Stand, Phil Crane in Mrs. America, Chad Westerfield in Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Jake Walker in On the Edge of Innocence, Burt Reynolds in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Diggs in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Kevin Doyle in 27 Dresses, Jack Lime in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, John F. Kennedy in The Butler, Lon Hammond in The Notebook, John Wilkes Booth in Zoolander, and Scott Summers/Cyclops in X-Men.
James Paul Marsden
Bello Jimmy, J.P.
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
James Marsden went to Hefner Middle School and had completed his high school studies from Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City.
He studied broadcast journalism at Oklahoma State University.
Actor, Singer, Voiceover Artist, Model
- Father – James Luther Marsden (Head of Food Safety)
- Mother – Kathleen (née Scholtz) (Nutritionist)
- Siblings – Jennifer (Younger Sister), Elizabeth (Younger Sister), Jeff (Brother), Robert (Brother)
- Others – Luther Durwood Marsden (Paternal Grandfather), Norma Junelle Owrey (Paternal Grandmother), William George Scholz (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Louise Orr (Maternal Grandmother)
James Marsden has been signed with Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Talent Management Company, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
James Marsden has dated –
- Mary Elizabeth “Lisa” Linde (2000-2011) – Lisa Linde is a famous actress and daughter of country music songwriter Dennis Linde. James and Lisa married on July 22, 2000. They have a son named, Jack Holden (b. February 1, 2001) and a daughter named Mary James (b. August 10, 2005). Their divorce was filed by Linde on September 23, 2011.
- Rose Costa (2011) – Brazilian model, Rose Costa dated James for a while in 2011. Their son William Luca Costa-Marsden was born on December 14, 2012.
- Cherie Thibodeaux (2012) – Actress Cherie and James were rumored to be dating in the year 2012.
- Suki Waterhouse (2015) – Suki is an actress, model, and entrepreneur by profession. She was rumored to be dating James in April 2015.
- Edei (aka Emma Deigman) – English singer and songwriter, Emma Deigman and James commenced dating in 2015.
- Kelsey Merritt (2023) – James was rumored to be dating model Kelsey Merritt after they were spotted together on a dinner date in Santa Monica, California in April 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
James has English, German, Scottish and French ancestry.
- Charming Smile
- Attractive personality
James has appeared in these commercials –
- AT&T Unlimited Plus
- Several Toyota RAV4 Hybrid commercials titled “Wolf Pack”, “Lumberjacks Challenge”, and “Mars”.
- Hugo Boss “Own Your Journey” campaign.
Best Known For
- His role of Scott Summers / Cyclops in the superhero film series X-Men (2000).
- His character Richard White in the 2006 film Superman Returns.
As a Singer
- He sang two songs for the 2007 musical film “Hairspray”. Both the songs were certified platinum by the RIAA.
- He sang “True Love’s Kiss” and “That’s Amore” for the 2007 romantic film “Enchanted”.
His debut role was Tyler Cochran in the 1994 comedy film No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn.
First TV Show
James’s first appearance on the television show was as Chad Westerfield in Saved by the Bell: The New Class in 1993.
Aaron Williamson was James’s trainer for the 2014 romantic movie “The Best of Me”.
Later in 2015, Tyler Lough was helping James to stay in shape.
James plays lots of sports to stay fit. He drinks a lot of water and tries to avoid late-night meals.
James Marsden Favorite Things
- Food – Sushi
- Clothes – Calvin Klein, Prada, and thrift-store clothes
- Songs – “Shameless” and “The Dance” by Garth Brooks
- Movie – “Jaws”, “The Godfather”
- Musical Production – Rent
- Film Stars – Paul Newman and Kate Winslet
- Sinatra Songs – “I Get a Kick Out of You”
Source – NY Post, Babble, Aceshowbiz, Box Office Mojo, MTV
James Marsden Dogs
- Buddy – He previously had a dog named Buddy who passed away in February 2021.
James Marsden Facts
- James was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
- In order to pursue his acting career, he left his university after one and a half years.
- He was nominated for the “Teen Choice Awards” for his role in “Enchanted” and “27 Dresses”.
- Alongside John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney, and Nikki Blonsky, he co-starred as Corny Collins, the host of The Corny Collins Show, in the 2007 musical romantic comedy film, Hairspray.
- In January 2011, he guest appeared in ABC’s “Modern Family”.
- He has done modeling work for Versace.
- He was awarded the Blockbuster Award under the “Best Supporting Actor” category for his role of Cyclops in the “X-Men” series.
- Marden’s mother and father got divorced when he was 9 years old.
- He was offered a role in the Magic Mike (2012) movie starring Channing Tatum. However, he turned down the role in the fear that his role would be edited out.
- In 2020, he portrayed the recurring character of Phil Crane, a Republican politician, U.S. congressman, and ally of the “STOP ERA” campaign, in the FX historical drama miniseries, Mrs. America.
- He has co-starred as Stu Redman in the post-apocalypse streaming television miniseries, The Stand, based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Stephen King.
- In the past, James and Minnie Driver were neighbors at one point.
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