James Marsden Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Marsden Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 18, 1973
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorBlue

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.

Born Name

James Paul Marsden

Nick Name

Bello Jimmy, J.P.

James Marsden during the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International
James Marsden during the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

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.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Voiceover Artist, Model

Family

  • 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)

Manager

James Marsden has been signed with Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Talent Management Company, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Genres

Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Marsden has dated –

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Cherie Thibodeaux (2012) – Actress Cherie and James were rumored to be dating in the year 2012.
  4. Suki Waterhouse (2015) – Suki is an actress, model, and entrepreneur by profession. She was rumored to be dating James in April 2015.
  5. Edei (aka Emma Deigman) (2015-Present) – English singer and songwriter, Emma Deigman and James commenced dating in 2015. They are still going strong as a couple.
James Marsden and Edei in a selfie as seen in February 2019
James Marsden and Edei in a selfie as seen in February 2019 (James Marsden / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

James has English, German, Scottish and French ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Charming Smile
  • Attractive personality

Brand Endorsements

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”.

First Film

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.

Personal Trainer

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
  • ClothesCalvin 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”

SourceNY Post, Babble, Aceshowbiz, Box Office Mojo, MTV

James Marsden Dogs

  1. Buddy – He previously had a dog named Buddy who passed away in February 2021.
James Marsden in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018
James Marsden in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018 (James Marsden / Instagram)

James Marsden Facts

  1. James was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
  2. In order to pursue his acting career, he left his university after one and a half years.
  3. He was nominated for the “Teen Choice Awards” for his role in “Enchanted” and “27 Dresses”.
  4. 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.
  5. In January 2011, he guest appeared in ABC’s “Modern Family”.
  6. He has done modeling work for Versace.
  7. He was awarded the Blockbuster Award under the “Best Supporting Actor” category for his role of Cyclops in the “X-Men” series.
  8. Marden’s mother and father got divorced when he was 9 years old.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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