James Cromwell is an actor as well as a producer from America. Name of his some hit movies is
Star Trek: First Contact, The Green Mile directed by
Frank Darabont, The Sum of All Fears which was directed by Phil Alden Robinson,
The Artist, Babe, etc. Due to his fabulous performance, he has been nominated many times for awards like: for Emmy four times, and four times for guilt awards for Screen Actors. For his fabulous supporting actor role in movie Babe, he was nominated for Academy Award for supporting role.
He has even won awards for best acting in the lead role as well as best Supporting acting role in movies Still Mine and Asylum respectively. He took birth in Los Angeles of California and was brought up in Manhattan of
New York. His mother name was Kay Johnson, who was an actress by profession and his father name was John Cromwell, who by profession along with being actor and producer was a director as well.
He completed his schooling from The Hill and after then attended Middlebury College as well as Carnegie Institute of Technology. He initially went for theater for giving performances like Shakespeare and other experimental plays. His first performance in T.V. was in the episode The Rockford Files in 1974. After few weeks, he got the role in other show All in the Family. After in short duration movie, Hot l Baltimore, he got a leading role. During 1980’s he kept his acting continued for supporting roles and guest appearances in films like Revenge of the Nerds, Night Court, Kevin Peter Hall, etc.
During 1990’s, he started to appear in lead roles. Some of his 1990’s movies are The Next Generation, Birthright, Dreamworks' Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and Deep Space Nine, etc. In 2007, he achieved King Vidor Memorial Award in International Film Festival. Coming to his personal life, in 1976 he married Ann Ulvestad and in 1986 got the divorce. This couple had three children. After that he married Julie Cobb, who is an actress by profession on May 29, 1986. This marriage ended in 2005 with a divorce.
After that on 1 January 2014, he again married for the 3rd time to another actress Anna Stuart. James is popular for his tallness, having a height of 6ft 6.5 inch and got the nomination for Academy Awards for tallest height. He was interested in advocacy as well. James became the member of committee that works in the direction to save Panthers in 1960. He is a defender of animal rights as well. In 1974 he became vegetarian.
During 1974, he saw the stockyard and after experiencing the smell, attack on animals and their anxiety, he decided to become vegetarian. In a documentary Farm to Fridge, which was produced by Mercy for Animals, he worked as the narrator. He even got arrested twice. On February of 2013, he interrupted a meeting of Board of Regents in Wisconsin University for showing the graphic photo of a cat that was protesting against bad behavior with animals in the campus area. In 2015, on 18th December, he was arrested for protesting against the construction of a power station near his home in New York.