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In the '80s, Spader made his name playing a string of memorable big-screen baddies, from scummy rich kids (Pretty in Pink) to scheming yuppies (Wall Street). But sex, lies and videotape, which capitalized on his pretty-boy looks and offbeat sexuality, turn… (more)

Birth Name: James Todd Spader

Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Birthday: February 7, 1960, Aquarius

Profession: Actor

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  • Leslie Stefanson and James Spader -72nd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, January 11, 2015
    Photo By: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Landov
  • James Spader - Sundance Film Festival - "Secretary" Party - 2002
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/WireImage.com
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader - Sundance Film Festival for "Secretary", Jan. 2002
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • James Spader - 2005
    Photo By: Jesse Grant/WireImage.com
  • James Spader, winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "The Practice" - The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - 2004
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • James Spader, winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "The Practice" - The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - 2004
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • James Spader - The 57th Annual Emmy Awards - 2005
    Photo By: Micheal Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • James Spader, winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "Boston Legal" - The 57th Annual Emmy Awards - 2005
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • James Spader - The 57th Annual Emmy Awards - 2005
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • James Spader - 2 Days in the Valley Premiere - Mann Village Theatre-1996
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Decemberist" - Peter Stormare and James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Scimitar" - Ramsey Farrahgallah and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Scimitar" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Mambasa Cartel" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Mambasa Cartel" - James Spader and Scottie Thompson
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Front" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Front" - James Spader
    Photo By: Michael Parmelee/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "The Front" - James Spader
    Photo By: Michael Parmelee/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. Linus Creel" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. Linus Creel" - Paul Reubens, James Spader and Lee Tergesen
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. Linus Creel" - James Spader and Mary Louise Parker
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. Linus Creel" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. James Covinton" - Megan Boone, James Spader and Susan Blommaert
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. James Covinton" - Norm Lewis, James Spader, Daniel Oreskes and Hisham Tawfiq
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. James Covinton" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Dr. James Covinton" - James Spader and Joseph Siravo
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Monarch Douglas Bank" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Monarch Douglas Bank" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Monarch Douglas Bank" - James Spader and Peter Stormare
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Lord Baltimore" - Hisham Tawfiq and James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Lord Baltimore" - James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Lord Baltimore" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Lord Baltimore" - James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - "Lord Baltimore" - Mozhan Moran and James Spader
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 2 - James Spader as Raymond 'Red' Reddington
    Photo By: Justin Stephens/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin Conclusion" - Hisham Twfiq and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin Conclusion" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin Conclusion" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin" - James Spader
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Berlin" - James Spader, John Glover and Megan Boone
    Photo By: Eric Leibowitz/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 "The Pavlovich Brothers" - James Spader and Marc Damon Johnson
    Photo By: Nicole Rivelli/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Milton Bobbit" - James Spader and Peter Scanavino
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Milton Bobbit" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Milton Bobbit" - James Spader and Gregory Korostishevsky
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Ivan" - James Spader
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Mako Tanida" - Hisham Tawfiq and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Mako Tanida" - Erica Sweany and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Judge" - James Spader and Megan Boone
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Judge" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Madeline Pratt" - James Spader and Jennifer Ehle
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Madeline Pratt" - James Spader, Obaid Kadwani and Megan Bone
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Madeline Pratt" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Cyprus Agency" - James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Alchemist" - James Spader and Dan McCabe
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Good Samaritan Killer" - Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfig and James Spader
    Photo By: Giovanni Ruffino/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Good Samaritan Killer" - James Spader and Deborah Craig
    Photo By: Giovanni Ruffino/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Good Samaritan Killer" - James Spader
    Photo By: Giovanni Ruffino/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Anslo Garrick Part 2" - James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Anslo Garrick Part 2" - Diego Klattenhoff and James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Anslo Garrick Part 1" - James Spader
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Frederick Barnes" - James Spader and Deborah S. Craig
    Photo By: Craig Blankenhorn/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Gina Zanetakos" - James Spader
    Photo By: Barbara Nitke/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Stewmaker" - Diego Klattenhoff and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Stewmaker" - Tom Noonan and James Spader
    Photo By: Virginia Sherwood/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Wujung" - James Spader and Megan Boone
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Wujung" - James Spader
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Freelancer" - Harry Lennix, James Spader and Megan Boone
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Freelancer" - James Spader
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "The Freelancer" - Megan Boone and James Spader
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 -"Pilot" - James Spader and Jamie Jackson
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 -"Pilot" - James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - "Pilot" - James Spader
    Photo By: David Giesbrecht/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - James Spader as "Red" Raymond Reddington
    Photo By: Patrick Ecclesine/NBC
  • The Blacklist - Season 1 - James Spader as "Red" Raymond Reddington
    Photo By: Patrick Ecclesine/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Fundraiser" - Ed Helms as Andy Bernard, Ellie Kemper as Erin Hannon and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Tyler Golden/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Last Day in Florida" - James Spader as Robert California, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert and Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute
    Photo By: Ron Tom/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Pam's Replacement" - James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Pam's Replacement" - Craig Robinson as Darrryl Philbin and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Doomsday" - Ed Helms as Andy Bernard and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "Doomsday" - Ed Helms as Andy Bernard and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "The Incentive" - James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Ron Tom/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "The Incentive" - Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Lapin, Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute, Angela Kinsey as Angela Martin, Mindy Kaling as Kelly Kapoor, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Ron Tom/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "The List" - Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute and James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • The Office - Season 8 - "The List" - James Spader as Robert California
    Photo By: Chris Haston/NBC
  • Boston Legal - Season5 Series Finale, "Made in China / Last Call" - James Spader as Alan Shore, William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season5 Series Finale, "Made in China / Last Call" - Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt, John Larroquette as Carl Sack, James Spader as Alan Shore, William Shatner as Denny Crane, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season5 Series Finale, "Made in China / Last Call" - James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season5 Series Finale, "Made in China / Last Call" - James Spader as Alan Shore, William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Juiced" - James Spader as Alan Shore, William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Eric McCandless/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Thanksgiving" - Larry Miller as Edwin Poole, Christopher Rich as Melvin Palmer, John Larroquette as Carl Sack, Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt, William Shatner as Denny Crane, James Spader as Alan Shore, Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson, Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Kill, Baby, Kill!" - Cheri Oteri as Martha Headly, James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Randy Holmes/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Mad Cows" - James Spader as Alan, William Shatner as Denny, Valerie Bertinelli as Carol Hober
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Happy Trails" - James Spader as Alan, William Shatner as Denny, Christopher Rich as Melvin Palmer
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Happy Trails" - James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Happy Trails" - James Spader as Alan, William Shatner as Denny
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "True Love" - William Shatner as Denny, Ally Walker as Phoebe Prentice, James Spader as Alan
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "True Love" - James Spader as Alan, William Shatner as Denny, Kyle Secor as Dr. Robert Brooks
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Guardians and Gatekeepers" - James Spader as Alan and William Shatner as Denny
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Guardians and Gatekeepers" - James Spader as Alan and William Shatner as Denny
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Smoke Signals" - James Spader as Alan Shore and Ally Walker
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 5, "Smoke Signals" - James Spader as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 4 - "Beauty and the Beast" - James Spader as Alan and Gail O'Grady as Judge Gloria Weldon
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 4 - "Beauty and the Beast" - James Spader as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 4 - "Beauty and the Beast" - Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd, Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt, James Spader as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Andrew MacPherson/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Duck and Cover" - Julie Bowen as Denise Bauer, Mark Valley as Brad Chase, Michael Gross as Fr. Nicholas McClinton and James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Mitch Haddad/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Guantanamo by the Bay" - James Spader as Alan Shore, T.J. Ramini and William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Mitch Haddad/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "The Bride Wore Blood" - James Spader as Alan, Megan Mullally as Renata Hill
    Photo By: Craig Sjodin/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Angel of Death" - Nia Long as Vanessa Walker and James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Karen Neal/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Angel of Death" - James Spader as Alan Shore, Nia Long as attorney Vanessa Walker, Ann Cusack as Dr. Donna Follette, William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Trick or Treat" - James Spader as Alan Shore
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Trick or Treat" - James Spader
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Trick or Treat" - James Spader as Alan Shore and Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Can't We All Get a Lung?" - James Spader and William Shatner
    Photo By: Scott Garfield/ABC
  • Boston Legal - Julie Bowen, Mark Valley, James Spader, Rene Auberjonois, Candice Bergen, William Shatner, Craig Bierko
    Photo By: Blake Little/ABC
  • Boston Legal - James Spader
    Photo By: Carin Baer/ ABC
  • Boston Legal - cast
    Photo By: Robert Trachtenberg/ ABC
  • Boston Legal - James Spader and William Shatner
    Photo By: Carin Baer/ ABC
  • Boston Legal - James Spader and William Shatner
    Photo By: Carin Baer/ ABC

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