James Spader

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  • Birth Name: James Todd Spader
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/07/1960, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Ask Matt: Emmy Snubs, Sweden, 24, Dome and Extant, and More

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Question: Once again, this year's Emmy nominations are predictably boring. What was the bigger snub: No Good Wife nomination for Best Drama (especially with a weak Downton Abbey season in its place) or no nomination for Tatiana Maslany for her web of roles on Orphan Black? (I already know the answer: Both snubs were egregious.) — Erin

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Critic's Notebook: NBC at TCA

NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt did everything but launch into a chorus of "I've Gotta Crow" — a song from Peter Pan, the next live musical on the network's slate (on Dec. 4) — as he bullishly opened the network portion of the TCA summer press tour on Sunday. (One of his buzzier announcements involved naming Christopher Walken as that show's Captain Hook.) read more

Critic's Notebook: The Emmy Nominations

No one expects the Emmy nominations to please everybody — there's simply too much TV these days, including on unconventional platforms like Netflix, and there are always going to be shows and performers that won't make the cut, however deserving. But even when the Emmy voters get something right, like adding HBO's freshman hoot Silicon Valley to the best-comedy contenders, we still find ourselves griping over where they stumbled, nowhere more glaringly than in the drama-series race. (For a list of nominees in the major categories, go here.)

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James Spader Talks the Blacklist
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 The Blacklist TV Show Series, Actor - Raymond "Red" Reddington
2012 Lincoln Movie, Actor - WN Bilbo
2009 Shorts Movie, Actor - Mr. Black
2008 60th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2005 Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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First Look: NBC Reveals The Blacklist's Comic-Con Art

Watch out: Red Reddington is making his way back to Comic-Con International in San Diego. The Blacklist's crafty criminal, played by James Spader, is front-and-center of a new ad prepared by NBC to tout the thriller's upcoming Comic-Con panel, as well as its Season 2 return this fall.

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Exclusive: Arrow Taps Peter Stormare as New Count Vertigo

The Count lives — sort of!

Peter Stormare has been tapped to play Werner Zytle in the Season 3 premiere of Arrow, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

In DC Comics' New 52s, Werner Zytle is the alias of... read more

Ask Matt: Cancellations, Louie, Finales (Person of Interest, Castle, Blacklist, More)

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I am sure many people were disappointed by the cancellation announcements this year. I was especially sad to see Trophy Wife taken too soon. But it left me wondering why ABC didn't try a different time slot, and then I realized overall it seemed as though none of the networks moved shows around the schedule like they have done in the past. Do you think this strategy helps or hurts shows struggling to find an audience? — Rob

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The Blacklist Postmortem: Who Fell Victim to Berlin? And Who Is Red, Really?

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Monday's season finale of The Blacklist. Read at your own risk!]

Red Reddington's past misdeeds have come back to haunt him, but it wasn't the notorious criminal who paid the ultimate price in the season finale of The Blacklist.

With a ragtag cadre of criminals loose in New York City after the prison plane crash-landed, the FBI has no other choice but to let Red (James Spader) escape so he can help track down the mysterious Berlin, the person who has been trying to destroy Red's life piece by piece. But Berlin isn't just going after Red; he also wants to make the entire task force pay. Red's warning comes too late for... read more

Watch This Tonight: The Blacklist

Berlin has arrived and Tom is back on the season finale of The Blacklist.

On Monday's episode, the season's mysteries converge as the hunters become the hunted and the lives of both Red (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone) are in jeopardy. 

Will Red be able to save Liz when the enigmatic Berlin orders Tom (Ryan Eggold) to kill his "wife"?​  And will we finally learn Red's real connection to Lizzie?

Find out why you should watch ​The Blacklist in Watch This Tonight:

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