James Spader Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Sep, 2021
Facts of James Spader
Date of Birth: 1960 , February-7
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name James Spader
Birth Name James Todd Spader
Father Stoddard Greenwood Spader
Mother Jean Fraser Spader
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 79 KG
Affair with Leslie Stefanson
Married NA
Married to Victoria Spader (m. 1987- 2005)
Children Sebastian Spader, Elijah Spader, Nathaneal Spader
Divorce Victoria Spader (m. 2005)
Education Phillips Academy
Awards Primetime Emmy Award 2007
Movies Avengers: Age of Ultron
TV Show The Blacklist
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The Blacklist star James Todd Spader is one of the popular names in Hollywood. He is famous for voicing the role of Ultron (main antagonist) in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

His first major film role was in the film Endless Love in 1981. He played a lead role in the film Tuff Turf in 1985. Spader then appeared in a dozen movies and TV series including The Fraiser, The Practice, Boston Legal, Supernova, and Lincoln.

Sine 2013, he is appearing in a TV series The Blacklist for which he was nominated in two awards; Golden Globe and Saturn Awards.

Early Life And Career Of James Spader

James Spader aka was born James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960. Spader is now with his age 56 years old and he was born in Boston, Massachusetts of United States.

Professionally being as an actor with his occupation from the year 1978 till the current context he is active and sincere across the Hollywood industry by giving the best presence and working upon and across it.

His films like Stargate which was a science fiction that came across in the year 1994 were the great success and achievement of his life along with his hard work and sincerity.

Spader is the youngest of the 3 children of his parents and the name of his mother is Jean and the name of his father is Stoddard Greenwood. Both his father and mother were retired teachers and used to teach the higher secondary school level in the local school.

James started his career with his debut entry in the film named Endless Love that came across in the year 1981. His schooling went on in The Pike School after which he joined Brooks School and this school was located within North Andover, Massachusetts.

He was a very good student during his school days and his father also used to teach him a lot. After his schooling, he directly went into the film industry for his further searching for a career. His role as Tuff Turf was in the year 1985 also made him grad entry for the success of this industry and one after another his success story started rising.

James Spader's Net Worth And Awards

James Spader’s net worth is $10 million, as of 2018. He has earned a hefty amount of net worth from his career. He receives $160K for each episode from the TV series The Blackish. His films have earned $1 billion at the Box Office.

Year Films Box Office Collection  Cast Member 
2009 Shorts $29 million

Elizabeth Avellán

Jimmy Bennett

Kat Dennings

2012 Lincoln $275.3 million

Daniel Day-Lewis

Tommy Lee Jones

Sally Field

2014 The Homesman $3.44 million

Hilary Swank

Meryl Streep

Grace Gummer

2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $1.405 billion

Robert Downey Jr.

Chris Evans

Scarlett Johansson

James Spader's Personal Life

James Spader is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Leslie Stefanson for a long time. The pair is together since 2002 and welcomed a son, Nathaneal Spader in August 2008.

His partner, Leslie Ann Stefanson, a model/actress, is known for playing the title role of Capt. Elisabeth Campbell in the film The General’s Daughter. They attend various events together with their son.

Previously, he was married to designer Victoria Kheel from 1987-2005. The duo first met in a yoga studio while working there as a yoga instructor after he moved to New York City in the 1980s. A few years later, the couple married in 1987.

They welcomed their first son Sebastian in 1989 and second son in 1992. Spader later began dating Leslie Stefanson and separating from his first wife Victoria Kheel. In 2004, he filed for divorce from her and he settled his divorce with her after a year.

Spader loves cooking and enjoying his leisure time in a kitchen by with experimenting several dishes. He shares a good bond with various actors Christian Clemenson, John Kennedy Jr., Eric Stoltz, and Jason Alexander.

During the very time, she was working in the yoga studio and they later shifted in the year 1980 within New York City. Spader was a very happy meeting with Kheel and at that very moment, they started their dating. They were also seen as an affair in public places was noticeable by the people.

Later in the year 1987, they officially got married and mentioned each other as the spouse, and lived a successful married life. Later in the year, 2004 Spader filed for a divorce with his wife and now he is busy dating Leslie Stefanson mentioning him as his partner from the year 2003 who was his co-star working together in the movie named Alien Hunter.

John Kennedy Jr.'s Body Measurements 

  • John Kennedy's height: she has a height of 6' 1 (1.83m).
  • Birth Name: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Weight: 74kg
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Age: As of 2018, she is 46  years old.