James Spader

Inside Biography

The Blacklist star James Todd Spader is one of the popular names in Hollywood who is famous for voicing the role of Ultron (main antagonist) in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

The 62 years old actor's first significant film role was in the film Endless Love in 1981. Besides, 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.

Early Life of Spader

James Spader was born James Todd Spader on February 7, 1960. As of 2022, Spader's age is 62 years old, and he is a native of Boston, Massachusetts of, United States.

Spader is the youngest of the three children of his parents. His mother's name 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.

CAPTION: James Spader in the set of The Blacklist SOURCE: Instagram @spaderjamesofficial

Got Fame from Stargate

Professionally being 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 1994, were the great success and achievements of his life, along with his hard work and sincerity.

Debut Movie

Spader initiated 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.

His recent work can be seen in the tv series named The Blacklist, where he played the role of Raymond 'Red' Reddington. In addition, Spader made his appearance in 189 episodes. 

Role of Spaspader as aTuff Turf

He was an outstanding 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 search for a career.

His role as Tuff Turf in the year 1985 also made his a grand entry into the success of this industry, and one after another, his success story started rising.

Net Worth 

As reported by Wealthy Persons, James Spader's net worth is $25 million as of 2022, but Celebrity Net Worth says it is around $20 million.

He has earned a hefty amount of net worth from his professional acting career. He received $160K for each episode of the TV series The Blackish, and later it was increased to $300K. 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

Awards and Achievements

Working in various movies and television series, Spader has taken home numerous awards, including Primetime Emmy Award (three times), BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award, BFCC Award, NFCS Award, and Satellite Award.

Likewise, he has been nominated for the COFCA Award, CFCA Award, Gold Derby TV Award, and MTV Movie Award. Sine 2013, Spader appeared in the TV series The Blacklist, for which he was nominated for two awards; Golden Globe and Saturn Awards.

Current relationship

James Spader has been in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Leslie Stefanson, for a long time. The pair has been 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 have attended various events together with their son.

CAPTION: James Spader's ex-wife Victoria Kheel SOURCE: Twitter @naijawapaz

Ex-wife and children

Previously, he was married to designer Victoria Kheel from 1987 to 2005. The former pair 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 their second son in 1992. Spader later began dating Stefanson and separating from his first wife, Kheel. In 2004, he filed for divorce from her and the divorce was settled after one year.

Loves to do

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

Moreover, we can see his interviews and talks in various YouTube videos. Apart from that, his current lifestyle can be explored by following him on social media. There are numerous Instagram and Twitter accounts registered under his name. 

James Spader's Body Measurements 

  • James Spader's height: he has a height of 5'10 (1.83m).
  • Birth Name: James Todd Spader 
  • Weight: 74kg
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Age: As of 2022, he is 62 years old.


by sanjeet, 06 Jul, 2022

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