Brion James

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Brion Howard James was an American character actor. He portrayed Leon Kowalski in Blade Runner, and appeared in Southern Comfort, 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hrs., Silverado, Tango & Cash, Red Heat, The Player, and The Fifth Element. James was frequently cast as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower-budget horror and action films and TV shows throughout the 1980s and 1990s. read more

Brion Howard James was an American character actor. He portrayed Leon Kowalski in Blade Runner, and appeared in Southern Comfort, 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hrs., Silverado, Tango & Cash, Red Heat, The Player, and The Fifth Element. James was frequently cast as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower-budget horror and action films and TV shows throughout the 1980s and 1990s. James appeared in more than 100 films before he died of a heart attack at the age of 54.

Birth Name

Brion Howard James

Born

Tuesday, 20 February 1945

Died

Saturday, 07 August 1999

Actor Filmography

Movie Nights Professor Tanzer (archive footage) 2010
Phoenix Point Spider Rico 2005
The Thief & the Stripper Shoe 2000
The King Is Alive Ashley 2000
The Operator Vernon Woods 2000
Farewell, My Love Renault 2000
Dirt Merchant Detective Harry Ball 1999
Diplomatic Siege Gen. Stubbs 1999
The Hunter's Moon Sheriff Foulkes 1999
Arthur's Quest Trent 1999
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Movie Nights Professor Tanzer (archive footage) 2010
Phoenix Point Spider Rico 2005
The Thief & the Stripper Shoe 2000
The King Is Alive Ashley 2000
The Operator Vernon Woods 2000
Farewell, My Love Renault 2000
Dirt Merchant Detective Harry Ball 1999
Diplomatic Siege Gen. Stubbs 1999
The Hunter's Moon Sheriff Foulkes 1999
Arthur's Quest Trent 1999
Malevolence Warden Walker 1999
Kai Rabe gegen die Vatikankiller Mönch 1998
Brown's Requiem Cathcart 1998
Vengeance Unlimited Franklin Dekker 1998
Men in White General 1998
Heist Caz 1998
In God's Hands Captain 1998
Deadly Ransom Bobby Rico 1998
Jekyll Island Lawton Goodyear 1998
The Magnificent Seven Stuart James 1998
The Underground Captain Hilton 1997
Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills Sam 1997
Men in Black: The Series 1997
Bombshell Donald 1997
Todd McFarlane's Spawn Additional Voices (voice) 1997
Snide and Prejudice Hermann Goering 1997
The Fifth Element General Munro 1997
Back in Business Emery Ryker 1997
The Killing Jar Dr. Vincent Garret 1997
Millennium Sheriff Bowman 1996
American Strays Oris 1996
Superman: The Animated Series The Parasite / Rudy Jones, Parasite 1996
The Sentinel Warren Chapel 1996
The Lazarus Man Tom Halloran 1996
Precious Find Sam Horton 1996
Evil Obsession Stavinski 1996
Assault on Dome 4 Chairman 1996
Indecent Behavior III Mr. Cowed 1995
The Nature of the Beast Sheriff Gordon 1995
Cyberjack Nassim 1995
Dominion Lynwood 1995
Steel Frontier General J.W. Quantrell 1995
The Marshal Chief Marshal Ollie Mathers 1995
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See Larry Walker 1995
Spitfire Tough guy 1995
Hong Kong 97 Simon Alexander 1994
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Big Orderly, Chimera 1994
The Soft Kill Ben McCarthy 1994
Radioland Murders Bernie King 1994
The Companion Ron Cocheran 1994
Art Deco Detective Jim Wexler 1994
Savage Land Cyrus 1994
M.A.N.T.I.S. Solomon Box 1994
The Dark Paul Buckner 1994
Scanner Cop Dr. Hampton 1994
Knight Rider 2010 Jared 1994
Cabin Boy Big Teddy 1994
F.T.W. Sheriff Rudy Morgan 1994
Future Shock Jack Porter 1994
Brain Smasher... A Love Story Brown 1993
Precious Victims Agent Jimmy Bivens 1993
Striking Distance Det. Eddie Eiler 1993
Johnny Bago Tommy 'The Trunk' Testarone 1993
Walker, Texas Ranger Rafer Cobb 1993
Time Runner Neila 1993
Rio Diablo Jake Walker 1993
Nemesis Maritz 1992
Frogtown II Prof. Tanzer 1992
Highlander Armand Thorne 1992
Renegade Eli Starke 1992
Wishman Staten Jack Rose 1992
Batman: The Animated Series Additional Voices, Irving 1992
The Player Joel Levison 1992
Black Magic Tom McKay 1992
Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story Bruce Munster 1992
Silk Stalkings Rupert Tarlow 1991
Ultimate Desires Wolfgang Friedman 1991
Enid Is Sleeping Trucker 1991
Mom Nestor Duvalier 1991
Another 48 Hrs. Ben Kehoe 1990
Street Asylum Reverend Mony 1990
Tango & Cash Requin 1989
The Young Riders Jonas Simpkins 1989
Circles in a Forest Mr. Patterson 1989
Tales from the Crypt Steve Dixon 1989
Mutator David Allen 1989
The Horror Show Max Jenke 1989
Red Scorpion Sgt. Krasnov 1988
Nightmare At Noon The Albino 1988
Red Heat Streak 1988
The Wrong Guys Glen Grunski 1988
D.O.A. Detective Ulmer 1988
Dead Man Walking Decker 1988
Cherry 2000 Stacy 1987
Steel Dawn Tark 1987
Love Among Thieves Andre 1987
Sledge Hammer! Don Merrill, Felix Ridel 1986
Armed and Dangerous Anthony Lazarus 1986
Annihilator Alien Leader 1986
Matlock Mr. Grock 1986
Sidekicks Marshall 1986
Enemy Mine Stubbs 1985
Amazing Stories Willie Joe 1985
Flesh+Blood Karsthans 1985
Silverado Hobart 1985
Crimewave Arthur Coddish 1985
Hunter Lt. Jeff Wadsworth, Thomas Duffy 1984
Miami Vice Edward Reese 1984
A Breed Apart Peyton 1984
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues Reece 1983
The Hitchhiker Lionel 1983
Webster Dirty Ned (as Brion H. James) 1983
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Captain Rogers 1983
The Renegades Cochran 1983
The A-Team David Plout, Ryder 1983
48 Hrs. Kehoe 1982
Hear No Evil Billy Boy Burns 1982
Blade Runner Leon Kowalski 1982
American Playhouse Captain Rogers 1981
The Fall Guy 1981
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. Defalice 1981
Cagney & Lacey Dave 1981
Southern Comfort Trapper 1981
The Postman Always Rings Twice Crapshooter 1981
Dynasty Hawkins 1981
The Jazz Singer Man in Bar 1980
Wholly Moses! Guard at Banquet 1980
When the Whistle Blows Al Davis 1980
Palmerstown, U.S.A. 1980
Galactica 1980 Willy 1980
Big Shamus, Little Shamus Denker 1979
Benson Axe-Man 1979
The Dukes of Hazzard Captain Slater, Jenkins 1979
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park Guard 1978
B.J. and the Bear Bomber, Patrol Officer 1978
Mork & Mindy George 1978
Flying High Clyde Boyer 1978
Corvette Summer Wayne's Car Wash Henchman 1978
The Incredible Hulk Al 1977
Blue Sunshine Tony 1977
CHiPs Ackerman, Monk 1977
Roots Slaver 1977
Nickelodeon Bailiff 1976
Bound For Glory Pick-Up Truck Driver at Border 1976
Quincy M.E. Henry Muller 1976
Treasure of Matecumbe Roustabout 1976
Harry and Walter Go To New York Hayseed 1976
The Kansas City Massacre Homer Van Meter 1975
The Jeffersons Dirty Dog 1975
Chico and the Man Hog 1974
Little House on the Prairie Amos 1974
The Rockford Files Clamshell 1974
Get Christie Love! Hopper 1974
The Waltons Henry Ferris Jr. 1971
Gunsmoke Joe Barnes 1955
The Magical World of Disney Roustabout 1954

Producer Filmography

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