James Mason

Actor · Producer · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 73
James Neville Mason was an English actor. Mason achieved considerable success in British cinema before becoming one of Hollywood's biggest stars. He was the top box office attraction in the UK in 1944 and 1945, with notable films including The Seventh Veil (1945) and The Wicked Lady (1945). He starred in Odd Man Out (1947), the first recipient of... read more

James Neville Mason was an English actor. Mason achieved considerable success in British cinema before becoming one of Hollywood's biggest stars. He was the top box office attraction in the UK in 1944 and 1945, with notable films including The Seventh Veil (1945) and The Wicked Lady (1945). He starred in Odd Man Out (1947), the first recipient of the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.

Birth Name

James Neville Mason

Born

Saturday, 15 May 1909

Died

Friday, 27 July 1984

Actor Filmography

Churchill and the Movie Mogul Self 2019
Sid & Judy Himself (archive footage) / Self 2019
Filmworker Self 2018
Australia's Lost Gold: The Legend of Lasseter Archival Footage 2012
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Himself (archive footage) 2008
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Ed Concannon (archive footage) 2003
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond Himself (archive footage) 2000
Inside Edition Prof. Humbert Humbert 1988
The Assisi Underground Bishop Nicolini 1985
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Churchill and the Movie Mogul Self 2019
Sid & Judy Himself (archive footage) / Self 2019
Filmworker Self 2018
Australia's Lost Gold: The Legend of Lasseter Archival Footage 2012
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Himself (archive footage) 2008
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Ed Concannon (archive footage) 2003
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond Himself (archive footage) 2000
Inside Edition Prof. Humbert Humbert 1988
The Assisi Underground Bishop Nicolini 1985
A.D. Tiberius 1985
The Shooting Party Sir Randolph Nettleby 1985
The Golden Gong (archive footage) 1985
George Washington General Braddock 1984
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Demon 1983
Yellowbeard Captain Hughes 1983
Unknown Chaplin Narrator, Himself - Narrator (voice) 1983
The Verdict Ed Concannon 1982
A Dangerous Summer George Engels 1982
Evil Under the Sun Odell Gardener 1982
Ivanhoe Isaac of York 1982
The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' himself / Odell Gardener 1982
Making 'The Shining' Himself 1980
ffolkes Admiral Brinsden 1980
Hollywood Himself - Narrator (voice), Himself - Narrator 1980
The Passage Professor Bergson / Prof. John Bergson 1979
Murder By Decree Dr. John H. Watson 1979
Bloodline Sir Alec Nichols 1979
The Boys from Brazil Eduard Seibert 1978
Heaven Can Wait Mr. Jordan 1978
The Water Babies Mr. Grimes / Voice of Killer Shark 1978
Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love Narrator 1977
Cross Of Iron Oberst Brandt 1977
Jesus of Nazareth Joseph of Arimathea 1977
Voyage of the Damned Dr. Juan Remos 1976
Origins of the Mafia Vianisi 1976
People of the Wind Jafar Qoli (voice) 1976
Inside Out Ernst Furben 1975
Autobiography of a Princess Cyril Sahib 1975
Arena Himself (archive footage) 1975
The Left Hand of the Law Senatore Leandri 1975
Kidnap Syndicate Filippini 1975
Mandingo Warren Maxwell 1975
Great Expectations Magwitch 1974
11 Harrowhouse Watts 1974
Frankenstein: The True Story Dr. John Polidori 1973
The Last Of Sheila Philip 1973
The Mackintosh Man Sir George Wheeler 1973
Child's Play Jerome Malley 1972
Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! Alan Hamilton 1971
Bad Man's River Francisco Paco Montero 1971
Appointment with Destiny Narrator 1971
The Search for the Nile Narrator 1971
Parkinson Himself - Guest 1971
Cold Sweat Captain Ross 1970
Spring and Port Wine Rafe Crompton 1970
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go Y.Y. Go 1970
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Della Himself 1969
Age Of Consent Bradley Morahan 1969
The Sea Gull Trigorin, a writer 1968
Duffy Charles Calvert 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968
Cop-Out John Sawyer 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself - Guest 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself 1967
The London Nobody Knows Himself - Narrator 1967
ABC Stage 67 Otto Hoffman 1966
Georgy Girl James Leamington 1966
The Blue Max General Count von Klugermann 1966
The Deadly Affair Charles Dobbs 1966
Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase (archive footage) 1965
The Uninhibited Pascal Regnier 1965
Genghis Khan Kam Ling 1965
Lord Jim Gentleman Brown 1965
The Pumpkin Eater Conway 1964
The Fall Of The Roman Empire Timonides 1964
Torpedo Bay Captain Blayne 1963
Stoney Burke The Derelict 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Warren Barrow 1962
Hero's Island Jacob Weber 1962
Tiara Tahiti Capt. Brett Aimsley 1962
Lolita Prof. Humbert Humbert 1962
Escape From Zahrain Johnson 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself 1961
Golden Showcase Sourab 1961
Theatre '62 Maxim de Winter 1961
Dr. Kildare Dr. Maxwell Becker 1961
The Marriage-Go-Round Paul Delville 1961
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
The Trials of Oscar Wilde Sir Edward Carson 1960
Journey to the Center of the Earth Sir Oliver S. Lindenbrook 1959
A Touch of Larceny Cmdr. Max Easton 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Henry Chambers 1959
North by Northwest Phillip Vandamm 1959
The Decks Ran Red Capt. Edwin Rummill 1958
Cry Terror! Jim Molner 1958
Goodyear Theatre Marius 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest 1957
Island In The Sun Maxwell Fleury 1957
Panic! Father 1957
Playhouse 90 Hans Frick, Hesketh, Himself, John Brown, Sidney Lowe, Wilhelm Konreid 1956
Bigger Than Life Ed Avery 1956
General Electric Summer Originals 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself - Guest 1956
Forever, Darling The Guardian Angel 1956
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Captain Nemo 1954
The Magical World of Disney Captain Nemo, Himself 1954
A Star Is Born Norman Maine 1954
Caesar's Hour Himself - commercial spokesman for Puss 'n' Boots cat food 1954
Prince Valiant Sir Brack 1954
The Tell-Tale Heart Narrator (voice) 1953
The Man Between Ivo Kern 1953
Person to Person Himself 1953
Julius Caesar Brutus 1953
The Desert Rats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel 1953
Botany Bay Capt. Paul Gilbert 1953
The Story of Three Loves Charles Coutray 1953
General Electric Theater Wayne Sebastian 1953
Charade The Murderer / Maj. Linden / Jonah Watson 1953
Face to Face The Captain 1952
The Prisoner of Zenda Rupert of Hentzau 1952
The Bob Hope Show Himself - Guest 1950
5 Fingers Ulysses Diello 1952
Lady Possessed Jimmy Del Palma 1952
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Himself - Host 1951
Pandora And The Flying Dutchman Jenny (as Pamela Kellino) 1951
The Frank Sinatra Show Himself - Guest 1950
All Star Revue Guest Actor 1950
Lux Video Theatre Himself - Host 1950
One Way Street Dr. Frank Matson 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest, Himself - Guest Panelist 1950
The Reckless Moment Martin Donnelly 1949
East Side, West Side Brandon Bourne 1949
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert 1949
Caught Mrs. Fuller 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Guest, Himself 1948
The Upturned Glass Michael Joyce 1947
Odd Man Out Johnny McQueen 1947
The Wicked Lady Jackson 1946
The Seventh Veil Nicholas 1945
They Were Sisters Margaret Lee (as Pamela Kellino) 1945
A Place of One's Own Mr. Henry Smedhurst 1945
Hotel Reserve Peter Vadassy 1944
Candlelight In Algeria Alan Thurston 1944
Man of Evil Lord Manderstoke 1944
The Man in Grey Lord Rohan 1943
The Bells Go Down Ted Robbins 1943
Thunder Rock Streeter 1943
They Met in the Dark Richard Francis Heritage 1943
Secret Mission Raoul de Carnot 1942
Alibi Andre Laurent 1942
The Night Has Eyes Stephen 1942
A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle Dr. Renwick 1942
The Patient Vanishes Mick Cardby 1941
I Met a Murderer Mark Warrow 1939
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel Jean Tallien 1937
The High Command Capt. Heverell 1937
The Mill on the Floss Tom Tulliver 1937
Fire Over England Hillary Vane 1937
The Secret of Stamboul Larry 1936
Troubled Waters John Merriman 1936
Prison Breaker 'Bunny' Barnes 1936
Late Extra Jim Martin 1935

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1983 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1967 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1963 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
1955 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1955 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Won
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