James Mason

Actor · Producer · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 80
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

Bob Ballard: An Explorer's Life Self - Captain Nemo, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea 1954 2021
Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan Self 2020
Churchill and the Movie Mogul Self 2019
Sid & Judy Himself (archive footage) / Self 2019
Filmworker Self 2018
Room 237 Prof. Humbert Humbert 2012
Australia's Lost Gold: The Legend of Lasseter Archival Footage 2012
The Many Faces of... Bradley Morahan 2010
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Self 2008
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Bob Ballard: An Explorer's Life Self - Captain Nemo, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea 1954 2021
Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan Self 2020
Churchill and the Movie Mogul Self 2019
Sid & Judy Himself (archive footage) / Self 2019
Filmworker Self 2018
Room 237 Prof. Humbert Humbert 2012
Australia's Lost Gold: The Legend of Lasseter Archival Footage 2012
The Many Faces of... Bradley Morahan 2010
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Self 2008
The Agatha Christie Code Odell Gardener 2005
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Ed Concannon 2003
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Self (archive footage) 2000
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years Sir Oliver S. Lindenbrook 1997
Inside Edition Prof. Humbert Humbert 1988
The Assisi Underground Bishop Nicolini 1985
A.D. Tiberius 1985
The Golden Gong (archive footage) 1985
The Shooting Party Sir Randolph Nettleby 1984
George Washington General Braddock / Gen. Edward Braddock 1984
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Demon 1983
Yellowbeard Captain Hughes 1983
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1983
Unknown Chaplin Narrator / Narrator (voice), Self - Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1983
The Verdict Ed Concannon 1982
A Dangerous Summer George Engels 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Evil Under the Sun Odell Gardener 1982
Ivanhoe Isaac of York 1982
The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' Odell Gardener / Self 1982
Making 'The Shining' Himself 1980
North Sea Hijack Admiral Brinsden / Admiral Brindsen 1980
Hollywood Self - Narrator / Himself (voice) 1980
Salem's Lot Richard K. Straker 1979
Bloodline Sir Alec Nichols 1979
The Passage Professor Bergson / Prof. John Bergson 1979
Murder by Decree Dr. John H. Watson 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
Jesus of Nazareth Joseph of Arimathea 1977
Cross of Iron Oberst Brandt / Oberst (Col.) Brandt 1977
Voyage of the Damned Dr. Juan Remos 1976
Origins of the Mafia Vianisi 1976
People of the Wind Jafar Qoli / Narrator 1976
Inside Out Ernst Furben 1975
Autobiography of a Princess Cyril Sahib 1975
Arena Himself (archive footage), Self 1975
The Left Hand of the Law Senatore Leandri / Senator Leandri 1975
Kidnap Syndicate Filippini 1975
Mandingo Warren Maxwell 1975
Great Expectations Magwitch 1974
The Destructors Jacques Brizard 1974
11 Harrowhouse Charles D. Watts 1974
Frankenstein: The True Story Dr. John Polidori 1973
The MacKintosh Man Sir George Wheeler 1973
The Last of Sheila Philip 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 Self - 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 Self - Guest 1969
Della Self 1969
You're Putting Me On Self 1969
Age of Consent Bradley Morahan 1969
The Sea Gull Trigorin 1968
Duffy Charles Calvert / J C Calvert 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968
Mayerling Emperor Franz-Josef / Franz Joseph I of Austria 1968
Cop-Out John Sawyer 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Self 1967
The London Nobody Knows Himself - Narrator / Self - Guide / 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 / Bob 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 / Captain 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 Self 1960
The Trials of Oscar Wilde Sir Edward Carson 1960
A Touch of Larceny Cmdr. Max Easton 1960
Journey to the Center of the Earth Sir Oliver S. Lindenbrook 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Henry Chambers 1959
Premier Khrushchev in the USA Self 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, John Brown, Self, Sidney Lowe, Wilhelm Konreid 1956
Bigger Than Life Ed Avery 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Guest 1951
Forever, Darling The Guardian Angel / James Mason 1956
This Is Your Life Self, Self - Filmed tribute 1955
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Captain Nemo 1955
The Magical World of Disney Captain Nemo, Self 1954
A Star Is Born Norman Maine 1954
Caesar's Hour Self - commercial spokesman for Puss 'n' Boots cat food 1954
Prince Valiant Sir Brack 1954
The Tell-Tale Heart Narrator 1953
The Man Between Ivo Kern / Ivo 1953
Person to Person Self 1953
Charade The Murderer / Maj. Linden / Jonah Watson 1953
Julius Caesar Brutus 1953
The Desert Rats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel / Field Marshal Erwin von Rommel 1953
The Story of Three Loves Charles Coutray / Charles Coutray (segment "The Jealous Lover") 1953
General Electric Theater Wayne Sebastian 1953
Botany Bay Capt. Paul Gilbert 1952
Omnibus Napoleon (segment "Napoleon's Love Letters") 1952
The Prisoner of Zenda Rupert of Hentzau 1952
Face to Face The Captain / The Captain ('The Secret Sharer') 1952
The Bob Hope Show Self - Guest, Self 1950
5 Fingers Ulysses Diello 1952
Lady Possessed Jimmy Del Palma 1952
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel / Field Marshal Erwin Rommel 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Self - Host, Captain Vialez 1951
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman Hendrik van der Zee 1951
The Frank Sinatra Show Self - Guest 1950
All Star Revue Guest Actor 1950
Lux Video Theatre Self - Host 1950
One Way Street Dr. Frank Matson / Frank Matson 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest, Himself - Guest Panelist 1950
East Side, West Side Brandon Bourne 1949
The Reckless Moment Martin Donnelly 1949
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert 1949
Caught Larry Quinada 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self - Guest, Self 1948
The Upturned Glass Michael Joyce 1947
Odd Man Out Johnny McQueen 1947
The Wicked Lady Captain Jerry Jackson 1945
The Seventh Veil Nicholas / Nicholas Cunningham 1945
They Were Sisters Geoffrey / Geoffrey Lee 1945
A Place of One's Own Smedhurst / Henry Smedhurst 1945
Hotel Reserve Peter Vadassy 1944
Man of Evil Lord Manderstoke 1944
Candlelight in Algeria Alan Thurston 1944
They Met in the Dark Richard Francis Heritage 1943
The Man in Grey Lord Rohan 1943
The Bells Go Down Ted Robbins 1943
Thunder Rock Streeter 1942
Secret Mission Raoul de Carnot 1942
Alibi Andre Laurent 1942
The Night Has Eyes Stephen Deremid 1942
A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle Dr. Renwick 1942
Death Cell 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
Fire Over England Hillary Vane / Vane 1937
The Mill on the Floss Tom Tulliver 1936
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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