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Brion James

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor. Known for playing the character of Leon Kowalski in the movie Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in well-known American films such as 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hours, Tango & Cash, Silverado, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element. James' commanding screen presence and formidable physique at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall[1] usually resulted in his casting as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower budget horror and action films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. James appeared in more than 100 films before he died of a heart attack aged 54. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brion James, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 20, 1945 In Redlands, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
131
First Appeared:
Movie Swimming with Dolphins 2005-11-29
Latest Project:
In the series Gunsmoke 1955-09-10
Known For
Poster of In God's Hands
Poster of Back in Business
Poster of Indecent Behavior III
Poster of Showdown
Filmography
Movie Phoenix Point Spider Rico
Movie Swimming with Dolphins
Movie The King Is Alive Ashley
Movie The Operator Vernon Woods
Movie Farewell, My Love Renault
Movie Diplomatic Siege Stubbs
Movie The Hunter's Moon Sheriff Foulkes
Movie Dirt Merchant Detective Harry Ball
Movie Arthurs Quest Trent
Movie Malevolence Warden Walker
Movie In God's Hands Capitaine
Movie Joseph's Gift Frank Childress
Movie Black Sea 213 Captain Killick
Movie Jekyll Island Lawton Goodyear
Movie Heist Caz
Movie Men in White General
Movie Brown's Requiem Cathcart
Movie Deadly Ransom Bobby Rico
Movie A Place Called Truth Hank
Movie The Killing Jar
Movie The Fifth Element General Munro
Series Spawn
Movie Back in Business Emery Ryker
Movie Bombshell Donald
Movie Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills Salvador Dali / Sam
Movie The Underground Captain Hilton
Series Millennium Unknown
Movie American Strays Oris
Series Superman: The Animated Series Unknown
Movie Assault on Dome 4 Chairman
Movie Evil Obsession Stavinski
Movie Precious Find Sam Horton
Series The Marshal
Movie Spitfire Tough Guy (uncredited)
Movie Sketch Artist II: Hands That See Larry Walker
Movie Indecent Behavior III Mr. Cowed
Movie Steel Frontier General J.W. Quantrell
Movie Cyberjack Nassim
Movie Nature of the Beast Sheriff Gordon
Movie Dominion Lynwood
Movie Scanner Cop Dr. Hampton
Movie Cabin Boy Big Teddy
Movie Knight Rider 2010 Jared
Movie F.T.W. Sheriff Rudy Morgan
Movie Future Shock Jack Porter
Movie Savage Land Cyrus
Movie Art Deco Detective Jim Wexler
Movie The Companion Ron Cocheran
Movie Radioland Murders Bernie King
Movie The Soft Kill Ben McCarthy
Movie Hong Kong 97 Simon Alexander
Movie Rio Diablo
Movie Time Runner Neila
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown
Movie Showdown Vice Principal Kowalski
Movie Striking Distance Det. Eddie Eiler
Movie Precious Victims Agent Jimmy Bivens
Movie The Dark Paul Buckner
Movie Brain Smasher... A Love Story Brown
Movie Nemesis Maritz
Movie Frogtown II Prof. Tanzer
Series Highlander: The Series Armand Thorne
Movie Black Magic Tom McKay
Movie Wishman Staten Jack Rose
Movie The Player Joel Levison
Movie Ultimate Desires Wolfgang Friedman
Movie Mom Nestor Duvalier
Movie Street Asylum Reverend Mony
Movie Enid Is Sleeping Trucker
Movie Another 48 Hrs. Ben Kehoe
Movie Tango & Cash Requin
Movie Desperado: The Outlaw Wars Roy Grimes
Movie Circles in a Forest Mr. Patterson
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown
Movie Mutator David Allen
Movie The Horror Show Max Jenke
Movie Red Heat Streak
Movie The Wrong Guys Glen Grunski
Movie D.O.A. Detective Ulmer
Movie Nightmare at Noon The Albino
Movie Dead Man Walking Decker
Movie Red Scorpion Krasnov
Movie Cherry 2000 Stacy
Movie Steel Dawn Tark
Movie Love Among Thieves Andre
Series Matlock Unknown
Movie Annihilator Alien Leader
Movie Armed and Dangerous Anthony Lazarus
Movie Amazing Stories Willie Joe
Series Sledge Hammer! Felix Ridel
Series Sidekicks Unknown
Movie Enemy Mine Stubbs
Series Amazing Stories Unknown
Movie Flesh + Blood Karsthans
Movie Silverado Hobart
Movie Crimewave Arthur Coddish
Movie A Breed Apart Peyton
Series Miami Vice Unknown
Series Hunter Unknown
Movie Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues Reece
Series The Hitchhiker Lionel
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Captain Rogers
Series The A-Team David Plout
Movie Blade Runner Leon Kowalski
Movie City Dragon Billy Boy Burns
Movie 48 Hrs. Ben Kehoe
Movie Killing at Hell's Gate Turkey
Movie Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. Defalice
Movie Southern Comfort Trapper
Movie Conquest of the Earth Willy
Movie The Postman Always Rings Twice Crapshooter
Movie The Jazz Singer Man in Bar
Movie Wholly Moses Guard at Banquet
Series When the Whistle Blows Unknown
Movie KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park Guard
Series Big Shamus, Little Shamus Unknown
Series Mork & Mindy George
Movie Corvette Summer Wayne's Car Wash Henchman
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown
Movie Blue Sunshine Tony
Series CHiPs Unknown
Movie Nickelodeon Bailiff
Movie Bound for Glory Pick Up Truck Driver at the Border
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown
Movie Treasure of Matecumbe Roustabout
Movie Harry and Walter Go to New York Hayseed
Movie The Kansas City Massacre Homer Van Meter
Movie Hard Times Man (uncredited)
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown
Series The Waltons Unknown
Series Gunsmoke Unknown