James Spader is a Golden Globe-nominated American actor. James Spader is known as Raymond “Red” Reddington of the NBC series “The Blacklist”.
Starred in several well-received movies and television projects, let’s check his profile in detail.
- Birthday: 7 February 1960 (Age 58)
- Ethnicity: Mixed (English-Scottish-French-Dutch-German-Norwegian)
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Actor
James Spader Wife, Partner – Leslie Stefanson
James Spader is dating Leslie Stefanson since long-time. Divorced with his ex-first wife Victoria Spader, he is the father of three children born from both relationships.
In 1987, James Spader tied a knot with Victoria Kheel, professionally a decorator. The couple met when Spader was teaching yoga in NYC in the 80s.
They welcomed their first baby son Sebastian in 1989 and after three years came next son, Elijah. After 17 years of successful marriage, the couple divorced as Spader was in an extra-marital affair with Alien Hunter co-actress, Leslie Sefanson since 2002. The couple hasn’t married yet however, has given birth to nine years old son Nathaneal.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Spader is the youngest child of Stoddard Greenwood “Rodd” Spader and his wife Jean Fraser.
He has two sisters with whom he was brought up in a moderate and progressive family background. He belongs mostly to English ancestry and has more far-off German, French, Scottish, Dutch, and Norwegian roots.
- Parents: Stoddard Greenwood “Rodd” Spader and Jean Fraser
- Wife: Victoria Kheel (1987-2004)
- Children: Sebastian, Elijah and Nathaneal Spader
- Marital Status: Divorced
Growing up, he enrolled at several private schools like The Pike School where his mother was an art teacher and also attended the Brooks School where his father used to teach.
Following, he joined Philips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts but left the school to pursue a career in acting.
At the age of seventeen, he moved to New York City and picked up several odd jobs including the driver, bartender, and stable boy.
James Spader Age and Height
James Spader is tall of 5 feet 10 inches with the weight of 73 kilos. He wears a shoe size of 9 US, however, there isn’t available any reports regarding his body measurements. This matured gentleman has short-trimmed light brown hair, complimented with expressive deep blue eyes.
He has given cardiac arrest to numerous women of the 80s and 90s. With a charming beautiful look, there used to flourish gushes of him having a fling with several well-known Hollywood actresses in his time.
Born under the astrological sign Aquarius, he is one of the truest gems of Hollywood with creative skills and intellectuality.
- Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.77m)
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 73 KG (160 lbs)
The 58 years old “Stargate” actor seems to be age-defying with no least signs of aging. He appears with the glowing juvenile look and physically very fit body though it lacks athletic abs and sculpted chest. Much conscious about health, he often walks and performs light workouts along with strict diet routine. He is widely famous for trademark looks with a scarf, sunglasses, hat, and a black wool overcoat.
Eccentric and chilled-out personality, Spader is a man who comes along with a bundle of fun and entertainment. He is an admirer of ornate alcoholic drinks and is fond of smoking, pizza and jazz piano. Not much neurotic about lifestyle and looks, he is the stylish and punctilious person who loves spending quality time with family.
James Spader Movies and TV shows
Spader though entered as cheesy guy but later, he began playing more peculiar roles. Making a debut in 1981, he has played numerous movies and TV series that made him win many prestigious awards including three Primetime Emmy awards.
With immense hustle in the Hollywood, Spader debut movie was “Endless Love” and got starred in 1985 drama movie “Turf Turf”, though his breakthrough role became as haughty playboy in the movie “Pretty in Pink”. Following, he played Graham Dalton in drama movie “Sex, Lies, and Videotape” directed by Steven Soderbergh. For his role, he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival as well as got a nomination for Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.
- 1989: Starred in the award-winning role in the movie “Sex, Lies, and Videotape”
- 1994: Starred in Sci-fi movie “Stargate” as Egyptologist Daniel Jackson
- 2002: Played the main role in romantic comedy-drama movie “Secretary”
- (2004-2008): Portrayed Emmy-winning role in ABC series “Boston Legal”
- (2013-Present): Playing a lead role in NBC series “The Blacklist”
Regarding his exceptional role as lawyer Alan Shore in ABC legal drama series “The Practice” and its spin-off “Boston Legal”, he won three Emmys in 2004, 2005 and 2007 respectively. Other of his prominent TV role is for “The Office” and is currently portrays infamous criminal-turned-FBI officer Raymond “Red” Reddington in the crime thriller “The Blacklist” on NBC network. He has already received two nominations for Golden Globe Awards for that role.
Other of Spader’s significant movie role credits “Wolf”, “Stargate”, “Crash”, “Secretary”, “Lincoln” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron”.
James Spader Net Worth and Salary
James Spader net worth and salary: James Spader is a Massachusetts-born actor who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Whereas his annual salary is unknown yet.
- Net Worth: $10 Million
- Salary: N/A
Spader is an award-winning actor known for portraying eccentric characters. With almost 40 years, this oddball has earned enormous fame and noteworthy net worth.
Awarded and honored with multiple reputed awards, he barely shows-off richness with luxurious vacation post or announcing it in front of media.
Instead, he is a quiet persona, offering everyone to in his residence with an honesty drink of most lavish brand and making some great conversation around.