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James Mason

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James Mason

English actor who attained stardom in both British and American filmsadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1909.

Countries: United States (57%), United Kingdom (13%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Christopher Plummer, Alfred Hitchcock, James Coburn

Linked to: University of Cambridge, Marlborough College

 

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James Mason was born in 1909 add something


1930

Geraldine Brooks (actress) - In "The Reckless Moment", third-billed following James Mason and 1930s star Joan Bennett, Brooks, aged 24, was cast as Bennett's 17-year-old daughter, whose reckless affair with a seedy, older art dealer puts her mother on a collision course with a blackmailer with worse to come


1931

Virginia Cherrill - She appeared in the 1931 Gershwin musical "Delicious" with Janet Gaynor, and two of James Mason's first films, including "Troubled Waters," which turned out to be her last film


1933

In 1933 Korda gave Mason a small role in The Private Life of Don Juan but fired him three days into shooting. add something


1935

From 1935 to 1948 he starred in many British quota quickies. add something


1941

First from 1941 to 1964 to British actress Pamela_Mason (1916–1996); one daughter, Portland Mason Schuyler (1948–2004), and one son, Morgan (who is married to Belinda Carlisle, the lead singer of The Go-Go's. add something


1949

He and his wife, Pamela Mason, co-authored the book The Cats in Our Lives, which was published in 1949. add something

 

The stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard often impersonates James Mason's voice saying it is the voice of God; it is a running gag in his shows. add something


1950

Joseph Cotten - Cotten's career cooled in the 1950s with a string of less high-profile roles in films such as the dark Civil War "Two Flags West" , the Joan Fontaine romance "September Affair" , and the Marilyn Monroe vehicle "Niagara" , after James Mason turned down the role


1951

Jessica Tandy - Over the following three decades, her career continued sporadically that included The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel opposite James Mason, and a substantial role in Alfred Hitchcock's film, The Birds, and a Tony Award-winning performance in The Gin Game in 1977.

 

Barbara Rush - She made her screen debut in the 1951 movie " The Goldbergs" and went on to star opposite the likes of James Mason, Marlon_Brando, Paul Newman, Richard Burton, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Kirk Douglas


1952

Jake Ehrlich - Included in his client list were; Alexander Pantages for statutory rape, Gene Krupa for cannabis, Billie Holiday for heroin, Errol Flynn and James Mason for divorce, Howard Hughes for the movie "The Outlaw", and Gertrude Morris for murdering her husband in 1952


1953

Lloyd Bochner - He joined the Stratford Festival of Canada in its first season in 1953 and spent six years there, playing Horatio in "Hamlet", Orsino in "Twelfth Night", and Duke Vincentio in "Measure for Measure" opposite James Mason

 

George Cukor - James Mason ultimately was signed, and filming began on October 12, 1953.


1954

Richard Fleischer - In 1954, he was chosen by Walt Disney to direct "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul_Lukas, and Peter Lorre


1958

Mason was once considered to play James Bond in a 1958 TV adaptation of From Russia with Love, which was ultimately never produced. add something


1959

Mason survived a cardiac arrest in 1959 and died as a result of another on 27 July 1984 in Lausanne. add something

 

North by Northwest - "'North by Northwest"' is a 1959 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason


1961

Julie Newmar - She appeared in the 1961 film, "The Marriage-Go-Round", which starred James Mason and Susan Hayward


1962

Peter Sellers - In 1962, Stanley Kubrick asked Sellers to play the role of Clare Quilty in Lolita opposite James Mason and Shelley Winters.


1963

Gabriele Ferzetti - In 1963, Ferzetti he had a role in a large ensemble cast in Jean Delannoy's "Venere imperiale" and played the charatcer of Leonardi in Charles Frend and Bruno Vailati's war drama "Beta Som" alongside Lilli Palmer, James Mason and Alberto Lupo


1964

The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) - "'The Fall of the Roman Empire"' is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher_Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif


1968

Mayerling (1968 film) - "'Mayerling"' is a 1968 romantic tragedy film starring Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason, Ava_Gardner, Geneviève Page, James Robertson Justice and Andréa Parisy


1970

Burgess Meredith - In 1970 he directed "The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go", an espionage caper starring James Mason as a Hong Kong crime lord and Jeff Bridges as an ambitious amoral draft dodging novelist

 

Sam Neill - In the late 1970s, his mentor was James Mason


1971

Robert Marasco - Following a less successful London production at the Queen's Theatre in 1971, the play was made into a film in 1972; Sidney Lumet directed, and the cast included James Mason, Robert Preston, and Beau Bridges


1973

Stephen Sondheim - This 1973 film, directed by Herbert Ross, starred Dyan Cannon, Raquel Welch, James Mason, James_Coburn and Richard Benjamin


1975

In 1975 he played Falconhurst plantation owner in the controversial film Mandingo. add something

 

Donal Donnelly - He renewed his relationship with Brian Friel, appearing in the world premieres of "Volunteers" at the Abbey Theatre in 1975 and "Faith Healer" with James Mason in 1979 as well as the Broadway premieres of "Dancing at Lughnasa" in 1991 and "Translations" in 1995


1977

Cross of Iron - "'Cross of Iron"' is a British-German 1977 war film directed by Sam Peckinpah, featuring James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason and David Warner


1979

Sherlock Holmes - Bob Clark directed Christopher Plummer and James Mason in the 1979 created film Murder by Decree, which followed Holmes, hunting Jack the Ripper

 

Sir William Gull, 1st Baronet - In 1979, the fictional character Sir Thomas Spivey, portrayed by actor Roy Lansford, appears in "Murder by Decree", starring Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes and James Mason as Doctor Watson


1981

Mason's autobiography, Before I Forget, was published in 1981. add something


1984

James Mason died in 1984 add something


1986

Clint Eastwood - In 1986 Eastwood co-starred with Marsha Mason in the military drama Heartbreak Ridge, about the 1983 United States invasion of Grenada.


1994

Mason's widow, Clarissa Kaye, known as Kaye-Mason, died on 21 July 1994 from cancer add something


2004

"Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011, accessed 23 March 2013 add something