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James Spader

 
Bio:
JAMES SPADER most recently appeared on Broadway in David Mamet's RACE in 2010. Currently, he stars as Raymond "Red" Reddington on NBC's "The Blacklist." Spader's film credits include Steven Soderbergh's "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JAMES SPADER most recently appeared on Broadway in David Mamet's RACE in 2010. Currently, he stars as Raymond "Red" Reddington on NBC's "The Blacklist." Spader's film credits include Steven Soderbergh's "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Jack Lawson

Photos

James Spader, Diego Klattenhoff, Jefferson Mays, Hisham Tawfiq Photo

James Spader, Diego Klattenhoff, Jefferson Mays, Hisham Tawfiq

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10/29/2019
James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington, Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco Photo

James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington, Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco

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Date:
03/28/2019
Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington Photo

Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington

From: 
Date:
03/28/2019
Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington Photo

Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington

From: 
Date:
03/28/2019
Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington Photo

Stacy Keach as Robert Vesco, James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington

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Date:
03/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Jack Lawson

James Spader Biography

JAMES SPADER most recently appeared on Broadway in David Mamet's RACE in 2010.

Currently, he stars as Raymond "Red" Reddington on NBC's "The Blacklist."

Spader's film credits include Steven Soderbergh's "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival; David Cronenberg's "Crash," which received the Special Jury Prize at Cannes; and Steven Shainberg's "Secretary," which won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature. Other film credits include "2 Days in the Valley," "Wolf" and "Less Than Zero."

Spader starred in Steven Spielberg's feature "Lincoln," opposite Daniel Day Lewis, while also starring on NBC's hit comedy "The Office." Most recently, he co-starred in the feature film "The Homesman," alongside Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones (who also directed), and starred as the titular villain in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

From 2004-08, Spader won three Emmy Awards for his seminal role as shameless attorney Alan Shore on "The Practice" and "Boston Legal," making him the only actor to win consecutive Emmys playing the same character on two different series.





James Spader News

Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus & More Join NBC Fall Programming Slate Photo Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus & More Join NBC Fall Programming Slate
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Dolly Parton will headline the musical film “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas.” NBC’s New Year’s Eve celebration is back as Miley Cyrus continues the newest holiday tradition with the return of “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party,” joining favorites “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” “The National Dog Show” and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.'

NBC Renews THE BLACKLIST For Season 10 Photo NBC Renews THE BLACKLIST For Season 10
by Michael Major - Feb 23, 2022

NBC’s drama “The Blacklist” – from Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television and Davis Entertainment — has been renewed for a 10th season. “The Blacklist” stars James Spader, Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfiq, Laura Sohn and Harry Lennix. The show is also the fourth highest broadcast drama in bringing in an upscale audience.

David Alan Grier Joins FX's THE PATIENT Photo David Alan Grier Joins FX's THE PATIENT
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2022

Grier will join the previously announced Steve Carell, Domhall Gleeson, Linda Emond, Laura Niemi and Andrew Leeds in the cast of the eight-episode half-hour series. Details of Grier's role are currently being kept under wraps. The Patient was co-written by Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg.

Corbin Bleu Joins HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season Three Photo Corbin Bleu Joins HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season Three
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

The summer camp-set third season of High School Musical: the Musical: the Series will include a performance of Disney's Frozen. In addition to music from Frozen, season three will feature music from Camp Rock and the High School Musical franchise. Corbin Bleu will join Joshua Bassett Olivia Rodrigo, Julia Lester, and more in the new season.

BWW Exclusive: Annabella Sciorra to Guest-Star on THE BLACKLIST Photo BWW Exclusive: Annabella Sciorra to Guest-Star on THE BLACKLIST
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2021

Sciorra plays the episode’s titular “blacklister,” “the avenging angel,” a character who will use any means necessary to return what has been unjustly stolen. The show also stars stars James Spader, Amir Arison, and Hisham Tawfiq. Check out exclusive new photos of Sciorra in the episode now!

TROUBLE IN MIND Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo TROUBLE IN MIND Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021

Trouble In Mind officially begins previews tonight, October 29, at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Learn more about the cast here!

A SOLDIER'S PLAY's David Alan Grier Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an A Photo A SOLDIER'S PLAY's David Alan Grier Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
by - Sep 26, 2021

David Alan Grier has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for A SOLDIER'S PLAY.

Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 3 Photo Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 3
by Team BWW - Jul 13, 2021

It's just days until the biggest night in high school musical theatre! The Jimmy Awards officially return as a virtual ceremony on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Get to know just a few of the nominees, including: Brynn Brady, Nathan Bravo, Taylor Garlick, Kendall Hicks, Brady McComas, Marcus McGee, Ronald Spoto, Arianna Vila, and Kuper Walker.

Wake Up With BWW 6/30: PLAZA SUITE Announces Broadway Dates, New MJ Casting, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/30: PLAZA SUITE Announces Broadway Dates, New MJ Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

Today's top stories: Plaza Suite announces Broadway dates, MJ announces new casting in the title role, first look at photos from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, and more!

Marvel Stars That Have Taken Bows on Broadway Photo Marvel Stars That Have Taken Bows on Broadway
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 12, 2021

Which Marvel stars have been nominated for Tony awards? Which Marvel stars have produced shows on Broadway? What are some of their upcoming Broadway projects! Read on to find out!

James Spader Videos

VIDEO: David Alan Grier Talks IN LIVING COLOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: David Alan Grier Talks IN LIVING COLOR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2021

DAG talks about his quarantine outfit, staying home, being in a bubble with his family, losing weight on the Jenny Craig diet, cast-members on “In Living Color” playing pranks on him, playing Jamie Foxx’s father on their new Netflix show “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me,” meeting Jamie for the first time, and Jimmy’s parents coming to his shows and feeding him leftovers.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Roger Bart in an All New Scene From THE BLACKLIST VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Roger Bart in an All New Scene From THE BLACKLIST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2021

Bart plays a lawyer who recently helped get nefarious blacklister The Freelancer released from prison, who runs up against Spader’s Red Reddington in his effort to find Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone).

VIDEO: James Spader Reacts to Seth Meyers' PRETTY IN PINK Transformation VideoVIDEO: James Spader Reacts to Seth Meyers' PRETTY IN PINK Transformation
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2021

James Spader reminisces about his Pretty in Pink character Steff McKee and gives details about The Blacklist’s recent animated episode.

VIDEO: James Spader Talks THE BLACKLIST on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: James Spader Talks THE BLACKLIST on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2020

James Spader talks to Jimmy about shooting BB guns, shares what it was like filming The Blacklist during the pandemic and shows a clip of the show's upcoming eighth season.

VIDEO: James Spader Talks About Halloween Pranks on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: James Spader Talks About Halloween Pranks on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

James Spader talks about his love of Halloween and the failed Halloween prank from his childhood.

VIDEO: James Spader Talks THE BLACKLIST on TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: James Spader Talks THE BLACKLIST on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

Actor James Spader stops by the 3rd hour of TODAY to preview the upcoming seventh season of NBC's “The Blacklist.” He says the show is constantly evolving — “it changes in tone, it changes in setting, it changes in context” — which keeps him on his toes.

VIDEO: James Spader Thinks NYC Is the Best City in the World VideoVIDEO: James Spader Thinks NYC Is the Best City in the World
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2019

James Spader sat down with The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. During the interview, Spader talks about his ideal day, explains what he thinks makes New York City the greatest city in the world and teases the return of The Blacklist.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peak of THE BLACKLIST Season Six VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peak of THE BLACKLIST Season Six
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2018

NBC has released the first 5 minutes of season 6 of NBC's hit drama, “The Blacklist,” which feature James Spader's Raymond “Red” Reddington commandeering a bank heist in progress as only he can.  

VIDEO: Watch a First Look of THE BLACKLIST Season Six VideoVIDEO: Watch a First Look of THE BLACKLIST Season Six
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

NBC has released a First Look piece featuring interviews with James Spader, Megan Boone and the cast of “The Blacklist,” previewing the new season. The series returns to NBC for its 6th season with a 2-night/2-part premiere event beginning January 3 at 10pm and continuing January 4 at 9pm. 

VIDEO: Red Goes to Prison in the Season 6 Trailer for THE BLACKLIST VideoVIDEO: Red Goes to Prison in the Season 6 Trailer for THE BLACKLIST
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2018

NBC has released the first trailer for season 6 of “The Blacklist.” The series returns to NBC for its 6th season with a 2-night/2-part premiere event beginning January 3 at 10pm and continuing January 4 at 9pm.  


James Spader Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James Spader been in?
James Spader has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has James Spader been in?
James Spader has not appeared in the West End