James Cromwell

Biography: James Cromwell is the son of Kay Johnson (actress) and John Cromwell (actor/director), and stepson of Ruth Nelson(actress). He started his further education at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, studying mechanical engineering, but after spending a summer on the set with his father, he dropped out and joined the theatre. He spent ten years travelling the country and appeared in Chicago and LA amongst other cities. He began working in television in 1974, most notably as Stretch Cunningham on All in the Family. Inspite of director Blake Edwards once calling him a Useless entity as he did not like that he was so tall (6'7") he has had a busy career in both tv and movies. His most recent appearance being in Spiderman 3.
He is a vegan and supports a number of charities which campaign against animal cruelty.

James Cromwell's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 91 The Queen
Lowest Metascore: 19 Species II
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 29
  2. Negative: 5 out of 29
29 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
91 The Queen Sep 30, 2006 Prince Philip 6.5
90 L.A. Confidential Sep 19, 1997 Dudley Smith 8.8
89 The Artist Nov 23, 2011 Clifton 8.0
83 Babe Aug 4, 1995 Farmer Arthur H. Hoggett 7.6
79 The People vs. Larry Flynt Dec 25, 1996 Charles Keating 8.1
74 Big Hero 6 Nov 7, 2014 Professor Robert Callaghan / Professor Robert Callaghan / Robert Callaghan 8.0
73 Space Cowboys Aug 4, 2000 Bob Gerson 6.2
72 Still Mine Jul 12, 2013 Craig Morrison / Craig Morrison 7.9
71 King Leopold's Ghost Aug 18, 2006 Cast 10
71 Star Trek: First Contact Nov 22, 1996 Dr. Zefram Cochrane 8.2
tbd Your Mommy Kills Animals Jul 20, 2007 Cast tbd
61 The Man with Two Brains Jun 3, 1983 Realtor 6.7
61 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Warden Hal Moores 8.5
61 Secretariat Oct 8, 2010 Ogden Phipps 6.3
59 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 Captain Stacy 6.1
59 I, Robot Jul 16, 2004 Dr. Alfred Lanning 7.1
56 Eraser Jun 21, 1996 William Donohue 7.5
56 W. Oct 17, 2008 George H.W. Bush 5.0
55 Becoming Jane Aug 3, 2007 Rev Austen 7.1
52 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron May 24, 2002 The Colonel 8.0
47 The General's Daughter Jun 18, 1999 Lt. Gen. Joseph Campbell 4.6
45 The Sum of All Fears May 31, 2002 President Robert 'Bob' Fowler 6.6
45 Surrogates Sep 25, 2009 Older Canter 5.8
44 Snow Falling on Cedars Dec 22, 1999 Judge Fielding 7.0
41 Revenge of the Nerds Jul 20, 1984 Mr. Skolnick 7.8
40 Deep Impact May 8, 1998 Alan Rittenhouse 5.7
34 Hide Away Jun 1, 2012 The Ancient Mariner tbd
31 The Bachelor Nov 5, 1999 The Priest 6.9
19 Soldiers of Fortune Aug 3, 2012 Haussman 4.1
19 Species II Apr 10, 1998 Senator Judson Ross 3.7