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: 11 out of 28
  2. Negative: 5 out of 28
28 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 King Leopold's Ghost Aug 18, 2006 Cast 10
90 L.A. Confidential Sep 19, 1997 Dudley Smith 8.8
61 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Warden Hal Moores 8.8
31 The Bachelor Nov 5, 1999 The Priest 8.6
71 Star Trek: First Contact Nov 22, 1996 Dr. Zefram Cochrane 8.4
52 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron May 24, 2002 The Colonel 7.9
89 The Artist Nov 23, 2011 Clifton 7.9
72 Still Mine Jul 12, 2013 Craig Morrison / Craig Morrison 7.9
79 The People vs. Larry Flynt Dec 25, 1996 Charles Keating 7.8
41 Revenge of the Nerds Jul 20, 1984 Mr. Skolnick 7.8
83 Babe Aug 4, 1995 Farmer Arthur H. Hoggett 7.6
55 Becoming Jane Aug 3, 2007 Rev Austen 7.1
59 I, Robot Jul 16, 2004 Dr. Alfred Lanning 7.1
44 Snow Falling on Cedars Dec 22, 1999 Judge Fielding 7.0
56 Eraser Jun 21, 1996 William Donohue 7.0
45 The Sum of All Fears May 31, 2002 President Robert 'Bob' Fowler 6.6
91 The Queen Sep 30, 2006 Prince Philip 6.5
61 Secretariat Oct 8, 2010 Ogden Phipps 6.3
61 The Man with Two Brains Jun 3, 1983 Realtor 6.2
59 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 Captain Stacy 6.1
73 Space Cowboys Aug 4, 2000 Bob Gerson 6.0
47 The General's Daughter Jun 18, 1999 Lt. Gen. Joseph Campbell 5.8
40 Deep Impact May 8, 1998 Alan Rittenhouse 5.8
45 Surrogates Sep 25, 2009 Older Canter 5.7
56 W. Oct 17, 2008 George H.W. Bush 5.0
19 Species II Apr 10, 1998 Senator Judson Ross 4.4
19 Soldiers of Fortune Aug 3, 2012 Haussman 4.1
tbd Your Mommy Kills Animals Jul 20, 2007 Cast tbd
34 Hide Away Jun 1, 2012 The Ancient Mariner tbd
82 Big Hero 6 Nov 7, 2014 Professor Robert Callaghan / Professor Robert Callaghan tbd