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James Cameron

James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He moved to the USA in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screen-writing ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director, miniature-set builder, and process-projection supervisor on Roger Corman's Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and debuted as a director with Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981) the following year. In 1984, he wrote and directed The Terminator (1984), a futuristic action-thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, and Linda Hamilton. It was a huge success. After this came a string of successful science-fiction action films such as Aliens (1986) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Cameron is now one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood. He was formerly married to producer Gale Anne Hurd, who produced several of his films. He married Kathryn Bigelow in 1989.


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Born:
Aug 16, 1954 In Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie Your Studio and You 1995-02-01
Latest Project:
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction 2018-04-30
Known For
Filmography
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Himself 2018-04-30
Movie Score: A Film Music Documentary Himself 2017-03-16
Movie Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron Himself 2017-11-26
Movie Mission Blue Himself 2014-01-30
Movie Amazon Unknown Himself 2013-10-18
Movie Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron Himself 2012-04-08
Movie Side by Side Self 2012-08-19
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Himself 2011-11-27
Movie Hollywood between Paranoia and Sci-Fi: The Power of Myth Himself 2011-05-06
Movie Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora Himself 2010-02-07
Movie Capturing Avatar Himself 2010-11-16
Series Mars Rising 2007-10-07
Movie Explorers: From The Titanic To The Moon Himself 2006-03-23
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Himself 2004-01-01
Movie Ghosts of the Abyss Himself 2003-04-10
Movie Superior Firepower : Making 'Aliens' Himself 2003-12-02
Movie Iron and Beyond Himself 2002-11-15
Movie 2001: The Making of a Myth Himself 2001-01-13
Movie Alien Evolution Himself 2001-10-12
Movie Duets Karaoke singer (uncredited) 2000-09-09
Movie The Muse James Cameron 1999-08-27
Movie Titanic Steerage Dancer (uncredited) 1997-11-18
Movie Your Studio and You Himself 1995-02-01
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