James Spader Overview

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Born: February 07, 1960

The descendent of a long line of teachers and professors, Bostonian James Spader first discovered acting while attending high school. After performing extensively in theatre in Massachusetts, Spader dropped out of Phillips Andover prep school in order to study acting at New York's Michael Chekhov school. Until landing his first role in 1978's Team-Mates, James Spader supported himself by busing tables, shoveling manure, and teaching yoga. After a few failed TV shows and movies, Spader... See All

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