James Cromwell
James Cromwell
Real Name/Full Name James Oliver Cromwell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Cromwell
Birth Place: California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 January 1940
Age/How Old: 84 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 201 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – John Cromwell
Mother – Kay Johnson
Siblings: Jonathan Cromwell
School: The Hill School
College: Middlebury College and Carnegie Mellon University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: No
Wife/Spouse Name: Anna Stuart
Kids/Children Name: Kate, John, and Colin Cromwell
Profession: Actor and activist
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

James Oliver Cromwell, better known by his stage name James Cromwell, is an actor and activist from the United States. Babe (1995), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), Space Cowboys (2000), Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), The Queen (2006), Spider-Man 3 (2007), W. (2008), Secretariat (2010), The Artist (2011), Always Mine (2012), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2012) are a few of his most well-known films.

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Biography and Early Life

Cromwell was born in the city of Los Angeles in the state of California. He is the son of actress Kay Johnson (1904–1975) and actor and producer John Cromwell (1886–1979), all of whom were blacklisted during McCarthy’s era. His ancestors come from England, Germany, Ireland, and Scotland.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Cromwell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Cromwell’s age is 84 years old as of today’s date 24th June 2024 having been born on 27 January 1940. Though, he is 6′ 7″ in feet and inches and 201 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.


Since graduating from The Hill School in 1958, he attended Middlebury College and Carnegie Mellon University, where he majored in theatre before dropping out. He got his acting lessons at New York City’s HB Studio. He, like his parents, was attracted to the theatre and has appeared in a variety of productions ranging from Shakespeare to experimental plays.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Cromwell With Wife Anna Stuart
James Cromwell With Wife Anna Stuart

James might have had a successful career but when it comes to his love life, there seems to be a small problem. This is because, he has been in three different marriages and two of these marriages have ended up in divorce. In 1977, Cromwell married Ann Ulvestad. In 1986, they divorced. Kate, John, and Colin were the couple’s three children.

Cromwell married Julie Cobb, an actress, on May 29, 1986; the couple divorced in 2005. Cromwell married actress Anna Stuart on January 1, 2014, at the residence of Stuart’s former Another World co-star Charles Keating. We hope that everything goes well in his third marriage and it won’t end up in divorce as the first and the second.

Is James Cromwell Gay?

No, he is not gay. He might have had issues when it comes to choosing the right soulmate, but the three marriages are also enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Cromwell made his television debut as Terry, a tennis coach, in a 1974 episode of The Rockford Files. He started a regular appearance as Stretch Cunningham on All in the Family a few weeks later. In 1975, he made his television debut as Bill Lewis in the short-lived Hot l Baltimore, and in the episode “Last Laugh” of M*A*S*H, he played Captain Leo Bardonaro. He made his film debut a year later, in Neil Simon’s classic mystery parody Murder by Death.

Throughout the 1980s, Cromwell started to act on television and appeared in films such as Tank and Revenge of the Nerds in supporting roles (both 1984). Along with Kevin Peter Hall, he appeared as a mental patient on the sitcom Night Court. His first Star Trek appearance was in the season 3 episode “The Hunted” on Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1990, followed by his role as Jaglom Shrek in the 1993 episode “Birthright, Part 1.” Babe (1995), The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), The Education of Little Tree (1997), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), The General’s Daughter (1999), and Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) were among his critically acclaimed films.

He also appeared in Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and the Star Trek: Enterprise pilot episode “Broken Bow” as Dr. Zefram Cochrane. Part of the First Contact footage was reused in the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “In a Mirror, Darkly.” In the episode “Starship Down,” he played Hanok in another Star Trek appearance on the television series Deep Space Nine. In DreamWorks’, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, he also played The Colonel.

Cromwell was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Movie for his performance as newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in the television film RKO 281. He was nominated for his second Emmy Award the same year for his role as Bishop Lionel Stewart on the NBC medical drama series ER. In 2004, he appeared in The West Wing episode “The Stormy Present” as former President D. Wire Newman. Cromwell starred as George Sibley in the HBO thriller series Six Feet Under from 2003 to 2005, earning him his third Emmy Award nomination in 2003.


Cromwell has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Babe (1995). For his performance in American Horror Story: Asylum (2012), he received a Primetime Emmy Award, and for his role in Still Mine, he received a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in 2013.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Cromwell in 2024

James Cromwell Net Worth
James Cromwell Net Worth

As of 2024, The American actor, James Cromwell, currently has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Cromwell is recognized for his height; he is the tallest actor nominated for an Academy Award, standing at 6 feet 7 in (2.01 m). His son John, who stands at 6 ft. 8 in, is much taller (2.03 m).

James Cromwell has had an extremely successful career with a prolific history in filming career. He has grown to be a beloved role model for many other aspiring actors and actresses.


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