James Woods

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 82
James Howard Woods is an American actor and producer. His best known roles are Videodrome (1983), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Casino (1995), Nixon (1995), Contact (1997), the voice of Hades in Disney's animated feature Hercules (1997), and the voice of Falcón in the movie Stuart Little 2 (2002). Woods has also been nominated for two Academy... read more

James Howard Woods is an American actor and producer. His best known roles are Videodrome (1983), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Casino (1995), Nixon (1995), Contact (1997), the voice of Hades in Disney's animated feature Hercules (1997), and the voice of Falcón in the movie Stuart Little 2 (2002). Woods has also been nominated for two Academy Awards, one in the Best Actor category for Salvador (1986) and the other in the Best Supporting Actor category for Ghosts of Mississippi (1996). He is the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards for the television movies Promise (1987) and My Name Is Bill W. (1989). On television, he is known for his lead role in the CBS drama Shark (2006–08), his guest appearances in Showtime's Ray Donovan (2013) and for voice-acting as himself on various episodes of Family Guy and The Simpsons.

Birth Name

James Howard Woods

Born

Friday, 18 April 1947

Actor Filmography

King of Cool Self / Self - Friend of Dean Paul Martin 2021
Eggs Grab Takit 2021
A Journey to Sundance Self 2021
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
First Contact Narrator 2017
Justice League Action Lex Luthor, Repulse / Lex Luthor 2016
Dice James Woods 2016
Bling Victor (voice) / Victor 2016
Journey to Sundance Self 2014
Poker Night in America Self 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

King of Cool Self / Self - Friend of Dean Paul Martin 2021
Eggs Grab Takit 2021
A Journey to Sundance Self 2021
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
First Contact Narrator 2017
Justice League Action Lex Luthor, Repulse / Lex Luthor 2016
Dice James Woods 2016
Bling Victor (voice) / Victor 2016
Journey to Sundance Self 2014
Poker Night in America Self 2014
Jamesy Boy Lt. Mark Falton / Lt. Falton 2014
Futurescape with James Woods Self - Host, Himself 2013
Jobs Jack Dudman 2013
White House Down Walker 2013
Ray Donovan Sully Sullivan 2013
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us Self 2013
Mary and Martha Mary's Father 2013
Officer Down Captain Verona 2013
Coma Dr. Howard Stark 2012
Teens Wanna Know Self 2012
Straw Dogs Tom Heddon 2011
Close Up Self 2011
The Frollo Show Hades 2011
Too Big to Fail Richard Fuld / Dick Fuld 2011
The Bolt Report Self 2011
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths Owlman / Thomas Wayne Jr. / Owlman (voice) 2010
An American Carol Agent Grosslight / Todd Grosslight 2008
Hollywood contra Franco Frankie McVeigh 2008
That Fellow in the Coat Hades 2008
iCarly Security Guard #2 2007
Surf's Up Reggie Belafonte (voice) / Reggie Belafonte 2007
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Presenter 2007
Shark Sebastian Stark 2006
End Game Vaughn Stevens 2006
Ark Jallak / Jallak (voice) 2005
Be Cool Tommy Athens 2005
Pretty Persuasion Hank Joyce 2005
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
This Girl's Life Pops 2004
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession Himself / Self 2004
The Easter Egg Adventure Grab Takit (voice) / Grab Takit 2004
Videodrome: Forging the New Flesh Self 2004
Entourage James Woods 2004
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (archive footage) 2004
Celebrity Poker Showdown Self 2003
Northfork Walter O'Brien 2003
Moments in Time Narrator, Self - Host 2003
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story Rudolph 'Rudy' Giuliani / Rudy Giuliani 2003
World Poker Tour Self 2003
Odd Job Jack Manny Kowalski 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun Gloomius Maximus 2002
Stuart Little 2 Falcon / The Evil Falcon (voice) 2002
Founding Brothers John Adams 2002
John Q Dr. Raymond Turner 2002
Mickey's House of Villains Hades (voice) / Hades 2001
Race to Space Dr. Wilhelm von Huber 2001
Riding in Cars with Boys Mr. Leonard Donofrio / Leonard Donofrio 2001
America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself / Self 2001
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within General Hein / General Hein (voice) 2001
Scary Movie 2 Father McFeely 2001
Playboy Exposed: Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored Self 2001
Recess: School's Out Benedict / Dr. Phillium Benedict (voice) 2001
House of Mouse Hades 2001
Once Upon a Time: Sergio Leone Himself / Self 2001
Founding Fathers John Adams 2000
The American Nightmare Self 2000
Clerks Major Baklava 2000
Dirty Pictures Dennis Barrie 2000
Rotten TV Self 2000
The Virgin Suicides Mr. Lisbon 1999
Hooves of Fire Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1999
Play It to the Bone Ringside Fan / Himself (Ringside Fan) 1999
Any Given Sunday Dr. Harvey Mandrake 1999
The General's Daughter Colonel Moore / Col. Robert Moore 1999
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Self 1999
True Crime Alan Mann 1999
Family Guy James Woods, Family Guy James Woods / Simpsons James Woods, James Woods as General Veers 1999
Hercules: Zero to Hero Hades: Lord of the Dead / Hades 1999
The Directors Self 1999
Hollywood & Vinyl Himself 1999
Another Day in Paradise Mel 1998
Hercules Hades / Hades (voice), Hades (voice), Hades 1998
Vampires Jack Crow 1998
Kicked in the Head Uncle Sam 1997
Contact Michael Kitz 1997
Hercules Hades / Hades (voice) 1997
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1997
Ghosts of Mississippi Byron De La Beckwith 1996
The Summer of Ben Tyler Temple Rayburn 1996
Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents Self 1996
Killer: A Journal of Murder Carl Panzram 1996
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Lester Diamond 1996
Nixon H.R. Haldeman 1995
Casino Lester Diamond 1995
Indictment: The McMartin Trial Danny Davis 1995
For Better or Worse Reggie Makeshift 1995
The Specialist Ned Trent 1994
ER Dr. Nate Lennox 1994
Curse of the Starving Class Weston Tate 1994
Next Door Matt Coler 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest 1994
The Getaway Jack Benyon 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Fallen Angels Mickey Cohen 1993
Chaplin Joseph Scott 1992
Citizen Cohn Roy Marcus Cohn 1992
Diggstown Gabriel Caine 1992
HBO First Look Mr. Donofrio / Self, Self 1992
Straight Talk Jack / Jack Russell 1992
The Boys Walter Farmer 1991
The Hard Way John Moss 1991
Dream On Dennis Youngblood 1990
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction Robert / Robert (segment "Hills Like White Elephants") 1990
The Simpsons James Woods 1989
Immediate Family Michael Spector 1989
My Name Is Bill W. Bill Wilson 1989
True Believer Eddie Dodd 1989
The Boost Lenny Brown 1988
Crimes of Passion Self - Host / Himself - Host 1988
Cop Lloyd Hopkins 1988
Best Seller Cleve 1987
Biography Self 1987
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1987
In Love and War James B. Stockdale 1987
Promise D.J. / DJ 1986
The Late Show Self 1986
Salvador Richard Boyle 1986
Joshua Then and Now Joshua Shapiro 1985
Cat's Eye Dick Morrison / Richard 'Dick' Morrison 1985
Badge of the Assassin Robert K. Tanenbaum, Assistant District Attorney 1985
Once Upon a Time in America Max / Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz 1984
Against All Odds Jake Wise 1984
Videodrome Max Renn 1983
Split Image Charles Pratt 1982
Fast-Walking Fast-Walking 1982
Eyewitness Aldo / Aldo Mercer 1981
The Black Marble The Fiddler 1980
Young Maverick Lem Fraker 1979
The Onion Field Gregory Powell 1979
...and Your Name Is Jonah Danny Corelli 1979
The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel Sin Eater 1979
The Gift of Love Alfred Browning 1978
Holocaust Karl Weiss 1978
The Choirboys Harold Bloomguard 1977
Raid on Entebbe Capt. Sammy Berg 1976
The Disappearance of Aimee Asst. Disty. Atty. Joseph Ryan 1976
Alex & the Gypsy Crainpool 1976
Family Dr. Robert Styles 1976
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar Fletcher 1976
Distance Larry Vincent 1975
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975
Welcome Back, Kotter Alex Welles 1975
Night Moves Quentin 1975
The Gambler Bank Officer 1974
The Rockford Files Larry Kirkoff 1974
Kojak Caz 1973
The Way We Were Frankie McVeigh 1973
Police Story Lewis Packer 1973
Barnaby Jones Danny Reeves 1973
A Great American Tragedy Rick 1972
Hickey & Boggs Lt. Wyatt 1972
The Streets of San Francisco Doug 1972
The Rookies Ted Ayres 1972
The Visitors Bill Schmidt 1972
Horizon Art Lewis 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest 1961

Producer Filmography

2011 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2003 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1990 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Won
1989 Emmy Outstanding Performance in Informational Programming Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1987 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1987 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Won
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1980 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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