James Cromwell is an American actor. His first television appearance was in an episode of ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974). This was followed by his first lead role in the series ‘Hot l Baltimore’ (1975). The actor then went on to star in the dramas 'Six Feet Under' (2003-2005), American Horror Story: Asylum (2012-2013), Boardwalk Empire (2012–13), Halt and Catch Fire (2015), 'The Young Pope' (2016), 'Succession' (2018) and 'Counterpart' (2018).
As a movie actor, James Cromwell is known for his appearances in the hit films including 'Revenge of the Nerds' (1984), 'Babe' (1995), 'Star Trek: First Contact' (1996), 'L.A. Confidential' (1997), 'The Green Mile' (1999), 'The Queen' (2006), 'Secretariat' (2010), 'The Artist' (2011) and 'Big Hero 6' (2014). Some of the critically acclaimed movies of his career are 'The People vs. Larry Flynt' (1996) and 'Snow Falling on Cedars' (1999).