James Mason (1909)
- Category : 1909-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Dedication 1
After achieving much success in the United Kingdom, where he was the top box office attraction in 1944 and 1945, in November 1946 he made the transition to the United States and became one of Hollywood's biggest stars. His iconic films included Odd Man Out, The Desert Fox, A Star Is Born, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Lolita, North by Northwest, Prisoner of Zenda, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, A Touch of Larceny, Bigger Than Life, Julius Caesar, Georgy Girl, The Deadly Affair, Age of Consent, Heaven Can Wait, The Boys from Brazil, The Verdict, Mandingo, Murder by Decree and Salem's Lot.
James Mason made more than 100 films in his 40 year career in both England and the US. He played assorted villains, military men and some dubious romantic leads.
He was nominated for three Academy Awards and three Golden Globes (winning the Golden Globe in 1955 for A Star is Born).
He died 27 July 1984 at 6.00 am in Lausanne.