Academy Award-nominee James Cromwell, 82, is an American actor and activist who made his acting debut as Terry in a 1974 episode of The Rockford Files.

He then appeared in numerous films and television shows which include Babe, Star Trek film sequel, American Horror Story: Asylum, Space Cowboys, Big Hero 6, Marshall, and several more. Cromwell has won several accolades including a Primetime Emmy Award for his work in the entertainment industry.

Actor James Cromwell’s Net Worth Details- How Rich Is He?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cromwell is reportedly worth around $8 million as of 2022. The primary source of his fortune is his successful career as an actor.

Actor James Cromwell is worth $8 million as of 2020Image Source: Pinterest
Actor James Cromwell is worth $8 million as of 2020
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James Cromwell grew fond of acting while still in college. To date, he has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows.

The average salary of an aspiring actor ranges from around $9.39 to $39.84 per hour to $57,000 to $88,000 per annum.

Career Insight

The 82-year-old actor made his first television appearance as Terry in The Rockford Files. He then appeared in All in the Family, Baltimore, M*A*S*H, Murder by Death, and several others.

In 1984, he guest-starred in films like Tank and Revenge of the Nerds. He also guests appeared in an American sitcom Night Court and played a mental patient.

Similarly, some of his initial film work credits are Babe, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Education of Little Tree, L.A. Confidential, The Green Mile, The General’s Daughter, and more.

In 1996, James joined the cast of Star Trek: First Contact and played Dr. Zefram Cochrane. He also appeared in Star Trek: Enterprise pilot Broken Bow, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Starship Down.

He grabbed both media and public attention for his role as newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst in the television film RKO 281 along with co-stars Liev Schreiber, Melanie Griffith, and Brenda Blethyn. His role eventually won him an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Movie.

From 2003 to 2005, Cromwell played George Sibley in the HBO drama series Six Feet Under which earned him his third Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. In the series, he appeared alongside Peter Krause, Lauren Ambrose, Jeremy Sisto, and Michael C. Hall.

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James as George Sibley in Six Feet Under
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In 2014, James Cromwell voiced the main villain Professor Robert Callaghan/Yokai in the Disney movie Big Hero 6. The same year, he played Warren Daniels for 10 episodes in the crime drama series Murder in the First.

In 2018, Cromwell appeared in HBO’s Succession and Starz’s Counterpart respectively. The same year, he played Benjamin Lockwood in the sci-fi adventure movie Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom alongside Chris Pratt, Rafe Spall, and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Moreover, in 2020, he played Jack Bronson in the Australian comedy-drama film Never Too Late.

Where Does He Live?

As per various sources, the 82-year-old actor lived in Beverly Hills, California until 2008. However, his current house location is not revealed.

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Virtual Image of James Cromwell’s former LA house
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The median house price in Los Angeles, California ranges around $650,000 which can rise to millions of dollars depending on the house and area.

Philanthropic Life

Apart from his acting career, Cromwell is also involved in several kinds of philanthropic works such as animal rights.

Here is a list of organizations which he supports:

  1. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  2. Best Friends Animal Society
  3. Farm Sanctuary
  4. Global Fund for Women
  5. Collaboration Foundation
  6. PETA
  7. Mercy For Animals
  8. The Humane Society
  9. HEART

Where Was James Cromwell Born In?

James Oliver Cromwell was born on 27th January 1940 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to actress Kay Johnson and actor-director John Cromwell. He is an American as per his nationality and has mixed (English, Irish, Scottish) ethnic descent.

He went and graduated from The Hill School in 1958. He then enrolled at Middlebury College and later Carnegie Mellon University where he studied theater before dropping out. Moreover, he took his acting training at HB Studio. His height is Superb almost ‎6 ft 7 inches.

Is Currently Married Third Wife

The Babe actor is currently married to his third wife Anna Stuart who is also an actress. The couple got married on 1st January 2014 at Stuart’s co-star Charles Keating home.

James and Anna during an event Image Source: Closer Weekly
James and Anna during an event
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He was previously married to his second wife actress Julie Cobb from 29th May 1986 to 2006. He wed his first wife Anne Ulvestad on 27th November 1976 and separated in 1986. While together, Anne and James shared three children together.