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James Cameron

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Biography

Cameron in June 2012

Source: Wikipedia

James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker, inventor, engineer, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer. He first found major success with the science fiction action thriller blockbuster The Terminator (1984). He then became a popular Hollywood director and was hired to write and direct Aliens (1986); three years later he followed up with The Abyss (1989).

Fact file

  • Born: James Francis Cameron August 16, 1954 (age 60) Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
  • Residence: Malibu, California, U.S. and Wairarapa, New Zealand
  • Education: Brea Olinda High School
  • Alma mater: Fullerton College
  • Occupation: Filmmaker, environmentalist, explorer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Notable work: Avatar, Titanic, Aliens, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Abyss
  • Net worth: $900 million (2013 est.)
  • Spouse(s): Sharon Williams (1978–84) Gale Anne Hurd (1985–89) Kathryn Bigelow (1989–91) Linda Hamilton (1997–99) Suzy Amis (2000–present)
  • Awards: See below

Read more about James Cameron at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-09-13 00:33:14
Rootbeer Films has completed “2nd Unit: Invisible Action Stars” with James Cameron, Keanu Reeves, Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry, Variety has learned exclusively. The film explores relationships between actors and stunt performers — a topic at the heart of Quentin Tarantino’s recent “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Joe Mantegna ...

patsaperstein
Variety, 2019-09-10 13:00:41
This power couple has been championing environmentalist causes for decades. Suzy Amis Cameron has led a charge toward plant-based eating in efforts to reduce the dramatic carbon footprint that meat protein creates. James Cameron, the filmmaker behind classics such as “Titanic,” has woven climate-conscious themes into franchises like “Avatar.” He ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-08-07 18:29:19
Hackman Capital Partners has acquired the Manhattan Beach Studios, home to James Cameron’s “Avatar” sequels, as part of a $650 million deal. Hackman announced Wednesday that it had bought the MBS Group from global investment firm the Carlyle Group. The MBS Group operates the MBS Media Campus — a 22-acre, ...

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