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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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Variety, 2019-12-12 18:14:09
“Alita: Battle Angel” is based on Yukito Kishiro’s Japanese manga series, but James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are the masterminds behind its big-screen transformation. Cameron had been working on the idea of bringing it to theaters for over 20 years, but handed over the project to Rodriguez as Cameron focused ...

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Variety, 2019-11-29 17:45:43
Cinematographer Adam Greenberg, who earned an Oscar nomination for his work on James Cameron’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” began to learn the craft of filmmaking working in the Israeli Army’s photo section. Landing a technician job in a one-room production lab in Tel Aviv, he used his downtime wisely. “Reading ...

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Variety, 2019-11-14 20:43:37
Dwayne Johnson’s long-in-development “Black Adam” movie is slated to hit theaters just in time for the holidays. The New Line Cinema film film will debut on Dec. 22, 2021, five days after the release of James Cameron’s long-gestating “Avatar” sequel. Johnson has been attached to play the anti-hero for most ...

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