On This Day … 27 January [2023]

People (Births)

  • 1940 – James Cromwell, American actor.

James Cromwell

James Oliver Cromwell (born 27 January 1940) is an American actor and activist. Some of his best-known films include Babe (1995), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), The Queen (2006), Secretariat (2010), The Artist (2011), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

Cromwell is also well known for his performances in television including HBO’s acclaimed Angels in America (2003), Six Feet Under (2003-2005), American Horror Story: Asylum (2012-2013), Succession (2018-present), and Counterpart (2018-2019).

Cromwell has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Babe (1995). He won a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in American Horror Story: Asylum (2012) and a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor for his role in Still Mine (2013).

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