September 26, 2022

James Marsden Biography, Age, Wife, Kids, Movies and Westworld

James Marsden Biography

James Marsden is an American actor, singer and former Versace model.  He started his acting career guest-starring in television shows Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Touched by an Angel, and Party of Five. James became fame with his portrayal of Scott Summers / Cyclops in the X-Men film series and starred in 2006’s Superman Returns. 

He has starred as gunslinger Teddy Flood, a sentient android, in the HBO science fiction-western thriller series Westworld since 2016, as part of the main ensemble.

Following his breakthrough in comic book films, Marsden went on to star in various genre films including 2007’s Hairspray which was a critical and commercial success and won many awards for its ensemble cast. He sang two songs as Corny Collins for the film’s soundtrack which has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.  He had starring roles in family-friendly films such as Enchanted and Hop and leading man roles in 27 Dresses and The Best of Me. James also had a supporting role in the famed romantic drama film The Notebook.

Later James starred in a range of independent films such as Small Apartments, Bachelorette, and Robot & Frank. He also went back to television guest-starring in Modern Family and playing Liz Lemon’s love interest, Criss Chros in 30 Rock in a supporting role. James then portrayed President John F. Kennedy in Lee Daniels’s The Butler and had a supporting role as an antagonist in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

James Marsden Age | How Old Is James Marsden

James was born on September 19, 1973 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He is 45 years old as of 2018.

James Marsden Height | How Tall Is James Marsden

James stands at a height of 1.78 m.

James Marsden Family

James was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  He is the son of Kathleen (née Scholtz) and James Luther Marsden. His father is head of food safety at Chipotle Mexican Grill and formerly a professor of animal sciences and industry at Kansas State University. Jame’s mother is a nutritionist. His parents divorced when he was nine years old.

James has two younger sisters, Jennifer and Elizabeth, and two brothers, Jeff and Robert. He went to Hefner Middle School and Putnam City North High School, in Oklahoma City. James later went on to attend Oklahoma State University, where he studied broadcast journalism. He was also a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. James left the university after one and a half years, opting instead to move to Los Angeles in order to pursue his acting career.

James Marsden Wife | James Marsden Married | James Marsden Children | James Marsden Divorce | Mary James Marsden

On July 22, 2000 James married Mary Elizabeth “Lisa” Linde, daughter of Dennis Linde.  They have two children: a son, born in 2001 and daughter, born in 2005.  On September 23, 2011 Linde filed for divorce.

James Marsden Son

James also has a son born in 2012, with former girlfriend, Brazilian model Rose Costa.

James Marsden Girlfriend | James Marsden Dating | Edei James Marsden

James Marsden and Edei have been spotted together many times but they have not commented on the status of their relationship. He once swapped out his cowboy boots and hat as he made his way through LAX with his longtime love, British singer Edei, whose real name is Emma Deigman.

James Marsden Movies | James Marsden Movies List

Year

Title

Role

2019
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2019
Sonic the Hedgehog
Tom Wachowski
2018
Henchmen
Hank (voice)
2017
The Female Brain
Adam Simmons
2017
Tour de Pharmacy
Rex Honeycut
2017
Shock and Awe
Warren Strobel
2015
The D Train
Oliver Lawless
2015
Accidental Love
Scott
2015
Into the Grizzly Maze
Rowan
2015
Unfinished Business
Jim Spinch
2014
Walk of Shame
Gordon
2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Scott Summers / Cyclops
2014
Welcome to Me
Rich Ruskin
2014
The Best of Me
Dawson Cole
2014
The Loft
Chris Vanowen
2013
As Cool as I Am
Chuck Diamond
2013
2 Guns
Harold Quince
2013
Lee Daniel’s The Butler
John F. Kennedy
2013
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Prince Ishitsukuri (voice)
2013
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Jack Lime
2012
Robot & Frank
Hunter Weld
2012
Bachelorette
Trevor Graham
2012
Small Apartments
Bernard Franklin
2011
Hop
Fred O’Hare
2011
Straw Dogs
David Sumner
2010
Death at a Funeral
Oscar
2010
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Diggs (voice)
2009
The Box
Arthur Lewis
2008
Sex Drive
Rex Lafferty
2007
Hairspray
Corny Collins
2007
Enchanted
Prince Edward
2007
27 Dresses
Kevin Doyle
2006
Lies & Alibis
Wendell Hatch
2006
X-Men: The Last Stand
Scott Summers / Cyclops
2006
10th & Wolf
Tommy Santoro
2006
Superman Returns
Richard White
2005
Heights
Jonathan Kessler
2004
The 24th Day
Dan
2004
The Notebook
Lon Hammond
2003
X2
Scott Summers / Cyclops
2002
Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road
Neal Oliver
2001
Sugar & Spice
Jack Bartlett
2001
Zoolander
John Wilkes Booth
2000
Gossip
Derrick Webb
2000
X-Men
Scott Summers / Cyclops
1998
Disturbing Behavior
Steve Clark
1997
On the Edge of Innocence
Jake Walker
1997
Campfire Tales
Eddie
1997
Bella Mafia
Luka Luciano Carolla
1996
Public Enemies
Doc Barker
1996
919 Fifth Avenue
Will
1996
Gone in a Heartbeat
Michael Galler
1994
Search and Rescue
1994
No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn
Tyler Cochran
1993
In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco
Steven Willis

James Marsden Tv Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1993

Saved by the Bell: The New Class

Chad Westerfield

Episode: “Homecoming King”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

The Nanny

Eddie

Episodes: “The Nanny” and “The Nuchslep”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

Joe’s Life

Brian

Episode: “Parental Guidance Not Suggest?”

1994

Heavenly Road

N/A

Unsold television pilot

Boogies Diner

Jason

1 episode

1995

Blossom

Josh

Episode: “The Date”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

Party of Five

Griffin Holbrook

Episode: “The Ides of March”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

Touched by an Angel

Jake

Episode: “Angels on the Air”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

1996–1997

Second Noah

Ricky Becket

Main role

1997

Extreme Ghostbusters

N/A (voice)

Episode: “Ghost Apocalypse Future”

1998

The Outer Limits

Brav

Episode: “Rite of Passage”
Credited as Jimmy Marsden

2001–2002

Ally McBeal

Glenn Foy

Main role (season 5)
13 episodes

2009

Robot Chicken

Jason Chambers/Lion (voice)

Episode: “Especially the Animal Keith Crofford”

2011

Modern Family

Barry

Episode: “Slow Down Your Neighbors”

Sesame Street

Himself

Episode: “Failure to Launch”

The Biggest Loser

Himself

1 episode

2012–2013

30 Rock

Criss

Recurring role (seasons 6–7)
13 episodes

2014–2016

Wander Over Yonder

Sir Brad Starlight (voice)

3 episodes

2016–2018

Westworld

Teddy Flood

Main role (seasons 1-2)

James Marsden Westworld

James has starred as gunslinger Teddy Flood, a sentient android, in the HBO science fiction-western thriller series Westworld since 2016, as part of the main ensemble.

James Marsden X Men

Marsden was cast as Cyclops in the X-Men films. His character is prominent in the comics; his screen time in the films, however, is increasingly reduced, particularly in the sequels

James Marsden The Notebook

In 2004, Marsden co-starred with Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner, and Gena Rowlands in the romantic drama The Notebook based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name as Lon Hammond, Jr., the second man Allie Hamilton (McAdams) falls in love with. He was apparently cast for his close resemblance to Garner, who played the older Noah Calhoun, while Gosling portraying the younger Noah Calhoun looked nothing like Garner.

James Marsden Hairspray

In 2007, Marsden played Corny Collins in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Hairspray, based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name. In which he sang two songs, “The Nicest Kids In Town” and “(It’s) Hairspray.” Both “Hairspray” and its soundtrack were critically acclaimed, the latter of which has since sold over 1,200,000 copies to date in the United States and was certified Platinum by the RIAA.[

James Marsden Singing

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James Marsden Rose Costa

Just months after splitting from his wife of 11 years James was reported to be ‘expecting a baby’ by Brazilian model Rose Costa,

He  started dating Costa shortly after his October break up with Lisa Linde, the mother of his two children Jack and Mary.

Costa discovered she was pregnant after spending a night in Miami with Marsden, according to the New York Post’s Page Six,.

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James Marsden Model

James is former Versace model. This is a Luxury company and trade name founded by Gianni Versace in 1978.  Versace is it main collection of the brand, which produces upmarket Italian-made ready-to-wear and leather accessories, while other diffusion lines are Versace Collection (mainly in the US), Versus Versace and Versace Jeans.

James Marsden The Nanny

James got his first job in a series of episodes of The Nanny as Eddie, Margaret Sheffield’s boyfriend.

James Marsden Superman |James Marsden Cyclops

Notably,James also appeared in Bryan Singer’s Superman Returns. Singer dropped out of the third installment to direct Superman. James was cast as Lois Lane’s fiancé, Richard White, but due to schedule conflicts, James’s screen time in X-Men: The Last Stand was reduced, stirring controversy from fans of the comics. His  portrayal of Cyclops in the films was well received and garnered him a Blockbuster Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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