James Marsden Trivia
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- Famous as : Actor
- Birth Name : James Paul Marsden
- Birth Date : September 18, 1973
- Birth Place : Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
- Spouse : Lisa Linde (actress, since 22-Jul-00, filed for divorce)
- Claim to Fame : As Scott Summers/Cyclops in "X-Men" (2000)
- Brought home a Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2001 for winning Favorite Supporting Actor - Science Fiction category through his role in "X-Men" (2000).
- Refused to play the lead role in "54" (1998) which later went to Ryan Phillippe.
- Was beaten by Edward Norton when auditioned for a role in "Primal Fear" (1996).
- Used lifts for most of his scenes in X-Men franchise as his character, Cyclops, is supposed to be 6' 3" whereas his actual height is under 6 feet tall.
- Became the member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and sang in the college choir while studying at Oklahoma State University.
- Once had been a student anchor for a news program at a local station when still living in Oklahoma.
- Likes collecting vintage guitars also playing basketball, water/snow ski, roller-blade, and sand volleyball.
- His favorite movie is "Jaws" (1975) while his favorite musical production is "Rent."
- Has a German shepherd called Sam.
- Prefers smooth peanut butter to crunchy one.
- Is an accomplished singer and skilled guitar player.
- His favorite film stars include Paul Newman and Kate Winslet, but also enjoys the performances of Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
- Has nicknames of Bello Jimmy and Cricket.