James Marsden Trivia



  • James Marsden
    • 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)

Trivia

  • 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.


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