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James Cagney

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   James Francis Cagney, Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986) was an American film actor. Although he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of roles, he is best remembered for playing "tough guys." In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked him eighth among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. In his first performing role, he danced dressed as a woman in the chorus line of the 1919 revue Every Sailor. He spent several years in vaudeville as a hoofer and comedian until his first major acting role in 1925. He secured several other roles, receiving good reviews before landing the lead in the 1929 play Penny Arcade. After rave reviews for his acting, Warners signed him for an initial $500 a week, three-week contract to reprise his role; this was quickly extended to a seven year contract. Cagney's seventh film, The Public Enemy, became one of the most influential gangster movies of the period. Notable for its famous grapefruit scene, the film thrust Cagney into the spotlight, making him one of Warners' and Hollywood's biggest stars. In 1938, he received his first Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for Angels with Dirty Faces, before winning in 1942 for his portrayal of George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. He was nominated a third time in 1955 for Love Me or Leave Me. Cagney retired for 20 years in 1961, spending time on his farm before returning for a part in Ragtime mainly to aid his recovery from a stroke. Cagney walked out on Warners several times over his career, each time coming back on improved personal and artistic terms. In 1935, he sued Warners for breach of contract and won; this marked one of the first times an actor had beaten a studio over a contract issue. He worked for an independent film company for a year while the suit was settled, and also established his own production company, Cagney Productions, in 1942 before returning to Warners again four years later. Jack Warner called him "The Professional Againster", in reference to Cagney’s refusal to be pushed around. Cagney also made numerous morale-boosting troop tours before and during World War II, and was President of the Screen Actors Guild for two years. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Cagney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 17, 1899 в New York City, New York, USA
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Впервые появился:
на movie Праздник грешника 1930-10-10
Последний проект:
Series Smokey the Bear 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of The Road to the Wall
Poster of Мэр ада
Poster of Враг общества
Poster of Ворота в Ад
Series Smokey the Bear Unknown 2016
Кино Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (archive footage) 2008-01-01
Кино You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story Himself (archive footage) 2008-09-23
Кино Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Кино Мертвые пледов не носят (in "White Heat") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Кино Регтайм Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo 1981-11-20
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Кино Brother Can You Spare A Dime James Cagney 1975-08-06
Кино The Road to the Wall Narrator 1962-01-01
Кино Один, два, три C.R. MacNamara 1961-12-15
Кино The Gallant Hours Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey 1960-06-13
Кино Never Steal Anything Small Jake MacIllaney 1959-02-11
Кино Shake Hands with the Devil Sean Lenihan 1959-06-24
Кино Short Cut to Hell Himself (prologue) 1957-09-01
Кино Man of a Thousand Faces Lon Chaney 1957-10-01
Кино Эти дикие годы Steve Bradford 1956-08-17
Кино Похвала дурному человеку Jeremy Rodock 1956-03-30
Кино В укрытии Matt Dow 1955-04-29
Кино Люби меня или покинь меня Martin Snyder 1955-06-10
Кино Семеро маленьких Фоев George M. Cohan 1955-09-30
Кино Мистер Робертс Capt. Morton 1955-07-13
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Лев на улицах города Hank Martin 1953-09-23
Кино Какова цена славы Captain Flagg 1952-08-22
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Кино Starlift Himself, Cameo appearance 1951-12-14
Кино Налей еще Lew Marsh 1951-10-24
Кино Распрощайся с завтрашним днем Ralph Cotter 1950-08-04
Series Роберт Монтгомери представляет Unknown 1950-01-30
Кино Вест-поинтская история Elwin Bixby 1950-11-25
Кино Белая горячка Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett 1949-09-02
Series Шоу Эда Салливана Unknown 1948-06-20
Кино Время твоей жизни Joseph T 1948-09-03
Кино Дом 13 по улице Мадлен Robert Emmett 'Bob' Sharkey 1947-01-15
Кино Кровь на солнце Nick Condon 1945-04-26
Кино Джонни приходит поздно Tom Richards 1943-09-03
Кино You, John Jones! John Jones 1943-01-14
Кино Капитаны облаков Brian MacLean (bush pilot) 1942-02-21
Кино Янки Дудл Денди George M. Cohan 1942-06-06
Кино Клубничная блондинка T. L. "Biff" Grimes 1941-02-22
Кино Невеста наложенным платежом Steve Collins 1941-07-12
Кино Завоевать город Danny Kenny 1940-09-21
Кино Борющийся 69-й Pvt. Jerry Plunkett 1940-01-27
Кино Выжженная зона Nick Butler 1940-05-25
Кино Парень из Оклахомы Jim Kincaid 1939-03-11
Кино Hollywood Hobbies Himself 1939-05-03
Кино Ревущие двадцатые, или Судьба солдата в Америке Eddie Bartlett 1939-10-23
Кино Каждое утро я умираю Frank Ross 1939-08-19
Кино Парень встречает девушку Robert Law 1938-08-27
Кино Ангелы с грязными лицами Rocky Sullivan 1938-11-26
Кино Есть, о чем петь Terrence 'Terry' Rooney 1937-09-30
Кино Нулевой предел Dizzy Davies 1936-01-16
Кино Классный парень Johnny 'Red' Cave 1936-12-01
Кино Джимены 'Brick' Davis 1935-05-04
Кино Ирландский дух в нас Danny O'Hara 1935-08-03
Кино Морская пехота в воздухе Tommy O'Toole 1935-02-09
Кино A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio Himself (uncredited) 1935-02-02
Кино Сон в летнюю ночь Bottom, the Weaver 1935-10-09
Кино Парень из Фриско Bat Morgan 1935-11-29
Кино Мятеж на Баунти (uncredited) 1935-11-08
Кино Джентельмен Джимми Jimmy Corrigan 1934-03-17
Кино Он был ее мужчиной Flicker Hayes, aka Jerry Allen 1934-06-16
Кино Here Comes the Navy Chesty O'Conner 1934-07-21
Кино Парень из Сан-Луиса Eddie Kennedy 1934-11-10
Кино Тяжело управлять Lefty Merrill 1933-01-28
Кино Мэр ада Richard 'Patsy' Gargan 1933-06-24
Кино Охотник за фотографиями Danny Kean 1933-05-06
Кино Парад в огнях рампы Chester Kent 1933-10-21
Кино Убийственная леди Dan Quigley 1933-12-09
Кино Такси! Matt Nolan 1932-01-23
Кино Толпа ревет Joe Greer 1932-04-16
Кино Winner Take All Jim 'Jimmy' Kane 1932-07-16
Кино Женщина других мужчин Ed 'Eddie' Bailey 1931-01-17
Кино Враг общества Tom Powers 1931-04-23
Кино Безумная блондинка Bert Harris 1931-12-03
Кино The Millionaire Schofield 1931-05-01
Кино Умные деньги Jack 1931-07-11
Кино Праздник грешника Harry Delano 1930-10-10
Кино Ворота в Ад Steve Mileaway 1930-10-18