Brion James

Brion James

  • Born on
    • February 20th, 1945
  • Died on
    • August 7th, 1999
Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor. Known for playing the character of Leon Kowalski in the movie Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in well-known American films such as 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hours, Tango & Cash, Silverado, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element. James' commanding screen presence and formidable physique at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall usually resulted in his casting as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower budget horror and action films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. James appeared in more than 100 films before he died of a heart attack aged 54. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brion James, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (58 Credits)

2000The King Is Alive as Ashley
1999Diplomatic Siege as Stubbs
1998Brown's Requiem as Cathcart
1998Men in White as General
1998In God's Hands as Capitaine
1997The Fifth Element as General Munro
1996Precious Find as Sam Horton
1996American Strays as Oris
1995Cyberjack as Nassim
1995The Nature of the Beast as Sheriff Gordon
1995Steel Frontier as General J.W. Quantrell
1995Spitfire as Tough Guy (uncredited)
1995Sketch Artist II: Hands That See as Larry Walker
1994Hong Kong 97 as Simon Alexander
1994F.T.W. as Sheriff Rudy Morgan
1994Cabin Boy as Big Teddy
1994Radioland Murders as Bernie King
1994Knight Rider 2010 as Jared
1994Scanner Cop as Dr. Hampton
1993The Dark as Paul Buckner
1993Time Runner as Neila
1993Striking Distance as Det. Eddie Eiler
1993Brain Smasher... A Love Story as Brown
1993Showdown as Vice Principal KowalskiWatch Free
1992The Player as Joel Levison
1992Nemesis as MaritzWatch Free
1991Mom as Nestor Duvalier
1990Another 48 Hrs. as Ben Kehoe
1989The Horror Show as Max Jenke
1989Tango & Cash as Requin
1988The Wrong Guys as Glen Grunski
1988Nightmare at Noon as The Albino
1988Red Scorpion as Krasnov
1988D.O.A. as Detective Ulmer
1988Red Heat as Streak
1987Steel Dawn as TarkWatch Free
1987Cherry 2000 as Stacy
1986Armed and Dangerous as Anthony Lazarus
1985Enemy Mine as Stubbs
1985Crimewave as Arthur CoddishWatch Free
1985Flesh+Blood as Karsthans
1985Silverado as Hobart
1984A Breed Apart as Peyton
1982Blade Runner as Leon Kowalski
198248 Hrs. as Ben Kehoe
1981Southern Comfort as TrapperWatch Free
1981The Postman Always Rings Twice as Crapshooter
1980Conquest of the Earth as Willy
1980The Jazz Singer as Man in Bar
1980Wholly Moses! as Guard at Banquet
1978Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park as Guard
1978Corvette Summer as Wayne's Car Wash Henchman
1977Blue Sunshine as Tony
1976Nickelodeon as Bailiff
1976Harry and Walter Go to New York as Hayseed
1976Treasure of Matecumbe as Roustabout
1976Bound for Glory as Pick Up Truck Driver at the Border

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