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James was born under the official name Jr., James Harrison Coburn on August 31st, 1928. He died on November 18th, 2002 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA (heart attack). He has been a credited actor since the 1960 film The Magnificent Seven.
James Coburn was a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in seven films including the 1977 action film Cross of Iron as the character Unteroffizier Feldwebel (S, the 1977 action movie Cross of Iron playing Sgt.) Rolf Steiner and the 1973 drama release Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid cast as Pat Garrett.
James has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in eighteen films including: the 2002 adventure film Snow Dogs as the character Thunder Jack, the 2001 adventure movie Monsters, Inc. playing Henry J. Waternoose and the 2001 action release Proximity cast as Jim Corcoran.
James Coburn has earned salaries up to $50,000 for his acting and also participates in back end salary points deals. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2001 adventure film Monsters, Inc., which brought in $290,000,000 at the box office.
James is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least two magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over three publications and featured in eleven magazine articles.
As an actor James Coburn has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Glen Whitehouse in the 1998 movie Affliction.