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James Cagney

Actor estadounidense, ganador de un Oscar por su interpretación del también actor y dramaturgo George M. Cohan en Yanki dandy (1942), de Michael Curtiz. Nace en Nueva York y estudia en la Universidad de Columbia. Comienza su carrera artística en Broadway, primero en el coro de Pitter Patter (1920) y luego bailando y cantando en vodeviles y revistas musicales de la década de 1920 hasta iniciarse en el cine con Las vacaciones del pescador en 1930, de John G. Adolfi. Su fama se cimentó sobre personajes duros e inflexibles, desde El enemigo público nº 1 (1931), de William A. Wellman, continuando con Avidez de tragedia (1932), de Howard Hawks, Ángeles con caras sucias (1938), de Michael Curtiz y Al rojo vivo (1949), de Raoul Walsh. Entre sus papeles en comedias destacan el de Bottom en El sueño de una noche de verano de Shakespeare (1935, William Dieterle y Max Reinhardt), el papel protagonista de Uno, dos, tres (1961, Billy Wilder) y el jefe de policía en Ragtime (1981, Milos Forman). En 1974, el American Film Institute le premió por toda una vida de dedicación profesional.


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Born:
Jul 17, 1899 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
107
First Appeared:
In the movie Sinners' Holiday 1930-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie This Is Bob Hope... 2017-12-29
Known For
Poster of The Ballad of Smokey the Bear
Poster of The Road to the Wall
Poster of Calling All Girls
Poster of Intimate Interviews: James Cagney
Filmography
Movie This Is Bob Hope... Himself (archive footage) 2017-12-29
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year 2009-07-02
Movie You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story Himself (archive footage) 2008-05-15
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: Una historia musical 2008-10-14
Movie Enemigos públicos. La edad dorada del cine de gangsters (archive footage) 2008-10-21
Movie Billy Wilder habla 2006-06-22
Movie Complicated Women Self (archive footage) 2003-05-06
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story 1997-01-05
Movie ¡Esto sí es bailar! 1985-01-01
Movie Terrible Joe Moran Joe Moran 1984-03-26
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Night of 100 Stars 1982-03-08
Movie Cliente muerto no paga (in "White Heat") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire 1981-04-18
Movie Ragtime New York Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo 1981-11-20
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie It's Showtime 1976-03-31
Movie Hollywood, Hollywood (archive footage) 1976-05-16
Movie Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (archive footage) 1975-08-06
Movie Arizona Narrator 1968-03-01
Movie The Ballad of Smokey the Bear Narrator (voice) 1966-11-24
Movie The Road to the Wall Narrator 1962-01-01
Movie Uno, dos, tres C.R. MacNamara 1961-12-15
Movie Los tigres del mar Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey 1960-06-13
Movie Never Steal Anything Small Jake MacIllaney 1959-02-11
Movie Luces de rebeldía Sean Lenihan 1959-06-24
Movie Short Cut to Hell Himself (prologue) 1957-09-01
Movie El hombre de las mil caras Lon Chaney 1957-08-15
Movie La ley de la horca Jeremy Rodack 1956-03-30
Movie These Wilder Years Steve Bradford 1956-08-17
Movie Busca tu refugio Matt Dow 1955-04-29
Movie Quiéreme o déjame Martin Snyder 1955-05-26
Movie Mis siete hijos George M. Cohan 1955-09-30
Movie Escala en Hawai Captain Morton 1955-07-10
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Un león en las calles Hank Martin 1953-09-23
Movie El precio de la gloria Captain Flagg 1952-08-22
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Come Fill The Cup Lew Marsh 1951-10-24
Movie Starlift James Cagney 1951-12-14
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie The West Point Story Elwin Bixby 1950-11-25
Movie Corazón de hielo Ralph Cotter 1950-08-19
Movie Al rojo vivo Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett 1949-09-02
Movie El tiempo de tu vida Joseph 1948-09-03
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Blow-Ups of 1947 Himself 1947-01-01
Movie Calle Madeleine nº 13 Robert Emmett 'Bob' Sharkey 1947-01-15
Movie Sangre sobre el sol Nick Condon 1945-04-26
Movie Show-Business at War Self 1943-05-21
Movie You, John Jones! John Jones 1943-01-14
Movie Johnny Come Lately Tom Richards 1943-09-03
Movie Oklahoma Outlaws Kincaid (archive footage) (uncredited) 1943-09-14
Movie Calling All Girls Himself (archive footage) 1942-01-24
Movie Yanqui Dandy George M. Cohan 1942-05-29
Movie Capitanes de las nubes Brian MacLean (bush pilot) 1942-02-12
Movie Una novia contrareembolso Steve Collins 1941-07-12
Movie La pelirroja T. L. "Biff" Grimes 1941-02-21
Movie Breakdowns of 1941 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1941-11-14
Movie Breakdowns of 1940 Himself 1940-01-01
Movie Breakdowns of 1939 Himself 1940-01-02
Movie Regimiento heroico Jerry Plunkett 1940-01-27
Movie Ciudad de conquista Danny Kenny 1940-09-21
Movie Zona tórrida Nick Butler 1940-05-18
Movie El chico de Oklahoma Jim Kincaid 1939-03-11
Movie Hollywood Hobbies Himself (uncredited) 1939-05-03
Movie Los violentos años veinte Eddie Bartlett 1939-10-28
Movie Muero cada amanecer Frank Ross 1939-07-22
Movie Boy Meets Girl Robert Law 1938-08-27
Movie Ángeles con caras sucias Rocky Sullivan 1938-11-26
Movie Los peligros de la gloria Terrence 'Terry' Rooney 1937-09-30
Movie Ceiling Zero Dizzy Davies 1936-01-16
Movie El gran tipo Johnny 'Red' Cave 1936-12-01
Movie Breakdowns of 1936 Himself 1936-12-30
Movie El predilecto Danny O'Hara 1935-07-31
Movie Contra el imperio del crimen James 'Brick' Davis 1935-05-04
Movie Devil Dogs of the Air Tommy O'Toole 1935-02-09
Movie A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio Himself (uncredited) 1935-02-02
Movie El sueño de una noche de verano Bottom 1935-10-09
Movie La tragedia de la Bounty (uncredited) 1935-11-22
Movie Things You Never See on the Screen Self 1935-12-01
Movie A Dream Comes True Himself (uncredited) 1935-12-31
Movie Frisco Kid Bat Morgan 1935-11-29
Movie A la caza de herederos Jimmy Corrigan 1934-03-09
Movie Screen Snapshots No. 11 Himself 1934-01-01
Movie He Was Her Man Flicker Hayes, aka Jerry Allen 1934-06-16
Movie The Hollywood Gad-About Himself (uncredited) 1934-10-04
Movie Here Comes the Navy Chesty O'Conner 1934-07-21
Movie The St. Louis Kid Eddie Kennedy 1934-11-10
Movie Por el mal camino Richard 'Patsy' Gargan 1933-06-24
Movie Hard to Handle Lefty Merrill 1933-01-28
Movie Picture Snatcher Daniel Patrick "Danny" Kean 1933-05-06
Movie Footlight Parade Chester Kent 1933-10-21
Movie Lady Killer Dan Quigley 1933-12-09
Movie Taxi! Matt Nolan 1932-01-23
Movie Avidez de tragedia Joe Greer 1932-04-16
Movie Winner Take All Jim 'Jimmy' Kane 1932-07-16
Movie How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 11: Practice Shots Himself 1931-04-15
Movie Other Men's Women Ed 'Eddie' Bailey 1931-01-17
Movie El enemigo público Tom Powers 1931-04-23
Movie Intimate Interviews: James Cagney Himself 1931-10-24
Movie The Millionaire Schofield 1931-05-01
Movie Gente viva Albert 'Bert' Harris 1931-12-03
Movie Smart Money Jack 1931-07-11
Movie Sinners' Holiday Harry Delano 1930-10-11
Movie The Doorway to Hell Steve Mileaway 1930-10-18