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Biography

Cameron in June 2012

Source: Wikipedia

James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker, inventor, engineer, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer. He first found major success with the science fiction action thriller blockbuster The Terminator (1984). He then became a popular Hollywood director and was hired to write and direct Aliens (1986); three years later he followed up with The Abyss (1989).

Fact file

  • Born: James Francis Cameron August 16, 1954 (age 60) Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
  • Residence: Malibu, California, U.S. and Wairarapa, New Zealand
  • Education: Brea Olinda High School
  • Alma mater: Fullerton College
  • Occupation: Filmmaker, environmentalist, explorer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Notable work: Avatar, Titanic, Aliens, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Abyss
  • Net worth: $900 million (2013 est.)
  • Spouse(s): Sharon Williams (1978–84) Gale Anne Hurd (1985–89) Kathryn Bigelow (1989–91) Linda Hamilton (1997–99) Suzy Amis (2000–present)
  • Awards: See below

Read more about James Cameron at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-01-07 08:20:25
James Cameron touched down in Las Vegas to provide a first look at concept art for his forthcoming “Avatar 2” sequel, which isn’t due out until late 2021. The director showed off the images from Pandora’s future world at Daimler’s keynote Monday night at the 2020 CES, where the automaker ...

James Cameron predicts 'Avatar' will ultimately top 'Avengers: Endgame': 'I think it's a certainty'
USA Today Movies, 2019-12-18 20:01:11
"Avatar" took flight 10 years ago and was the most successful box-office film worldwide. Director James Cameron believes it can return to its perch.       

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Variety, 2019-12-18 14:49:45
Filmmaker James Cameron had the idea for 2009’s “Avatar” brewing even before “Titanic” hit theaters in 1997. Born in Ontario, Canada’s tiny town of Kapuskasing, Cameron was inspired by the vast wilderness around him. Later, he took up scuba diving as a way of exploring the ocean. Those experiences in ...

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