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James Cameron

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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

In the news

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Leads a Weak Box Office
NY Times Movies, 2019-02-17 20:13:59
The costly James Cameron-produced sci-fi movie avoided total disaster. But it failed to invigorate what continues to be a lackluster movie year.

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-02-15 23:21:40
James Cameron’s “Alita: Battle Angel” has a slight edge over “The Lego Movie 2” in a tight race for domestic box office supremacy during Presidents Day weekend. Both are aiming for about $27 million, early estimates showed on Friday. The two titles are the only current bright spots as overall ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-02-15 17:00:32
“Alita: Battle Angel” dominated North American moviegoing on Valentine’s Day with a first-day launch of $8.7 million at 3,790 locations, including previews. Fox’s science-fiction actioner, produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez, is expected to wind up in the $37 million range during its first five days of ...

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