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Known for playing the character of Leon Kowalski in the movie Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in well-known films such as Southern Comfort, 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hrs., Tango & Cash, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element.

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Brion James was born February 20, 1945, in Redlands, California, to Ida Mae (Buckelew) and Jimmy James. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Failed to remove flower.

Resend Activation Email. He appeared in several off-Broadway productions, including Long Day's Journey Into Night, Picnic, West Side Story and Lady Windermere's Fan, and worked in stand-up comedy at the Improv club in New York before returning to Los Angeles where he attracted attention with an acclaimed performance in The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. based on information from your browser. Sharing the full story, not just the headlines, He made his screen debut in Walter Hill's film about bare-knuckle fighting in 1930s New Orleans, Hard Times (1975), the first of 103 films, including Corvette Summer (1978), Flesh and Blood (1985), Tango and Cash (1989), Striking Distance (1993) and The Fifth Element (1997). The most insightful comments on all subjects Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial?

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Although many of his 100-plus films were undistinguished action pieces that went straight to video, he will be remembered for his part in Ridley Scott's remarkable combination of science-fiction and film noir Blade Runner (1982), in which he chillingly played the lethal replicant Leon, a mutinous android who is on the point of slaughtering the film's hero Harrison Ford when he is killed by its heroine Daryl Hannah. 'active' : ''"> This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. Brion James, actor: born Beaumont, California 1945; died Los Angeles 7 August 1999. After serving in the US Army Reserves, he broke into the acting scene in the New York Theatre and landed a small role in the made for TV movie, "The Kansas City Massacre" in the mid 1970s. The family soon moved to Beaumont, California (between Los Angeles and Palm Springs), where his parents built and operated a movie theater, where stars such as Gene Autry would occasionally stop by.

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Brion James AKA Brion Howard James Born: 20-Feb-1945 Birthplace: Redlands, CA Died: 7-Aug-1999 Location of death: Malibu, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Cremated ... Father: Jimmy James (movie theater owner) Mother: Ida Mae James Brother: Craig James Brother: Chester James Wife: Maxine James (div. If you see something that doesn't look right on this page, please do inform us using the form below: © 2017 Dead or Kicking / All Rights Reserved.

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Though primarily a film actor, James appeared in several television shows, including episodes of The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, The A- Team, Miami Vice and Walker, Texas Ranger. Please

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Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when In Walter Hill's 48 Hours (1982) he played the partner of cop Nick Nolte and returned to the same role in the film's sequel, Another 48 Hours (1990). Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Brion James (20 Feb 1945–7 Aug 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no.

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