Gained prominence for his role in the 1989 film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. His roles in Pretty in Pink, Crash, Stargate, and Lincoln earned him additional fame. He also portrayed Alan Shore on Boston Legal and in 2013, he began playing Raymond Reddington on the series The Blacklist. Additionally, he was cast as the voice of Ultron in the 2015 blockbuster film Avengers: Age of Ultron.He played Robert California on the TV show The Office during the 2011-12 season.He played the on-screen boss of Jenna Fisher during his time on NBC's The Office.BEFORE FAME
He made his film debut in the 1978 movie, Team-Mates, where he played Jimmy. He had his first starring role in the film Tuff Turf alongside his close friend and fellow actor, Robert Downey, Jr.PERSONAL LIFE
He married decorator Victoria Kheel in 1987, and the couple separated in 2004. They had two sons together. He married Leslie Stefanson, who gave birth to his third son in 2008.FUN FACTS
Movie Actor James Spader were born on Sunday, in a leap year, birthstone is Amethyst, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Rat, it is 36 days until James Spader next birthday.