Trivia for actor X-Men series actor James Marsden: movies, co-stars & personal life.
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1. American actor James Marsden was born in 1973, in Oklahoma.
2. He stands at 5' 10" (1.78 m).
3. He has 4 siblings: 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
4. James Marsden is getting divorced from his actress wife Lisa Linde. They have 2 children – one boy and one girl- together. They got married in 2000.
5. He is also a talented singer. He shows his singing talents in the musical Hairspray & as well as the romantic comedy/musical Enchanted.He also gets to sing in the TV series Ally McBeal.
6. He has been appearing on the screen since 1993.
7. His most famous role is Scott Summers a.k.a. Cyclops in the X-Men films. In the film, he is with Jean Grey, played by Famke Janssen.
8. Director Bryan Singer directed Marsden in the first two X-Men films as well as Superman Returns.
9. His Gossip co-star Joshua Jackson and Disturbing Behavior co-star Katie Holmes dated when they both starred in Kevin Williamson’s teen drama series Dawson’s Creek.
10. In 24th Day, he played a fun-loving gay guy named Dan who goes home with the handsome Tom (Scott Speedman), only to realize that they have slept together before, Tom got AIDS and he is blaming Dan for it. He holds Dan captive, with the intention of either killing him if he is in fact who he got the diseases from or releasing him Dan doesn’t test positive.
11. He guest-starred in the 5th season of the legal drama/comedy series Ally McBeal.
12. He co-starred with Frank Langella twice – once in the sci-fi/drama/thriller The Box (2009) and once in 2006’s Superman adaptation Superman Returns.
13. His movie genres include musical comedy, comedy/animation/romance/musical, mystery, thriller, drama, sci-fi, romantic comedy & more.
14. His co-stars include Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, John Travolta, Amanda Bynes, Brittany Snow, Queen Latifah, Allison Janney, Nikki Blonsky and Zac Efron (Hairspray), Kate Hudson, Joshua Jackson, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus (Gossip), Nick Stahl, Katie Holmes (Disturbing Behavior), Scott Speedman (24th Day), Cameron Diaz & Frank Langella (The Box), Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey & Susan Sarandon (Enchanted), Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Shawn Ashmore, Anna Paquin, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Rebecca Romjin, Ellen Page, (X-Men movies), Giovanni Ribisi, Piper Perabo, Brad Renfro & Dennis Hopper (10th & Wolf), Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams and Joan Allen (The Notebook), Katherine Heigl, Malin Akerman, Edward Burns (27 Dresses), Kate Bosworth, Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Frank Langella , Parker Posey (Superman Returns).