James Cameron

Born in August 16th, 1954

From Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada

James Cameron Biography

James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He moved to the USA in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screen-writing ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director, miniature-set builder, and process-projection supervisor on Roger Corman's Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and debuted as a director with Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981) the following year.

In 1984, he wrote and directed The Terminator (1984), a futuristic action-thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, and Linda Hamilton. It was a huge success. After this came a string of successful science-fiction action films such as Aliens (1986) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Cameron is now one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood.

He was formerly married to producer Gale Anne Hurd, who produced several of his films. He married Kathryn Bigelow in 1989.

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James Cameron Filmography

Avatar 5 Poster
December 22, 2028
Avatar 4 Poster
December 18, 2026
Avatar 3 Poster
December 20, 2024
Avatar: The Way of Water Poster
December 16, 2022
Terminator: Dark Fate Poster
November 1, 2019
Alita: Battle Angel Poster
February 14, 2019
Terminator Genisys Poster
July 1, 2015
Gravity Poster
October 4, 2013