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James Cromwell Edit Profile

also known as Jamie Cromwell

actor

He became a vegetarian in 1974 after seeing a stockyard in Texas and experiencing the "smell, terror and anxiety."He became an ethical vegan while playing the character of Farmer Hoggett in the movie Babe in 1995. He frequently speaks out on issues regarding animal cruelty for PETA, largely the treatment of pigs. Cromwell is known for his tall stature; at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he is the tallest actor nominated for an Academy Award.

Achievements

  • He has been nominated for an Oscar, three Emmy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards during his career. Some of his more notable roles are in Babe (1995), for which he earned Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Los Angeles Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), The Sum of All Fears (2002), and in the television series Six Feet Under (2003–2005).

Membership

  • The Committee to Defend The Panthers , New York

    January 1, 1966 - January 1, 1967

Connections

father:
John

mother:
Kay

child:
Lee J.

child:
Helen

wife:
Anne

wife:
Julie