James Spader

James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying eccentric characters in films such as the drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), the action science fiction film Stargate (1994), the controversial psychological thriller Crash (1996), the erotic romance Secretary (2002), and the blockbuster superhero film Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). His best-known television roles are those of attorney Alan Shore in The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal (for which he won three Emmy Awards), and Robert California in the comedy-mockumentary The Office. He currently stars as high-profile criminal-turned-FBI-informant Raymond "Red" Reddington in the NBC crime drama The Blacklist, for which he has earned two Golden Globe Award nominations.

Known For


Cast Credits

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as James Spader (2 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as James Spader
The Blacklist (2013)
Starring as Raymond "Red" Reddington (101 episodes)
Guest starring as James Spader
The Office (2005)
Starring as Robert California (18 episodes)
Guest starring as Robert California (2 episodes)
Boston Legal (2004)
Starring as Alan Shore (101 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as James Spader (4 episodes)
The Practice (1997)
Starring as Alan Shore
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Steven
The Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Guest starring as James Spader

Crew Credits

The Blacklist (2013)
Show crew as Co-Executive Producer (2 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer (54 episodes)