Brion James



Place of birth:

Redlands, California, USA:


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor. Known for playing the character of Leon Kowalski in the movie Blade Runner, James portrayed a variety of colorful roles in well-known American films such as 48 Hrs., Another 48 Hours, Tango & Cash, Silverado, Red Heat, The Player and The Fifth Element. James' commanding screen presence and formidable physique at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall[1] usually resulted in his casting as a heavy, appearing more frequently in lower budget horror and action films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. James appeared in more than 100 films before he died of a heart attack aged 54. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brion James, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Swimming with Dolphins (2005)
Phoenix Point (2005)
as Spider Rico
The King Is Alive (2000)
as Ashley
The Operator (2000)
as Vernon Woods
Dirt Merchant (1999)
as Detective Harry Ball
Brown's Requiem (1998)
as Cathcart
Deadly Ransom (1998)
as Bobby Rico
Men in White (1998)
as General
A Place Called Truth (1998)
as Hank
Heist (1998)
as Caz
In God's Hands (1998)
as Capitaine
Black Sea 213 (1998)
as Captain Killick
Jekyll Island (1998)
as Lawton Goodyear
The Underground (1997)
as Captain Hilton
Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (1997)
as Salvador Dali / Sam
Back in Business (1997)
as Emery Ryker
The Fifth Element (1997)
as General Munro
The Soft Kill (1997)
as Ben McCarthy
American Strays (1996)
as Oris
Chase Morran (1996)
as Chairman
Evil Obsession (1996)
as Stavinski
Precious Find (1996)
as Sam Horton
Nature of the Beast (1995)
as Sheriff Gordon
Cyberjack (1995)
as Nassim
Dominion (1995)
as Lynwood
Steel Frontier (1995)
as General J.W. Quantrell
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995)
as Larry Walker
Spitfire (1995)
as Tough guy
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
as Simon Alexander
Radioland Murders (1994)
as Bernie King
The Companion (1994)
as Ron Cocheran
Art Deco Detective (1994)
as Jim Wexler
Savage Land (1994)
as Cyrus
Scanner Cop (1994)
as Dr. Hampton
The Dark (1994)
as Paul Buckner
Knight Rider 2010 (1994)
as Jared
Cabin Boy (1994)
as Big Teddy
Future Shock (1994)
as Jack Porter
Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)
as Brown
Striking Distance (1993)
as Det. Eddie Eiler
Showdown (1993)
as Vice Principal Kowalski
Time Runner (1993)
as Neila
Rio Diablo (1993)
Nemesis (1992)
as Maritz
Frogtown II (1992)
as Prof. Tanzer
Black Magic (1992)
as Tom McKay
The Player (1992)
as Joel Levison
Ultimate Desires (1991)
as Wolfgang Friedman
Mom (1991)
as Nestor Duvalier
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
as Ben Kehoe
Street Asylum (1990)
as Reverend Mony
Tango & Cash (1989)
as Requin
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (1989)
as Roy Grimes
Circles in a Forest (1989)
as Mr. Patterson
Mutator (1989)
as David Allen
House III: The Horror Show (1989)
as Max Jenke
Red Scorpion (1988)
as Krasnov
Nightmare at Noon (1988)
as The Albino
Dead Man Walking (1988)
as Decker
Red Heat (1988)
as Streak
The Wrong Guys (1988)
as Glen Grunski
D.O.A. (1988)
as Detective Ulmer
Cherry 2000 (1987)
as Stacy
Steel Dawn (1987)
as Tark
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
as Anthony Lazarus
Annihilator (1986)
as Alien Leader
Enemy Mine (1985)
as Stubbs
Crimewave (1985)
as Arthur Coddish
Flesh + Blood (1985)
as Karsthans
A Breed Apart (1984)
as Peyton
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983)
as Reece
48 Hrs. (1982)
as Ben Kehoe
Blade Runner (1982)
as Leon Kowalski
Killing at Hell's Gate (1981)
as Turkey
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
as Defalice
Southern Comfort (1981)
as Trapper
Conquest of the Earth (1981)
as Willy
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
as Crapshooter
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)
as Guard
Corvette Summer (1978)
as Wayne's Car Wash Henchman
Blue Sunshine (1978)
as Tony
Nickelodeon (1976)
as Bailiff
The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
as Homer Van Meter