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James Marsden        

Actor Known for "Westworld," "X-Men," "Enchanted" and "Hairspray"

James Marsden's good looks landed him work as a Versace model early on. He attended Oklahoma State University to study broadcast journalism, but left midway through to pursue acting. He moved to Los Angeles and from the early to mid 1990s he made guest appearances on television series such as “Saved by the Bell,” “The Nanny,” “Blossom” and “Party of Five.”

Marsden's breakthrough came in the role of Cyclops in the action adventure movie “X-Men” (2000). The hit film spawned two sequels in which he reprised his role as a crime-fighting hero. In between the “X-Men” films, Marsden was cast as a romantic interest in films such as “The Notebook” (2004) with Rachel McAdams, “Heights” (2005) with Elizabeth Banks and “Superman Returns” (2006) with Kate Bosworth.

Marsden showcased his singing talent in the films “Hairspray” (2007) and “Enchanted” (2007). For “Hairspray,” Marsden was nominated with his fellow actors for a 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Over the next several years, Marsden appeared in several films and TV series, including “27 Dresses” (2008), “Death at a Funeral” (2010), “Modern Family” (2011) and “30 Rock” (2012-13). Marsden also starred in the 2013 film “The Butler” with Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly and Melissa Leo.

The actor appeared in his second Nicholas Sparks’ film adaptation with 2014’s, “Best of Me.”


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