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James Cagney (I) (1899–1986)

Actor | Soundtrack | Director
KNOWN FOR 
White Heat (1949) | Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) | Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 3 nominations More »
NICKNAMEs  
The Professional Againster, Jimmy
BORN 
Jul 17, 1899 (died Mar 30, 1986)
HEIGHT 
5' 6½" (1.69m)

Filmography Filter

Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (74 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Backyard StoryA Backyard Story Grateful Acknowledgment  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and SingingHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video) Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Brothers WarnerThe Brothers Warner Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy") (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for That's Dancing!That's Dancing! Performer ("Give My Regards to Broadway")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for RagtimeRagtime New York Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for America at the MoviesAmerica at the Movies George M. Cohan (archive footage), Performer ("Yankee Doodle Boy")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Hooray for HollywoodHooray for Hollywood Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Any Old Love")  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Arizona BushwhackersArizona Bushwhackers Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for One, Two, ThreeOne, Two, Three C.R. MacNamara  Less 1961 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Gallant HoursThe Gallant Hours Fleet Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., Producer (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Shake Hands with the DevilShake Hands with the Devil Sean Lenihan  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Never Steal Anything SmallNever Steal Anything Small Jake MacIllaney, Performer ("Never Steal Anything Small", "I'm Sorry, I Want a Ferrari")  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Man of a Thousand FacesMan of a Thousand Faces Lon Chaney  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Short Cut to HellShort Cut to Hell Himself - Pre-credits sequence (uncredited), Director  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for These Wilder YearsThese Wilder Years Steve Bradford  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Tribute to a Bad ManTribute to a Bad Man Jeremy Rodock  Less 1956 $2.8MM
  • Primary photo for Mister RobertsMister Roberts Capt. Morton  Less 1955 $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Seven Little FoysThe Seven Little Foys George M. Cohan, Performer ("Mary's a Grand Old Name", "Yankee Doodle Dandy") (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Love Me or Leave MeLove Me or Leave Me Martin Snyder  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Run for CoverRun for Cover Matt Dow  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for A Lion Is in the StreetsA Lion Is in the Streets Hank Martin  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for What Price GloryWhat Price Glory Capt. Flagg  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for StarliftStarlift James Cagney  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Come Fill the CupCome Fill the Cup Lew Marsh  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The West Point StoryThe West Point Story Elwin 'Bix' Bixby, Performer ("It's Raining Sundrops", "By the Kissing Rock", "The Military Polka", "B'klyn", "It Could Only Happen in Brooklyn") (uncredited)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Kiss Tomorrow GoodbyeKiss Tomorrow Goodbye Ralph Cotter  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for White HeatWhite Heat Cody Jarrett  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Time of Your LifeThe Time of Your Life Joseph T. (who observes people), Soundtrack ("When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" (1912)) (uncredited), Performer ("Let the Lower Lights Be Burning" (1871)) (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for 13 Rue Madeleine13 Rue Madeleine Robert Emmett 'Bob' Sharkey  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Blood on the SunBlood on the Sun Nick Condon  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Johnny Come LatelyJohnny Come Lately Tom Richards  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for You, John Jones!You, John Jones! (Short) John Jones  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The Voice That Thrilled the WorldThe Voice That Thrilled the World (Short) Himself (segment "Yankee Doodle Dandy") (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag") (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Yankee Doodle DandyYankee Doodle Dandy George M. Cohan, Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904), "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904), "Over There" (1917), "You're a Grand Old Flag" (1906), "Mary's a Grand Old Name" (1906), "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway" (1906), "Off the Record" (1937), "Harrigan" (1908), "I Was Born in Virginia" (1906)) (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Captains of the CloudsCaptains of the Clouds Brian MacLean, Performer ("Bless 'em All") (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Calling All GirlsCalling All Girls (Short) Sailor - edited from: Footlight Parade (archive footage), Performer ("Shanghai Lil")  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for The Bride Came C.O.D.The Bride Came C.O.D. Steve Collins  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for The Strawberry BlondeThe Strawberry Blonde Biff Grimes  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for City for ConquestCity for Conquest Danny Kenny, Performer ("Lullaby of Broadway" (1934)) (uncredited)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Torrid ZoneTorrid Zone Nick Butler  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Fighting 69thThe Fighting 69th Jerry Plunkett  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Roaring TwentiesThe Roaring Twenties Eddie Bartlett  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Each Dawn I DieEach Dawn I Die Frank Ross  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for The Oklahoma KidThe Oklahoma Kid Jim Kincaid, Performer ("Rock-a-Bye Baby" (1886), "I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard" (1894)) (uncredited)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Angels with Dirty FacesAngels with Dirty Faces Rocky Sullivan, Performer ("In My Merry Oldsmobile" (1905)) (uncredited)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Boy Meets GirlBoy Meets Girl Robert Law  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Something to Sing AboutSomething to Sing About Terrence 'Terry' Rooney (stage name of Thadeus McGillicuddy), Performer ("Bridal Chorus", "Any Old Love", "Out of the Blue", "Loving You") (uncredited)  Less 1937 $900K
  • Primary photo for Great GuyGreat Guy Johnny Cave  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Ceiling ZeroCeiling Zero Dizzy Davis, Performer ("I Can't Give You Anything but Love") (uncredited)  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Frisco KidFrisco Kid Bat Morgan  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for Mutiny on the BountyMutiny on the Bounty Actor (uncredited)  Less 1935 $2MM
  • Primary photo for A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's Dream Bottom - the Weaver, Performer ("Scottish Symphony: Final Movement" (1842), "Kinderstucke (Pieces for Children) no.1:Allegro non troppo", "Lullaby") (uncredited)  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for The Irish in UsThe Irish in Us Danny O'Hara  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for 'G' Men'G' Men 'Brick' Davis  Less 1935 $450K
  • Primary photo for Devil Dogs of the AirDevil Dogs of the Air Tommy O'Toole, Performer ("I Only Have Eyes for You" (1934)) (uncredited)  Less 1935 $350K
  • Primary photo for The St. Louis KidThe St. Louis Kid Eddie Kennedy  Less 1934 $80K
  • Primary photo for Here Comes the NavyHere Comes the Navy Chesty  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for He Was Her ManHe Was Her Man Flicker Hayes, aka Jerry Allen  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Jimmy the GentJimmy the Gent Jimmy  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Lady KillerLady Killer Dan Quigley  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Footlight ParadeFootlight Parade Chester Kent, Performer ("Shanghai Lil" (1933)) (uncredited)  Less 1933 $703K
  • Primary photo for The Mayor of HellThe Mayor of Hell Patsy  Less 1933 $229K
  • Primary photo for Picture SnatcherPicture Snatcher Danny  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Hard to HandleHard to Handle Lefty Merrill  Less 1933 $189K
  • Primary photo for Winner Take AllWinner Take All Jim 'Jimmy' Kane  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for The Crowd RoarsThe Crowd Roars Joe Greer  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Taxi!Taxi! Matt Nolan, Performer ("The Darktown Strutters' Ball" (1917)) (uncredited)  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Blonde CrazyBlonde Crazy Bert Harris, Soundtrack ("Happy Days Are Here Again" (1929)) (uncredited)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Smart MoneySmart Money Jack  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for The MillionaireThe Millionaire Schofield  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for The Public EnemyThe Public Enemy Tom Powers  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Other Men's WomenOther Men's Women Ed  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for The Doorway to HellThe Doorway to Hell Mileaway  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Sinners' HolidaySinners' Holiday Harry Delano  Less 1930
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Warner at WarWarner at War (TV Movie) Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag", "Over There") (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical TreasureHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("The Yankee Doodle Boy", "Out of the Blue") (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997), Performer ("Mary's a Grand Old Name") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Vaudeville (Nov 26, 1997) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Mary's a Grand Old Name") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros.Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Shanghai Lil", "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag") (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Terrible Joe MoranTerrible Joe Moran (TV Movie) Joe Moran  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Ballad of Smokey the BearThe Ballad of Smokey the Bear (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The ChristophersThe Christophers (TV Series) Professor Graham (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) George Bridgeman (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
Self (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (67 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Audacity to Kill GodThe Audacity to Kill God Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for America's Book of SecretsAmerica's Book of Secrets (TV Series) Cody Jarrett (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • The Mafia (Apr 12, 2013) Cody Jarrett (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Cody Jarett (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - Former SAG President (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Nazi TitanicNazi Titanic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Close-UpClose-Up Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street LegacyNever Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great DepressionHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster FilmPublic Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee / Himself (2 episodes, 1997–2008)  Less 1997–2008
  • Primary photo for Empire State Building MurdersEmpire State Building Murders (TV Movie) Tony (archive footage)  Less 2008 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Amérique, notre histoireAmérique, notre histoire (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Billy Wilder SpeaksBilly Wilder Speaks (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Stardust: The Bette Davis StoryStardust: The Bette Davis Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Bullets Over HollywoodBullets Over Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the HolocaustImaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Self (archive footage)  Less 2004 $22K
  • Primary photo for Remembering 'Ragtime'Remembering 'Ragtime' (Video) NY Police Commissioner Rheinlander Waldo (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go HollywoodBehind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go Hollywood (Video) Tom Powers (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) George M. Cohan (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Tupac: ResurrectionTupac: Resurrection Self (archive footage)  Less 2003 $7.7MM
  • Primary photo for Complicated WomenComplicated Women (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for James Cagney and Jack WarnerJames Cagney and Jack Warner (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Modern MarvelsModern Marvels (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • Prisons (Mar 6, 2000) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for James Cagney on FilmJames Cagney on Film (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The CanadiansThe Canadians (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American DreamHollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No GloryWarner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1992–1996)  Less 1992–1996
  • Primary photo for Bogart: The Untold StoryBogart: The Untold Story (TV Movie) Actor in 'The Roaring Twenties' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Tom Powers, 'Public Enemy' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Wild Bill: Hollywood MaverickWild Bill: Hollywood Maverick Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for L'oeil de VichyL'oeil de Vichy Undetermined Film Role: Gambling (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for James Cagney: Top of the WorldJames Cagney: Top of the World (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Fonda on FondaFonda on Fonda (TV Movie) Capt. Morton (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack LemmonAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Entertaining the TroopsEntertaining the Troops Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBCHappy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Remington SteeleRemington Steele (TV Series) Cody Jarrett (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
    • Cast in Steele (Dec 4, 1984) Cody Jarrett (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Going Hollywood: The '30sGoing Hollywood: The '30s Self (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Out-takes and Rare FootageHollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Showbiz Goes to WarShowbiz Goes to War (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Dead Men Don't Wear PlaidDead Men Don't Wear Plaid Captain Cody Jarrett (archive footage)  Less 1982 $9MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor 'Mr. Roberts' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Henry Fonda: The Man and His MoviesHenry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (TV Movie) Actor in 'Mr. Roberts' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Fade to BlackFade to Black Cody Jarett (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for HollywoodHollywood (TV Mini-series) Actor 'Lady Killer' (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
    • Hazard of the Game (Feb 5, 1980) Actor 'Lady Killer' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry FondaAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda (TV Special) Actor 'Mr. Roberts' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Kristina Talking PicturesKristina Talking Pictures Self (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment, Part IIThat's Entertainment, Part II Clip from 'Love Me or Leave Me' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for It's ShowtimeIt's Showtime Self (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The World at WarThe World at War (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1973– 
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #1.5 (Jul 23, 1970) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1963–1964)  Less 1963–1964
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Captain - scene from 'Mr. Roberts' / Sean Lenihan (2 episodes, 1959–1963)  Less 1959–1963
    • 15th Anniversary Show (Jun 23, 1963) Captain - scene from 'Mr. Roberts' (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #12.26 (Mar 15, 1959) Sean Lenihan (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Great StarsHollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie) Actor 'White Heat' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) George M. Cohan / Himself (2 episodes, 1961–1962)  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Himself / Jimmy Rodock (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956
    • Episode #1.30 (1956) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.29 (1956) Jimmy Rodock (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for When the Talkies Were YoungWhen the Talkies Were Young (Short) Harry Deleon (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Okay for SoundOkay for Sound (Short) Tommy Powers (archive footage)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Oklahoma OutlawsOklahoma Outlaws (Short) Kincaid (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Breakdowns of 1941Breakdowns of 1941 (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for Tear Gas SquadTear Gas Squad Rocky Sullivan (archive footage)  Less 1940

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