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James Coburn

Mostly Credited As: James Coburn
Sometimes Credited As: James H. Coburn
Jim Coburn

Birth Name: James Harrison Coburn III
Date Of Birth: August 31, 1928 (Age 74)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Laurel, Nebraska
Date Of Death: November 18, 2002
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack (Beverly Hils, CA)
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)

James Coburn

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Fifth Corner (1992)As: Dr Grandwell
Darkroom (1981)As: Host
Acapulco (1961)As: Gregg Miles
Klondike (1960)As: Jeff Durain
Episode Cast Credits 

Arli$$ (1996) 
  The Immortal 07x01: (Jun/16/2002) As "Slaugterhouse" Sid Perelli 

The Heaven And Earth Show (1998) 
  March 25, 2001 04x12: (Mar/25/2001) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 48x01: (Mar/26/2000) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 71st Annual Academy Awards 47x01: (Mar/21/1999) As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'Affliction') 
  The 45th Annual Academy Awards 21x01: (Mar/27/1973) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 38th Annual Academy Awards 14x01: (Apr/18/1966) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Missing Pieces 49x03: (Feb/06/2000) As Atticus Cody 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Steve McQueen 02x25: (Sep/27/1998) As Himself 

Profiler (1996) 
  Shadow of Angels (1) (a.k.a. Noblesse Oblige) 01x14: (Feb/15/1997) As Charles Vanderhorn, [Special Guest Stars]

Picket Fences (1992) 
  Upbringings 03x21: (May/05/1995) As Walter Brock 

Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) 
  The Night of the Wolf 03x13: (Dec/05/1992) Voiced  Looten Plunder, [Featuring]
  Bitter Waters 03x06: (Oct/17/1992) Voiced  Looten Plunder, [Featuring]
  Fare Thee Whale 02x25: (Apr/04/1992) Voiced  Looten Plunder, [Featuring]
  Summit to Save Earth (2) 02x18: (Feb/15/1992) Voiced  Looten Plunder, [Featuring]

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Day of the Dead 08x19: (Apr/26/1992) As Cyrus Ramsey 

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982) 
  Pinocchio 03x03: (May/14/1984) As Gypsy 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  James Coburn/Mick Fleetwood, Lindsay Buckingham 07x11: (Feb/06/1982) As Himself (Host) 

The Fall Guy (1981) 
  The Fall Guy (2) 01x02: (Nov/04/1981) As Himself 
  The Fall Guy (1) 01x01: (Nov/04/1981) As Himself 

The Muppet Show (1976) 
  James Coburn 05x04: (Oct/11/1980) As Himself 

Bracken's World (1969) 
  Fallen, Fallen Is Babylon 01x21: (Feb/20/1970) As Himself (Cameo appearance), [Uncredited]

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  Kiss the Monster, Make Him Sleep 04x16: (Jan/24/1964) As Hamar Neilsen 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  The Old Man in the Cave 05x07: (Nov/08/1963) As Major French 

The Greatest Show on Earth (1963) 
  Uncaged 01x07: (Oct/29/1963) As Kelly 

Combat! (1962) 
  Masquerade 02x03: (Oct/01/1963) As Corporal Arnold Kanger, [Special Guest Stars]

Stoney Burke (1962) 
  The Test 01x31: (May/13/1963) As Jamison 

Naked City (1958) 
  Goodbye Mama, Hello Auntie Maud 03x33: (Jun/20/1962) As Harry Brind 

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  The Wayfarers 06x33: (May/19/1962) As Ben Crider 
  Butch Cassidy 03x06: (Oct/13/1958) As Idaho 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Long Night 03x32: (May/06/1962) As Trace 
  The Dark Gate 02x24: (Mar/04/1961) As Ross Marquette 
  The Truckee Strip 01x11: (Nov/21/1959) As Pete Jessup 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Angry Astronaut 05x25: (Apr/07/1962) As General Addison Brand 
  The Case of the Envious Editor 04x13: (Jan/07/1961) As Donald Fletcher (as James H. Coburn) 

Rawhide (1959) 
  Hostage Child 04x22: (Mar/09/1962) As Colonel Briscoe 

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  Blues for a Junkman 01x21: (Feb/20/1962) As Arthur Troy 

The Rifleman (1958) 
  The High Country 04x12: (Dec/18/1961) As Ambrose (Ambrose Morgan), [Special Guest Stars]
  Young Englishman 01x12: (Dec/16/1958) As Cy Parker 

Cheyenne (1955) (1955) 
  Trouble Street 06x02: (Oct/02/1961) As Deputy Kell 

Outlaws (1960) (1960) 
  Culley 01x15: (Feb/16/1961) As Culley Scott 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  The Jamaica Ginger Story 02x16: (Feb/02/1961) As Dennis Garrity 

The Tall Man (1960) 
  The Best Policy 01x20: (Jan/28/1961) As John Miller 

The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor (1959) 
  The Frightened Ones 02x15: (Jan/06/1961) As Duke Hawkins 

The Aquanauts (1960) 
  The River Gold 01x13: (Jan/04/1961) As Joe Casey 

Lawman (1958) 
  The Catcher 03x12: (Dec/04/1960) As Lank Balley 
  The Showdown 02x14: (Jan/10/1960) As Blake Carr 

Zane Grey Theatre (1956) 
  Desert Flight 05x02: (Oct/13/1960) As Doyle 
  A Thread of Respect 03x19: (Feb/12/1959) As Jess Newton 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  Pamela's Oxen 09x09: (Sep/24/1960) As guest star 

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) 
  The Trial 03x01: (Sep/21/1960) As Howard Caflett 
  The Kovack Affair 01x30: (Mar/28/1959) As Jesse Holloway 
  Reunion for Revenge 01x21: (Jan/24/1959) As Turner (Henry Turner) 

Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957) 
  Coat of Arms 04x20: (Aug/02/1960) As Victor Tavo 

Tate (1960) 
  Home Town 01x01: (Jun/08/1960) As Jory 

Peter Gunn (1958) 
  The Murder Clause 02x26: (Mar/28/1960) As Bud Bailey 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  The Gladiators 03x27: (Mar/19/1960) As Sledge (Bill Sledge) 
  One Came Back 03x15: (Dec/26/1959) As Jack 

Bourbon Street Beat (1959) 
  Target of Hate 01x22: (Mar/07/1960) As Buzz Griffin 

Men into Space (1959) 
  Contraband 01x21: (Mar/02/1960) As Dr. Narry 

Sugarfoot (1957) 
  Blackwater Swamp 03x13: (Mar/01/1960) As Rome Morgan 

Bat Masterson (1958) 
  Six Feet of Gold 02x20: (Feb/25/1960) As Leo Talley 
  The Black Pearls 01x34: (Jul/01/1959) As Polk Otis 

Wichita Town (1959) 
  Afternoon in Town 01x20: (Feb/17/1960) As Wally 
  The Night the Cowboys Roared 01x01: (Sep/30/1959) As Fletcher 

Bronco (1958) 
  Shadow of Jesse James 02x09: (Jan/12/1960) As Jesse James 
  Payroll of the Dead 01x10: (Jan/27/1959) As Adam Coverly 

The Texan (1958) 
  Friend of the Family 02x17: (Jan/04/1960) As Cal Gruder 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  Millionaire Timothy Mackail 06x15: (Dec/30/1959) As Lew Bennett 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge 05x13: (Dec/20/1959) As Union Soldier 
  The Jokester 04x03: (Oct/19/1958) As Andrews 

The DuPont Show With June Allyson (1959) 
  The Girl 01x10: (Nov/30/1959) As Floyd 

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) 
  The Noble Outlaws 05x13: (Nov/24/1959) As Buckskin Frank Leslie 

Laramie (1959) 
  The Iron Captain 01x07: (Oct/27/1959) As Finch 

Johnny Ringo (1959) 
  The Arrival 01x01: (Oct/01/1959) As Moss Taylor 

Black Saddle (1959) 
  Client: Steele 01x10: (Mar/21/1959) As Niles 

Trackdown (1957) 
  Hard Lines 02x25: (Mar/11/1959) As Joker Wells 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Millie Davis Story 02x08: (Nov/26/1958) As Ike Daggett 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  Ah There, Beau Brummel 06x30: (May/04/1958) As Claude Firman 

Studio One (1948) 
  The Night America Trembled 10x01: (Sep/09/1957) As Sam 

State Trooper (1956) 
  Hard Money, Soft Touch 03x15: (Unknown) As Dobie 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

The Rockford Files (1974) (1974) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Irving the Explainer 04x08 Nov/18/1977 As: Director
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James enjoyed playing the flute.

James first film was Face of a Fugitive in 1959.

James appeared in only four films during the 1980s: Looker, Martin's Day, Death of a Soldier and Call from Space.

James: Actors are boring when they are not working. It's a natural condition, because they don't have anything to do. They just lay around, and that's why so many of them get drunk. They really get to be boring people. My wife will attest to that.

James was a pallbearer at actor (and his martial arts instructor) Bruce Lee's funeral.

James appeared with Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson in two films, both of which were directed by John Sturges: The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape.

James was the grandson of Charles Coburn.

James appeared on the cover of Paul McCartney's 1973 album Band on the Run.

James' last motion picture role was in the film American Gun (2002) as Martin Tillman.

James had a relationship with singer Lynsey De Paul.

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