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James Maxwell

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Birth name James Ackley Maxwell
Nationality USA
Birth 14 june 1931
Death 5 september 1979 (at 48 years)

James Maxwell (23 March 1929 – 18 August 1995) was an American actor, theatre director and writer, particularly associated with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.


He married the actress Avril Elgar in 1952 and the couple had two sons. They met at the Old Vic theatre school and she appeared in many of Maxwell’s productions. He died in 1995.

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Filmography of James Maxwell (14 films)

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Ransom (1975)
, 1h29
Directed by Casper Wrede
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Sean Connery, Ian McShane, Isabel Dean, James Maxwell, William Fox, Colin Prockter
Roles Bernhard
Rating57% 2.851722.851722.851722.851722.85172
A small group of terrorists have seized the British ambassador to the fictitious country of "Scandinavia", and are holding him hostage in his residence. Scandinavia's head of security, Col. Nils Tahlvik (Sean Connery), wants to take an uncompromising position, but he is overruled by the governments of both Scandinavia and Britain, who insist that all of the terrorists' demands be met.
The Evil of Frankenstein, 1h24
Directed by Freddie Francis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films
Actors Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, David Hutcheson, Yvonne Romain, James Maxwell
Roles Priester
Rating61% 3.0514453.0514453.0514453.0514453.051445
Meanwhile a local priest discovers the theft and is morally outraged. The young child of the deceased who witnessed the theft identifies both the body-snatcher and his employer. The priest angrily confronts each in turn, and interrupts Frankenstein's attempt to restore life to the heart, smashing vital equipment in the lab. Forced to leave town because of their experiments, Frankenstein and Hans return to the Baron's hometown of Karlstaad, where they plan to sell valuables from the abandoned Frankenstein chateau to fund new work. Nearing the village, the pair nearly run over a wild haired, deaf-mute young woman, who is being accosted by a couple of thugs. Hans tries to help her, but she flees to the hills. The men find a festival is in progress and are able to pass through the village unquestioned.
The Third Secret, 1h43
Directed by Charles Crichton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Stephen Boyd, Pamela Franklin, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento, Alan Webb
Roles Mark
Rating67% 3.3888353.3888353.3888353.3888353.388835
Prominent London psychoanalyst Dr. Leo Whitset is discovered injured from a gunshot wound in his home by his housekeeper, and as he lies dying he whispers, "Blame no one but me." These words lead the coroner to rule the death a suicide, a verdict questioned by one of Dr. Whitset's patients, Alex Stedman, a popular American news commentator for British television who has been in therapy since the deaths of his wife and daughter. The dead man's fourteen-year-old daughter Catherine is certain he was murdered and enlists Alex's aid in finding the killer to preserve her father's reputation.
The Damned
The Damned (1963)
, 1h26
Directed by Joseph Losey
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Themes Films based on science fiction novels, Political films, Arme nucléaire
Actors Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Oliver Reed, Alexander Knox, Viveca Lindfors, Walter Gotell
Roles Mr. Talbot
Rating67% 3.3958253.3958253.3958253.3958253.395825
Simon Wells, a middle-aged tourist, is on a boating holiday off the southern coast of England. He has recently divorced, and left his career as an insurance executive. In Weymouth, he meets 20-year-old Joan, who lures him into a brutal mugging at the hands of her brother, King, and his motorbike gang. The next day Joan defies her overprotective brother and joins Simon on his boat.
Private Potter, 1h29
Directed by Casper Wrede
Genres Drama
Actors Tom Courtenay, Mogens Wieth, Ronald Fraser, James Maxwell, Frank Finlay, Ralph Michael
Roles Lt. Col. Harry Gunyon
Rating61% 3.055513.055513.055513.055513.05551
The eponymous Private Potter is a soldier who claims that the reason he cried out leading to the death of a comrade was that he saw a vision of God. There is then a debate over whether he should be court-martialled.
The Traitors, 1h11
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller
Actors Patrick Allen, James Maxwell, Ewan Roberts, Jeffrey Segal, Harold Goodwin, Jack May
Rating64% 3.227033.227033.227033.227033.22703
A British agent and an American from NATO cooperate in an attempt to bust a communist spy ring. Following the discovery of a top secret microfilm after a plane crash, the two become embroiled in a complex web of treachery and double agents; before finally bringing the enemy spies to justice.
Girl on Approval
Directed by Charles Frend
Genres Drama
Actors Rachel Roberts, James Maxwell
Roles John Howland
Rating69% 3.494643.494643.494643.494643.49464
Subway in the Sky, 1h27
Directed by Muriel Box
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Van Johnson, Hildegard Knef, Albert Lieven, Cec Linder, Katherine Kath, Carl Jaffe
Roles Officer
Rating60% 3.027223.027223.027223.027223.02722
Baxter Grant, an American soldier in West Berlin, deserts and goes on the run when faced with false drug trafficking and murder charges. He takes shelter with cabaret singer Lilli Hoffman, who he manages to persuade to help prove his innocence.
Dracula, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Denholm Elliott, James Maxwell, Susan George, Corin Redgrave, Suzanne Neve, Bernard Archard
Roles Dr. Seward
Rating70% 3.543413.543413.543413.543413.54341
The drama begins in an asylum in Whitby, England. A mysterious patient escapes from his cell and intrudes upon a small party hosted by Dr. Seward, referring to the guest of honor—Count Dracula—as "Master." Moments later he insists he does not know the Count and is led back to his cell. In conversation, it emerges the Count is sensitive to sunlight, has only recently arrived from abroad, and that Seward's fiancee Lucy finds him fascinating.