Harry James

Musician, Bandleader, Musical director
Harry James worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Early on in his acting career, James landed roles in various films, including the musical "Springtime in the Rockies" (1942) with Betty ... Read more »
Born: 03/15/1916 in Albany, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Music (18)

Rumor Has It... 2005 (Movie)

(I'm Beginning To See The Light) (Song)

The Aviator 2004 (Movie)

("Boo Woo") (Song)

Mona Lisa Smile 2003 (Movie)

("I'm Beginning To See The Light") (Song)

The Matrix Revolutions 2003 (Movie)

("I'm Beginning To See The Light") (Song)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 2001 (Movie)

("Flatbush Flanagan") (Song Performer)

My Dog Skip 2000 (Movie)

("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (Song Performer)

Small Time Crooks 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Small Time Crooks 2000 (Movie)

("Music Makers") (Song Performer)

The Matrix 1999 (Movie)

("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (Song)

Swingers 1996 (Movie)

("I'm Beginning To See The Light") (Song)

Swing Kids 1993 (Movie)

("Life Goes to a Party") (Song)

Big Band Ballroom Bash 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Song

Radio Days 1987 (Movie)

("The Flight of the Bumblebee") (Performer)

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 (Movie)

("I've Heard That Song Before") (Song Performer)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("Flash" "Two O'Clock Jump") (Song)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("All or Nothing At All" "Two O'Clock Jump" "Flash") (Song Performer)

The Ladies' Man 1961 (Movie)

(Song Performer)
Actor (17)

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

Song Performer (Actor)

Echoes of the Big Bands With Merv Griffin 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

American Lifestyles 1986 (Movie)

("The Nightclub Boom" - "Show Business: The Postwar Years") (Actor)

The Sting II 1981 (Movie)

Band Leader (Actor)

Sinatra -- The First 40 Years 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ladies' Man 1961 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Bob Hope Show (01/25/57) 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

The Opposite Sex 1956 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Benny Goodman Story 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Young Man With a Horn 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Springtime in the Rockies 1941 (Movie)

Harry James (Actor)

Bathing Beauty (Movie)

(Actor)

Best Foot Forward (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Carnegie Hall (Movie)

Guest Artist (Actor)

Do You Love Me? (Movie)

Barry Clayton (Actor)

Syncopation (Movie)

(Actor)

Two Girls and a Sailor (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Harry James worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Early on in his acting career, James landed roles in various films, including the musical "Springtime in the Rockies" (1942) with Betty Grable, the adaptation "Best Foot Forward" (1943) with Lucille Ball and the Van Johnson musical comedy "Two Girls and a Sailor" (1944). He also appeared in the Red Skelton musical comedy "Bathing Beauty" (1944), the Maureen O'Hara musical "Do You Love Me?" (1946) and the musical "If I'm Lucky" (1946) with Perry Como. His film career continued throughout the fifties and the eighties in productions like the June Allyson adaptation "The Opposite Sex" (1956), "The Ladies' Man" (1961) and "The Sting II" (1982) with Jackie Gleason. James also created music for "Raging Bull" (1980). James was most recently credited in the Jennifer Aniston drama sequel "Rumor Has It..." (2005). James was married to Betty Grable. James passed away in July 1983 at the age of 67.

Relationships

Betty Grable

Wife
married 1943-65

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