Caption: Still of James Spader in The Blacklist (2013)
Born: February 7, 1960
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Boston Legal (2004), Stargate (1994), Lincoln (2012), Secretary (2002)
James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga before landing his first roles. Spader's first ...