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James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington

James Spader

Golden Globe nominee James Spader stars as Raymond “Red” Reddington in Sony Pictures Television’s action thriller “The Blacklist.”

Some of Spader’s credits include Steven Soderbergh’s “Sex, Lies, and Videotape,” for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival; David Cronenberg’s “Crash,” which received the Special Jury Prize at Cannes; and Steven Shainberg’s “Secretary,” which won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature.

His other film credits include “2 Days in the Valley,” “Wolf” and “Less Than Zero.” He starred in David Mamet’s Broadway play “Race” in 2010. Spader starred in Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks feature “Lincoln” opposite Daniel Day-Lewis, while also starring on NBC’s hit comedy “The Office.”

Most recently, Spader shot the feature film “The Homesman,” starring Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones (who also directed), and starred as the villain in the Marvel sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

From 2004 to 2008, Spader won three Emmy Awards for his seminal role as shameless attorney Alan Shore on “The Practice” and “Boston Legal,” making him the only actor to win consecutive Emmys playing the same character on two different series.

Spader currently resides in New York.

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