James Mason
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1889
Birth Place:
Paris, France


Mustachioed, French-born silent screen villain James Mason, a former musician, was one of the few professional extras to move into featured roles. In the 1920s, Mason established himself as the ideal "Boss Villain" in budget Westerns and would play variations of that role well into the sound era. In his later years, the no longer svelte Mason would find himself further down the cast lists playing...