Most recently, Marsden appeared as a guest star in an episode of the award-winning comedy Modern Family. He played Mitchell and Cameron's mysterious neighbor who was quite the charmer. He also recently appeared in Neil LaBute's Death at a Funeral. He received a 2010 Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer for his role as the Zoe Saldana character's boyfriend, who finds himself a fish out of water at a family funeral.
He previously starred, opposite Cameron Diaz, in Richard Kelly's psychological thriller The Box. In 2008, he starred alongside Katherine Heigl in the box-office hit 27 Dresses, a romantic-comedy for Fox 2000 Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment. In 2007, Marsden received rave reviews for his singing and dancing in Disney's box-office smash Enchanted, opposite Susan Sarandon, Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey, and in Adam Shankman's box-office hit musical Hairspray, opposite John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer and Christopher Walken. Marsden played Corny Collins, the host of a television dance show.
Marsden was also seen in Bryan Singer's Superman Returns as Richard White, a new rival for the affections of Lois Lane. Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Brandon Routh and Frank Langella also starred in the film.
Marsden's diverse film credits include the X-Men trilogy, as Cyclops; the Nick Cassavetes romantic drama The Notebook; Merchant Ivory's Heights; Sex Drive; Disturbing Behavior; 10th and Wolf; and Sugar & Spice.
Marsden currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
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James Marsden Facts
|Birth Name||James Paul Marsden|
|Birthday||September 18, 1973 (49)|
|Birthplace||Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is James Marsden compared to you?|