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Actor Harry James

Harry James

  • Birth name:

    Harry Haag James

  • Date of Birth:

    Albany, Georgia, USA


Harry James was born in a rundown hotel next to the city jail in Albany, Georgia. His mother and father were members of a circus - she as a trapeze artist and he a band leader - with the Mighty Haag Circus. At seven, they settled in Beaumont, Texas where Harry learned yo play drums. By twelve, he was playing trumpet in the Christy Brothers circus band. In 1936 James joined Ben Pollack's band, soon leaving to lead the brass section of Benny Goodman's band. He even once applied to Lawrence Welk&#... more

Harry James Filmography

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Movie The Sting II The Sting II

as Band Leader

Movie The Jackpot The Jackpot

as Himself - Radio Singer (voice) (uncredited)

Movie Bathing Beauty Bathing Beauty

as Harry James

Movie Best Foot Forward Best Foot Forward

as Orchestra Leader Harry James

Movie Hollywood Hotel Hollywood Hotel

as Himself - Goodman Tall Trumpeter (uncredited)