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Actor Harry James

Harry James

  • Birth name:

    Harry Haag James

  • Date of Birth:

    Albany, Georgia, USA

Biography:

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

Aсtor (6)

Movie

Year

Movie The Sting II The Sting II

as Band Leader

1983
Movie The Benny Goodman Story The Benny Goodman Story

as Harry James - Trumpeter at Carnegie Hall

1956
Movie The Jackpot The Jackpot

as Himself - Radio Singer (voice) (uncredited)

1950
Movie Bathing Beauty Bathing Beauty

as Harry James

1944
Movie Best Foot Forward Best Foot Forward

as Orchestra Leader Harry James

1943
Movie Hollywood Hotel Hollywood Hotel

as Himself - Goodman Tall Trumpeter (uncredited)

1937