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James Cagney
   for his role in   
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
One of Hollywood's pre-eminent male stars of all time and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy." Cagney's first job as an entertainer was as a female dancer in a chorus line.
James Cagney
   lifespan was   
1899-1986
Academy Award-winning American film actor.
James Cagney
   was born in   
New York, U.S.A.
American motion-picture actor, also an accomplished dancer
James Cagney
   was considered for the role of   
Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Errol Flynn got the part
James Cagney
   was considered for the role of   
Roy Earle in High Sierra (1941)
Humphrey Bogart got the part
James Cagney
   is an   
Actor
1980
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
   starred   
James Cagney and Bette Davis
She came collect and his heart paid the freight....
James Cagney
   is buried in   
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, New York City, NY, USA
Actor
Footlight Parade (1933)
   starred   
James Cagney, Joan Blondell and Ruby Keeler
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Dick Powell, Frank McHugh & Ruth Donnelly. Plot: Chester Kent (Cagney) struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
Blood on the Sun (1945)
   starred   
James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney and Porter Hall
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred John Emery, Robert Armstrong & Wallace Ford. Plot: Nick Condon (Cagney) is a newspaper reporter working in Tokyo who refuses to toe the Japanese line on the expansionist... Won an Oscar.
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
   starred   
James Cagney, Priscilla Lane and Humphrey Bogart
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn & Frank McHugh. Plot: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart (Lynn) goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Halley (Bogart) turns to bootlegging...
Ragtime (1981)
   starred   
James Cagney, Brad Dourif and Moses Gunn
Director: Milos Forman. Also starred Elizabeth McGovern, Kenneth McMillan & Pat O'Brien. Plot: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Taxi! (1932)
   starred   
James Cagney, Loretta Young and George E. Stone
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Guy Kibbee, Leila Bennett & Dorothy Burgess. Plot: Independent cab drivers struggling against a taxi company consortium find a leader in Matt Nolan (Cagney).
The Public Enemy (1931)
   starred   
James Cagney, Jean Harlow and Edward Woods
Director: William A. Wellman. Also Joan Blondell, Donald Cook & Leslie Fenton. Plot: A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.
One, Two, Three (1961)
   starred   
James Cagney, Horst Buchholz and Pamela Tiffin
Director: Billy Wilder. Also starred Arlene Francis, Howard St. John & Hanns Lothar. Plot: Comedy about Coca-Cola's man in West Berlin, who may be fired if he can't keep his American boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
White Heat (1949)
   starred   
James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmund O'Brien
D. Raoul Walsh
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
   starred   
James Cagney, Joan Leslie and Walter Huston
Director: Michael Curtiz
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
   starred   
James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Pat O'Brien
Director: Michael Curtiz
Great Guy (1936)
   starred   
James Cagney, Mae Clarke and James Burke
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred Edward Brophy, Henry Kolker & Bernadene Hayes. Plot: The adventures of an investigator (Cagney) for the Bureau of Weights and Measures.
Picture Snatcher (1933)
   starred   
James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy and Patricia Ellis
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Alice White, Ralf Harolde & Robert Emmett O'Connor. Plot: Ex-convict Danny Kean (Cagney) decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper.
The Time of Your Life (1948)
   starred   
James Cagney, William Bendix and Wayne Morris
Director: H. C. Potter. Also starred Jeanne Cagney, Broderick Crawford & Ward Bond. Plot: A wide variety of persons come into Nick's (Bendix) Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.






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