James Marsden

James Marsden is an American actor known for roles in The Notebook (2004), Enchanted (2007), 27 Dresses (2007) and the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise (2020-present).

Born in Oklahoma, Marsden left college to pursue an acting career. After moving to L.A., he landed guest-starring roles on such major '90s shows as The Nanny, Party of Five and Ally McBeal. His first leading role was in 1998, in the MTV cult hit Disturbing Behavior.

Marsden was married to Lisa Linde from 2000 to 2011. He has three children, Jack, William and Mary.
James Marsden
Full Name
James Paul Marsden
Stillwater, Oklahoma


Who did James Marsden play on ‘Saved by the Bell?'

James Marsden played Chad Westerfield on 'Saved by the Bell: The New Class.'

Who does James Marsden play in ‘The Boss Baby?'

James Marsden voiced Tim Templeton in 'The Boss Baby: Family Business.'

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