James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor.
He is best known for portraying eccentric characters in films such as the drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), the action science fiction film Stargate (1994), the controversial psychological thriller Crash (1996), and the erotic romance Secretary (2002).
In October 2006 Spader narrated "China Revealed", the first episode of Discovery Channel's documentary series Discovery Atlas.
He has also done the voice-over in several television commercials for Acura.
He co-starred in Mannequin (1987) and the film adaptation of Less Than Zero (1987), in which he played a drug dealer named Rip.
Supporting roles in films such as Baby Boom (1987) and Wall Street (1987) followed until his breakthrough in Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), in which he played a sexual voyeur who complicates the lives of three Baton Rouge, Louisiana residents.
Spader's first major film role was in the film Endless Love (1981), and his first starring role was in Tuff Turf (1985).
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