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Brion James
Birth: Feb. 20, 1945
Redlands
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1999
Malibu
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He was a versatile character performer in more than 100 films and countless TV programs. After serving in the US Army Reserves, he broke into the acting scene in the New York Theatre and landed a small role in the made for TV movie, "The Kansas City Massacre" in the mid 1970s. Some of his memorable screen roles were performed in "Blazing Saddles" (1974), "Bladerunner" (1981), "48 Hrs." (1982), "Red Heat" (1988), "The Horror Show" (1989), "The Player" (1992), "The Fifth Element" (1997) and "Heist" (1998). For television, his credits included "Chips", "The Waltons", "Mork & Mindy", The A-Team", "Miami Vice", "Hunter", "Silk Stalkings" and "Millennium". He also appeared in five films which were released after his death with the last being, "Phoenix Point" (2005). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 06, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7453
Brion James
Added by: Rene'e
 
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Thank you for helping make movie magic!! Happy 20th Anniversary The Fifth Element
- Kaleigh Jones-Clark
 Added: May. 9, 2017
I injoyed your performance in The 5th Element. great Actor. RIP.
- David Nelson
 Added: Mar. 20, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Feb. 20, 2017
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