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James Craig (James Henry Meador)

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Biography

Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Tall, rugged James Craig's career as a contract player at MGM blossomed in the 1940's, mainly due to his resemblance to the 'King of Hollywood' 'Clark Gable' (who was then serving in the U.S. Army Air Force). The Rice Institute graduate had studied to be a physician until a sojourn in the movie capital persuaded him to try his luck as an actor. He was tutored by thespian Cyril Delevanti in 1934 and began in the industry as an extra. Having lived for some time in Texas, he had the perfect drawl to be made into a western hero. Read more...

Actor

Character: Victory Ball Creole Guest

The Buccaneer 1938

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Character: Brenda's Friend

The House Across the Bay 1940

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Character: Steve Marland

Zanzibar 1940

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Character: Johnny Kerrigan

Unexpected Uncle 1941

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Character: Tom Spangler

The Human Comedy 1943

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Character: Mike Regan

Lost Angel 1943

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Character: Lloyd X. Hunter

The Heavenly Body 1944

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Character: Lloyd Richland aka Rich Williams

Gentle Annie 1944

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Character: Nels Halverson

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes 1945

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Character: Georgie Garsell

Side Street 1949

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Character: Bick Justin

The Persuader 1957

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Character: Maj. Gen. Knapp

The Devil's Brigade 1968

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Character: Delwyn 'Sonny' Johnson

The Strip 1951

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Character: John Rodman

The ABC Afternoon Playbreak 1972

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Character: Johnny Flagstaff

Broken Arrow 1956

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