James Francis Cameron CC (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and environmentalist. He is best known for making science fiction and epic films. Cameron first gained recognition for directing The Terminator (1984). He found further critical and commercial success with Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and the comedy thriller True Lies (1994). His other big-budget productions include Titanic (1997) and Avatar (2009), with Titanic earning him Academy Awards in Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. Avatar, filmed in 3D technology, also garnered him nominations in the same categories.
|Full name at birth||
James Francis Cameron
|Claim to fame||
Titanic, Avatar, Explorer
|Date of birth||
16 August 1954
|Place of birth||
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Film director, producer, editor, screenwriter, environmentalist, explorer, painter
6' 2" (188 cm)
Fullerton College (now California State University, Fullerton; dropped out)
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