James MacKrell

James MacKrell


James MacKrell was born on Oct 12, 1937 in USA. James MacKrell's big-screen debut came with Annie Hall directed by Woody Allen in 1977, strarring Lacey Party Guest (as Jim McKrell). James MacKrell is known for Defending Your Life directed by Albert Brooks, Albert Brooks stars as Daniel Miller and Michael Durrell as Agency Head. The most recent award James MacKrell achieved is Action on Film International Film Festival, USA. The upcoming new movie James MacKrell plays is Last Man Club which will be released on Apr 08, 2016.

Jim MacKrell's broadcast career has spanned decades and has included every aspect of communications, from local and network commercials to hosting specials to guest-starring in popular series and features. For the four years of its run, Jim was the star of the hit NBC game-show, Celebrity Sweepstakes (1974). He also hosted The Game Game (1969) (CBS), Quiz Kids (1978) (Columbia Pictures TV), plus numerous other shows. Jim's career has taken him to all areas of television and movies. His theatrical credits include such memorable films as Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977), Albert Brooks' Rendez-vous au paradis (1991), Les faux-durs (1977), Gremlins (1984) and Teen Wolf (1985) with Michael J. Fox. He has had guest-starring roles on television in Dallas (1978), Soap (1977), Clair de lune (1985) and Les craquantes (1985), amongst over 40 others. His made-for-TV movies include Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977), ABC Afterschool Specials: Run, Don't Walk (1981) and A Reason to Live (1985). Jim was also a regular on Hôpital central (1963), Capitol (1982) and Des jours et des vies (1965).As a performer/writer/producer, Jim has made advertising a major focal point of his career. He has been corporate spokesman for giants such as Chevrolet and Disney. He has starred in spots for household names such as Whirlpool, Fiber Con, Serta, Goodyear, Mattel, Oster, Radio Shack, Exxon, Entex, and more. He also has appeared as a spokesman for industrials and corporate films for Toyota, Exxon, Xerox, Shell, Coca Cola, and more. For 14 years, Jim was the corporate host for the National Easter Seals Telethon and he wrote and produced several projects for ACTA Communications in Chicago.A veteran of radio, his credits include some of the top radio stations in the nation, including KMPC Los Angeles, KFI Los Angeles, WMEX Boston, WNOE New Orleans, WFUN Miami. In recent years, he hosted a top-rated talk show in Houston, Texas, on 97 Talk.With acting, hosting, writing and producing highly-motivating sales films and to having most of his life laid out in Video Rental Stores across the country, there is not an avenue of entertainment or marketing in which Jim MacKrell has not excelled.

  • Birthday

    Oct 12, 1937
  • Place of Birth

    Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Action on Film International Film Festival, USA
Best Actor - Feature
Winner - Action on Film Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows