James Mason Bio Details

Full name

James Neville Mason





Date of birth

15 May 1909

Birth place

Marsh, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK

Date of death:

27 Jul 1984

Place of death

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Cause of death

Heart Attack


Actor (1931 - 1984)

Author (1949)


Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

Cambridge University : Peterhouse, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Old College Prep School, Bowness, Windemere, Lake District, England, United Kingdom

A major film star in both British and Hollywood movies.
Starred in over 100 films over his 50 year career and is considered one of the finest actors of the 20th century.
Awarded the Golden Seal in 1977, Britain's highest film honour.

First Class Honours Degree

Achieved a first class honours degree in architecture at Cambridge University.

Golden Globes

1955 - Best Actor - A Star is Born

James Mason

British Hollywood Actor
James Mason

Relationship History

Clarissa Kaye


8 Aug 1971

Judy Garland


affair from circa 1954

Pamela Mason


2 children together

marriage 1941
divorce 1964

Ann Leslie


James Mason Children

Portland Mason Shuyler


Portland Mason Shuyler

with Pamela Mason

Morgan Mason


Morgan Mason

with Pamela Mason

James Mason Siblings

Rex Mason


Colin Mason


James Mason Family

James Mason's parents:

James Mason's father was John Mason James Mason's mother was Mabel Mason

James Mason's children:

James Mason's daughter was Portland Mason Shuyler James Mason's son is Morgan Mason

James Mason's current partners:

James Mason's wife was Clarissa Kaye

James Mason's former partners:

James Mason had an affair with Judy Garland James Mason's former wife was Pamela Mason James Mason had a relationship with Ann Leslie

James Mason's siblings:

James Mason's brother is Rex Mason James Mason's brother is Colin Mason

James Mason's grandchildren:

James Mason's grandson is James Duke Mason

James Mason's in laws:

James Mason's daughter in law is Belinda Carlisle

James Mason's former in laws:

James Mason's former father in law was Isidore Ostrer James Mason's former mother in law was Helen Ostrer James Mason's former grandfather in law was Nathan Ostrer James Mason's former grandmother in law was Fanny Ostrer James Mason's former grandfather in law was Lloyd Spear-Morgan James Mason's former wife Pamela Mason's uncle in law was Maurice Ostrer James Mason's former wife Pamela Mason's uncle in law was Mark Ostrer James Mason's former son in law is Rob Schuyler

James Mason FameChain Links

Screen Legends 1950's

Other people in this association:

Humphrey Bogart

Princess Grace of Monaco

Kirk Douglas


Hollywood Walk of Fame


Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1960

Elizabeth Taylor 1960

Richard Burton CBE 2013


Hollywood TCL Chinese Theatre Handprints and Footprints,


Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1965

Elizabeth Taylor 1956

Gloria Swanson 1927 (ca.)


Golden Globe Award Winners 1955 - The 12th


Other people in this association:

Marlon Brando 1955

Princess Grace of Monaco 1955

Audrey Hepburn 1955