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Famous Friday – James Cameron

james-cameron-oscarName: James Cameron
Date:
August 16, 1954
Place of Birth: Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Claim to Fame: Academy Award winning director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and inventor.  His films Titanic and Avatar are the highest grossing films of all time ($5 billion).

James Cameron grew up in Chippawa Ontario, a municipality of Niagara Falls, and attended Stamford Collegiate Secondary School in Niagara Falls Canada.

His writing and directing work includes The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2 (1991), True Lies (1994), Titanic (1997), and Avatar (2009). He is also a co-developer of the digital 3-D Fusion Camera System, a precursor to his invention of the now popular Blu-ray Disc format. His most recent film Avatar is up for 9 Academy Award this Sunday March 7th 2010.

Each Fridays we will be be profiling  a notable Niagara Falls native.  If you would like to suggest a person to be features in our Famous Friday post, please email us at niagarablog2010@gmail.com
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3 Responses
  1. Link Building Services Guy says:

    Terminator 2 was by far the best movie ever. Later Terminator movies have just not been able to live up to our expectations.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I found your blog on google and read a few of your other posts. I just added you to my Google News Reader. Keep up the awesome work Look forward to reading more from you in the future.

  3. Avatar says:

    Great blog!

    I think James Cameron is one of the best out there. Love all his movies! Go Canadians!

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