James Cagney

James Cagney bio

Birth Name: James Francis Cagney

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: July 17, 1899

Date Of Death: March 30, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

James Cagney was born on the 17th of July, 1899. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Tough-guy actor who won an Oscar for his role as George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. He gained additional fame for his roles in Angeles With Dirty Faces and Love Me or Leave Me.

James Cagney was born in New York City. He worked as a bell hop, door man, and book custodian in New York City. It is said his tough guy persona on screen from films like The Public Enemy rubbed off on him.

James Cagney was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Cagney was born in 1890s.

James Francis Cagney is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


James’s James Francis Cagney attended Stuyvesant High School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States (1918) and
Columbia College.


James Cagney’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Cagney’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Cagney kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Cagney was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Francis Cagney
NICKNAME: The Professional Againster’, ‘Jimmy’
RELIGION: Roman Catholic



Zodiac Sign: James Cagney was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: James Cagney was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: James Cagney had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

James Cagney’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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