James Spader Explains Why New York City Is the Best City in the World
James Spader is the Emmy Award-winning star of NBC's The Blacklist. As a member of the Brat Pack, he starred in 1986's Pretty in Pink and landed supporting roles in 1987's Mannequin and Less Than Zero. In 1989, Spader received critical acclaim for Sex, Lies and Videotape. Five years later, he starred in the blockbuster sci-fi flick Stargate. From 2003 to 2008, Spader portrayed lawyer Alan Shore on The Practice and its spin-off, Boston Legal, winning three Emmys. In 2015, he voiced the titular villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Spader returns as Red Reddington, America’s most-wanted criminal mastermind, for the seventh season of The Blacklist in March 2020.