James Oliver Cromwell born on January 27, 1940. He is an American film and television actor. Some of his more notable roles are in Babe (1995), for which he earned Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), and in the television series Six Feet Under (2003-2005). He has been nominated for an Oscar, three Emmy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards during his career.