Date of Birth:
25 November 1953
James Hayden played in 2 movies in the Horror, Sci-Fi, Music, Crime, Drama genres.
James Hayden got succeed with average imdb rating 6.4.
Hayden died at age 29 in 1983 of an apparent drug overdose while performing on Broadway.
Was very close friends with Al Pacino. Pacino tried very hard to get him the role of "Manny Ribera" in Scarface (1983), which eventually went to Steven Bauer. When he failed to get the part, Hayden auditioned for Once Upon a Time in America (1984), instead, and won the role of "Patsy" Goldberg.
A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Hayden studied with Lee Strasberg at the Strasberg Institute, and was a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.
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