(James Francis Cameron) is a Canadian film director, film producer, deep-sea explorer, screenwriter, and editor. He first found success with the sci-fi hit The Terminator. Wikipedia Born: August 16, 1954 (age 58), Kapuskasing Occupation - Film director, producer, editor, screenwriter, environmentalist, explorer
TIL James Cameron made the movie Titanic to get a dive to the shipwreck funded by the movie studio; not because he particularly wanted to make the movie.
On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the Earth’s deepest point, successfully piloting the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER nearly 7 seven miles (11 kilometers) to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench.
James Cameron's big-budget (and even bigger-grossing) films create unreal worlds all their own. In this personal talk, he reveals his childhood fascination with the fantastic -- from reading science fiction to deep-sea diving -- and how it ultimately drove the success of his blockbuster hits "Aliens," "The Terminator," "Titanic" and "Avatar."