James Mason

James Mason in North by Northwest

James Mason (1909 - 1984) was a British actor who was known for a number of famous movies, including Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest and Stanley Kubrick's Lolita. He is also known for starring as Captain Nemo in Disney's film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. He was originally cast as George Banks in Mary Poppins (film) before David Tomlinson was chosen the role.