Portrays Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington, a former government agent and master criminal on the FBI’s Most Wanted List who surrenders to the FBI with an offer to catch terrorists under the condition that he speaks only to a young female FBI profiler.
GOLDEN GLOBES: 1 nomination
2005 Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama BOSTON LEGAL
Spader’s first major film role was as Brooke Shield’s brother in the drama ENDLESS LOVE (1981). After graduating from TV movies to Brat Pack films he finally broke through with the film SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE (1989). Film credits include: BAD INFLUENCE (1990), CRASH (1996) and SECRETARY (2002). TV credits include: THE PRACTICE (2003-04), BOSTON LEGAL (2004-08) and THE OFFICE (2011-12). He will also be seen in the upcoming film THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, playing Ultron.