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James Spader joins the cast of "The Office" in its eighth season as Dunder Mifflin Sabre's new CEO, Robert California.
Some of Spader's credits include Steven Soderbergh's "sex, lies and videotape," which won him the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival; David Cronenberg's "Crash," which received the Special Jury Prize at Cannes; and Steven Shainberg's "Secretary," which won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature. His other film credits include "2 Days in the Valley," "Wolf" and "Less Than Zero." He starred in David Mamet's Broadway play "Race" in 2010. Spader will be shooting Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks feature "Lincoln," opposite Daniel Day Lewis, later this year while he is starring on "The Office."
From 2004 - 08, Spader won three Emmy Awards for his seminal role as shameless attorney Alan Shore on "The Practice" and "Boston Legal," making him the only actor to win consecutive Emmys playing the same character on two different series.
Spader currently resides in Los Angeles.