James Spader came in as Robert California to fill the void left by the exit of Steve Carell’s Michael Scott at the end of season 7; however, the actor himself left after season 8. Airing from 2005-2013, the beloved mockumentary lasted for nine seasons.

He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader.

It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. Robert Blake (born Michael James Gubitosi; September 18, 1933) is an American actor. … James Spader, Actor: The Blacklist.