James Rolfe - Famous Film Editor

James Rolfe Net Worth

$600,000

James Rolfe’s net worth as of the latest estimation is $600 thousand dollars. He is famous for his web television show, The Angry Video Game Nerd, and has produced & directed multiple TV series and film projects, including Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie.

Key facts:

  • James Rolfe is an accomplished American actor, director, producer, comedian, and writer.
  • He is best known for creating and starring in the web television series, The Angry Video Game Nerd.
  • Rolfe has directed several short films and TV series such as Snix and Cut-Out Animation, Over Analyzers, and You Know What's Bullshit.
  • He is the creative mind behind the TV series documentary Cinemassacre's Monster Madness, and the TV series Board James.
  • Rolfe was the lead star, director, writer, and executive producer for his feature film, Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, which he raised a budget of over $325,000 through the internet.

Basic Information About James Rolfe

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Comedian, Film director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor
Net worth$600,000
Date of birth1980-07-10 (43 years old)
Place of birthHaddonfield
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksPervasive use of foul language
Wearing a white shirt with several pens & markers located in the shirt pocket.
Drowning his sorrow by drinking Rolling Rock beer.
Usually during an action scene in one of his films, a character will be knocked through a stack of empty boxes.
New Jersey accent
Bold blue eyes
His dislike for LJN Games
Frequently works with friends Mike Matei & Kyle Justin.
The character of The Nerd
Appears in all of his films, either as the lead or a cameo of some sort
Is usually a one-man crew
Often puts the famous Wilhelm Scream in his films
Often uses the phrases "What a Shitload of Fuck!" and "What were they thinking?!"
The feud his Nerd character has with Board James, with his friend Mike Matei
Often pays tributes to some of his favorite films and B-films, whether it be phrases similar to a film, a shot from a certain film, lighting, ect.
Expressive face
Quiet, humble personality
Often gives narration of sorts in his films/series
Frequently references the games Castlevania II: Simon's Quest and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
SpouseApril Rolfe - (November 2007 - present)Β (2 children)
GenderMale
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did James Rolfe win?


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James Rolfe awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Best Online Video Web Series - Photos and VideosWinnerThe Angry Video Game Nerd2009
Gold Creator Award - Youtube Creator RewardWinnerThe Angry Video Game Nerd2014

James Rolfe roles

Movie / Series Role
The Nostalgia CriticDirector
The Nostalgia CriticWriter
The Nostalgia CriticWriter
The Nostalgia CriticThe Angry Video Game Nerd / ... 32 episodes, 2008-2019

James Rolfe's Quotes

  • [on how he became a fan of Godzilla] There were a series of books in the late 70's or early 80's, the Crestwood House series, about all the classic monsters. I saw the Godzilla book in my school library when I was young. They had B&W stills from the movies, and were written very simply, with brief synopsis' and inaccurate information, such as King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) having two different endings (one where Godzilla wins, one where Kong wins). I thought that was true until the advent of the internet.
  • [on his earliest memory of playing the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde game] I have such a strange obsession with that game. As a kid, I rented a game weekly from the video store, just about every weekend. That game in particular left a lasting impression. I was confused by it, and couldn't figure out how to play. Lots of times the instruction manuals were not included with the rentals, usually because people who rent them would lose them or steal them. Typically I would make the best of a bad game, but that was one instance where I couldn't, and felt trapped, like my whole weekend was wasted. And now I'm laughing about it all these years later, and am still paying tribute to it.

James Rolfe's photos

Interesting Facts about James Rolfe

  1. His favorite movies are: The War of the Worlds (1953)The Transformers: The Movie (1986)The Sandlot (1993)Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920)The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)Dawn of the Dead (1978)Evil Dead II (1987)Frankenstein (1931)Jason and the Argonauts (1963)/Clash of the Titans (1981)The Blob (1958)Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)Halloween (1978)Apenplaneet (1968)First Blood (1982)Wayne's World (1992)/Wayne's World 2 (1993)Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)Gojira (1954)Dracula de vampier (1931)Full Metal Jacket (1987)Scarface (1983)The Wolf Man (1941)One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)Groundhog Day (1993)Psycho (1960)Back to the Future Part II (1989)Jurassic Park (1993)7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)The Great Escape (1963)North by Northwest (1959)Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)Batman (1989)Night of the Living Dead (1968)The Sword in the Stone (1963)Rear Window (1954)This Is Spinal Tap (1984)De zomer van de witte haai (1975)Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)Vertigo (1958)Ed Wood (1994)American Movie (1999)Gremlins (1984)Ghost Busters (1984)The Star Wars trilogyRocky (1976)Terug naar de toekomst (1985)The Wizard of Oz (1939)King Kong (1933)It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963).
  2. His favorite bands include Black Sabbath (Ozzy/Dio), Deep Purple, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, AC/DC, The Who, The Offspring, Queen, Guns N' Roses, Pink Floyd, ZZ Top, The Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden, White Zombie/Rob Zombie, Tool, Primus, System of a Down, Boston, Survivor, Van Halen, Slayer, Def Leppard, Heart, Aerosmith, Rush, MΓΆtley CrΓΌe, The Misfits, Ramones, Blue Γ–yster Cult, and Whitesnake.
  3. When he created the first Angry Video Game Nerd video he only had the intention to show it to a few friends as a joke.
  4. He first started story telling with a camera. He would take pictures, tape them to a piece of paper and write down below the image what was happening in the story. When his parents purchased a video camera, he began making videos, which is what kick started his obsession with film making.
  5. Hosted an annual haunted house from his parent's garage through high school.
  6. Is a huge fan of the Rocky movies.
  7. In November 2013, his wife posted an update on his Cinemassacre website that their daughter is continually seeking medical treatment due to unnamed complications. On April 13, 2016, Rolfe revealed what happened while announcing an auction of various Cinemassacre memorabilia to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. During birth, his daughter suffered nerve damage in one of her arms and required many months of physical therapy to recover full use of her arm. Rolfe expressed gratitude to Shriners for all they did for his family during that time.
  8. He attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia from 1999 to 2004. He continued residing in Philadelphia after graduation. He briefly relocated to Los Angeles while filming Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014), returning to Philadelphia upon completion of the movie.
  9. Is a huge fan of Jackie Chan.
  10. Has a younger sister named Gina Rolfe.
  11. He has a daughter born April 26, 2013.
  12. He used to work in a liquor store before his movie career took off. He hated it.
  13. He participated in an online petition that was to save the Paris Opera film set used in The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and many other films from demolition. While the set itself was preserved, its soundstage unfortunately ended up being demolished in order to make room for additional space for the theme park areas of Universal Studios.
  14. His maternal grandfather served in the U.S. Navy.
  15. His maternal grandfather was the one who introduced him to the Atari video games.
  16. Has a tattoo located on his upper left arm.
  17. His favorite video games are AkumajΓ΄ Dorakyura (1986), The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (1986), Super Mario Bros. (1985), Rockman (1987), Metoroido (1986) and Kontora (1987).
  18. Rolfe was an early adopter of digital video, purchasing a Panasonic AG-DVX100 camcorder during his senior year of college while his peers were still using wind-up 16mm film cameras. The results he got with the DVX100 were so impressive that the rest of his class immediately started using it as well.
  19. The oldest TV series he remember seeing as a kid was Turbo Teen (1984).
  20. The son of Marlene Rolfe & Scott Rolfe.

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  • Date taken: 28 June 2008
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