It's quite possible he thinks hearing one of his most famous lines of dialogue every time his phone rings is just funny. tells the story of a pig, voiced by Christine Cavanaugh, who successfully prevents becoming dinner by proving himself to be a remarkably adept sheep dog.
Eventually, Babe's owner, farmer Arthur Hoggett, played by James Cromwell, enters Babe in a sheep herding competition, which the pig successfully wins.
So why wouldn't he make his most famous line from the movie his own ringtone, as The New Yorker discovered?
If it were anybody else we'd wonder about the ego of somebody who made their own voice their ringtone. However, James Cromwell has never come across as somebody who thought too highly of himself.
Indeed, there is even some evidence to suggest that Cromwell’s attacking forces at Drogheda included members of roundhead regiments who had fraternised with the local populace for those two years previously.
Cromwell, who would not have been aware of the royalist victory at Drogheda the previous day, left London for Ireland on 12 July 1649 to crush royalist resistance there.
The film made over 0 million at the global box office, in 1995 dollars, and received almost universal acclaim from critics as well.
In addition to being popular among movie fans, it also earned Cromwell his only Academy Award nomination to date, certainly making it an important film for him personally.
Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell and two other members of the so-called “Wawayanda Six” have been sentenced to seven days in the Orange County Jail for disorderly conduct in connection with a protest at a power plant construction site.“This is going to impact people for miles around,” she said. I will have to move because of the matter that will be spewing out of there. This affects all of our health, our children’s health, our grandchildren’s health and possibly the black-dirt crops that will be affected by the particulate matter.” Malick said she is the primary caregiver for her children, because her husband often is out of town for work, but that she doesn’t see “any other alternative” to going to jail” because “paying that fine, for me, is feeding the corruption that brought this to us, and I can’t do that.” Cromwell, 77, an Orange County resident, has more than 170 movie and TV credits to his name, according to imdb.com, and is remembered by many for playing Archie Bunker’s friend Stretch Cunningham on the 1970s series “All in the Family.” He was nominated for the best supporting actor Academy Award for his role in the 1995 film “Babe.” His other notable film credits include “L. Confidential” and “The Green Mile.” The other three members of the Wawayanda Six — Naomi Miller, Maureen Murphy Smolka and Terri Klemm — each paid their fine with money provided by the Infrastructure Committee of Sustainable Warwick.American actor and producer who has been nominated for four Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Babe.And Aldi’s Oliver Cromwell gin wasn’t the store’s only winner this year - the slightly more expensive £13.99 Topaz Premium Gin also proved its place in the gin world by taking home a silver medal.Of the store’s winning spirits, Julie Ashfield, joint managing director of corporate buying at Aldi, said: “Both firm customer favourites, we're particularly thrilled that our own-label Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin, and Topaz Premium Gin have been successful at yet another international competition.Gin doesn’t have to be expensive to be the best - as Aldi’s £9.99 Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin has just won the award for one of the best gins in the world, for the second year in a row.