James Sprintz

Biographical Information
Name James Sprintz
Alias --
Title --
DOB Unknown
Age Fourteen (14)
Physical Information
Status Active
Nationality German
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Eyes Blue (books)

Black (TV Show)

Skin Caucasian
Relationship Information
Family Dieter Sprintz (father)
Affiliations Point Blanc (formerly)
Occupation Unknown
Series Information
First Appearance Point Blanc
Last Appearance Point Blanc
Mentioned --
James Sprintz (14) German, lives in Düsseldorf. Brown hair, brown eyes, pale. Father; Dieter Sprintz, banker, well-known financier (the Million Dollar Man). Mother living in England. Expelled for wounding a teacher with an air pistol. My only friend at PB! And the only one who really hates it here.

Alex Rider's description of James Sprintz

James Sprintz was a minor protagonist in the novel Point Blanc.[1] He acts as Alex Rider's friend.

Physical Appearance

He has pale skin, brown hair, and dark blue eyes. He is a German native.[1][2]


Sprintz was expelled from a school in Düsseldorf after wounding a teacher with an air pistol. James also smoked, and asked Alex Rider for a cigarette almost immediately after meeting him.[1][2]


His father is Dieter Sprintz, a banker, also known as the "hundred million dollar man." His mother lives in England.[1][2]

Role in Series

Point Blanc

He is the only boy who wasn't replaced by one of Dr. Hugo Grief's clones when Alex arrives. He and Alex became friends quickly. A week after Alex's arrival, he confides in him about his plan to escape Point Blanc Academy by skiing down the mountain. That night, he is taken away from his room and into the cells in the basement and replaced with Grief's clone. He is later set free, along with the other real boys, by Wolf and his squad along with Alex.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Point Blanc by Anthony Horowitz (primary)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2

Point Blanc Characters
Main Characters
Alex RiderAlan BluntTulip JonesJack StarbrightHugo GriefEva Stellenbosch
Other Key Characters
David FriendSmithersJames SprintzMichael J. RoscoeWolfJohn CrawleyFiona FriendJulius Grief

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