James McAvoy (full name James Andrew McAvoy) was born on April 21, 1979, in Glasgow, Scotland. After the divorce of his parents, he stayed with his grandparents. In his young days, he met David Hayman who later asked him to audition for a lead role in the movie The Near Room (1995). After doing that, he graduated from the Scottish Academy of Dance and Music. His next role came after 6 yeas in 2001 in the TV show Band of Brothers.
He got a role in the TV science fiction series Children of Dune in 2003 and then in the show, Shameless. He also got the role of Macbeth in a BBC production. In 2004, he was cast in the movie Wimbledon and his next movie, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, proved to be a big hit. James McAvoy played the role of Mr. Tumnus in the mo
His next movie The Last King of Scotland (2006) received critical praise and brought him the Best Actor award from the BAFTA Scotland Awards. With Atonement (2007), James McAvoy received his first Golden Globe nomination. In 2008, he was seen in the movie Wanted.
His upcoming movies include The Last Station and Gnomeo and Juliet.
Why is he famous?
James McAvoy is famous as an actor mostly known for playing the role of Mr. Tumnus in the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He has also acted in other movies like Atonement and Wanted.
Here is one of his famous quotes:
"I can tell you what it was like to kiss her on a film set: It was awkward, sweaty and not very nice. There was angst involved in that, as always. I don't think Brad Pitt felt threatened for one moment."
- James McAvoy, discussing a kiss with Angelina Jolie in Wanted.
- 5' 7" (170 cm) height, blue eyes and brown - dark hair.
Being born on Apr 29, James is a Taurus and he has an athletic body.
James McAvoy had studied at St Thomas Aquinas school in Scotstoun and then James attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
James dated Emma Neilson and amongst other amorous encounters was Anne-marie Duff.
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