James McAvoy

Actor / Television Presenter | * 04/21/1979 (42) | Port Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK))
James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in The Near Room (1995) and appeared mostly on television until 2003, when his feature film career began. His notable television work includes the thriller State of Play and the science fiction miniseries Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. He has performed in several West End productions and has received four nominations for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, and has also done voice work for animated films including Gnomeo & Juliet, its sequel Sherlock Gnomes and Arthur Christmas. In 2003, McAvoy appeared in a lead role in Bollywood Queen, then in another lead role as Rory in Inside I'm Dancing in 2004. This was followed by a supporting role, as the faun Mr. Tumnus, in ()
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A Scottish stage and screen actor. His best-known work includes the films The Last King of Scotland and Atonement, both of which earned him BAFTA Award nominations, and the TV series Shameless. McAvoy has won the BAFTA Rising Star Award and a BAFTA Scotland award. He has also been nominated for an ALFS Award, a European Film Award, and a Golden Globe award.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for James McAvoy

BAFTA Rising Star Award London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actor of the Year BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film 2x BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film BAFTA Rising Star Award BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actor of the Year BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss 2x Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor 2x European Film Award for Best Actor

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Movies with James McAvoy as Actor(52)

as Edmond Murray2021 My Son
as He2021 Together
as Cyrano de Bergerac2020 National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac
as Charles Xavier / Professor X2019 Dark Phoenix
as Bill Denbrough2019 It Chapter Two
as Patricia / Dennis / Hedwig / The Beast / Barry / Heinrich / Jade / Ian / Mary Reynolds / Norma / Jal2019 Glass
as Charles Xavier (uncredited)2018 Deadpool 2
as Gnomeo (voice)2018 Sherlock Gnomes
as Charles Xavier / Professor X2018 Once Upon a Deadpool
as himself2017 The Making of 'Split'
as David Percival2017 Atomic Blonde
as James More2017 Submergence
as Kevin Wendell Crumb2016 Split
as Charles Xavier / Professor X2016 X-Men: Apocalypse
as himself2015 X-Men: Unguarded
as Victor Von Frankenstein2015 Victor Frankenstein
as Charles Xavier / Professor X (Young)2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past
as UPS Guy2014 Muppets Most Wanted
as Max Lewinsky2013 Welcome to the Punch
as Bruce Robertson2013 Filth
as Simon2013 Trance
as Arthur (voice)2011 Arthur Christmas
as Charles Xavier (24 Years) / Professor X2011 X-Men: First Class
as Gnomeo (voice)2011 Gnomeo & Juliet
as Frederick Aiken2010 The Conspirator
as Valentin Bulgakov2009 The Last Station
as Wesley Gibson2008 Wanted
as The Shutterbug2007 Killers Kill, Dead Men Die
as Tom Lefroy2007 Becoming Jane
as Robbie Turner2007 Atonement
as Johnny/Max2006 Penelope
as Brian Jackson2006 Starter for 10
as Dr. Nicholas Garrigan2006 The Last King of Scotland
as Joe Macbeth2005 Macbeth
as Hal2004 Strings
as Carl Colt2004 Wimbledon
as Rory O'Shea2004 Inside I'm Dancing
as Simon Balcairn2003 Bright Young Things
as Josh Malfen2002 White Teeth
as Jay2002 Bollywood Queen
as Sergeant Bloxham2001 Lorna Doone
as Mike2001 The Pool
as Anthony Balfour1997 Regeneration
as Kevin1995 The Near Room

TV Shows/Series with James McAvoy as Actor(21)

as Narrator2020 The Bridge
as Lord Asriel2019 His Dark Materials
as Hazel (voice)2018 Watership Down
as Leto Atreides II2015 On Air With AIB
as Mr. Maurice Mouseling2010 Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Steve McBride2004 Shameless
as Liam2003 Early Doors
as himself2002 Top Gear
as Martin Vosper2001 Murder in Mind
as Himself - Host??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with James McAvoy as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2013 Filth
Crew/Thanks2011 50/50

Additional Information

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Full Name: James McAvoy
Born: Saturday, 04/21 1979 (April) in Port Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 42 years + 231 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, Glasgow, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Spouses (current/former): Anne-Marie Duff
Other names for James McAvoy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"제임스 맥어보이"
"جيمس مكافوي"
"เจมส์ แม็กอะวอย"
"Джеймс МакЭвой"
"Джеймс Макэвой"
"James Andrew McAvoy"
"Τζέιμς Μακαβόι"
James McAvoy frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (20x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (18x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Simon Kinberg (14x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Stan Lee (12x, Crew)
Amy Poehler (11x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:63, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/05/2021