James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting début as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began and he continued to work in both areas from then on. His notable television work includes the drama show State of Play, the adult comedy-drama Shameless, and the science fiction show Frank Herbert's Children of Dune.
|Full name at birth||
James Andrew McAvoy
|Claim to fame||
'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe', 'The Last King of Scotland', 'Atonement', 'Wanted' and 'X-Men: First Class' films, 'Shameless' TV series.
|Date of birth||
21 April 1979
|Place of birth||
Film, TV and stage actor, Producer, Voice Over
5' 7" (170 cm)
150 lbs (68.0 kg)
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland (1990-1997)
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland (1997-2000)
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