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James McAvoy

McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 7. He went to St Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Jordanhill, ...

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Apr 21, 1979 In Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Making of 'Bollywood Queen'
Latest Project:
Movie Glass 2019-01-18

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 27 nominations.

Known For
Poster of X-Men: Apocalypse
Poster of X-Men: Days of Future Past
Poster of X-Men: First Class
Poster of Wanted
Movie Glass Kevin Wendell Crumb / The Beast / Patricia / Dennis / Hedwig / Barry / Jade / Orwell / Heinrich / Norma 2019-01-18
Movie The Making of 'Bollywood Queen' Himself 2018
Series Watership Down Hazel 2018
Movie Sherlock Gnomes Gnomeo 2018-03-23
Movie X-Men: Dark Phoenix Professor Charles Xavier 2018-11-02
Movie Atomic Blonde David Percival 2017-07-28
Movie The Making of 'Split' Himself 2017-04-18
Movie Split Dennis / Patricia / Hedwig / The Beast / Kevin Wendell Crumb / Barry / Orwell / Jade 2017-01-20
Series Commonwealth Games Himself - Unicef Appealer / ... 2017-08-14
Movie The Many Faces of James McAvoy Himself 2017-04-18
Movie The Filmmaker's Eye: M. Night Shyamalan Himself 2017-04-18
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Himself 2017-11-24
Movie Becoming Jane: Regency Dance Featurette Himself / Tom Lefroy 2017-11-04
Movie Submergence James More 2017-11-05
Movie Becoming Jane: Behind the Scenes Himself / Tom Lefroy 2017-11-04
Movie Becoming Jane: Deleted Scenes Tom Lefroy 2017-11-04
Movie Becoming Jane: Filming the Boxing Scenes Himself / Tom Lefroy 2017-11-05
Movie Becoming Jane: Filming the Cricket Scene Himself / Tom Lefroy 2017-11-04
Movie Becoming Jane: Hair, Make-Up & Costume Design Featurette Himself / Tom Lefroy 2017-11-04
Series Días de cine Unknown 2016
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2016
Series Quotidien Unknown 2016-09-12
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2016
Movie The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016 Himself - Presenter 2016-11-14
Movie X-Men: Apocalypse Professor Charles Xavier 2016-05-27
Movie The Making of Victor Frankenstein Himself 2016-03-18
Series Shameless Unknown 2016-02-19
Movie Victor Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein 2015-11-25
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2015-02-08
Movie Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Himself - 'Charles Xavier' 2015-07-14
Movie X-Men: Unguarded Herself 2015-07-14
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series Sit Down with the Stars Unknown 2014-01-01
Movie The British Academy Scotland Awards Himself 2014-11-16
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Series The Noite com Danilo Gentili Unknown 2014-03-10
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Conor Ludlow 2014-09-12
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Conor Ludlow 2014-10-10
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Conor Ludlow 2014-10-10
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Charles Xavier 2014-05-23
Movie Filth Bruce 2014-04-24
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Unknown 2014-03-21
Movie The Olivier Awards 2014 Unknown 2014-04-13
Movie Double Take: Xavier & Magneto Himself 2014-10-14
Movie Welcome to the Punch Max Lewinsky 2013-05-04
Movie Trance Simon 2013-10-11
Series Entertainers with Byron Allen Unknown 2011
Movie Children of the Atom: Filming X-Men: First Class Unknown 2011-09-09
Movie 50/50 Unknown 2011-09-30
Movie Arthur Christmas Arthur 2011-11-23
Movie X-Men: First Class: Magneto the Survivor Himself 2011-09-09
Movie X-Men: First Class: Exceptional Abilities Himself 2011-09-09
Series Piers Morgan Tonight Unknown 2011-01-17
Movie X-Men: First Class 35mm Special Himself 2011-05-27
Movie X-Men: First Class Charles Xavier 2011-06-03
Series Dish Nation Unknown 2011-07-15
Movie National Movie Awards Unknown 2011-05-11
Series Big Morning Buzz Live Unknown 2011-05-09
Movie Gnomeo & Juliet Gnomeo 2011-02-11
Movie The Conspirator Frederick Aiken 2011-04-15
Series What's Up Unknown 2010-01-12
Series Face 2 Face Unknown 2010
Movie AMC News Special: Toronto Film Festival 2010 Himself 2010-09-24
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Series The Many Faces of... Unknown 2010-12-19
Series Film Fiend Unknown 2010-10-31
Movie Farewell 'The Bill' Unknown 2010-08-31
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie The Last Station Valentin 2010-02-26
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2009-02-08
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Series Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
Series The 7PM Project Unknown 2009-07-20
Movie Buscando a Penélope Unknown 2009-02-21
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Series The Rotten Tomatoes Show Unknown 2009-03-05
Series Formula 1: BBC Sport Unknown 2009-03-28
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie The 34th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2008-01-08
Movie Atonement Robbie Turner 2008-01-11
Movie Max on Set: Wanted Unknown 2008
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2008
Movie Empire Movie Awards 2008 Unknown 2008-03-10
Series CQC: Custe o Que Custar Unknown 2008-03-17
Movie Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo Unknown 2008-02-05
Movie Through the Eyes of Director Timur Bekmambetov Himself 2008-12-02
Movie Penelope Johnny / Max 2008-02-29
Movie Novel to Screen: Writing Atonement Himself 2008-03-18
Movie Bringing the Past to Life: The Making of 'Atonement' Himself 2008-03-18
Movie La noche de los Oscar Unknown 2008-02-24
Movie An Evening at the Academy Awards Himself 2008-02-24
Movie Wanted: Cast and Characters Himself 2008-12-02
Movie Wanted Wesley 2008-06-27
Movie The 80th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2008-02-24
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Becoming Jane Tom Lefroy 2007-08-10
Series ShakespeaRe-Told Unknown 2007-10-04
Movie Strings Hal 2007-04-28
Series Xposé Unknown 2007-04-16
Movie The 79th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2007-02-25
Movie Starter for 10 Brian Jackson 2007-03-09
Movie The Last King of Scotland Dr. Nicholas Garrigan 2007-01-19
Movie The 78th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2006-03-05
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Visualizing 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' Unknown 2006-04-04
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Creating Creatures Himself 2006-04-04
Movie Capturing Idi Amin Interviewee 2006-03-28
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Children's Magical Journey Himself 2006-04-04
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: Chronicles of a Director Himself 2006-04-04
Movie The Bloopers of Narnia Himself / Mr. Tumnus 2006-04-04
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie University Challenge: The Story So Far Unknown 2006-11-11
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie 3rd Irish Film and Television Awards Unknown 2005-11-05
Series Balls of Steel Unknown 2005-08-19
Movie 'T4' in Narnia Himself 2005-12-10
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Mr. Tumnus 2005-12-09
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The British Comedy Awards 2004 Unknown 2004-12-22
Movie Rory O'Shea Was Here Rory O'Shea 2004-10-15
Series The New Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie Wimbledon Carl Colt 2004-09-17
Series Children of Dune Leto Atreides II 2003-03-16
Series Foyle's War Unknown 2003-02-02
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Bright Young Things Simon Balcairn 2003-10-03
Series MythBusters Unknown 2003-01-23
Series White Teeth Josh Malfen 2003-05-11
Series State of Play Dan Foster 2003-05-18
Series Early Doors Unknown 2003-05-12
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Bollywood Queen Jay 2003-10-17
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Movie The Pool Mike 2001-10-04
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series Band of Brothers Unknown 2001-09-09
Series Murder in Mind Unknown 2001-04-22
Movie Lorna Doone Unknown 2001-03-11
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2001-03-12
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie Behind the Lines Unknown 1998-08-14
Movie The Near Room Unknown 1997-04-11
Movie An Angel Passes By Local boy 1997-11-05
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Born in the USSR Himself - Narrator / ... 1992-05-07
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Fantastic Unknown 1973-08-05
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14