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James McAvoy

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Birthday
21, 1979
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1979 (age 43)
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland

About

Scottish actor who rose to prominence for his roles in AtonementThe Last King of Scotland and the X-Men series. He also received critical acclaim for his role in M. Night Shyamalan's Split, in which he reprised his role in the sequel Glass. His television credits include Frank Herbert's Children of Dune, Shameless and His Dark Materials

Before Fame

He made his acting debut in the 1995 film The Near Room at the age of 15. He continued adding to his portfolio with television roles, and appeared in Bollywood Queen in 2003. 

Trivia

He jumped off the roof of the world's tallest hospital to raise awareness and money for a Ugandan children's charity. 

Family Life

His mother sent him to live with his grandparents when he was seven. He has a brother and sister. He married actress and co-star Anne-Marie Duff in 2006 and the couple split in 2016. He and Anne-Marie have a son named Brendan. In February 2022, he married Lisa Liberati.

Associated With

He was the lead actor and love interest of Angelina Jolie in the blockbuster hit Wanted.