James McAvoy was born in the year 1979 and he is actor of a Scottish nationality. He started to act in 1995 when he was still a teenager and he appeared first in The Near Room and continued to make most appearances on the television until the year 2003. When he started to appear on film, he continued also to work on television. The television shows he was in including Shameless, State Of Play and Frank Herbert’s children of Dune. In addition of Screen acting, the performed also on the West End production and received three nomination for Laurence Olive Award for the Best Actor. He had done the voice over for some animated films and they include Arthur Christmas and Gnomeo & Juliet. James McAvoy was in Bollywood Queen which is a British Indian take on the play of Shakespeare called Romeoi and Juliet and it was directed under Jeremy Wooding. It was followed by some roles in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and Mr Tumnus. He had a role in the movie The Last King of Scotland and it gave him the chance to win many awards. He was more acclaimed for the role in the movie Atonement and he got a Golden Globe Award nomination for it. In the action thriller Wanted, he appeared with Angelina Jolie where he was a new trained assassin.

He also played as Young Professor Charles Xavier in the year 2011 in the superhero film called X-Men: First Class. He continued with the same role in the X-Men: Days of Future Past and in X-Men: Apocalypse. In the comedy-drama Filth, he got British Independent Film Awards as the Best Actor.

James McAvoy was born in Scotland in Glasgow and he is a son to Elizabeth who was a psychiatric nurse and of James McAvoy who is a builder. He was brought up in the Roman Catholic religion. The parents divorced when he was seven years old and he went to live with his maternal grandparents called James and May Johnstone. He has a sister with a young brother. He wanted to be a priest before and while in school, he was working at a local bakery.

When he was working on the Shameless, he started the relationship with the love interest of his character in the movie called Anne-Marie Duff. They stayed for a long time dating but they never wanted to disclose anything about it during any interview. They got married and they have a baby boy. When he won the Rising Star Award with BAFTA, the estranged father spoke to the Sunday Mirror that he wished to get in touch with him but his son was not moved. He has a net worth of 17 million. He can be accessed on twitter and tumblr. People can also access his filmography online.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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