Scottish actor who rose to prominence for his roles in Atonement, The Last King of Scotland and the X-Men series. In his television career, he has played roles in Frank Herbert's Children of Dune and Shameless. He's also appeared in such films as Trance, Muppets Most Wanted, Becoming Jane and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
He jumped off the roof of the world's tallest hospital to raise awareness and money for a Ugandan children's charity.
He was the lead actor and love interest of Angelina Jolie in the blockbuster hit, Wanted.
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.RELATED TO
His mother sent him to live with his grandparents when he was seven. He married actress and co-star Anne-Marie Duff in 2006. He and Anne-Marie have a son named Brendan.Video FUN FACTS
Movie Actor James McAvoy were born on Saturday, birthstone is Diamond, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Goat, it is 98 days until James McAvoy next birthday.