James Mcavoy was born on 21 April 1979, in Glasgow, Scotland. His mother Elizabeth a nurse and his father Senior James McAvoy a bus driver. Since his father abandoned him at his early age, his grandfather helped his mother to grow him. He had a High school band when he was studying at St. Thomas Aquinas in Jordanhill. He has a sister named Joy and a younger brother Donald.When he was offered a role in ‘The Near Room’, he accepted and portrayed the character in 1995. Since he showed very much interest in Theater and stage performance, he applied and continued to be a member of PACE Youth Theater. When the acceptance letter came from Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD), he opted and completed his graduation in 2000 at London. He performed as a gay in ‘Out in the Open’, the director
Joe Wright was so impressed with his acting that he offered him roles after that, but Mcavoy did not accept them. ‘Shameless’ (2004) brought him to the spotlight which was nominated for ‘British Comedy Award for The Best TV Comedy Newcomer.’
Movies like, ‘
Wanted’, ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe’, ‘X-Men: First Class’, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ are important stages of his career. And there he shared the screens with giants like
Jennifer Lawrence and
Kevin Bacon. His adventure movie and sci-fi works counted his work more. Some of TV Series and Films which bestow him are, ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ and ‘Inside I’m Dancing’ (2004) which was nominated for ‘LFCC Award for the Best Actor’, and ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in 2006. ‘The Last King of Scotland’ won him ‘BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor’ and ‘BAFTA Rising Star Award’. The movie was nominated for several others, ‘BIF Award for Best Actor’, ‘European film Award for Best Actor’ and ‘LFCC Award for Best Actor’.
While working on Television Series ‘Shameless,’ he was married to Anne-Marie Duff which happened as a small ceremony in a church. Mcavoy maintained their relationship as a huge secret where the marriage became a surprise for all media’s and fans. They have a son named ‘Brenden’, who was born on 2010. James never brought his child to the starlight and before cameras. James Mcavoy was very much into Charity, and he helped to raise funds for Ugandan children that he spent four days staying with those children and helping them to get their necessary supplies.
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This guy was said to be one of the underrated actors of our time. Why? Because he doesn’t care about the money as long as he will be able to captivate the viewer’s tastes. By these, he caught Hollywood’s attention and became one of the most talented actors, with a true command in his acting abilities and got his immaculate awards. Born as James McAvoy on April 21, 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland.
He first captivated the viewers in his role in the movie “The Near Room” as Kevin Savage. This was followed by 1997 movies entitled “An Angel Passes By” and as Anthony Balfour in “Regeneration.” He landed another role in 2001 film “
Swimming Pool” as Mike, became the Earl of Balcairn, and Jay in “Bollywood Queen.” He also starred in the movie “Wimbledon”, followed by Critic’s Choice in “Inside I’m Dancing.” He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the movie “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” He made an appealing act like a Doctor Nicholas in the midst of the brutal regime of Idi Amin in 2006 movie “The Last King of Scotland” alongside
Forest Whitaker. He got his Empire Award for Best Actor in the 2007 movie “Atonement.” A story of a young boy that accused his sister’s boyfriend who never committed the crime, alongside
Keira Knightley. He also starred with
Helen Mirren and
Christopher Plummer in the movie “The Last Station.” He also worked in a bio-film of Russian writer “Leo Tolstoy” that stampedes with his fame and wealth. He also appeared as Frederick Aiken in the movie “The Conspirator.” A story of Mary Surratt accused of conspiring the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in the trial. He made a compelling act as young Professor Charles Xavier in the movie “X-Men: First Class” – a story where the Brotherhood discovers their real powers and understands of himself as a great mentor.
He also starred in the movie “
Welcome to the Punch” as Max Lewinsky, a story of a criminal that returned to London and the police looking for him see a chance to bring him down. He also starred in the movie “
Trance” in 2013. A story of an auctioneer entangled with heisters and fell in love with a hypnotherapist for whom he desperately and got madly in love that he lost his sanity, alongside Rosario Dawson. He also starred as Bruce Robertson in the movie “Filth.” A story of a cop that tried to manipulate and control himself to get his promotion and get back his wife and daughter.
He also battled the extermination of mutants by Sentinels in the movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” Professor Xavier sent Logan (
Hugh Jackman) to the past to look for younger Professor Xavier (McAvoy). In the past, Professor X showed a troubled and non-focused intelligent mutant that tried to conceal Mystique for giving out her genes by any means. This is the start, where Logan asks Professor X to promise and to find them one. He also appeared in the movie “
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” – a story of a couple trying to regain their sense of love.