James Mcavoy

James McAvoy

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James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy


His notable television work includes State of Play, Shameless, and Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune. 2007’s critically acclaimed Atonement marked the breakthrough in McAvoy’s career. James McAvoy was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a psychiatric nurse, and James McAvoy, Sr., a builder. Nonetheless, the actor considers himself to have had a good upbringing. McAvoy eventually graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2000. His public profile was raised in 2005 with the release of Walt Disney Pictures’s The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. At the UK box office, this movie opened at number one, earning around £8.7 million at 498 cinemas over the weekend.
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy


His notable television work includes State of Play, Shameless, and Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune. Starting in 2003, McAvoy began to build his film resume with Bollywood Queen. Since then, he is notable for playing Charles Xavier in the 2011 superhero film X-Men: First Class, a role he will reprise in X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014. He has a sister, Joy, and a younger half-brother, Donald. According to his father, McAvoy avoided any contact with him after the elder McAvoy moved in with his new lover. McAvoy eventually graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2000. Also during 2001, the actor appeared in Band of Brothers, an eleven-hour World War II miniseries by executive producers Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. It was shown on the HBO network.