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James McAvoy
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Date of Birth
1 January 1979, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Birth Name
James Andrew McAvoy

5\' 7\" (1.70 m)

Anne-Marie Duff (18 October 2006 - present)


Trained at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

McAvoy and Jessica Brooks were the first actors to tackle the complex roles Leto II & his twin sister Ghanima Atreides, the strange prescient \"Children of Dune\" (2003) based on Frank Herbert\'s novel of the same name. Although Leto and Ghanima were only nine years old in the novel, their ages were bumped up about seven years making them about sixteen for the Sci-Fi Channel\'s miniseries in March 2003.

His sister is Joy McAvoy, a singer in the Scottish girl group Streetside

His parents divorced when he was seven.

As a child, he wanted to become a missionary.

Shares a birthday with Luis Guzmán.

After his parents divorced, McAvoy and his sister moved in with their maternal grandmother.

After growing up in Glasgow, he moved to London at the age of 20.

Before he went into acting, he wanted to join the Navy.

While filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Georgie Henley never saw McAvoy in his Mr. Tumnus costume before filming their scenes together. Henley\'s scared reaction upon seeing McAvoy is genuine surprise.

James McAvoy stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Bright Young Things 2003 Suzy 2020-06-25 *** 1/2
Wimbledon 2004 Suzy on DVD 2005-01-23 ***
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005 Hanna and others from COTE 2006-02-05 ***
Penelope 2006 Family 2008-11-23 ***
Becoming Jane 2007 Suzy & Hanna 2008-07-18 ** 1/2
Wanted 2008 Suzy 2009-03-15 ** 1/2
Gnomeo & Juliet 2011 Hanna 2011-05-14 ** 1/2
Arthur Christmas 2011 Suzy and Hanna 2012-12-14 ***
X-Men: First Class 2011 2017-03-27 ***
Muppets Most Wanted 2014 Suzy and Hanna 2014-07-13 * 1/2
X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014 Hanna 2017-04-18 ***
X-men: Apocalypse 2016 2017-04-14 ** 1/2
Atomic Blonde 2017 2017-11-05 ***
Dark Phoenix 2019 Hanna 2019-08-31 **