This talented Brit actor was born James Andrew McAvoy on April 21, 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland. James graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2000 and then headed to Hollywood to pursue his acting career.
He starred in Steven Spielberg-produced miniseries "Band of Brothers" and went on to act in several other shows like the Sci-Fi Channels miniseries "Children of Dune" and the BBC sitcom "Early Doors." Then in 2006, he landed a role as Dr. Garrigan in The Last King of Scotland. In 2007, he went on to star in the film Atonement and was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance alongside the lovely Keira Knightley.
James enjoys Science Fiction and is a fan of the Celtic Football Club.
Before becoming an actor, James thought of joining the Catholic Priesthood.