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James Cosmo

Born: 1948


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Cosmos is known for his film roles as Angus MacLeod in Highlander, Campbell in Braveheart and as Father Christmas in the adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Over the years he has also had roles in films such as Trainspotting, The Last Legion, Troy, and 2081 . He also appeared in Take the High Road as Alex Geddes from 1982-83. He is also a staple of British television, with credits in hundreds of television shows, Cosmo made a name for himself playing Scottish "tough guy" characters.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Clydebank - West Dunbartonshire - Scotland - UK



Futureshock: Comet

Brenden in Futureshock: Comet


George Bergeron in 2081


Priest in Citadel

Lives of the Saints

Mr. Karva in Lives of the Saints


Alfred in Donkeys

The Narnia Code

Narrator in The Narnia Code


Albert in Estranged

The Pyramid Texts

Ray in The Pyramid Texts

Bunker: Project 12

Brian Balanowsky in Bunker: Project 12

Billy and Zorba

Zorba in Billy and Zorba

My Sailor My Love

Howard in My Sailor My Love

Off Grid

John Tanner in Off Grid

The Last Redemption

Lord Goran in The Last Redemption

Santa / Claws

in Santa / Claws

The Glass Man

Pecco in The Glass Man

London Heist

Ray in London Heist

Man Dancin'

Donnie McGlone in Man Dancin'

Jagame Thandhiram

Peter Sprott in Jagame Thandhiram

Forget Me Not

Benedict in Forget Me Not

The Islander

Dida in The Islander


Nick in Breath

The Golden Scallop

Judge Wellington in The Golden Scallop

Songs for Amy

Murdo in Songs for Amy

The Duna Bull

in The Duna Bull

All the Queen's Men

Archie in All the Queen's Men

The Match

Billy Bailey in The Match

The Runway

Shutherland in The Runway

Hotel Caledonia

William Pertwee in Hotel Caledonia

Hammer of the Gods

King Bagsecg in Hammer of the Gods

One Night in Emergency

in One Night in Emergency


Albert Chapman in Breakdown

Dark Signal

Alan in Dark Signal

Sovereign's Company

Senior Under Officer Patterson in Sovereign's Company

The Santa Incident

Nick in The Santa Incident

Tales from the Madhouse

The Centurion in Tales from the Madhouse

Sunset Heights

MacDonald in Sunset Heights

Darkness Comes

Policeman in Darkness Comes

Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Massacre

Narrator in Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Massacre

The Kindred

Frank Menzies in The Kindred

The Morrigan

in The Morrigan


Welly in Salvable

One More Kiss

Frank in One More Kiss

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby

James Brown in The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby

Get Lucky

Mr. Zigic in Get Lucky

Amélia & Duarte

Narrator (English) in Amélia & Duarte


Cooper in Eliminators

The Nightwatch

James Smithson in The Nightwatch

Sin Bin

Jerry in Sin Bin

The Christmas Candle

Herbert Hopewell in The Christmas Candle

The Legend of Barney Thomson

James Henderson in The Legend of Barney Thomson

We Still Kill the Old Way

Arthur in We Still Kill the Old Way

Stormy Monday

Tony in Stormy Monday

In Darkness

Niall in In Darkness

One Last Chance

Big John in One Last Chance

Solid Air

Finn in Solid Air

The Three Musketeers

Cardinal Richelieu in The Three Musketeers

Can You Hear Me?

Johnny in Can You Hear Me?

Half Light

Finlay Murray in Half Light


Mr. Charles in Tomorrow

The Nightmare Man

Sergeant Carch in The Nightmare Man


Grandpa in Malevolent

Get Duked!

Farmer in Get Duked!


Grant in Skylines

To End All Wars

Col. Stuart McLean in To End All Wars

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

Dawson in The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

Whisky Galore

Macalister the Minister in Whisky Galore

Living Apart Together

Priest in Living Apart Together

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

Billy in Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

The Hole in the Ground

Des Brady in The Hole in the Ground


Campbell in Braveheart


Mr. Renton in Trainspotting


Laird in Outcast

Sweet Dreams

Robert in Sweet Dreams

The Four Feathers

Col. Sutch in The Four Feathers

Treasure Island

Redruth in Treasure Island

Outlaw King

Robert Bruce Senior in Outlaw King

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

Mr. Fezziwig (voice) in Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Father Christmas in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Stone Tape

Cliff Dow in The Stone Tape

T2 Trainspotting

Renton's Father in T2 Trainspotting


Det. Sgt. Beale in Assault

Free Jimmy

HudMaSpecs (voice) in Free Jimmy

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

McNab in The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

Young Winston

Officer on Train in Young Winston

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil

Loch in The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil


Mr. Weston in Emma

Justin and the Knights of Valour

Blucher (voice) in Justin and the Knights of Valour


Quintus Arius in Ben-Hur


Dawson in Moonwalkers


Angus MacLeod in Highlander


German Soldier in Biggles

The Fool

Mr. Bowring in The Fool

Ashes in the Snow

Mr. Stakas in Ashes in the Snow

Operation Julie

Longfellow in Operation Julie

The Last Legion

Hrothgar in The Last Legion

Babe: Pig in the City

Thelonius (voice) in Babe: Pig in the City


Roger Daniels in Monochrome


Bob Gillette in Doomwatch


Tommy Chase in Honest

Codename: Kyril

Bonham in Codename: Kyril


Glaucus in Troy

Wonder Woman

FIeld Marshall Haig in Wonder Woman

Battle of Britain

Jamie in Battle of Britain

The Virgin Soldiers

Waller in The Virgin Soldiers

The Reckoning

Lambert in The Reckoning

TV Shows

Game of Thrones

Jeor Mormont in Game of Thrones

The Persuaders!

Inspector Williams in The Persuaders!


Matthew Chapman in Heartbeat


Lenny Carter in Survivors


in Warship


Phillip in FlashForward


Tom in Roughnecks


in Thundercloud

Midsomer Murders

Jack 'Axeman' McKinley in Midsomer Murders


Finn Rourke in Castle

The Nightmare Man

in The Nightmare Man

The Bill

in The Bill


in Taggart


Lt. Anderson in UFO

Scarecrow and Mrs. King

in Scarecrow and Mrs. King

Take the High Road

in Take the High Road


in Badger

Ransom for a Pretty Girl

in Ransom for a Pretty Girl


Cedric in Ivanhoe

Hammer House of Horror

Willis in Hammer House of Horror

The Colour of Magic

Galder Weatherwax in The Colour of Magic

New Worlds

Goffe in New Worlds


Harry Woods in SS-GB

Little House on the Prairie

Mr. Scott in Little House on the Prairie


John Breckman in Casualty


Tony in Casualty

Super Gran

Mr. McBigg in Super Gran

Ain't Misbehavin'

Malky Fraser in Ain't Misbehavin'


Agrippa in Cleopatra

Hold the Sunset

Bob in Hold the Sunset


Miner in Chernobyl

The Name of the Rose

Jorge of Burgos in The Name of the Rose


Arthur McCall in Shetland

The House of Eliott

James Maxton in The House of Eliott


Hengist in Merlin

The Durrells

Captain Creech in The Durrells

The Professionals

Glover in The Professionals

The Bay

Bill Bradwell in The Bay


Beggar/Soldier in Kidnapped

The Sweeney

Det. Sgt. Davy Freeth in The Sweeney

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Private Davidson in Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Dick Barton: Special Agent

Jock Anderson in Dick Barton: Special Agent

Sons of Anarchy

Father Kellan Ashby in Sons of Anarchy


Jock McLeish in Minder

Running Scared

Detective Inspector McNeil in Running Scared

Six Four

Bill Mackie in Six Four

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Luka Gocharov in Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Death in Paradise

Roger Seymour in Death in Paradise

Highland Cops

Narrator in Highland Cops


in Nightsleeper


Morris Cafferty in Rebus


Morris Gerald Cafferty in Rebus

The Chase Celebrity Special

Themselves in The Chase Celebrity Special

His Dark Materials

Farder Coram in His Dark Materials

Celebrity Big Brother

in Celebrity Big Brother