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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




Campbell in Braveheart

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


Renton's Father in Trainspotting

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


Mr. Weston in Emma

Futureshock: Comet

Brenden in Futureshock: Comet


Angus MacLeod in Highlander

All the Queen's Men

Archie in All the Queen's Men

Babe: Pig in the City

Thelonius (voice) in Babe: Pig in the City

The Last Legion

Hrothgar in The Last Legion

Half Light

Finlay Murray in Half Light


George Bergeron in 2081

The Match

Billy Bailey in The Match


Laird in Outcast

The Runway

Shutherland in The Runway

Hotel Caledonia

William Pertwee in Hotel Caledonia


Priest in Citadel

One More Kiss

Frank in One More Kiss

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby

James Brown in The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby

Sweet Dreams

Robert in Sweet Dreams

Lives of the Saints

Mr. Karva in Lives of the Saints

The Glass Man

Pecco in The Glass Man


Alfred in Donkeys

Justin and the Knights of Valour

Blucher (voice) in Justin and the Knights of Valour

Hammer of the Gods

King Bagsecg in Hammer of the Gods

The Narnia Code

Narrator in The Narnia Code

Get Lucky

Mr. Zigic in Get Lucky

The Christmas Candle

Herbert Hopewell in The Christmas Candle

London Heist

Ray in London Heist

Battle of Britain

Jamie in Battle of Britain

The Legend of Barney Thomson

James Henderson in The Legend of Barney Thomson

The Fool

Mr. Bowring in The Fool

The Four Feathers

Col. Sutch in The Four Feathers

We Still Kill the Old Way

Arthur in We Still Kill the Old Way

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

McNab in The Last of the Blonde Bombshells


Mr. Charles in Tomorrow


Albert in Estranged

One Night in Emergency

in One Night in Emergency

The Pyramid Texts

Ray in The Pyramid Texts

The Stone Tape

Cliff Dow in The Stone Tape


Albert Chapman in Breakdown

Bunker: Project 12

Brian Balanowsky in Bunker: Project 12

Dark Signal

Alan in Dark Signal

Sovereign's Company

Senior Under Officer Patterson in Sovereign's Company

Young Winston

Officer on Train in Young Winston

Whisky Galore

Macalister the Minister in Whisky Galore

Amélia & Duarte

Narrator (English) in Amélia & Duarte

Stormy Monday

Tony in Stormy Monday


Quintus Arius in Ben-Hur

In Darkness

Niall in In Darkness


Cooper in Eliminators


Dawson in Moonwalkers

The Santa Incident

Nick in The Santa Incident

One Last Chance

Big John in One Last Chance

Living Apart Together

Priest in Living Apart Together

The Nightwatch

James Smithson in The Nightwatch

T2 Trainspotting

Renton's Father in T2 Trainspotting

Tales from the Madhouse

The Centurion in Tales from the Madhouse


Roger Daniels in Monochrome

Sunset Heights

MacDonald in Sunset Heights

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

Billy in Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

Sin Bin

Jerry in Sin Bin


Tommy Chase in Honest

The Virgin Soldiers

Waller in The Virgin Soldiers

Ashes in the Snow

Mr. Stakas in Ashes in the Snow


Glaucus in Troy


Det. Sgt. Beale in Assault

The Reckoning

Lambert in The Reckoning

Free Jimmy

HudMaSpecs (voice) in Free Jimmy

Treasure Island

Redruth in Treasure Island

Billy and Zorba

Zorba in Billy and Zorba

The Nightmare Man

Sergeant Carch in The Nightmare Man


German Soldier in Biggles


Grandpa in Malevolent

Outlaw King

Robert Bruce Senior in Outlaw King

Darkness Comes

Policeman in Darkness Comes

Get Duked!

Farmer in Get Duked!

Wonder Woman

FIeld Marshall Haig in Wonder Woman

The Hole in the Ground

Des Brady in The Hole in the Ground

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil

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

Man Dancin'

Donnie McGlone in Man Dancin'

Codename: Kyril

Bonham in Codename: Kyril

Jagame Thandhiram

Peter Sprott in Jagame Thandhiram

Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Massacre

Narrator in Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Massacre


Grant in Skylines

Solid Air

Finn in Solid Air

Forget Me Not

Benedict in Forget Me Not

The Kindred

Frank Menzies in The Kindred

The Islander

Dida in The Islander


Nick in Breath

My Sailor My Love

Howard in My Sailor My Love

Off Grid

John Tanner in Off Grid

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

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

The Golden Scallop

Judge Wellington in The Golden Scallop

The Three Musketeers

Cardinal Richelieu in The Three Musketeers


Bob Gillette in Doomwatch

Operation Julie

Longfellow in Operation Julie

Songs for Amy

Murdo in Songs for Amy

Can You Hear Me?

Johnny in Can You Hear Me?

The Morrigan

Francis Crowley in The Morrigan

The Duna Bull

in The Duna Bull

The Last Redemption

Lord Goran in The Last Redemption

Santa / Claws

in Santa / Claws


Welly in Salvable

No Saints for Sinners

in No Saints for Sinners

The Professional

Sgt. Robbins in The Professional

The Beast Within

in The Beast Within

The Boogeyman

Dr. Harper in The Boogeyman

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


Tom in Roughnecks


Phillip in FlashForward


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

The Name of the Rose

Jorge of Burgos in The Name of the Rose


Miner in Chernobyl


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

The Choice

in The Choice


in Fear