James Cosmo

Biography: James Cosmo, a Scottish film and television actor, has been active in screen roles since the late 1960s. He was born on May 24, 1948, in Clydebank, Scotland. James Copeland, his father was a TV actor. James Cosmo is famous for his roles as a tough guy in many Scottish productions. He has appeared in hundreds of such roles in various TV shows. Cosmo has also made a name for himself in film with his roles including one as Angus MacLeod in Highlander, Father Christmas in Chronicles of Namia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and as Campbell in Braveheart, where he acted alongside Mel Gibson. His other works in film include Battle of Britain, The Virgin Soldiers, Stormy Monday, Trainspotting, To End of Wars, Once Upon a Time in the Midlands and The Reckoning. His roles on TV have been in productions such as Take the High Road, Brond, The Borderers, The Stone Tape, Survivors, The 10th Kingdom and C.A.T.S. Eyes. Cosmo has been married to Annie Harris since 2000.


James Cosmo's Scores

Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 83 Trainspotting
Lowest Metascore: 19 All the Queen's Men
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 12
  2. Negative: 5 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
33 The Christmas Candle Nov 22, 2013 Herbert Hopewell 7.5
tbd Hammer of the Gods Jul 5, 2013 King Bagsecg / King Bagsecg 5.3
60 Citadel Nov 9, 2012 Priest / Priest 7.2
38 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Oct 5, 2007 Dawson 2.5
37 The Last Legion Aug 17, 2007 Hrothgar 5.4
75 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Father Christmas 5.5
56 Once Upon a Time in the Midlands Aug 29, 2003 Billy 7.0
tbd To End All Wars Dec 6, 2002 Lt. Col. Stuart McLean 8.8
19 All the Queen's Men Oct 25, 2002 Archie 5.8
49 The Four Feathers Sep 20, 2002 Col. Sutch 7.8
66 Emma Aug 2, 1996 Mr. Weston 8.7
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Mr. Renton 8.8
68 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Campbell 8.7
24 Highlander Mar 7, 1986 Angus MacLeod 7.9