James was born in 1965 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, where he attended the local school, Coleraine Academical Institution. He has three older sisters. He later abandoned a French degree (and an aim to be a French teacher) to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
James has appeared in many successful UK Television shows, such as Cold Feet, Murphy's Law and Jekyll.
James is married to Sonia Forbes-Adam since 1994, and they have two children: Peggy (b. 1998) and Mary (b. 2001).
James Nesbitt's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|Millions||Mar 11, 2005||Ronnie||8.4|
|Bloody Sunday||Oct 4, 2002||Ivan Cooper||8.4|
|The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Dec 14, 2012||Bofur||8.2|
|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Dec 13, 2013||Bofur / Bofur||8.2|
|Five Minutes of Heaven||Aug 21, 2009||Joe Griffen / Joe Griffin||8.0|
|Lucky Break||Apr 5, 2002||James 'Jimmy' Hands/Lord Nelson In Show||7.7|
|Waking Ned Devine||Nov 20, 1998||Pig Finn||7.3|
|The Way||Oct 7, 2011||Jack||7.0|
|Coriolanus||Dec 2, 2011||Tribune Sicinius||6.8|
|Jude||Oct 18, 1996||Uncle Joe||6.3|
|Welcome to Sarajevo||Nov 26, 1997||Gregg||5.2|
|The Hobbit: There and Back Again||Dec 17, 2014||Bofur||tbd|