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James Cosmo is a Actor British born on 24 may 1948 at Clydebank (United-kingdom)

James Cosmo

James Cosmo
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 24 may 1948 (70 years) at Clydebank (United-kingdom)

James Cosmo (born 24 May 1948) is a Scottish actor known for his appearances in films such as Highlander, Braveheart, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Trainspotting and Troy, and for his appearances in television series such as Game of Thrones.

Biography

Il est marié depuis 2000 à Annie Harris. Il a également deux enfants : Findlay Cosmo et Ethan Cosmo.

En 1995, il participe au film de Mel Gibson, Braveheart. Le film retrace les Guerres d'indépendance de l'Écosse. Le film reçoit cinq Oscars, dont l'Oscar du meilleur film lors de la 68e cérémonie des Oscars.

L'année suivante Danny Boyle le choisit pour interpréter Mr. Renton dans Trainspotting, le père du personnage interprété par Ewan McGregor. Le film reçoit notamment le BAFTA Scotland du meilleur film.

En 2004, il est à l'affiche du film Troie où il joue le rôle de Glaucos. Le film est présenté hors compétition au Festival de Cannes 2004. Lors du Festival de Berlin 2007, une version longue est proposée.

En 2005, il incarne le Père Noël dans le film Disney Le Monde de Narnia : Le Lion, la Sorcière blanche et l'Armoire magique. Il y retrouve la comédienne Tilda Swinton, qui était membre du jury des longs métrages lors du Festival de Cannes 2004.

Durant trois ans il joue Jeor Mormont dans la série d'HBO Game of Thrones, entre 2011 et 2013.

En janvier 2017 il participe à la 19e saison de l'émission Celebrity Big Brother sur Channel 5, réunissant un casting d'anciens participants à l'image de Coleen Nolan, Jedward, d'Heidi Montag et Spencer Pratt, et de nouvelles célébrités comme Jamie O'Hara, Ray J ou bien lui-même. Le 18e jour il est qualifié pour la finale du 32e jour. Il finit à la 4e place, derrière Kim Woodburn, Jedward et la gagnante Coleen Nolan.

La même année, il reprend son rôle de Mr. Renton dans Trainspotting 2, qui est présenté hors compétition au 67e Festival de Berlin.

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of James Cosmo (52 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

Outlaw King
Directed by David Mackenzie
Origin Ecosse
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Actors Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Stephen Dillane, Tony Curran, Alastair Mackenzie
Roles Robert de Bruce

Au XIV siècle, Robert de Brus devient le premier roi d’Écosse, après avoir mené son pays à l'indépendance face aux Anglais. Il va cependant devoir lutter pour reprendre le pouvoir après avoir été fait hors-la-loi par le roi d'Angleterre, qui lui a pris la couronne écossaise.
Wonder Woman, 2h21
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Feminist films, Films based on mythology, Politique, Superhero films, Political films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Lucy Davis, Danny Huston
Roles FIeld Marshall Haig
Rating74% 3.7468153.7468153.7468153.7468153.746815
Vivant à Paris où elle travaille au musée du Louvre, Diana Prince reçoit de la part de Bruce Wayne une photographie la montrant au front lors de la Première Guerre mondiale aux côtés de Steve Trevor et ses amis. Elle se remémore alors sa jeunesse sur l'île de Themyscira, parmi les Amazones, qu'elle a quittée pour affronter Arès, le dieu de la guerre, et devenir Wonder Woman.
T2: Trainspotting, 1h57
Directed by Danny Boyle
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime, Black comedy
Themes Films about drugs
Actors Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, Kelly Macdonald
Roles Renton's Father
Rating72% 3.647553.647553.647553.647553.64755
Vingt ans après avoir dérobé le butin de 16 000 £ à ses amis, Mark Renton quitte Amsterdam et retourne à Édimbourg. Il retrouve son ami Daniel "Spud" Murphy, toujours héroïnomane et en proie à des pulsions suicidaires. Il croise aussi à nouveau la route de Simon « Sick Boy » Williamson, qui vit de petites combines et tient désespérément le pub déserté de sa tante, le Port Sunshine, dans le quartier froid et pluvieux de Leith. De son côté, Francis Begbie purge une peine de 25 ans de prison. Lassé et furieux de voir ses demandes de libération refusées, il compte bien s'évader et prendre sa revanche sur Mark.
Breakdown
Breakdown (2016)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Tamer Hassan, Emmett J. Scanlan, Olivia Grant
Roles Albert Chapman
Rating53% 2.65942.65942.65942.65942.6594
A professional contract killer, haunted by visions of his violent past, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he reaches breaking point, he is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.
Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur (2016)
, 2h5
Directed by Timour Bekmambetov
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Historical, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Portrayals of Jesus in film
Actors Toby Kebbell, Jack Huston, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi
Roles Quintus Arius
Rating56% 2.8477952.8477952.8477952.8477952.847795
A nobleman Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) is falsely accused of an assassination attempt by his boyhood friend Messala (Toby Kebbell). He survives years of slavery under the Romans and attempts to get revenge.
Tomorrow
Tomorrow (2015)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, HIV/AIDS in film
Actors Stephen Fry, Stuart Brennan, James Cosmo, Paul Kaye, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Stephanie Leonidas
Roles Mr. Charles

The story deals with soldiers returning home from war with post-traumatic stress disorder and HIV, and their difficulties in resuming normal lives.
Moonwalkers, 1h47
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Ron Perlman, Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan, Kerry Shale, Stephen Campbel Moore, Kevin Bishop
Roles Dawson
Rating61% 3.0501453.0501453.0501453.0501453.050145
En juillet 1969, craignant que la mission Apollo 11 échoue à se poser sur la Lune, l'armée américaine envoie Tom Kidman, un vétéran de la guerre du Viêt Nam, en Angleterre. Là-bas, celui-ci doit proposer à Stanley Kubrick de tourner la scène des premiers pas de l'homme sur la Lune, mais une suite d'événements l'amène à travailler avec un faux producteur et un faux Kubrick, qui espèrent profiter de l'argent de la production pour rembourser un gang mafieux.
The Legend of Barney Thomson
Directed by Robert Carlyle
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone, Robert Carlyle, Ashley Jensen, James Cosmo, Tom Courtenay
Roles James Henderson
Rating62% 3.147813.147813.147813.147813.14781
Set in Glasgow, the film centers around Barney Thomson, an awkward, diffident barber living a life of desperate mediocrity whose uninteresting life gets turned upside down when he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of a serial killer after accidentally killing his boss.
We Still Kill the Old Way
Directed by Sacha Bennett
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Actors Ian Ogilvy, Alison Doody, Lysette Anthony, James Cosmo, Christopher Ellison, Steven Berkoff
Roles Arthur
Rating59% 2.998032.998032.998032.998032.99803
A retired East End gangster, Ritchie Archer, returns to London from Spain to investigate the murder of his brother, Charlie, by a violent street gang.
Hammer of the Gods, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Films set in the Viking Age
Actors Charlie Bewley, Clive Standen, James Cosmo, Elliot Cowan, Glynis Barber, Ivan Kaye
Roles King Bagsecg
Rating45% 2.2515552.2515552.2515552.2515552.251555
Britain 871 AD. Young Viking prince Steinar arrives in England with a complement of 500 reserve warriors to combat a Saxon uprising that is crushing the occupying forces led by his father, King Bagsecg. Arriving at his father's camp, Steiner attends a family meeting with his father, his older brother Harold, and their younger half brother Vali, who is disliked by everyone but Steinar for being half Saxon. Absent is Steinar and Harold's older brother Hakan, who has not been seen for over a decade due to a bitter falling out between him and their father, the cause unknown to Steinar.
The Christmas Candle, 1h40
Directed by John Stephenson, John Stephenson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, Films about religion
Actors Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks, Lesley Manville, Sylvester McCoy, James Cosmo, Barbara Flynn
Roles Herbert Hopewell
Rating60% 3.049593.049593.049593.049593.04959
Dans le petit village anglais de Gladbury, une légende prétend que tous les vingt-cinq ans, à la Noël, un ange apparaît chez le fabricant de bougies et accomplit un miracle en effleurant une chandelle. Mais en l'an 1890, les anciennes croyances se heurtent aux esprits rationalistes comme celui du jeune pasteur David Richmond, au moment où Edward Haddington, confronté à une demande qui s'amenuise avec la venue des temps modernes, rencontre des difficultés avec son ancestrale fabrique de bougies…
Justin and the Knights of Valour, 1h30
Origin Espagne
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Freddie Highmore, Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Julie Walters, Olivia Williams
Roles Blucher (voice)
Rating60% 3.0434853.0434853.0434853.0434853.043485
Justin (Freddie Highmore) lives in the kingdom of Gabylonia, where bureaucrats rule and knights have been ousted. His dream is to become one of the Knights of Valour, like his grandfather, Sir Roland. But his father Reginald (Alfred Molina), a widower and the chief counsel to the Queen (Olivia Williams), wants his son to follow in his footsteps and become a lawyer. After an argument with his father, Justin seeks comfort from his grandmother (Julie Walters), a friend of the Queen, who encourages him to follow his dreams. Justin notices that his grandfather's sword is missing. He decides to go and find his grandfather's sword as his quest. His grandmother gives him a key which originally belonged to his grandfather and tells him to go to an abbey where three wise monks would train him. Before Justin leaves on his quest, he visits his crush Lara (Tamsin Egerton) who is a spoilt brat and the daughter of the kingdom's greatest economic. He wants to say farewell to her, though she is not really listening.
Citadel
Citadel (2012)
, 1h24
Directed by Ciarán Foy
Origin Irlande
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children
Actors Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Ian Hanmore
Roles Priest
Rating55% 2.75022.75022.75022.75022.7502
Tommy (Aneurin Barnard) and Joanne (Amy Shiels), who is pregnant, live in a dilapidated apartment complex. One day, when Tommy is in an elevator, Joanne is threatened by a group of teenagers, all wearing hoodies. Tommy watches helplessly as the gang attack his wife, desperately trying to exit the elevator. He finds her beaten, with a syringe in her stomach. In the hospital, Joanne survives and gives birth to Elsa (Harry Saunders), a healthy girl. However, Joanne remains in a coma for several months, eventually being taken off life support. Grief-stricken, Tommy is consoled by a friendly nurse, Marie (Wunmi Mosaku), who attempts to help him with his agoraphobia, the result of his traumatic experience.
Outcast
Outcast (2010)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Actors James Nesbitt, Kate Dickie, James Cosmo, Karen Gillan, Ian Whyte, Ciarán McMenamin
Roles Laird
Rating54% 2.704582.704582.704582.704582.70458
Cathal (James Nesbitt) is a killer who is pursuing his former lover Mary (Kate Dickie). Mary, a woman who comes from an ancient and magical Celtic race, and her son Fergal (Niall Bruton) hide in an outlying district of Edinburgh and use magic to protect themselves, but Cathal is determined to outsmart them. Local residents begin to die at the hands of an unknown force, but is Cathal the killer, or is he trying to destroy the beast?
The Santa Incident, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Ione Skye, Greg Germann, James Cosmo, Jonathan Kerrigan, Michael McElhatton
Roles Nick
Rating51% 2.572752.572752.572752.572752.57275
Alors qu'il ramène dans son traîneau des matériaux au pôle Nord pour fabriquer les jouets de Noël, le père Noël est abattu par un avion de chasse. Tombé sur Terre aux États-Unis, le père Noël est recueilli dans une famille qui l'aide à préparer Noël tout en échappant à la surveillance de deux agents du département de la Sécurité intérieure des États-Unis qui le prennent pour un extraterrestre avec un plan diabolique.