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James McAvoy

McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (nee Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy, Sr. He was raised in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his grandparents after his father, a roofer by trade, abandoned his mother when James Jr. was 7. He went to St Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Jordanhill, Glasgow, where he did well enough and ... See full bio »
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Played "Joe" in a revival of Brian Friel's "Lovers" - Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I talk about this a lot when people ask me about my favorite films and things, and I try to be as honest as possible, but it is The Goonies (1985). I did watch The Goonies (1985) a lot. See more »


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