James Cosmo was born on 24 May 1948 in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Braveheart (1995), Highlander (1986) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Annie Harris since 24 May 2000.
Although audiences are used to seeing him as a tough, imposing
character actor, he is renowned for 'getting the giggles' on set after
muddling dialogue. He has featured on several outtakes & bloopers shows
in the UK, where he is seen blowing take after take, giggling
uncontrollably - and infecting others on set - bringing the shoot to a
I do still sit back and wonder when I'm in LA if this is all really true or is it all kid-on. But it's great. I always bear in mind that the right place and time have a huge deal to do with it, and there are hugely talented actors who haven't had that break.
Bulky build combined with strong commanding presence and coarse voice.