James Cosmo

24 May 1948


James Cosmos is known for his film roles as Angus MacLeod in Highlander, Campbell in Braveheart and as Father Christmas in the adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Over the years he has also had roles in films such as Trainspotting, The Last Legion, Troy, and 2081 . He also appeared in Take the High Road as Alex Geddes from 1982-83.

He is also a staple of British television, with credits in hundreds of television shows, Cosmo made a name for himself playing Scottish "tough guy" characters.


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Filmography (39 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Boyz in the Wood
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Role: Actor (as Farmer)
(movie, 2019)
···The Hole in the Ground
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Des Brady)
(movie, 2018)
···Outlaw King
Genre: Drama, Action, History
Role: Actor (as Robert Bruce Senior)
(movie, 2018)
···Ashes in the Snow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Stakas)
(movie, 2018)
···In Darkness
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Niall)
(movie, 2017)
···T2 Trainspotting
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Renton's Father)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Cooper)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Role: Actor (as Quintus Arius)
(movie, 2016)
···The Legend of Barney Thomson
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as James Henderson)
(movie, 2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Albert)
(movie, 2014)
···We Still Kill the Old Way
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Arthur)
(movie, 2013)
···The Christmas Candle
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Herbert Hopewell)
Genre: Adventure, Animation
Role: Actor (as Blucher (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Get Lucky
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Mr. Zigic)
(movie, 2013)
···Hammer of the Gods
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Role: Actor (as King Bagsecg)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor
(movie, 2011)
···The Glass Man
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Pecco)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Laird)
(movie, 2008)
···The Colour of Magic
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Galder Weatherwax)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Family
Role: Actor (as Dawson)
(movie, 2007)
···The Last Legion
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Role: Actor (as Hrothgar)
(movie, 2006)
···Half Light
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Finlay Murray)
(movie, 2006)
···The Lives of the Saints
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Karva)
(movie, 2005)
···Greyfriars Bobby
Genre: Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as James Brown)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Adventure, History
Role: Actor (as Glaucus)
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Robert)
(movie, 2003)
···Man Dancin'
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Donnie McGlone)
(movie, 2002)
···The Four Feathers
Genre: War, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Col. Sutch)
(movie, 2001)
···To End All Wars
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as McLean)
(movie, 1999)
···One More Kiss
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Frank)
(movie, 1999)
···The Match
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Role: Actor (as Billy Bailey)
(movie, 1998)
···Babe: Pig in the City
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Thelonius (voice))
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Weston)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mr. Renton)
(movie, 1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Campbell)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Angus MacLeod)
(movie, 1969)
···Battle of Britain
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Jamie)