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.