James McAvoy Overview

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Born: January 01, 1979

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, James McAvoy did not dream of becoming an actor. The son of a psychiatric nurse and a builder, at the age of seven he and his sister, Joy, went to live with his maternal grandparents when his parents divorced. Though he saw his mother periodically, his father was out of the picture from that point on. While attending Catholic school, McAvoy was inspired to become a priest or a missionary. Later on he wanted to join the Navy, but that plan was derailed when film... See All

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