Birth name: James Andrew McAvoy
Born: April 21, 1979 in United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
James McAvoy is a Scottish actor born on April 21, 1979, in Port Glasgow, Scotland. He studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and at age 20 moved to London to pursue acting. His big break came while playing a faun named Mr. Tumnus in the hit film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005). Prominent opportunities followed, including roles in The Last King of Scotland (2006), Becoming Jane (2007), Atonement (2007), Wanted (2008) and X-Men: First Class (2011). McAvoy won a BAFTA Film Award for Orange Rising Star Award (2006) and a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (2007).