James Cosmo is a Scottish actor known for his appearances in films including Highlander, Braveheart, Trainspotting, Troy and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, as well as television series such as Game of Thrones and Sons of Anarchy.
On 3 January 2017 Cosmo entered the nineteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother, on Day 19 of the series he won a pass to the final on 3 February 2017 and finished in fourth place.
Cosmo is best 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 other films such as Trainspotting, The Last Legion and 2081.
He appeared in Troy with future Game of Thrones cast members Sean Bean and Julian Glover. He also appeared in UFO as SHADO operative Lieutenant Anderson, and in Take the High Road as Alex Geddes from 1982 until 1983.
He appeared as Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Drysdale in the seventh series of Soldier Soldier.
He recently portrayed Jeor Mormont, Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, in the acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones. He is currently involved in the filming of the thriller Breakdown in which he appears alongside Craig Fairbrass, Bruce Payne, Emmett Scanlan, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan.
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“What a pleasure it was to meet you and to have you share with so many of our young people on a day they are unlikely to forget for a very long time. Your contribution was a huge part of their experience. We all thought your message was absolutely suited to the occasion. Many of these young people who have been encouraged and supported to achieve and who have begun to see what we call a ‘Better future and a brighter hope’. That seemed to us to chime with what you were saying and we appreciate you being with us to share your influence. The personal attention you gave to these young people will be very special to them. All good wishes for the future James. We will watch what we see you are up to with renewed interest!” – Sir John Rowling, Founder Director Pixl