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Birthday: November 30, 1999
Place: Clydebank, Scotland, UK
Height: 6' 3"
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| As the grizzled warrior Campbell in Braveheart, James Cosmo impressed filmgoers worldwide. His impassioned performance made it seem possible that such a man as Campbell really existed 700 years ago, a man who cared so much about his beloved Scotland that he could endure the bite of an English arrow, break it off, and go on fighting with Achillean fury. But it was not only Cosmo's formidable acting skills — honed in scores of film and television productions dating back to the '60s — that animated his performance. It was also his real-life love of Scotland. He believes his native country, small as it is, has a thousand and one other stories to tell just as exciting as Braveheart, and he has enlisted himself as actor, producer, and financier to bring them to the movie screen. For example, he singlehandedly engineered a project to construct Scotland's first film studio on a 40-acre site near Inverness. Both novice and experienced filmmakers will be welcome to reserve any of its sound stages. A nearby William Wallace Theme Park, named after the rebel leader depicted in Braveheart, will present reenactments of Wallace's rebellion against England between 1297 and 1305. Cosmo also was the brainchild of a major film project about Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796), a national hero who attracted 30,000 mourners to his funeral. Cosmo selected Edinburgh as the setting, Scottish writer Alan Sharp to pen the script, and Scottish composer Derek William Dick to write an overture. The film, entitled Clarinda, centers on the love affair between Burns and an Edinburgh woman, Agnes Maclehose. Another Scottish writer, the great historical novelist Sir Walter Scott, provided the material for a triumphal Cosmo performance in the TV miniseries Ivanhoe, shown worldwide. Cosmo portrayed Ivanhoe's estranged father, Lord Cedric, with the same fiery spleen of Campbell in Braveheart. However, Cosmo does not perform only in films about the age of the horse and sword. In the critically acclaimed Trainspotting, he played the father of an Edinburgh heroin addict. Cosmo also portrayed a World War II POW in the heralded 2001 film To End All Wars, Mr. Weston in the 1996 Gwyneth Paltrow version of Jane Austen's Emma, and an oil-rig worker in the 1994 TV series Roughnecks. In addition, he was the voice of Thelonius, an orangutan, in Babe: Pig in the City. Cosmo grew up in Clydebank in west central Scotland, where he received an education in a stalwart brick-and-mortar high school while the smell of the sea invaded classrooms and beckoned aspiring young adventurers to set sail for exotic climes. Clydebank was a shipbuilding city; there, craftsmen puzzled together great Cunard liners, including the Queen Elizabeth II. Although Cosmo did not go to sea, he did set sail for a journey through the world of drama. For his outstanding work onscreen and his charitable work off, he received the lifetime achievement award of the Sunday Mail/McEwan's People's Film Festival.
- Often plays tough characters due to his imposing stature.
- Resides in London, England but hopes to buy a house in Perthshire, Scotland at some point.
- Although audiences are used to seeing him as a tough, imposing character actor, he is renowned for 'getting the giggles' on set after muddling dialogue. He has featured on several outtakes & bloopers shows in the UK, where he is seen blowing take after take, giggling uncontrollably - and infecting others on set - bringing the shoot to a laughter-filled halt.
- Also worked with Heath Ledger in The Four Feathers (2002). Ledger playing Harry Faversham, Cosmo playing Colonel Sutch. Ledger in turn worked with Mel Gibson in The Patriot (2000). Ledger playing Gabriel, son to Mel's Benjamin. Mel in turn worked with Cosmo in Braveheart (1995). Cosmo playing Scottish warrior Campbell, to Mel's hero William Wallace.
- Starred with Robert Carlyle in two movies. First was Trainspotting (1996) as Mr Renton, Carlyle's character was Begbie. Second was To End All Wars (2001) as McLean, Carlyle's character was named Campbell. Campbell was the name given to Cosmo's character in Braveheart(1995)
- Worked with both Brendan Gleeson and Brian Cox in Braveheart (1995). Gleeson played Hamish,son to Cosmo's character Campbell, while Cox played Argyle, uncle to Mel Gibson's Character William Wallace. In Troy (2004), Gleeson plays Menelaus, brother to Cox's character Agamemnon. Cosmo plays Glaucus, head soldier of Troy.
- Attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Also studied at the Bristol Old Vic drama school.
- Son of James Copeland.
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