James McAvoy

1979 - Today

James McAvoy

James McAvoy (; born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in The Near Room (1995) and made mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began. His notable television work includes the thriller State of Play and the science fiction miniseries Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James McAvoy has received more than 15,889,405 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,130th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Television and Movie Roles

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Among actors, James McAvoy ranks 1,120 out of 8,832Before him are Stephen Fry, Emilio Estevez, Pietro Germi, Joan Allen, Jessica Alba, and Shohreh Aghdashloo. After him are Matthew Broderick, Victor French, Rosanna Arquette, Alan Ladd, Henry Bergman, and Eddie Constantine.

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Among people born in 1979, James McAvoy ranks 8Before him are Valentino Rossi, Andrea Pirlo, Kimi Räikkönen, Anders Behring Breivik, Diego Forlán, and Chris Pratt. After him are Jason Momoa, Eric Abidal, Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland, Diego Milito, Evangeline Lilly, and Rosamund Pike.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James McAvoy ranks 1,335 out of 5,347Before him are Stephen Fry (1957), Ian Callaghan (1942), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), Gareth Bale (1989), Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), and R. D. Laing (1927). After him are Warren Hastings (1732), Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), Vinnie Jones (1965), Peter Collins (1931), and Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, James McAvoy ranks 171Before him are Robert Shaw (1927), Honor Blackman (1925), Martin Freeman (1971), Brenda Blethyn (1946), Greer Garson (1904), and Stephen Fry (1957). After him are Vinnie Jones (1965), Steven Berkoff (1937), Frank Oz (1944), Ciarán Hinds (1953), Ronald Colman (1891), and Samantha Fox (1966).