1. 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.
2. 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.
3. James Cosmo was born in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, and attended Hartfield primary school in Dumbarton.
4. 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.
5. Over the years he has also had roles in other films such as Trainspotting, The Last Legion and 2081.
6. He also appeared in UFO as SHADO operative Lieutenant Anderson, and in Take the High Road as Alex Geddes from 1982 until 1983.
7. He appeared as Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Drysdale in the seventh series of Soldier Soldier.
8. 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.