Biography

James McArdle is a Scottish actor from Glasgow.

Having worked as a child actor in films, he trained at RADA, graduating in 2010. In his graduation year he appeared in Macbeth at The Globe and starred in the summer smash hit Spur of the Moment by Anya Reiss at the Royal Court Theatre in London. He then played in plays such as A Month in the Country by Ivan Turgenev, Chariots of Fire by Mike Bartlett and Platonov for which he won the Ian Charleson Award.

On screens, he is known for movies such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), '71 (2014) and Salting the Battlefield (2014).

James McArdle is a Scottish actor from Glasgow.

Having worked as a child actor in films, he trained at RADA, graduating in 2010. In his graduation year he appeared in Macbeth at The Globe and starred in the summer smash hit Spur of the Moment by Anya Reiss at the Royal Court Theatre in London. He then played in plays such as A Month in the Country by Ivan Turgenev, Chariots of Fire by Mike Bartlett and Platonov for which he won the Ian Charleson Award.

On screens, he is known for movies such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), '71 (2014) and Salting the Battlefield (2014).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 12

Birthday -

Place of Birth Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Ammonite
2018 Mary Queen of Scots as James, Earl of Moray
2017 Man in an Orange Shirt (1 episode) as Thomas March
2017 National Theatre Live: Angels in America: Part 2 - Perestroika as Louis Ironson
2017 National Theatre Live: Angels in America: Part 1 - Millennium Approaches as Louis Ironson
2016 On the Road as Joe
2016 The Chamber as Parks
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Niv Lek
2014 Salting the Battlefield as Ted Finch
2012 Private Peaceful as Lt. Buckland
2011 Appropriate Adult (2 episodes) as Stephen West
2011 Page Eight as Ted Finch

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