James McArdle

James McArdle

  • Born on
    • April 3rd, 1989
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).


Acting (11 Credits)

2021Mare of Easttown as Mark Burton
2020Ammonite as Roderick Murchison
2018Mary Queen of Scots as James, Earl of Moray
2017National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part One - Millennium Approaches as Louis Ironson
2017Man in an Orange Shirt as Captain Thomas March
2016The Chamber as Parks
2015Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens as Niv Lek
2014Salting the Battlefield as Ted Finch
2012Private Peaceful as Lt. Buckland
2011Page Eight as Ted Finch
2011Appropriate Adult as Stephen West


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