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James Cosmo's Biography

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James Cosmo was born on 24 May 1948 in Dunbartonshire in Scotland.

His father James Copeland was also an actor.

When he was 17 he got his first acting part in Dr Finlay’s Casebook, in which his father was also cast.

It was the first of numerous roles on television and in the movies.

James Cosmo's other credits include the films Braveheart, Troy, and Trainspotting.

However, he is best known for playing Jeor Mormont in HBO's Game of Thrones.

In 2017, James Cosmo became one of the housemates on Celebrity Big Brother.

He got to the final day and came fourth.

In the 2018 New Year's Honours, James Cosmo was made an MBE.

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