Although born in Port Glasgow, McAvoy was raised by his grandparents in the Drumchapel area of Glasgow. His acting debut came in 1995 in ‘The Near Room’ but McAvoy did not consider acting as a career until he was accepted into the Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Drama. McAvoy became known for his role in the Channel 4 award-winning series ‘Shameless’ (2004), followed by ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ (2005). He has since gone on to star alongside Forrest Whittaker in the Academy award-winning film ‘The Last King of Scotland’ (2006) and Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman in ‘Wanted’ (2008). This is an intense and captivating photograph of the actor.