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Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Angus Macfadyen attended the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He easily found work on stage and screen, quickly gaining international acclaim for his tour-de-force performance as ‘Robert The Bruce’ in the Oscar-winning film, Braveheart.
Over the course of his career, Macfadyen has appeared in dozens of feature films and television shows. His incredible range as an actor has led to roles with some of the greatest talents in Hollywood, including starring roles in projects such as Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood opposite Sandra Bullock, Equilibrium with Christian Bale, Julie Taymor’s Titus with Anthony Hopkins and Tim Robbins’ Cradle Will Rock. He performed on stage starring in Medea opposite Annette Bening.
Roles over the years include We Bought A Zoo, written and directed by Academy Award-winner Cameron Crowe,as well as three seasons as a series regular on AMC’s Turn. He had a strong role in Lost City of Z, directed by James Gray, with Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, and Tom Holland for Plan B. He also starred in 2020’s Robert The Bruce, opposite Jared Harris, directed by Richard Gray. He also co-wrote the script and is one of the producers. Macfadyen starred in the Black Rain sequel, directed by WooSuk Yang.
More recently, Macfadyen recurred on the CBS series, Strange Angel, created by Mark Heyman for Scott Free Productions, Outlander, and in Superman & Lois as the iconic character of Superman’s father Jor-El. He just completed an important role in the feature film Horizon for Warner Bros/New Line Films, directed by and starring Kevin Costner.
Macfadyen also had a directorial debut of Curse Of The Macbeths, a modern-day telling of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. He also wrote the adapted screenplay and stars in the feature as well, which was released in 2022. Macfadyen will next be seen in a starring role in Bones of Crows, directed by Marie Clements, a very important project based on a very powerful historical account.