James Cosgrave

Biography
James trained in stage combat with the Irish Dramatic Combat Academy (IDCA) where he went on to become an instructor with the group. Over the last 10 years he has worked on productions for theatre, film and TV. He most recently choreographed fights for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and ‘A View from the Bridge’ for the Gate Theatre,  ‘Silent Night’  for Wexford Opera House, ‘Plasticine’ for Corcadorca in Cork and ‘Meeting at Menin Gate’ for the Green Shoot Theatre Company in Belfast. He is currently working on ‘Vikings’.
Credits
(TV)   Vikings Season 5
(TV)   Vikings Season 4
(FF)   Pilgrimage
(TV)   Vikings Season 3
(TV)   Vikings Season 2
(TV)   Vikings Season 1
(FF)   Savage
(TV)   Feuds
(SF)   Calibre
(FF)   Effigy Road
Experience
  • Fight choreography and performance
  • Weaponry, swordsmanship & unarmed combat
  • Acting / Dialogue
Skills
  • Karate Black Belt
  • Kickboxing Black Belt
  • Mountain Skills Award Part 1 – British / Irish Mountaineering Council
  • IDCA Combat Instructor
  • PADI Dive Master
  • Professionally Trained Actor for Stage and Screen
  • Full Clean Driving License

Height
5’ 10″ – 178 cm

Weight
182 lbs – 82 kg

Chest
40″ – 101 cm

Waist
32″ – 82 cm

Hips
42″ – 107 cm

Leg, inside
32″ – 81 cm

Arm, inside
21″ – 54 cm

Shoe
11 UK – 44 EU

Collar
16″ – 40 cm

Hat
24″ – 60 cm

Hair colour
Black

Eye colour
Brown

Contact Details

E :jaycosgrave@hotmail.com

T `: +353 (0) 87-228-0325