James Cosgrave

Biography

James trained in stage combat with the Irish Dramatic Combat Academy (IDCA) where he went on to become an instructor . 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 Netflix ‘Valhalla’.

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