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 – 178cm

Weight
182lbs – 82kg

Chest
40’ – 101cm

Waist
32’ – 82cm

Hips
42’ – 107cm

Leg, inside
32’ – 81cm

Arm, inside
21’ – 54cm

Shoe
11UK – 44EU

Collar
16’ – 40cm

Hat
23.5 – 60cm

Hair colour
Black

Eye colour
Brown

Contact Details

E :jaycosgrave@hotmail.com

T `: 086 872 3688