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Entertainment James McAvoy reveals how his 5ft 7in height has impacted his acting career: 'I sometimes get told I'm too short for a role'

04:50  24 november  2019
04:50  24 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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James McAvoy is sharing how his height is getting in the way of booking roles . At 5 ft 7 in , the British actor, 40, has been told he's ' too short ' for certain roles . But the actor has certainly made a name for himself despite his push back over his stature. He's took starring roles in films such as X-Men

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James McAvoy is sharing how his height is getting in the way of booking roles. At 5ft 7in, the British actor, 40, has been told he's 'too short' for certain roles. 

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'As a shorter man, I sometimes get told I'm too short for a role,' James began, in an interview with The Telegraph. 'Or even when I get a role, I'm made to feel like, well, of course, we're going to have to do something about that.'  

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James McAvoy has said he gets turned down for roles because he’s considered “ too short ”. The His Dark Materials actor, who is 5 ft 7 in , said: “As a shorter man, I sometimes get told I ’ m too short for a role .” He told The Telegraph: “Or even when I get a role , I ’ m made to feel like, well, of course

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James McAvoy holding a sign posing for the camera: Admission: 'As a shorter man, I sometimes get told I'm too short for a role,' James began, in an interview with The Telegraph. He is seen in Hollywood in June © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Admission: 'As a shorter man, I sometimes get told I'm too short for a role,' James began, in an interview with The Telegraph. He is seen in Hollywood in June The  Dark Phoenix actor also recalled a former female lead that made him feel lass than over his height.

The women suggested that he wouldn't be a good fit for the role because 'because nobody would believe [he] would be with someone like her.'

Anne-Marie Duff, James McAvoy posing for the camera: Sad split: James and Anne-Marie divorced in May 2017 after a decade together. They share son Brendan, nine. The former couple is seen in London in October 2015 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Sad split: James and Anne-Marie divorced in May 2017 after a decade together. They share son Brendan, nine. The former couple is seen in London in October 2015 The star understandably took it personally, admitting that it 'was a kick in the n***.” But the actor has certainly made a name for himself despite his push back over his stature. 

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James McAvoy et al. standing next to luggage: Wedded: The Trance talent recently married girlfriend Lisa Liberati in October. According to The Sun, the two reportedly were seen together in 2016, while he was still married to  ex-wife Anne-Marie Duff. They are seen in New York in January © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Wedded: The Trance talent recently married girlfriend Lisa Liberati in October. According to The Sun, the two reportedly were seen together in 2016, while he was still married to  ex-wife Anne-Marie Duff. They are seen in New York in January The Trance talent recently married girlfriend Lisa Liberati in October. The couple started dating two years after meeting on the set of Split.

James McAvoy wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a red rug: An issue: James McAvoy's 5ft 7 in frame was pitted against him when it came to landing roles. He is seen in London in September © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited An issue: James McAvoy's 5ft 7 in frame was pitted against him when it came to landing roles. He is seen in London in September Prior to Lisa, James was married to Anne-Marie Duff, whom he shares son Brendan with. James and Anne-Marie divorced in May 2017 after a decade together.  

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