Harrison Cosmo Krikoryan Jarvis (born 1 September 1989) is an American-born English musician, actor and filmmaker of Armenian descent. In 2015, he auditioned and was cast to portray the character of Sebastian in William Oldroyd's debut feature film Lady Macbeth (2016).
Jarvis was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States to an Armenian-American mother and English father. He moved to England with his parents as a baby. As a child, he moved to Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom with his mother and younger brother.
Jarvis confirmed his second album's title as Is the World Strange or Am I Strange? on his official Facebook page. The first single released from the album is "Gay Pirates", which was released on 23 January 2011. The single's music video was directed by Cosmo. The song was featured as Record of the Day and AOL's Spinner video of the day. "Gay Pirates" was voted number 85 on the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2011, which aired on Australia Day in 2012. The album itself was given an 8.5/10 rating from Soundblab album reviews. He announced in an interview with TNC that he had begun work on his first feature film, called The Naughty Room. The film premièred on BBC Four on the 20 August 2012, shortly after the release of Jarvis' third studio album, titled Think Bigger, the film included multiple songs/variations of songs from the new album in the soundtrack. Cosmo toured the UK in late 2012 supporting Mad Dog Mcrea, for whom he penned the song "Waiting on the Hill". The comedy film Hawk(e): The Movie (2013) features several songs by Cosmo Jarvis. In January 2013, "Love This" came in at number 59 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2012.