Dark, broodingly handsome Scots actor, largely associated with his memorable portrayals of the poet Robert Burns. His lasting association with Burns began in 1965 with Tom Wright's solo play "There Was A Man" at the Traverse, Edinburgh, and at the Arts Theatre, London. From Burns, he moved on to other solo pieces on William McGonagall, Robert Service and Robert Louis Stevenson.
|In the full Rabbie Burns get-up.|
|With Glenda Jackson in the acclaimed 1971 BBC series 'Elizabeth R'|
|In 'Jason & The Argonauts' (1963), second from right, just |
over Laurence Naismith's shoulder
Feature film appearances include 'Lucky Jim' (1957), the Titanic story 'A Night To Remember' (1958), 'Victim' (1961), 'Jason & The Argonauts' (1963), Cleopatra' (1963), and the Sherlock Holmes meets the Ripper movie 'Study In Terror' (1965).
|In the low-budget British sci-fi adventure 'Spaceflight IC-1' (1965)|