Colin McCredie

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Colin McCredie (born 8 June 1972 in Dumbarton, Scotland) is a Scottish actor, best known for his role as DC Stuart Fraser in the STV (TV network) drama, Taggart and the film Shallow Grave.

Biography[edit]

Colin grew up in Perth and began acting as a child at Perth Theatre before attending the Scottish Youth Theatre.

He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and graduated in 1993. He joined Taggart aged 23 and appeared in over 75 episodes from 1995 to 2010.

In December 2009 Colin McCredie was informed that he and his character would not be returning for the next series of Taggart.[1]

On 15 October 2010, it was announced that Colin would be joining the BBC Scotland drama River City playing the role of Nick Morrison.[2]

Colin is a patron of the Scottish Youth Theatre and a supporter of his home town football team St Johnstone where he sponsors a player.

On 10 January 2011 it was announced that Colin would be joining Sharleen Spiteri and Dawn Steele in the forthcoming Scottish film, Between Weathers.[3]

Appearing in BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Care by Clara Glynn Tuesday 8 March 2.15pm.

Colin appeared as the Dad in the CBeebies series Woolly and Tig made by Tattiemoon, the makers of Balamory.[4]

He played Alan McCombes in the Tommy Sheridan play I Tommy by Ian Pattison at The Gilded Balloon Edinburgh in August 2012 and at King's Theatre, Glasgow in November.[5]

Television[edit]

Theatre[edit]

  • I Tommy -played Alan McCombes (Gilded Balloon Edinburgh and King's Theatre Glasgow0
  • The Ching Room- played Rory (Glasgow Oranmor, Edinburgh Traverse and Manchester Royal Exchange)
  • Lysistrata - played Lysistrata (Glasgow Oranmor)
  • The Corstorphine Road Nativity - played Wise Frankencense (Edinburgh Festival Theatre)
  • Dealer's Choice - played Mugsy (Tron Theatre Company)
  • Candide - played Candide (Suspect Culture Tour)
  • Passing Places - played Brian (Traverse Theatre)
  • Teechers - played Salty - (Byre Theatre)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross - played Lingk (Arches Theatre)

Film[edit]

  • "Night is Day" - played Taylor, in post-production (2011)
  • The Perpetual Twilight of Gregor Black (Cliffhanger Films)
  • Pandaemonium - played Royal Messenger(Mariner Films)
  • Small Faces - played Doug (Skyline)
  • Shallow Grave - played Cameron (Figment Films)

Radio[edit]

  • Care - BBC Radio 4 March 2011 played Charlie Fleming.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taggart star Colin McCredie is sacked from TV show in phone call after 15 years". Dailyrecord.co.uk. 2009-12-30. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  2. ^ Brian McIver (2010-10-15). "Former Taggart star Colin McCredie lands new role on River City". Daily Record. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  3. ^ "BBC News - Taggart's Colin McCredie in Between Weathers role". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-01-10. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  4. ^ Paul English (2011-12-22). "Taggart star Colin McCredie swaps cops for daughters in new Cbeebies role from Balamory creators". Daily Record. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]