Derek Riddell

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Derek Riddell
Born (1967-01-11) January 11, 1967 (age 47)
Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Frances Carrigan
Children 2
Parents Hope Ross
Ian Riddell

Derek Riddell (born 11 January 1967) is a Scottish television actor. He is best known for the portrayal of Dr. Jamie Patterson in the Channel 4 television series No Angels. He has also guest starred in Doctor Who, Ugly Betty, Silent Witness and Waterloo Road.

Career[edit]

After finishing drama school, Riddell was cast in Scottish production Strathblair and guest-starred in a number of popular TV shows such as Taggart, Casualty and The Bill. His big break came in the critically acclaimed Channel 4 series The Book Group and comedy drama No Angels.[1] In addition to his television work he also regularly works in theatre productions.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Riddell was born in Glasgow, the son of teacher and former actress Hope Ross and former St Mirren footballer Ian Riddell.[3] He graduated from the University of Strathclyde[4] with a degree in business before training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, graduating in 1990.[1] His partner is the actress Frances Carrigan and they have twins.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
1992-1993 Strathblair Alec Ritchie 20 episodes
1995 Taggart Dr Costello 1 episode
1996 Casualty Jeff Marriot 1 episode
1997 The Bill RSPCA Insp. Goodman 1 episode
2000 Taggart Stevie 1 episode
2001 Urban Gothic Billings 1 episode
2002 Casualty Lewis 1 episode
2002-2003 The Book Group Rab 12 episodes
2002 Where the Heart Is Wilson 1 episode
Spooks Steven 1 episode, uncredited
2003 Clocking Off Jamie Campbell 1 episode
2004-2006 No Angels Dr Jamie Patterson 20 episodes
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told Don Reid "Much Ado About Nothing"[6]
2005/2006 The Virgin Queen Sir Walter Raleigh
2006 Doctor Who Sir Robert McLeish 1 episode, "Tooth and Claw"[nb 1]
Vincent Martin Downing 1 episode
2007 Dalziel and Pascoe 2 episodes
State of Mind 8 episodes
2007-2009 Ugly Betty Stuart 7 episodes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Lachlan Weaver 1 episode
2009 Trust Me Dan 1 episode
Law & Order: UK Dr Alec Merrick 1 episode, "Alesha"
Micro Men Nigel Searle
2010 Five Days Nick Durdon Series 2
2011 M.I. High Edward Dixon Halliday 1 episode
Death in Paradise Patrick Knight 1 episode
Garrow's Law Matthew Bambridge 1 episode
2012 Secrets and Words John Jones Episode 5[7]
DCI Banks Simon Harris "Innocent Graves" Parts 1 & 2
2013 Silent Witness Michael Trenter "Change" Parts 1 & 2
Waterloo Road Joe Mulgrew 1 episode
Ripper Street Superintendent Constantine 1 episode
Bob Servant, Independent Rev Thomson 2 episodes
Frankie Andy Peat [8]
2014 Happy Valley Richard Cawood
The Village Bill Gibby [9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ He is also seen as part of a flashback montage from this episode in the series four finale, "Journey's End".

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