|Born||Ronald Eaglesham Porter
26 April 1956
|Alma mater||Glasgow University|
|Spouse(s)||Fiona Biggar (m. 1989)|
Ron Donachie (born 26 April 1956) is a Scottish actor. He is known for starring as Inspector Rebus in the BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the Ian Rankin "Rebus" mystery novels and for his supporting roles in films Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, Titanic and television series Doctor Who and Game of Thrones.
Donachie was born in Dundee, Scotland as Ronald Eaglesham Porter. He was educated at Madras College, St Andrews and the University of Glasgow, from where he graduated in English Literature and Drama in 1979.
His brother, Stewart Porter, is also an actor. Donachie is married to Fiona Biggar, they have two children; the actor Daniel Portman and Naomi Porter, a linguist.
- 1987: Tutti Frutti as Dennis Sproul
- 1994: Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book as Sergeant Harley
- 1995: Cracker, episode "Brotherly Love" as Barney, the psychologically damaged war veteran
- 1995/1996: Hamish Macbeth as Zoot McPherrin
- 1997: Titanic as Master at Arms
- 2000: Beautiful Creatures
- 2000: A Shot at Glory
- 2002–2004: The Bill as DCI Andrew Ross
- 2003: Man Dancin' as Billy Maddison
- 2005: Man to Man as Sir Walter Stephenson
- 2006: Doctor Who (TV series) as Steward
- 2006: The Flying Scotsman as Scobie
- 2008: Max Manus as Colonel J.S. Wilson
- 2008: Made of Honour as Horse Owner
- 2010: The Deep (TV miniseries) as Sturridge
- 2011: Blitz as Cross
- 2011–2012: Game of Thrones (TV series, Screen Actors Guild Award – nominated) as Ser Rodrik Cassel
- 2012: Filth as Hector
- 2012: Waterloo Road as Billy Byrne
- 2012: Downton Abbey as Mr McCree
- 2013: Atlantis as Theos
- 2013: The Field of Blood as DCI Sullivan
- 2013–2014 Blandings as Angus McAllister
- Zoot Case. "Biography of Ron Donachie". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
- "Awards of Ron Donachie". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
- "Ian Rankin's Dark Road, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh". independent.co.uk. The Independent. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.