Donald Douglas (Scottish actor)

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Donald Douglas
Born (1933-03-07) 7 March 1933 (age 84)
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1960–present

Donald Douglas (born 7 March 1933) is a Scottish actor who has appeared in films and many well known television shows.

He was educated at Falkirk High School, Edinburgh College of Art and RADA. His first professional stage appearance was at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. He then appeared in repertory theatres in England and on the West End stage.

His film appearances include A Bridge Too Far (1977), Highlander: Endgame (2000) and the role of Admiral Darcy in the Bridget Jones's Diary movies.

On television, he played Tsar Alexander I in the 1972 BBC television adaptation of War and Peace, alongside Anthony Hopkins. He starred in the original TV series of Poldark in 1975/6 as Malcolm McNeil, the army captain who frequently allowed his fondness for Demelza Poldark to obstruct his quest to arrest her husband. He is also remembered by cult TV fans for roles in Doctor Who, Blake's 7, and The Avengers. His TV career continued into the 1990s, playing Franklin Clarke in the 1992 Agatha Christie's Poirot movie The ABC Murders. He has also played Dr. Gordon McKendrick on several episodes of Monarch of the Glen, and has appeared in episodes of EastEnders, Kavanagh QC and Casualty.

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