Duncan Pow

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Duncan Pow (born 1980) is a British actor from Edinburgh, Scotland. He has appeared in numerous TV programmes and films including Black Mirror, 24: Live Another Day, The Night Manager, Humans, The Wrong Mans, Brief Encounters and most recently in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He is no doubt best known for his roles as Liam Mackay in the Sky 1 drama Dream Team, and as Dr Linden Cullen in the BBC One medical drama series Holby City.

Early life[edit]

Duncan was born in Edinburgh, and moved to the small medieval city of Wells, England, when he was twelve. He attended Wells Blue School and got 3 A*s, As, a B, and 2 Cs in his GCSEs.[1] He then studied Maths, English, Geology and General Studies at A level and got 3 Bs and a C.[2] After leaving school, he studied Maths at Edinburgh University, and Multimedia Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University, where he got a first class honours degree.[3]

Private life[edit]

Duncan is a keen supporter of children’s cancer charity, CLIC Sargent having had first hand experience of the work the charity does. His cousin, Westley Hendry, lost his battle with cancer in 2006 at the age of just 16. The family were supported by CLIC Sargent and Duncan has become an active supporter of the cause. He recently won a special edition of the BBC quiz show the Weakest Link and raised £8,600 for the charity. Duncan also ran the 2008 Great South Run in Portsmouth for CLIC Sargent. Duncan also completed the Flora London Marathon for CLIC Sargent in 2009.[citation needed] Duncan Pow is now a Patron to the charity the Leon Heart Fund, The Leon Heart Fund was created as means of supporting children and families who attend the Paediatric Cardiology Department University Hospital of Wales and in memory of Leon Montanari. He has also appeared on ITV show This Morning throughout the year, in aid of the cancer charity.

Partial filmography[edit]

  • The Journey (2014) - Jason
  • Blackwood (2014) - Lee
  • The Chameleon (2015) - Detective Eigner
  • Dark Signal (2016) - Nick Keller
  • Rogue One (2016) - Sergeant Melshi


  1. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 

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