Gordon Kennedy (actor)
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|Born||22 February 1958|
Gordon Kennedy (born 22 February 1958) is a Scottish actor.
Kennedy grew up in Tranent, East Lothian, and attended George Watson's College in Edinburgh. He then studied at the Scottish School of PE at Jordanhill College (now part of the University of Strathclyde).
He first rose to prominence in the sketch show Absolutely and "progressed downwards to co-host"  the 'original' National Lottery show, alongside Anthea Turner, as well as appearing as himself in a Punt and Dennis spoof of Bugs entitled Plugs as the antagonist who rigs the lottery results to win £100 million on an eight-week rollover. He has appeared in several dramas, including the role of Sergeant Bruce Hornsby in the BBC drama, Red Cap. He has also appeared in the BBC Scotland soap River City.
From 2006 to 2009 he starred as Little John in all three series of the BBC production of Robin Hood.
Since 2007, Kennedy has narrated the British edition of Kitchen Nightmares.
Alongside his acting career, Kennedy is a rugby coach with London Wasps Colts.  He has also appeared many times on Test Match Sofa. His elder brother Euan Kennedy played rugby union for Scotland winning 4 caps between 1983 and 1984.
- Endeavour "Neverland" (2014) - Alderman Gerald Wintergreen
- Being Human (2013) – Alex's Dad
- Casualty (2013) – Stephen (2017) - Andrew Sully
- Sherlock (2012) – Gary
- Combat Hospital (2011) – Capt. Fitzharold
- Red Faction: Origins (2011) (TV movie) – Corvallis
- Skins (2011) – English teacher
- Doctors (2010) – Thomas Brucker (1 Episode)
- Kitchen Nightmares (2007-8, Channel 4) – UK narrator (replacing J.V. Martin's original US narration)
- The Bill (2007) – Jim Lawson
- You Can Choose Your Friends (2007) – Pete Arden
- Robin Hood (2006-2009) – Little John
- The Man-Eating Wolves of Gysinge (2005) (TV movie) – Thore Petre
- Where the Heart Is (2005) – Alistair Pope
- River City (2004-2005) – Graeme 'Mac' Macdonald
- Red Cap (2003-2004) – Sgt. Bruce Hornsby
- The Deal (2003) (TV movie) – John Brown
- Where the Heart Is (2002) – Bob Barker
- Baddiel's Syndrome (2001) – Mr. Deronda
- Love or Money (2001) (TV movie) – Michael
- Glasgow Kiss (2000) – Ewan Sommerville
- Bostock's Cup (1999) (TV movie) – Edgar Pendulo
- Norman Ormal: A Very Political Turtle (1998) (TV movie) – Yob chairman
- Stressed Eric (1998) – Various roles (voice)
- The Morwenna Banks Show (1998) – Various roles
- Atletico Partick (1995) – Jack Roan
- Jolly a Man for All Seasons (1994) (TV movie) – Charlie Chalmers
- Tales of Para Handy (1994) – Constable Macleod
- Red Dwarf (1989) – Hudzen
- The Insiders (1991) – Co-presenter
- Absolutely (1989-1993) – Various roles
- This is David Lander (1988) – Angler
- Inspector Morse "The Settling of the Sun" (1988) – Dewar's Detective
- The Russ Abbot Show (1986) – Various Characters
- T2 Trainspotting (2017) – Tulloch
- Tank 432 (2016) – Smith
- The Borderlands (2013) – Deacon
- Mad Sad & Bad (2009) – Harry
- The Announcement (2000) – Frank
- With or Without You (1999) – Ormonde
- Just Like a Woman (1992) – C.J
- The Corstorphine Road Nativity – Narrator
- Rocky Horror Show (1990/91) – Eddie/Dr Scott
- The James Plays (2014) – Murdac Stewart/Livingston/John
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