Jake D'Arcy

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Jake D'Arcy
Died(2015-05-30)May 30, 2015

Jake D'Arcy (born John Sinclair, 1945/1946 – 30 May 2015) was a Scottish actor, most recently known for playing "Peter McCormack" or "Pete the Jakey" in the Scottish comedy program Still Game from 2002 until 2007.


Starting in the early 1970s, D'Arcy had roles in films and television, appearing in such TV dramas and films as Dr. Finlay's Casebook, Minder, Tutti Frutti, Rab C. Nesbitt, Takin' Over the Asylum, Hamish Macbeth, Taggart and Still Game. He appeared in the 2009 Christmas special of British comedy show Outnumbered.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1981 A Sense of Freedom Robbie
1981 Gregory's Girl Coach Phil Menzies
1986 Heavenly Pursuits Wee Man in Bar
1994 Chasing the Deer Tam
1996 The Bruce Chief MacKenzie
2000 The Little Vampire Farmer McClaughlin
2000 Beautiful Creatures Train Guard
2014 What We Did on Our Holiday Smokey


D'Arcy died on 30 May 2015 in Glasgow, aged 69, from undisclosed causes.[2]


  1. ^ "Christmas Special 2009, Outnumbered - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Still Game stars lead tributes to Scots actor Jake D'Arcy who has died". Daily Record. Retrieved 30 May 2015.

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