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Jimmy Yuill is a Scottish actor.
He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and later joined the Renaissance Theatre Company. He has appeared in many of Kenneth Branagh's films, most recently as Corin in the 2006 film As You Like It. Yuill was also the music composer for A Midwinter's Tale and Swan Song.
He is best known for the character Detective Inspector Doug Kersey in the British television series Wycliffe.
In June 2006, Jimmy made his first appearance in EastEnders as the recurring character Victor Brown. In October 2007, Yuill took the lead in Sophocles' Antigone as Creon, King of Thebes at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow.
In 2010, he was nominated for the award of Best Male Performance for his role in a play adaption of the Testament of Cresseid by the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland.
- The Mackinnons (1977, TV series) as Tom Stewart
- A Sense of Freedom (1977, film) as Dunkie
- Death Watch (1978, film)
- Square Mile of Murder (1980, TV series)
- Mindrape (1982, play at the Sheffield Crucible and Greenwich Theatres)
- Play for Today (1981, TV series) as Finlayson
- People V Scott (1982, TV movie) as Kevin Gourlay
- The World Cup: A Captain's Tale (1982, TV movie) (uncredited)
- Objects of Affection (1982, TV series) as Charles
- Local Hero (1983, film) as Iain, the man who asks Mac for his autograph near the end of the film
- Boon (1987–1992, TV series) as Eric
- Eurocops (1988, TV series) as McCulloch
- Henry V (1989, film) as Jamy
- Paper Mask (1990, film) as Alec Moran
- Much Ado About Nothing (1993, film) as the Friar
- Grushko (1994, TV series) as Chazov
- Alleyn Mysteries (1994–1995, TV series) as Angus Findlay
- Frankenstein (1994, film)
- Hamish Macbeth (1994, TV series) as Lachlan McRae (Series 1)
- A Mugs Game (1995, TV series) as Alan
- Wycliffe (1994–1998, TV series) as DI Doug Kersey
- Casualty (1998, TV series) as Donald Mallett
- Psychos (1998–1999, TV miniseries)
- Monsignor Renard (2000, TV series) as Malo Gagnepain
- Strictly Sinatra (2000, film)
- Brotherly Love (2000, TV series) as Callum
- Schneider's 2nd Stage (2001, film short) as Detective Chief Inspector
- A Touch of Frost (2003, TV) as Charles Lightfoot in "Close Encounters"
- Murphy's Law (2004, TV series) as Inspector Davidson
- Ladies in Lavender (2004, film) as Constable Timmins
- The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2005, TV series) as PC Garrett in In Divine Proportion
- Dalziel and Pascoe (2006, TV series) as Robert MacAlpine
- As You Like It (2006, film) as Corin
- EastEnders (2006–present, TV series) as Victor Brown
- Antigone (2007, play) as Creon, King of Thebes
- The Bill (2007–2009, TV series) as Martin Turnbull
- Holby City (2008–present, TV series) as Kenneth McGivering
- Taggart (2009–2011, TV series) as DCI Wilson
- Princess Kaiulani (2010, film) as Archie Cleghorn
- Terry Pratchett's Going Postal (2010, miniseries) as Mr. Spools
- New Tricks (2010, TV series) as George Milligan in "The Fourth Man"
- Retreat (2011, film)
- The Raven (2012, film) as Captain Eldridge
- Macbeth (2013, National Theater Live production with Kenneth Branagh) as Banquo