John Malcolm (actor)

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John Malcolm
Born (1936-03-26)26 March 1936
Stirling, Scotland
Died 13 June 2008(2008-06-13) (aged 72)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation Stage, film and TV actor

John Malcolm (26 March 1936 – 13 June 2008)[1] was a Scottish actor who appeared in numerous films and television productions over a 40-year period.

He attended Barnsley Holgate Grammar School for Boys, Barnsley and trained as an actor at RADA.[2] He then appeared in repertory theatre in Scotland and England and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He also founded the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in 1962 and The Theatre Chipping Norton in 1973.[3]

His film appearances included The Reckoning (1969), The House That Dripped Blood (1971), The Ragman's Daughter (1972), Coming Out of the Ice (1982), and The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985). His television appearances included Enemy at the Door as Oberleutnant Kluge, Nanny, Coronation Street, and the 1988 miniseries War and Remembrance as Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel.


  1. ^ "John Malcolm: Actor and founder of the Traverse". London: The Independent. 4 July 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "John Malcolm: actor and co-founder of the Traverse Theatre". London: Times Online. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "John Malcolm (obituary)". The Stage. Retrieved 14 November 2009. 

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