Raymond Mearns

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Raymond Mearns
Birth name Raymond Mearns
Born Scotland Scotland
Nationality Scottish
Years active 1989–present
Notable works and roles Legit
Ae Fond Kiss...
It's a Free World...
Website http://www.raymondmearns.com

Raymond Mearns is a Scottish actor and comedian who is best known for his part in Scottish comedy sitcom Legit, in which he played Happy Boab. He has also appeared in Ae Fond Kiss... and It's a Free World..., which were both directed by award-winning Ken Loach. Mearns has also acted alongside his brother Eddie when they played the Blind Twins, Troy and Roy Pettifer in the 1998 short film Home, which won Best Short Film at the 1999 BAFTA Awards. He appeared in the Rab C. Nesbitt Christmas special, in which he played a BBC security guard. It aired on 23 December 2008.

He will star in Next Time Ned.



Year Title Role
2002 Live Floor Show Guest Comedian
2006 Rebus - A Question of Blood Scuzzy Hotel Manager
2007 Legit Happy Boab
2008 Videogaiden CCTV Operator
Rab C. Nesbitt BBC Security Guard
2010 Limmy's Show Various
One Night In Emergency Pharmacist
2011 River City Registrar


Year Title Role
1998 Home Troy
2004 Ae Fond Kiss... Big Roddie
2007 It's a Free World... Andy
2009 Next Time Ned Ned Randall

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 Ghost Of Raymond Mearns The "Real" Raymond Mearns

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