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Andrew Cruickshank (I) (1907–1988)

Andrew Cruickshank was born on December 25, 1907 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Andrew John Maxton Cruickshank. He was an actor and writer, known for Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962), El Cid (1961) and Murder Most Foul (1964). He was married to Curigwen Lewis. He died on April 29, 1988 in Westminster, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. Finlay's Casebook
Dr. Finlay's Casebook Dr. Cameron / Dr. Angus Cameron / Dr. Abgus Cameron
(1962-1971)
El Cid
El Cid Count Gormaz
(1961)
Murder Most Foul
Murder Most Foul Justice Crosby
(1964)
Richard III
Richard III Brackenbury
(1955)

Filmography

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 1986-1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Mr. Hodinett
- Kicks (1988) ... Mr. Hodinett
- Rivals (1986) ... Mr. Hodinett
- Romance (1986) ... Mr. Hodinett
- Friends (1986) ... Mr. Hodinett
- Partners (1986) ... Mr. Hodinett
 1985 Storyboard (TV Series)
Mr. Hodinett
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie)
Father Michelucci
 1984 Strangers and Brothers (TV Series)
M.H.L. Gay
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... M.H.L. Gay
 1982-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Justice Lorrimer / Mr. Justice Lorrimer / Judge
- Gingerbread Girl: Part 3 (1984) ... Mr. Justice Lorrimer
- Gingerbread Girl: Part 2 (1984) ... Mr. Justice Lorrimer
- Gingerbread Girl: Part 1 (1984) ... Justice Lorrimer
- A Sword in the Hand of David: Part 1 (1983) ... Justice Lorrimer
 1981-1983 Wagner (TV Series)
Narrator / Minister Bär / Bar Minister
- Episode #1.10 (1983) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Minister Bär / Narrator
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Minister Bär / Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Bar Minister
 1983 The Old Men at the Zoo (TV Series)
Mr. Sanderson
- The Year of the Yeti (1983) ... Mr. Sanderson
- Armageddon (1983) ... Mr. Sanderson
- Exodus (1983) ... Mr. Sanderson
- Godmanchester's Plan (1983) ... Mr. Sanderson
- A Tall Story (1983) ... Mr. Sanderson
 1979 The Mourning Brooch (TV Series)
Gowrie Bannerman
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Gowrie Bannerman
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Gowrie Bannerman
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Gowrie Bannerman
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Case of Cruelty to Prawns (1979) ... Sheriff
 1970-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Professor Linden / Sir Anthony Absolute
- The Linden Tree (1974) ... Professor Linden
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Reuben Bordone
- The Rose Garden (1972) ... Reuben Bordone
 1962-1971 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Cameron / Dr. Angus Cameron / Dr. Abgus Cameron
- Dust (1970) ... Dr. Cameron
 1964 Murder Most Foul
Justice Crosby (as Andrew Cruikshank)
 1963 Come Fly with Me
Cardwell
 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Duncannon
 1962 We Joined the Navy
Admiral Filmer
 1962 Flight from Treason
Vicar
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Duncannon
- Counsel for the Prosecution (1962) ... Mr. Justice Duncannon
 1962 The Tiger and the Horse (TV Movie)
Jack Dean
 1960-1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Moulton-Barrett / Sir Andrew Brangwyn / Roebuck Ramsden
- Summer Theatre: A Dream of Treason (1960) ... Sir Andrew Brangwyn
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Man and Superman (1960) ... Roebuck Ramsden
 1961 The Complaisant Lover (TV Movie)
Victor Rhodes
 1961 Three Ring Circus (TV Movie)
Inspector Corbeau
 1960 There Was a Crooked Man
McKillup
 1959 The Stranglers of Bombay
Colonel Henderson
 1959 The Widow of Bath (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Leigh
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Det. Insp. Leigh
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Det. Insp. Leigh
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Det. Insp. Leigh
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Det. Insp. Leigh
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Det. Insp. Leigh
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ralph Barclay
- Family on Trial (1959) ... Ralph Barclay
 1959 Meeting at Night (TV Movie)
George Triple
 1959 The 39 Steps
Sheriff (as Andrew Cruikshank)
 1959 Result of an Accident (TV Short)
Sir Edmund Birley
 1951-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
The Earl of Caversham / Sir Robert Shaw / Sir William Grant, KC / ...
- An Ideal Husband (1958) ... The Earl of Caversham
- The End of the Equation (1958) ... Sir Robert Shaw
- The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1957) ... Sir William Grant, KC
- Do It Yourself (1957) ... Sir Basil
- Morning Star (1956) ... Mr. Fortinbras
 1956-1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Thornton / Professor King
- Underground (1958) ... Mr. Thornton
- Flash Point (1956) ... Professor King
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Dr. Jo (1958)
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Angelus
- Dr. Angelus (1958) ... Dr. Angelus
 1958 The Firm of Girdlestone (TV Mini-Series)
John Girdlestone
- Murder (1958) ... John Girdlestone
- In the Spider's Web (1958) ... John Girdlestone
- Kate Disappears (1958) ... John Girdlestone
- The Land of Diamonds (1958) ... John Girdlestone
- Ruin Threatens (1958) ... John Girdlestone
 1958 A Question of Adultery
Dr. Cameron
 1958 Innocent Sinners
Dr. Lynch-Cliffe
 1957 Do It Yourself (TV Series)
 1957 The Story of Esther Costello
Dr. Stein
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Duke of Urbino
- The Ship (1957) ... Duke of Urbino
 1956 Pursuit of the Graf Spee
Captain Stubbs - 'Doric Star'
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Harcourt Webb / Colonel Baxter
- The Portrait (1956) ... Harcourt Webb
- The Colonel (1956) ... Colonel Baxter
 1956 The Secret Tent
Detective Inspector Thornton
 1955 John and Julie
Uncle Ben
 1954 Parliament of Science (TV Movie documentary)
Samuel Wilberforce
 1954 John Wesley
Trustee of Georgia
 1954 Sacrifice to the Wind (TV Movie)
Agamemnon
 1953 The Cruel Sea
Scott Brown
 1952 The Infinite Shoeblack (TV Movie)
A voice (voice)
 1952 The March of the Peasants (TV Series)
Sir William Walworth
- Traitors (1952) ... Sir William Walworth
- The Tower Plot (1952) ... Sir William Walworth
- The King's Game (1952) ... Sir William Walworth
 1952 Back to Methuselah (TV Series)
Lubin
 1952 Portrait by Rembrandt (TV Movie)
Jan Six
 1951 Ivory Hunter
Governor (uncredited)
 1950 The Inheritance
Lord Bedlington
 1950 The Angel with the Trumpet
Otto Alt
 1950 Eye Witness
Sir Adrian Horth K.C. - Prosecutor
 1949 The Devil's Disciple (TV Movie)
General Burgoyne
 1949 Paper Orchid
Inspector Clement Pill
 1949 Spring, 1600 (TV Movie)
Richard Burbage
 1949 Forbidden
Inspector Baxter
 1949 Poison Pen (TV Movie)
Reverend John Rainrider
 1949 Uncle Explains (Short)
 1948 Idol of Paris
Prince Nicholas
 1947 The Mark of Cain
Sir Jonathon Dockwra
 1946 Magic (TV Movie)
The Rev. Cyril Smith
 1946 The Thracian Horses (TV Movie)
Heracles
 1939 The Anatomist (TV Movie)
Dr. Knox
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Shakespearean repertory player with trademark deep voice who appeared on the classical stage ("Macbeth," "King Lear," "Romeo and Juliet," "Much Ado About Nothing," "A Midsummer Night's Dream") and occasionally supported on film as various dignitaries. He also played Brackenbury, the jailkeeper, in Laurence Olivier's film of "Richard III" (1955). See more »

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