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Bill Douglas (I) (1934–1991)

Bill Douglas was born on April 17, 1934 in Newcraighall, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for My Childhood (1972), Comrades (1986) and My Way Home (1978). He died on June 18, 1991 in Barnstaple, Devon, England. See full bio »

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 1984 Sleepwalker
Alex Britain
 1970 Western (Short)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- Are You Ready for the Music? (1965) ... (as Forbes Douglas)
 1964 Carry on Cleo
Second companion (uncredited)
 1962 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
- It's All in the Mind (1962) ... (as Forbes Douglas)
 1961 The Younger Generation (TV Series)
Steve / Boyfriend / Mike Anson / ...
- Sucker (1961) ... Steve (as Forbes Douglas)
- The Mating Age (1961) ... Boyfriend (as Forbes Douglas)
- Animals Can't Laugh (1961) ... Mike Anson (as Forbes Douglas)
- Flow Gently Sweet Afton (1961) ... Cowboy (as Forbes Douglas)
- The Rabbit Set (1961) ... Duncan (as Forbes Douglas)
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Alternate Names:

Forbes Douglas

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Scottish director, former actor. His films often chronicle working class life, including an autobiographical trilogy dedicated to his own youth. He later taught at Britain's National Film and Television School.

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