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Archie Duncan (I) (1914–1979)

Archie Duncan was born on May 26, 1914 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), Sherlock Holmes (1954) and Ring of Bright Water (1969). He died on July 24, 1979 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1975 The Wilby Conspiracy
Gordon
 1974 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Scotsman
- Wanna Bet? (1974) ... Scotsman
 1974 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Chief Constable Hendry
- The Evidence (1974) ... Chief Constable Hendry
 1972 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
McNeish
- Warhorse (1972) ... McNeish
 1970 The Borderers (TV Series)
Andrew Johnson
- Survival Day (1970) ... Andrew Johnson
 1969 Ring of Bright Water
Road mender
 1962-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Sir Alexander Jennings / Sir Robert McDowell / Mr. Douglas / ...
- The Honours List (1969) ... Sir Alexander Jennings
- Time Past: Time Future (1967) ... Sir Robert McDowell
- Crusade (1966) ... Mr. Douglas
- The Aristocrats (1964) ... Dugald Blount
- A Test of Intelligence (1964) ... Mr. Murray
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
James Armour
- My Bonnie Jean (1969) ... James Armour
 1963-1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Scotch Jim / Schofield / Mr. Carlson
- For Auld Lang Syne: Part 2 (1968) ... Scotch Jim
- For Auld Lang Syne: Part 1 (1968) ... Scotch Jim
- One Day in Spring Street (1964) ... Schofield
- Caught by the Ears (1963) ... Mr. Carlson
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Sir Robert Redgauntlet
- The Devil's Piper (1968) ... Sir Robert Redgauntlet
 1968 Sexton Blake (TV Series)
Sir Bernard Mackintosh
- The Invicta Ray: Part 3 - Mr. Mist Has a Turn (1968) ... Sir Bernard Mackintosh
 1967 The Man Outside
Supt. Barnes
 1966 The Dark Number (TV Mini-Series)
Torquil MacIvanney
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Torquil MacIvanney
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Archie Bell
- The Time Wasters (1966) ... Archie Bell
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Dromble
- Good Clean Fun (1965) ... Dromble
 1965 Hereward the Wake (TV Series)
Cornish giant
 1965 Orlando (TV Series)
Capt. Dan Cassidy
- A Code for Life (1965) ... Capt. Dan Cassidy
- Skinny (1965) ... Capt. Dan Cassidy
- Ding Dong Bell (1965) ... Capt. Dan Cassidy
- The Black Snake (1965) ... Capt. Dan Cassidy
- Orlando Tells a Story (1965) ... Capt. Dan Cassidy
 1965 Alexander Graham Bell (TV Movie)
Mr. Tweedie
 1964 Mike (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson
- Oil... Black Gold! (1964) ... Mr. Patterson
 1964 HMS Paradise (TV Series)
Commander Bellamy
- You'll Get No Promotion This Side of the Ocean (1964) ... Commander Bellamy
 1964 The Horror of It All
Muldoon Marley
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
Gavin Muir
- The Loop Men (1964) ... Gavin Muir
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Andrew Gourlay
- The Case of the Six Suspects (1964) ... Andrew Gourlay
 1963 Badger's Bend (TV Series)
Capt. Cusack
- Episode #2.12 (1963) ... Capt. Cusack
 1963 Sword of Lancelot
Sir Lamorak
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
U.S.A.F. General
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Henry Cameron
- Gertrude (1963) ... Henry Cameron
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Reverend Law
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1963) ... Reverend Law
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Reverend Law
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1962) ... Reverend Law
 1960-1962 Mess Mates (TV Series)
Captain Biskett
- Episode #2.27 (1962) ... Captain Biskett
- Episode #2.26 (1962) ... Captain Biskett
- Episode #2.25 (1962) ... Captain Biskett
- Bomb Happy (1962) ... Captain Biskett
- Episode #2.23 (1962) ... Captain Biskett
 1962 Postman's Knock
Inspector
 1961 What a Whopper
Macdonald
 1960 O'Conner's Ocean (TV Movie)
 1960 Tess of the Storm Country
Hamish MacLean
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jim Mayo
 1960 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Pat Cudahay
- End of the Line (1960) ... Pat Cudahay
 1960 The Boy and the Pirates
Scoggins
 1960 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Dr. Saunders
- The Big Miracle (1960) ... Dr. Saunders
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Jeff Kincaid
- Breakthrough (1960) ... Jeff Kincaid
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Pike Reese
- The Wolfer (1960) ... Pike Reese
 1959 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Bill Keating
- The Cat (1959) ... Bill Keating
 1959 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Jake Bee
- Contest at Gold Bottom (1959) ... Jake Bee
 1959 John Paul Jones
Duncan MacBean
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Shagg
- Soundings (1959) ... Shagg
 1958 Harry Black and the Tiger
Woolsey
 1957 The Devil's Pass
George Jolly
 1956 X: The Unknown
Sgt. Yeardye (uncredited)
 1955 Strike (TV Movie)
 1954 Trouble in the Glen
Nolly Dukes
 1953 Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue
Dugal MacGregor
 1953 The Master of Ballantrae
Messenger (uncredited)
 1953 Undercover Agent
Jim
 1953 Twice Upon a Time
Doorman
 1953 Johnny on the Run
The Crofter
 1953 Scotch on the Rocks
Police Sergeant
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
Chief Inspector
 1952 Hot Ice
Wilson
 1952 The Brave Don't Cry
Walter Hardie
 1952 You're Only Young Twice (uncredited)
 1952 Castle in the Air
Constable
 1952 Murder on Monday
Station Sergeant (uncredited)
 1952 Man Bait
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1951 Green Grow the Rushes
Constable Pettigrew
 1951 Puck of Pook's Hill (TV Series)
Weland
- Weland's Sword (1951) ... Weland
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Chief Cashier (uncredited)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jamy
- Henry V (I) (1951) ... Jamy
 1951 Circle of Danger
Angus (uncredited)
 1951 Flesh & Blood
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1951 Happy Go Lovely
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1950 The Fighting Pimpernel
Man in bath
 1950 The Gorbals Story
Bull
 1949 Floodtide
Charlie Campbell
 1948 Operation Diamond
McPherson
 1948 Devil's Plot
Dr. McKegney (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Robert Bolt's play, "Vivat! Vivat Regina!", in 1971 Chichester Festival Production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Eileen Atkins, Sarah Miles, Richard Pearson, Edward Atienza, Leonard Maguire and Charles Lloyd Pack in the cast. Peter Dews was the director. See more »
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Former shipyard welder, the son of a sergeant-major in the British Army. Started acting with the Unity Theatre and with the Citizens Theatre Company in Glasgow. On the London stage from 1947. Best known on screen in the recurring roles of Inspector Lestrade in Sherlock Holmes (1954) and as Little John in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955). See more »

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