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Russell Hunter (I) (1925–2004)

Russell Hunter was born on February 18, 1925 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland as Russell Ellis. He was an actor, known for Callan (1967), American Cousins (2003) and The Gaffer (1981). He was married to Una McLean, Caroline Blakiston and Marjorie Thompson. He died on February 26, 2004 in Edinburgh, Scotland. See full bio »

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 2003 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Archie Tomlinson
- The Last Hurrah: Part 1 (2003) ... Archie Tomlinson
 2003 Skagerrak
Priest
 2003 American Cousins
Nonno
 2001 Small Moments (Short)
 2001 Daddy's Girl (Short)
Old Man
 2000 Animated Tales of the World (TV Series)
Green Man
- The Green Man of Knowledge: A Story from Scotland (2000) ... Green Man (voice)
 2000 The Bill (TV Series)
Norman
- On the Wagon (2000) ... Norman
 1997 Deacon Brodie (TV Movie)
Procurator Fiscal
 1996 The Detectives (TV Series)
Spanner
- The Great Escape (1996) ... Spanner
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
DS Prentice
- Fun Times for Swingers (1996) ... DS Prentice
 1994 The Negotiator (TV Movie)
Sam McBride
 1988-1992 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Dosser / Pink Elephant / Man in Supermarket / ...
- Ethics (1992) ... Dosser
- Drink (1990) ... Pink Elephant (voice)
- Work (1990) ... Man in Supermarket
- Seasonal Greet (1988) ... Man in Jail
 1992 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Harry Mackie
- Angel Trousers (1992) ... Harry Mackie
 1990 Taggart (TV Series)
Fred Scott
- Death Comes Softly (1990) ... Fred Scott
 1989 Casualty (TV Series)
Edwin Crew
- Accidents Happen (1989) ... Edwin Crew
 1989 The Justice Game (TV Series)
Sadowski
 1988 Bust (TV Series)
Jock Spencer
- Round-Up (1988) ... Jock Spencer
 1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Diver
- Cons (1988) ... Diver
 1988 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Silas Brown
- Silver Blaze (1988) ... Silas Brown
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
 1987 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Monkey Matthews
- Wolf to the Slaughter: Part Two (1987) ... Monkey Matthews
- Wolf to the Slaughter: Part One (1987) ... Monkey Matthews
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Old McNickle
- The Christmas Star (1986) ... Old McNickle
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series)
Provost of Edinburgh
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... Provost of Edinburgh
 1986 Farrington of the F.O. (TV Series)
Donald McKay
- Pornography (1986) ... Donald McKay
 1985 Function Room (TV Mini-Series)
- Movie Queen (1985)
 1984 Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (TV Movie)
Alfred Coombs
 1984 Scotland's Story (TV Series)
Rev. Francis Borland / John Major
- Disaster at Darien (1984) ... Rev. Francis Borland
 1981-1983 The Gaffer (TV Series)
Harry
- Goodbye (1983) ... Harry
- Full of Eastern Promise (1983) ... Harry
- There Goes the Bride (1983) ... Harry
- Council of War (1983) ... Harry
- Moonlight and Ruses (1983) ... Harry
 1983 Perishing Solicitors (TV Movie)
 1982 Play for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Smellie
- The Nuclear Family (1982) ... Smellie
 1982 Minder (TV Series)
Billy 'The Ferret'
- In (1982) ... Billy 'The Ferret' (as Russel Hunter)
 1981 Wet Job (TV Movie)
Lonely
 1979 Mind Your Language (TV Series)
Jock
- I Belong to Glasgow (1979) ... Jock
 1979 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series)
Jack Leakey
- The Moon Shines Bright on Charlie Endell (1979) ... Jack Leakey
 1978 The Standard (TV Series)
Charlie
- Silence Is Golden (1978) ... Charlie
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Bookseller
- The Deed (1976) ... Bookseller
 1975 Rule Britannia! (TV Series)
Jock McGregor
- Episode #1.7 (1975) ... Jock McGregor
- The Lost Weekend (1975) ... Jock McGregor
- All My Sins Remembered (1975) ... Jock McGregor
- You Can't Take It with You (1975) ... Jock McGregor
- Sauce for the Goose (1975) ... Jock McGregor
 1975 Cooper (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Popeye
- I Want the Man (1975) ... Popeye
 1975 Shadows (TV Series)
Mr. Stabs
 1975 Five Red Herrings (TV Mini-Series)
Matthew Gowan
 1975 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
 1974 The Vital Spark (TV Series)
Mccluskey
- The Quarrel (1974) ... Mccluskey
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Old Fred
- The Savage Curse (1974) ... Old Fred
 1974 Callan
Lonely
 1973 Black and Blue (TV Series)
Pal
- Glorious Miles (1973) ... Pal
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Archie McNeill
- A View to Matrimony: Part 3 (1973) ... Archie McNeill
- A View to Matrimony: Part 2 (1973) ... Archie McNeill
- A View to Matrimony: Part 1 (1973) ... Archie McNeill
 1973 Full House (TV Series)
Jock cast member
- Episode dated 3 March 1973 (1973) ... Jock cast member
 1971 Up Pompeii
Jailer
 1970 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Fogg / Makepeace
- Sweeney Todd (1970) ... Fogg / Makepeace
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- Suspect (1969)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Arny Carnaby
- The Fat of the Land (1967) ... Arny Carnaby
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Lonely
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Capt. Walton
- An Ambush Among Friends (1966) ... Capt. Walton
 1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Tom Busby
- An Evening Out (1965) ... Tom Busby
 1965 Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie)
Costard
 1963 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Corin
 1960 Para Handy - Master Mariner (TV Series)
Bob
- A Happy New Year (1960) ... Bob
 1955 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Peter
- Night Beat (1955) ... Peter
 1952 The Brave Don't Cry
Police Sergeant
 1952 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Sailor
- The Brig Covenant (1952) ... Sailor
 1952 The Broken Horseshoe (TV Series)
Long
- Mr. Mark Fenton (1952) ... Long
- Mr. Ernest Carrel (1952) ... Long
 1952 Angels One Five
Pimpernel Pilot
 1951 Lilli Marlene
Scottie
 1950 The Gorbals Story
Johnnie Martin
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Other Works:

He acted in Moliere's plays, "The Miser" and "The Imaginary Invalid," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Duncan Macrae, Lord Bernard Miles KBE, Patsy Rowlands, and Daniel Thorndike in the cast. Julius Gellner was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Russel Hunter
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Trivia:

He was to play "Willie Mackay" in Doctor Who (1963): The Highlanders but had to pull out and was replaced by Andrew Downie. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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