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Willie Joss (1909–1987)

Willie Joss was born on May 27, 1909 in Glasgow, Scotland as William Henry Dinsmore Joss. He was an actor, known for Ring of Bright Water (1969), Local Hero (1983) and Every Picture Tells a Story (1983). He died on November 12, 1987 in Glasgow. See full bio »

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Known For

Ring of Bright Water
Ring of Bright Water Lighthouse Keeper
(1969)
Local Hero
Local Hero Sandy
(1983)
Every Picture Tells a Story
(1983)
This Man Craig
This Man Craig Doctor / Dr. Gilchrist / First Teacher / Mr. Andrews / Mr. McDougall / Professor John
(1966-1967)

Filmography

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 1987 The Houseman's Tale (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. McTurk
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Mr. McTurk (as Willy Joss)
 1986 Passing Glory (Short)
Mr. Wallace
 1983 Every Picture Tells a Story
Grandfather
 1983 Ring of Keys (TV Movie)
Warden
 1983 Local Hero
Sandy
 1980 The White Bird Passes (TV Movie) (as W.D. Joss)
 1980 Square Mile of Murder (TV Series)
Bryson
 1980 Doom Castle (TV Series)
Lord Kilkerran
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Lord Kilkerran
 1980 Take the High Road (TV Series)
Mr. Wedderburn
- Episode #1.13 (1980) ... Mr. Wedderburn (as Willy Joss)
 1979 The Camerons (TV Series)
Old man
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Old man
 1979 The Omega Factor (TV Series)
Night Clerk
- Illusions (1979) ... Night Clerk
 1979 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series)
Father MacIntyre
- Slaughter on Piano Street (1979) ... Father MacIntyre
 1971-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Gillespie / Halcro
- Ploughman's Share (1979) ... Gillespie
- Just Another Saturday (1975) ... (as Willy Joss)
- Orkney (1971) ... Halcro
 1978 Huntingtower (TV Series)
Barman
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Barman
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The clark
- Hess (1978) ... The clark
 1978 Send in the Girls (TV Series)
Jock Hardy
- Home Games (1978) ... Jock Hardy
 1977 The Eagle of the Ninth (TV Series)
Stephanos
- Across the Frontier (1977) ... Stephanos (as W.D. Joss)
- Esca (1977) ... Stephanos (as W.D. Joss)
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series)
Hugh McPhail
- In the Public Interest (1977) ... Hugh McPhail
 1976 The Flight of the Heron (TV Series)
Saunders
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Saunders
 1975 The Cuckoo Waltz (TV Series)
Dr. MacKenzie
- A Day Off (1975) ... Dr. MacKenzie
 1975 The Stars Look Down (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Dudgeon
- The Promised Land (1975) ... Jim Dudgeon
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series)
Trawlerman
- Deadline (1975) ... Trawlerman
 1975 Five Red Herrings (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Cameron
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Dr. Cameron
 1973-1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Rev. John McCrindle / McLeod / Prison Governor
- A Slight Case of Matrimony (1975) ... Rev. John McCrindle
- The Winner (1974) ... McLeod
- The Running Man (1973) ... Prison Governor (as W.H.D. Joss)
 1974 The Camerons
Train Guard (as Willy Joss)
 1974 The Haggard Falcon (TV Series)
Fletcher
- The Tercel (1974) ... Fletcher
- The Mermaid (1974) ... Fletcher
- The Frog (1974) ... Fletcher
 1973 Weir of Hermiston (TV Series)
Gib Elliott Snr.
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Gib Elliott Snr.
 1972 The Duna Bull (Short)
Archie
 1972 Adam Smith (TV Series)
John Ross
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... John Ross
- Episode #1.10 (1972) ... John Ross
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... John Ross
- Episode #1.8 (1972) ... John Ross
- Episode #1.7 (1972) ... John Ross
 1972 Sunset Song (TV Mini-Series)
Porter
- Ploughing (1972) ... Porter
 1972 The Scobie Man (TV Series)
Railwayman
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Railwayman
 1971 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Middle-aged Man
- Philomena and the Tattie-Howkers (1971) ... Middle-aged Man
 1965-1970 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Postman / McBean / Mr. McWhirter / ...
- Dust (1970) ... McBean
- Stick of the Rocket (1969) ... Mr. McWhirter
- The McTavish Bequest (1967) ... Mr. Drummond
- Written with the Left Hand (1966) ... Postman
- The Draper of Dumfries (1965) ... Wally Gallagher
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Roadman
- Good Morning, Yesterday! (1970) ... Roadman (as W.D. Joss)
 1969 Ring of Bright Water
Lighthouse Keeper (as W. D. Joss)
 1969 The Borderers (TV Series)
Tam
- Fugitive (1969) ... Tam
 1967-1968 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Harry Parkis / Wakeford / Baker
- A Drop of What You Fancy (1968) ... Harry Parkis
- The Waiting Game (1967) ... Wakeford (as W.D. Joss)
- Don't Get Conspicuous (1967) ... Baker (as Willy Joss)
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Ben
- The Devil's Piper (1968) ... Ben (as WHD Joss)
 1968 The Flight of the Heron (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Grant
- Levee (1968) ... Mr. Grant (as W.D. Joss)
- Rebellion (1968) ... Mr. Grant (as W.D. Joss)
 1967 The Big Catch
Willie John
 1966-1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Dr. Gilchrist / Professor John / Mr. McDougall / ...
- The Day's Run (1967) ... Dr. Gilchrist (as W.H.D. Joss)
- Then There Were Nine (1967) ... Professor John (as W.H.D. Joss)
- What Made Sammy? (1966) ... Mr. McDougall (as W.H.D. Joss)
- A Question of Biology (1966) ... First Teacher (as W.H.D. Joss)
- Time for Protest (1966) ... Mr. Andrews (as W.H.D. Joss)
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Matt Boyle
- The Turning Point (1962) ... Matt Boyle (as W.H.D. Joss)
 1961 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Postman
- The House with the Green Shutters (1961) ... Postman (as W.H.D. Joss)
 1960 Para Handy - Master Mariner (TV Series)
Mr. Swan
- The Prize Canary (1960) ... Mr. Swan (as W.H.D. Joss)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

W. D. Joss | W.D. Joss | W.H.D. Joss | WHD Joss | Willy Joss
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