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Robert David MacDonald (1929–2004)

Robert David MacDonald was born on August 27, 1929 in Elgin, Inverness Shire, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Shallow Grave (1994), The House of Bernarda Alba (1991) and Paris by Night (1988). He died on May 19, 2004. See full bio »


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Shallow Grave
Shallow Grave Lumsden
Paris by Night
Paris by Night Sir Arthur Sanderson
ITV Play of the Week


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 1998 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Bast
- Briefs Trooping Gaily (1998) ... Mr. Justice Bast
 1996 Madson (TV Series)
Judge Haldane
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Judge Haldane
 1996 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Jack Milne
- A Simple Operation (1996) ... Jack Milne (as Robert David McDonald)
 1994 Taggart (TV Series)
The Principal
- Secrets (1994) ... The Principal
 1993 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Academician
 1988 Paris by Night
Sir Arthur Sanderson
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 1991 The House of Bernarda Alba (TV Movie)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (english adaptation - 1 episode)
- War and Peace (1963) ... (english adaptation)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed and co-wrote with Chase, the play, "No Orchids for Miss Blandish", at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland with Ciarán Hinds, Pierce Brosnan OBE, Sian Thomas and Garry Cooper. See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert David McDonald

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He and the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre were awarded the 1982 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for the Special Award of 1981.

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