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Compton MacKenzie (1883–1972)

Compton MacKenzie was born on January 17, 1883 in West Hartlepool, England as Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie. He was a writer and actor, known for Monarch of the Glen (2000), Whisky Galore (1949) and Sylvia Scarlett (1936). He was married to Lillian McSween, Christine McSween and Faith Stone. He died on November 30, 1972 in Edinburgh, Scotland. See full bio »

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Known For

Monarch of the Glen
(2000-2005)
Whisky Galore
Whisky Galore Writer
(1949)
Sylvia Scarlett
(1936)
The Ballet Girl
(1916)

Filmography

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  Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (inspired by "Highland" novels - 57 episodes, 2000 - 2005) ("Highland" novels - 7 episodes, 2000 - 2003)
- Episode #7.6 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.5 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.4 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.3 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.2 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
 1969 Sinister Street (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Parti-Coloured Years (1969) ... (novel)
 1958 Mad Little Island (novel)
 1949 Whisky Galore (novel - as Compton Mackenzie) / (screenplay - as Compton Mackenzie)
 1946 Carnival (novel)
 1936 Sylvia Scarlett (novel - as Compton Mac Kenzie)
 1931 Dance Pretty Lady (novel "Carnival")
 1922 Sinister Street (novel)
 1916 The Ballet Girl (adaptation) / (novel "Carnival")
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 1966 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- The Legend of Theseus: Part 2 - The Labyrinth (1966) ... Storyteller (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
- The Legend of Theseus: Part 1 - Return to Attica (1966) ... Storyteller (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
- The Legend of Perseus: Part 3 - Andromeda and the Sea Monster (1966) ... Storyteller (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
- The Legend of Perseus: Part 2 - The Head of Medusa (1966) ... Storyteller (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
- The Legend of Perseus: Part 1 - The Sword, the Shield, and the Sandals (1966) ... Storyteller (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime
Sir Robert Dysart
 1949 Whisky Galore
Captain Buncher (as Compton Mackenzie)
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 1966 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.7 (1966) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1966 Late Show London (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.26 (1966) ... Himself
 1962 Face to Face (TV Series)
Himself
- Sir Compton Mackenzie (1962) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1959 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #7.15 (1959) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1956-1958 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Bransby Williams (1958) ... Himself
- Compton Mackenzie (1956) ... Himself
 1957 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series)
Himself - Robert Service interviewer / Himself
- S (1957) ... Himself - Robert Service interviewer (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
- M (1957) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
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 1991 Distilling Whisky Galore! (TV Movie documentary)
Himself / Captain Buncher (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Musical Chairs," performed at the Criterion Theatre in London, England, with John Gielgud, Carol Goodner, Frank Vosper and Finlay Currie in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Compton Mac Kenzie | Sir Compton MacKenzie | Compton Mackenzie | Sir Compton Mackenzie
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Trivia:

Son of stage actors Edward Compton (d. 1918) and Virginia Bateman (d. 1940). Brother of actresses Fay Compton and Viola Compton and Francis Compton. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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