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Norman Macowan (1877–1961)

Norman Macowan was born on January 2, 1877 in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for The City of the Dead (1960), Whisky Galore (1949) and The Boy and the Bridge (1959). He was married to Violet Stephenson. He died on December 31, 1961 in Hastings, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1960 Kidnapped
Tinker (as Norman MacOwan)
 1959 The Battle of the Sexes
Jock Munro
 1959 The Boy and the Bridge
Tugboat Engineer
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
- The Unwelcome Stranger (1959) ... Andreas
 1958 Tread Softly Stranger
Danny (as Norman MacOwan)
 1958 Heart of a Child
 1957 Action of the Tiger
Trifon's Father (as Norman MacOwan)
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jasper MacGregor
- My Heart's in the Highlands (1957) ... Jasper MacGregor
 1956 X: The Unknown
Old Tom
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Reform Club Member (uncredited)
 1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Tom the Gatekeeper
- The Coming of Robin Hood (1955) ... Tom the Gatekeeper
 1955 Footsteps in the Fog
 1955 Where There's a Will
 1953 Scotch on the Rocks
John Rorie
 1952 Castle in the Air
 1952 The Promoter
Simeon (uncredited)
 1951 Valley of the Eagles
McTavis, ferry pilot (as Norman MacOwan)
 1951 The Dark Light
 1950 Help Yourself (Short)
Elderly husband
 1949 Whisky Galore
Captain MacPhee (as Norman MacOwan)
 1946 Second Chance (TV Movie)
John Macadam
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Other Works:

Glorious Morning (1938). Drama. Written by Norman MacOwan. Directed by Oscar Hammerstein II. Mansfield Theatre: 26 Nov 1938- Dec 1938 (closing date unknown/9 performances). Cast: Arling Alcine (as "An Officer"), Vera Allen, Lee Baker, John Balmer, St. Clair Bayfield (as "Rutzstein"), Donald Campbell, Herschel Cropper, Jeanne ... See more »

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Norman MacOwan

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Scottish stage and screen character actor, as well as playwright.

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