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James MacPherson was born on March 18, 1960 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Taggart (1983), The Scots Detective (2000) and Hurricanes (1993). He has been married to Jacqueline since 1986. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2005 Summer Solstice (TV Movie)
 2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Ex-DCI Peter Marsden
- 053 (2002) ... Ex-DCI Peter Marsden
- 043 (2002) ... Ex-DCI Peter Marsden (as James Macpherson)
- 042 (2002) ... Ex-DCI Peter Marsden
- 029 (2002) ... Ex-DCI Peter Marsden
- 022 (2002) ... Ex-DCI Peter Marsden
 2002 King Jamie and the Angel (TV Mini-Series)
Esme Stuart (2002)
 2002 The Real Tartan Army (TV Series)
James Murray
- Black Watch (2002) ... James Murray
 2001 Doctors (TV Series)
Jeff Boyd
- Giving Up (2001) ... Jeff Boyd
 2000 The Scots Detective (TV Mini-Series)
D.I. Scott
- The Irish Are Coming (2000) ... D.I. Scott
- The Monstrous Regiment (2000) ... D.I. Scott
- The Scots Empire (2000) ... D.I. Scott
- Freedom Is a Noble Thing (2000) ... D.I. Scott
- Ane End to Ane Auld Sang (2000) ... D.I. Scott
 1994-1996 Hurricanes (TV Series)
- The Relegator (1996) ... (voice)
- The Masked Matador (1996) ... (voice)
- Daring Due (1996) ... (voice)
- Unpardonable (1996) ... (voice)
- One Million Years F.C. (1995) ... (voice)
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 2012 Crime Connections (TV Series documentary)
Himself / DCI Mike Jardine
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Himself / DCI Mike Jardine
 2009 The Hour (TV Series)
Himself (2010)
 2008 The Perfect TV Detective (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Taggart: 25 Years of Murder (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Scotland's New Year: A' the Best 1991 (TV Movie)
 1990 Win, Lose or Draw! (TV Series)
Himself - guest (1996)

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Other Works:

Two-person play, "Address Unknown", as part of the Glasgow Tron Theatre's 'Mayfesto' season. See more »

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12 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

James Macpherson

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Appeared in his last Taggart episode in 2001, after being forced to give up his acting due to a health condition which left his lungs spontaneously collapsing.

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