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Duncan Macrae (I) (1905–1967)

Duncan Macrae was born on August 20, 1905 in Glasgow, Scotland as John Duncan Macrae. He was an actor, known for The Little Kidnappers (1953), Tunes of Glory (1960) and Casino Royale (1967). He died on March 23, 1967 in Glasgow. See full bio »


(age 61) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

The Little Kidnappers
The Little Kidnappers Jim MacKenzie, Granddaddy
Tunes of Glory
Tunes of Glory Pipe Major Maclean
Casino Royale
Casino Royale Inspector Mathis


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 1968 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia
Jock McCue
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Doctor / Napoleon Bonaparte
- Dance of the Dead (1967) ... Doctor / Napoleon Bonaparte (as Duncan MacRae)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
The Crocus
- A Black Candle for Mrs Gogarty (1967) ... The Crocus
 1967 Casino Royale
Inspector Mathis (as Duncan MaCrae)
 1966 Ransom for a Pretty Girl (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Andrew
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Sir Andrew
 1965 A Slight Case of... (TV Series)
- The Enemy Within (1965)
 1964-1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Cogger / Albert Cogger
- Laughing Gas (1965) ... Cogger
- A Call from Cogger (1964) ... Albert Cogger
 1964 What a Joy Ride (TV Movie)
 1964 They All Died Laughing
Dr. Brass
 1964 The Avengers (TV Series)
Brigadier General Sir Ian Stuart-Bollinger
- Esprit De Corps (1964) ... Brigadier General Sir Ian Stuart-Bollinger
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
- It's All Lovely (1963) ... Jamie (as Duncan MacRae)
 1963 Kidnapped (TV Mini-Series)
Ebenezer Balfour
- Back to Shaws (1963) ... Ebenezer Balfour
- The Flight in the Heather (1963) ... Ebenezer Balfour
- The House of Shaws (1963) ... Ebenezer Balfour
 1963 The Model Murder Case
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
- Impasse (1963) ... RAC Man
 1961 The Best of Enemies
Sgt. Trevethan
 1961 Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog
Sgt. Davie Maclean
 1960 Tunes of Glory
Pipe Major Maclean
 1960 Kidnapped
The Highlander
 1960 Lazarus (TV Movie)
Diego Spina
 1959-1960 Para Handy - Master Mariner (TV Series)
Para Handy
- The Marriage Market (1960) ... Para Handy
- Para Handy's Apprentice (1960) ... Para Handy
- The Prize Canary (1960) ... Para Handy
- A Happy New Year (1960) ... Para Handy
- Para Handy's Experiment (1959) ... Para Handy
 1959 The Vital Spark (TV Series)
Para Handy (1959-1960)
 1959 Our Man in Havana
 1959 The Bridal Path
H.Q. Police Sgt.
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1958 Mad Little Island
Duncan Ban
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
PC George Hanson
- Death Hangs on a Word (1958) ... PC George Hanson
 1957-1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Fergus Crampton / McCrimmon
- You Never Can Tell (1958) ... Fergus Crampton
- Mr. Bolfry (1957) ... McCrimmon
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Blind catechist
- Red Fox (1956) ... Blind catechist
 1955 Wee Geordie
 1953 The Little Kidnappers
Jim MacKenzie, Granddaddy
 1952 You're Only Young Twice
Prof. Hayman
 1950 Five Angles on Murder
Supt. Lodge
 1949 Whisky Galore
Angus MacCormac
 1947 The Brothers
John Macrae
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Other Works:

He acted in Moliere's plays, "The Miser" and "The Imaginary Invalid," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Lord Bernard Miles KBE, Patsy Rowlands, Daniel Thorndike, and Russell Hunter in the cast. Julius Gellner was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Duncan MaCrae | Duncan MacRae


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Tall, lantern-jawed Scottish character actor, who studied engineering at Glasgow University but failed to graduate. He was a teacher for twenty years, before entering the acting profession in the 1940's, with Glasgow's Citizens Theatre Company. Later became president of the Scottish branch of Equity. See more »


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