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Phil McCall (I) (1925–2002)

Phil McCall was born on November 26, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Breaking the Waves (1996), Postmortem (1998) and Ring of Bright Water (1969). He was married to Katherine McCall. He died on January 29, 2002 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. See full bio »

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 2001 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Tosh MacKellan
- Episode #2.4 (2001) ... Tosh MacKellan
 2000 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jock Connelly
- Episode #4.2 (2000) ... Jock Connelly
 2000 Taggart (TV Series)
Benjy Greer
- Ghost Rider (2000) ... Benjy Greer
 1999 Life Support (TV Series)
Reg Larkman
- The Price of Love (1999) ... Reg Larkman
 1998/I Postmortem
George Statler - Sr.
 1996 Breaking the Waves
Grandfather
 1994 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Mr. Strickland
- Stolen Lives (1994) ... Mr. Strickland
 1990 Crossing the Line
Sandy the Chemist
 1990 Silent Mouse (TV Movie)
Patter Nostler
 1974-1989 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Cyril Partridge / George Farmer
- Episode #1.3002 (1989) ... Cyril Partridge
- Episode #1.3001 (1989) ... Cyril Partridge
- Episode #1.1406 (1974) ... George Farmer
 1989 Snakes and Ladders (TV Series)
Gavin's Dad
 1989 The Justice Game (TV Series)
Chief Inspector McManus
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Chief Inspector McManus
 1989 Shadow of the Noose (TV Mini-Series)
Jackson, Judge's clerk / Jackson, Judge's Clerk
- Gone for a Soldier (1989) ... Jackson, Judge's clerk
- An Alien Shore (1989) ... Jackson, Judge's Clerk
 1989 High Street Blues (TV Series)
Charlie McFee
- Reach for the Ceiling (1989) ... Charlie McFee
- Hang 'Em High (1989) ... Charlie McFee
- Matters of Conscience (1989) ... Charlie McFee
- The Gathering of the Clans (1989) ... Charlie McFee
- The Bells, the Bells (1989) ... Charlie McFee
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series)
Victor Blair
- Room for One More (1988) ... Victor Blair
 1987 You Must Be the Husband (TV Series)
Car Salesman
- West of Swansea (1987) ... Car Salesman
 1987 Flying Lady (TV Series)
Ernie Small
- A Winter's Tale (1987) ... Ernie Small
 1986 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Mac
- The Prizefighter (1986) ... Mac
 1986 Casualty (TV Series)
Starchy Harris
- Gas (1986) ... Starchy Harris
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Harold
- Tranmere Dan and Tokyo Joe (1986) ... Harold
 1979-1985 Minder (TV Series)
Scotch Harry
- The Return of the Invincible Man (1985) ... Scotch Harry
- The Smaller They Are... (1979) ... Scotch Harry
 1984-1985 Bottle Boys (TV Series)
Jock Collins
- The Milk Cup Runneth Over (1985) ... Jock Collins
- I Love Paris (1985) ... Jock Collins
- High Noon (1985) ... Jock Collins
- If the Cap Fits (1985) ... Jock Collins
- Out of the Frying Pan (1985) ... Jock Collins
 1985 Brookside (TV Series)
Archie Rivers
- How Much? (1985) ... Archie Rivers
 1985 Brigadista (TV Movie)
Bob
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie)
Gnicche
 1984 Murder Not Proven? (TV Series)
Archibald Whyte
- Open Season (1984) ... Archibald Whyte
 1983 Skorpion (TV Mini-Series)
Station master
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Station master
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Station master
 1982 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Jock McClusky
- Sweet F.A. (1982) ... Jock McClusky
 1982 King's Royal (TV Series)
McEwan
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... McEwan
 1981 Strangers (TV Series)
Fred
- The Flowers of Edinburgh (1981) ... Fred
 1980 Screenplay (TV Series)
Bert
- The Zoo (1980) ... Bert
 1980 Square Mile of Murder (TV Series)
McCallum
- The Trials of Oscar Slater (1980) ... McCallum
 1979-1980 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series)
Det.-Sgt. Dickson
- If You Can't Join 'Em Beat 'Em (1980) ... Det.-Sgt. Dickson
- Stuff Me a Flamingo (1980) ... Det.-Sgt. Dickson
- The Moon Shines Bright on Charlie Endell (1979) ... Det.-Sgt. Dickson
- Slaughter on Piano Street (1979) ... Det.-Sgt. Dickson
- Glasgow Belongs to Me (1979) ... Det.-Sgt. Dickson
 1980 Bull Week (TV Mini-Series)
Alick
- Saturday (1980) ... Alick
- Friday (1980) ... Alick
- Thursday (1980) ... Alick
- Wednesday (1980) ... Alick
- Tuesday (1980) ... Alick
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Bondera
- The Murder Machine (1980) ... Bondera
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Inglesby
- The Case of Cruelty to Prawns (1979) ... Inglesby
 1971-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Handy Andy / Jock / Electricity man / ...
- Ploughman's Share (1979) ... Handy Andy
- One Bummer Newsday (1978) ... Jock
- The Thin End of the Wedge (1977) ... Electricity man
- Just Another Saturday (1975) ... Joe
- Orkney (1971) ... Missionary
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ernest
- Night People (1978) ... Ernest
 1978 Rosie (TV Series)
Drunk on Roof
- Our Intrepid Birdmen (1978) ... Drunk on Roof
 1978 The Standard (TV Series)
Tory Gillies
- Houseparty at Kildun (1978) ... Tory Gillies
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series)
Tom Fraser
- The Inheritance (1977) ... Tom Fraser
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Series)
Gus Lynch
- Revisions (1976) ... Gus Lynch
 1976 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Angus
- Reunion (1976) ... Angus
 1976 Nosey Dobson
Frank
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series)
Pharic McPhee
- Workhorse (1975) ... Pharic McPhee
 1975 Five Red Herrings (TV Mini-Series)
Clarence Gordon
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Clarence Gordon
 1973-1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Hamish Carse / 'Weasel' Willows
- Creatures in a Private Zoo (1975) ... Hamish Carse
- The Running Man (1973) ... 'Weasel' Willows
 1974 The Vital Spark (TV Series)
Mccutcheon
- A Drop of the Real Stuff (1974) ... Mccutcheon
 1974 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series)
Glaswegian
- One for the Road (1974) ... Glaswegian
 1972-1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Roper / Jimmie Boyd
- Night-Watch (1973) ... Jimmie Boyd
 1973 The Dragon's Opponent (TV Series)
Jock
- The Battle (1973) ... Jock
 1973 The New Road (TV Series)
Innkeeper
- The Big One (1973) ... Innkeeper
 1972-1973 Adam Smith (TV Series)
Alex Houston
- Episode #2.27 (1973) ... Alex Houston
- Episode #2.26 (1973) ... Alex Houston
- Episode #2.17 (1973) ... Alex Houston
- Episode #2.16 (1973) ... Alex Houston
- Episode #2.14 (1972) ... Alex Houston
 1971 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Arthur Brady
- The Short Price Premium (1971) ... Arthur Brady
 1965-1970 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
McGlusky / Angus McGregor / Jamie Jardine / ...
- Dust (1970) ... McGlusky
- The Honeypot (1970) ... Angus McGregor
- The Evangelist (1969) ... Jamie Jardine
- The Cheats (1968) ... Duggie Stule
- Free Medicine (1966) ... McIntosh
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Shopkeeper
- Good Morning, Yesterday! (1970) ... Shopkeeper
 1969-1970 The Borderers (TV Series)
Grimslaw / Davie
- Survival Day (1970) ... Grimslaw
- Bloodfeud (1969) ... Davie (as Philip McCall)
 1968-1969 Detective (TV Series)
Wee Archie / Snatcher
- The Singing Sands (1969) ... Wee Archie
- Cork on the Water (1968) ... Snatcher
 1969 Ring of Bright Water
Frank
 1967-1968 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Wal Mason / Gillespie
- A Man Takes a Drink (1967) ... Gillespie
 1967-1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Jimmy McIntyre / Driver
- Stop It, You're Breaking My Heart (1968) ... Jimmy McIntyre
- Think Big (1967) ... Driver
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Beex
- A Black Candle for Mrs Gogarty (1967) ... Beex
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Jack Mays / Editor / Mr. McIvor / ...
- The Pirate Cut (1966) ... Editor
- I (1966) ... Mr. McIvor
- The Time Wasters (1966) ... McCafferty
- The Key to It All (1966) ... Jack Mays
- Time for a Protest (1966) ... Jack Mays
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Willie
- The Fanatics (1965) ... Willie
 1963 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
 1959 Sunday's Child (TV Series)
Reporter
- The Star (1959) ... Reporter (as Philip McCall)
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TV adverts for Knorr stock cubes, using the catchphrase "Pea and ham soup from a chicken, now that's clever", in the early 1980s.

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Known for his catchphrase, "Pea and ham soup from a chicken, now that's clever", which became famous when the Knorr stock cube commercials were broadcast in the early 1980s in the UK.

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