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James McKechnie (I) (1911–1964)

James McKechnie was born on April 8, 1911 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), The Eye & the Ear (1945) and Scott of the Antarctic (1948). He was married to Mary Ross. He died on May 7, 1964 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 53) in London, England, UK

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 1956 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Robin Oig Macgregor
 1956 A Short Vision (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1955 St. Ives (TV Series)
- Journey's End (1955) ... Dalmahoy
 1955 Terminus (TV Series)
- Trial Balance (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Big Fish and the Little Fish (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- More Than You Know (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Driving Seat (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- Hour of Decision (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
 1952 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Narrator / Duncan Dhu Maclaren / John Breck / ...
- Back to Shaws (1952) ... Narrator
- The Quarrel (1952) ... Duncan Dhu Maclaren / Narrator
- The Flight in the Heather (1952) ... John Breck / Narrator
- Red Fox (1952) ... Beggar / Narrator
- The Brig Covenant (1952) ... Riach / Narrator
 1951 A Story of Achievement (Documentary)
Commentator (voice)
 1950 Madeleine
Speaker of Commentary (uncredited)
 1949 The Ship (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1949 No Way Back
Radio Announcer (voice)
 1948 Bond Street
Inspector Yarrow
 1946 The Years Between
Richard Llewellyn
 1945 A City Reborn (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1945 The Eye & the Ear (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Second Centurion
 1945 The Girl of the Canal
 1945 A Farm Is Reclaimed (Short)
Farmer (voice)
 1944 Two Thousand Women
Jimmy Moore
 1943 San Demetrio London
On Board M.V. San Demetrio: Deckhand
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played the Mock Turtle in the Caedmon audio version of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland".

Alternate Names:

James Mc Kechnie

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