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Alex Norton was born on January 27, 1950 in Glasgow, Scotland as Alexander Hugh Norton. He is an actor and writer, known for Braveheart (1995), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). He has been married to Sally Kinghorn since December 17, 2001. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

Braveheart
Braveheart Bride's Father
(1995)
Taggart
Taggart DCI Matt Burke / DCI Matthew Burke / George Bryce
(1986-2010)
Patriot Games
Patriot Games Dennis Cooley
(1992)

Filmography

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 2016 Two Doors Down (TV Series)
Eric
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Eric
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Eric
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Eric
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... Eric
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Eric
 2015 Wiedzmin 3 : Dziki Gon - Serca z kamienia (Video Game)
Gaunter O'Dim (English version, voice)
 2015 Mountain Goats (TV Series)
Ken
- Famous (2015) ... Ken
 2014 Woolly and Tig (TV Series)
Grandad
- Christmas Magic (2014) ... Grandad
 2014 Bob Servant (TV Mini-Series)
Hendo
- Court (2014) ... Hendo
- The Van (2014) ... Hendo
 2014 Shetland (TV Series)
Cameron Watt
- Dead Water: Part 2 (2014) ... Cameron Watt
- Dead Water: Part 1 (2014) ... Cameron Watt
 2014 Silent Witness (TV Series)
David Preston
- Commodity: Part 2 (2014) ... David Preston
- Commodity: Part 1 (2014) ... David Preston
 2013 Two Doors Down (TV Movie)
Eric
 2013 Underdogs
Gregor (English version, voice)
 2013 Bob Servant Independent (TV Mini-Series)
Hendo
- Election Day (2013) ... Hendo
 2012 Sir Billi
Butler / Baron McToff (voice)
 2011 Wiedzmin 2: Zabójcy królów (Video Game)
Additional Voices (English version, voice)
 2008 Glendogie Bogey (TV Movie)
Thurston McCondry (voice)
 2008 Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Video Game) (voice)
 2006 Medieval II: Total War (Video Game) (voice)
 2003 Billy Bongo (Short)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Video Game) (PS2) (voice)
 2001 Murphy's Law (TV Movie)
Murdoch
 2001 The Bill (TV Series)
Terry Barlow
- Suffer the Little Children (2001) ... Terry Barlow
 2001 The Fabulous Bagel Boys (TV Movie)
Lionel Rose
 2000 Beautiful Creatures
Det Insp Hepburn
 2000 Complicity
Kenny Garnet
 1999 Extremely Dangerous (TV Mini-Series)
DCS Wallace
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... DCS Wallace
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... DCS Wallace
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... DCS Wallace
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... DCS Wallace
 1988-1999 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Alec / Dodie
- Heat (1999) ... Alec
- Seasonal Greet (1988) ... Dodie
 1998 Little Voice
Bunnie Morris
 1998 Orphans
Hanson
 1998 Les Misérables
General
 1997 Deacon Brodie (TV Movie)
Alisdair Gilzean
 1997 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Col Jim Walker
- Chain of Command (1997) ... Col Jim Walker
 1997 Turning World (TV Series)
Barry
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Barry
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Barry
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Barry
 1996 The Crow Road (TV Mini-Series)
Lachlan Watt
- Rory (1996) ... Lachlan Watt
- Fergus (1996) ... Lachlan Watt
- Kenneth (1996) ... Lachlan Watt
- Prentice (1996) ... Lachlan Watt
 1995 Braveheart
Bride's Father
 1995 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series)
Duncan Soutar
- West Coast Story (1995) ... Duncan Soutar
 1995 Bad Boys (TV Series)
Malky Mulherron
 1994 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
Harding
 1994 The Lifeboat (TV Series)
 1994 Headhunters (TV Series)
Sammy
- Right as Rain (1994) ... Sammy
 1994 The High Life (TV Series)
Hal
- Pilot (1994) ... Hal
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Dan Gibbons
- Down Among the Big Boys (1993) ... Dan Gibbons
 1993 Comics (TV Series)
Haggis
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Haggis
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Haggis
 1993 The Chief (TV Series)
Gordon Mackie
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... Gordon Mackie
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Murray McNally
- The Colour of Mary (1993) ... Murray McNally
 1992 An Ungentlemanly Act (TV Movie)
Chief of Police Ronnie Lamb
 1992 Patriot Games
Dennis Cooley
 1991 Under Suspicion
Prosecuting Lawyer
 1991 Robin Hood
Harry
 1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie)
Dr. Andreyev
 1991 4 Play (TV Series)
Dick Smith
- Say Hello to the Real Dr. Snide (1991) ... Dick Smith
 1990 White Hunter Black Heart
Zibelinsky
 1989 Countdown to War (TV Movie)
Stalin
 1989 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Angus
- A1 Rain Dancer (1989) ... Angus
 1989 Albert and the Lion (TV Movie)
Inspector Campbell
 1989 Scandal
Detective Inspector
 1988-1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Tommy / Des Organ
- Leaving (1989) ... Tommy
- Lucky Sunil (1988) ... Des Organ
 1988 The Campbells (TV Series)
Sheriff Black
- The Sentence of the Court (1988) ... Sheriff Black
- Homeward Bound (1988) ... Sheriff Black
 1988 The One Game (TV Mini-Series)
The Conjuror
- Monday (1988) ... The Conjuror
- Sunday (1988) ... The Conjuror
- Saturday (1988) ... The Conjuror
 1987 Hidden City
Hillcombe
 1986 Comrades
Diorama Showman / Lanternist / Laughing Cavalier / ...
 1985 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Ian Doward
- We Are the People (1985) ... Ian Doward
 1984 Comfort and Joy
Trevor
 1978-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Joe McGoldrick / Dr. Allan
- Big Deal: Part 1 (1984) ... Joe McGoldrick
- Common Sense: Part 1 (1978) ... Dr. Allan
 1983 Every Picture Tells a Story
William Scott Sr.
 1983 No Excuses (TV Series)
Howard
- They're Onto Us (1983) ... Howard
- Little Actress (1983) ... Howard
 1983 Local Hero
Watt
 1983 Dead on Time (Short)
Foreigner
 1982 Scotch Myths (Documentary)
Various
 1982 Fame Is the Spur (TV Mini-Series)
Keir Hardie
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Keir Hardie
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Keir Hardie
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Max Beerbohm
- Aubrey (1982) ... Max Beerbohm
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series)
Acupuncturist
- Nice People Die in Bed (1981) ... Acupuncturist
 1981 Strangers (TV Series)
Cooper
- A Dear Green Place (1981) ... Cooper
 1980 Gregory's Girl
Alec
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Captain Cranstoun / William Cranstoun
- Mary Blandy: Part 6 (1980) ... Captain Cranstoun
- Mary Blandy: Part 4 (1980) ... Captain Cranstoun
- Mary Blandy: Part 2 (1980) ... Captain Cranstoun
 1979 A Sense of Freedom
Malkie
 1979 The Mourning Brooch (TV Series)
Hughie
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Hughie
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Donald
- The Case of Cruelty to Prawns (1979) ... Donald
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Gibson
- Hard Men (1978) ... Gibson
 1971-1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
John / 7:84 Company - Lord Vat / Singer etc / ...
- The Thin End of the Wedge (1977) ... John
- The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil (1974) ... 7:84 Company - Lord Vat / Singer etc
- Michael Regan (1971) ... Jerry's mate
 1973 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Lane
- The Killing (1973) ... Lane
 1973 Scotch on the Rocks (TV Series)
Chappie Chapman
- Phase 3 (1973) ... Chappie Chapman
- Phase 1 (1973) ... Chappie Chapman
 1973 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Adam
- Four Walls (1973) ... Adam
 1965-1970 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Alister Daker / Alex Milne / Butcher's boy / ...
- A Question of Values (1970) ... Alister Daker
- A Penny Saved (1967) ... Alex Milne
- A Woman's Work (1965) ... Butcher's boy
- Another Opinion (1965) ... Boy
- Devils Dozens (1965) ... Tommy
 1969 The Borderers (TV Series)
Sawney Johnstone
- Justice (1969) ... Sawney Johnstone
 1967-1968 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Benny / Willie
- Better Dead Than Alive (1967) ... Willie
 1967 The Hunch
Ian
 1966-1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Alec Brown / Bob McCall / Fisher / ...
- Another School of Thought (1967) ... Alec Brown
- Song of McCall (1966) ... Bob McCall
- Mates (1966) ... Fisher
- Live Like a Man (1966) ... Davy Murchie
- With Luv from Rosie (1966) ... Macrae
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He directed Tony Roper and David Anderson's musical, "Talk of the Steamie", at the Greenwich Theatre in London, England with Julia McCarthy, Judy Sweeney, Emma Dingwall, Myra McFadyen and Graham De Banzie in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

Met his wife Sally Kinghorn on the set of a BBC Schools series in the 1970s. They now have three sons, Jock, 16, Rory, 15, and Jamie, 8. See more »

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