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One of 4 brothers born in the tough Gorbals section of Glasgow, Jimmy Boyle was was one of Britain's most wanted criminals by his early twenties. He was arrested for murder in 1967 and sentenced to life imprisonment, and became the country's most notorious prisoner. Paroled in 1982 from prison, he turned his life around amazingly. He is now a ... See full bio »

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World in Action Self - Prisoner


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 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Pinkypoo (voice)
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 1981 A Sense of Freedom (book "A Sense of Freedom")
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 2006 Bucht der Milliardäre (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 The Media Show (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #6.14 (1990) ... Self
 1985 Did You See..? (TV Series)
- Episode #6.18 (1985) ... Self
 1985 Open to Question (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1985) ... Self
 1980 Chance, History, Art... (Documentary)
 1974 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
Self - Prisoner
- The Special Unit (1974) ... Self - Prisoner
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 2012 Watching Ourselves: 60 Years of Television in Scotland (TV Series documentary)
- Other Lives (2012) ... Self

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