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Kenneth MacDonald (II) (1950–2001)


Born in Manchester, England in 1950, Kenneth MacDonald became one of British television's most appealing character actors in a career that spanned a quarter of a century. But his greatest claim to fame was in the role of the publican, "Mike Fisher," in the hugely successful sitcom series, "Only Fools and Horses," which ran for 15 years, 1981-1996.... See full bio »

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(age 50) in Hawaii, USA

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(1983-2001)
It Ain't Half Hot Mum Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
(1974-1981)
(1997)
Crocodile Shoes II D.I. McClusky
(1996)

Filmography

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 2001 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Neil Jones
- Episode #12.4 (2001) ... Neil Jones
 2001/I Dream
Pete
 2001 Merseybeat (TV Series)
Rob Eliot
- Dead Time (2001) ... Rob Eliot
 2001 Time Gentlemen Please (TV Series)
Ms. Jackson's Minder
- All the World's a Stag (2001) ... Ms. Jackson's Minder
 2000 The Sins (TV Mini-Series)
Oy
- Sloth (2000) ... Oy
- Anger (2000) ... Oy
- Greed (2000) ... Oy
- Envy (2000) ... Oy
- Lust (2000) ... Oy
 2000 Heartburn Hotel (TV Series)
O'Hare
- Siege (2000) ... O'Hare (as Kenneth Macdonald)
 2000 Cor, Blimey! (TV Movie)
Eddie
 2000 The Boss (TV Series)
Ian Kopas
- Greyhound Day (2000) ... Ian Kopas
 2000 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Alf Wolstenholm
- Laurels Are Poison (2000) ... Alf Wolstenholm
 1999 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Littimer
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Littimer
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Littimer
 1999 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Mr. Jones
- Something Fishie (1999) ... Mr. Jones
 1998 A Rather English Marriage (TV Movie)
Barman
 1997 Touching Evil (TV Series)
Cyril
- Deadly Web: Part 1 (1997) ... Cyril
- Killing with Kindness: Part 2 (1997) ... Cyril
- Through the Clouds: Part 2 (1997) ... Cyril
- Through the Clouds: Part 1 (1997) ... Cyril
 1997 My Night with Reg
Benny
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Graham Francis
- A Policeman's Lot (1997) ... Graham Francis
 1983-1996 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Mike Fisher
- Time on Our Hands (1996) ... Mike Fisher (as Kenneth Macdonald)
- Modern Men (1996) ... Mike Fisher (as Kenneth Macdonald)
- Heroes and Villains (1996) ... Mike Fisher (as Kenneth Macdonald)
- Fatal Extraction (1993) ... Mike Fisher
- Mother Nature's Son (1992) ... Mike Fisher
 1996 The Thin Blue Line (TV Series)
Nightclub Manager
- The Green Eyed Monster (1996) ... Nightclub Manager
 1996 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Inspector Jennings
- Old Friends (1996) ... Inspector Jennings
 1996 Crocodile Shoes II (TV Mini-Series)
D.I. McClusky
- Boom (1996) ... D.I. McClusky
- Answered Prayers (1996) ... D.I. McClusky
- Troubled Man (1996) ... D.I. McClusky
- Country Boy (1996) ... D.I. McClusky
 1996 No Bananas (TV Mini-Series)
Foreman
- Dunkirk (1996) ... Foreman
 1994 Capital Lives (TV Series)
Governor
- Joan (1994) ... Governor
 1992 Surgical Spirit (TV Series)
Clifford
- The Fence (1992) ... Clifford
 1992 Press Gang (TV Series)
Marvin Bixby
- Love and War (1992) ... Marvin Bixby
 1991 About Face (TV Series)
Customs supervisor
- Monkey Business (1991) ... Customs supervisor
 1987-1990 Boon (TV Series)
Arthur Dixon, RSPCA Officer / Moses Wilson
- Burning Ambition (1990) ... Arthur Dixon, RSPCA Officer
- Fiddler Under the Roof (1987) ... Moses Wilson
 1990 Chain (TV Mini-Series)
Hickman
- Lennox (1990) ... Hickman
 1988 Brush Strokes (TV Series)
Reg
- Episode #4.4 (1988) ... Reg
 1987 One by One (TV Series)
Sergeant Barnes
- Remember the Humble Guinea-Pig (1987) ... Sergeant Barnes
 1985 Silas Marner (TV Movie)
Bryce
 1985 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Spiv 1
- Love Is Blind (1985) ... Spiv 1
 1984 Tenko (TV Series)
Corporal
- Episode #3.7 (1984) ... Corporal
 1984 Singleton's Pluck
Peter Armitage
 1983 Farmers Arms (TV Movie)
Alvin
 1983 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
Ship Crew Member
- Episode #5.3 (1983) ... Ship Crew Member
 1983 The All Electric Amusement Arcade (TV Series)
Cllr. Hogan
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Cllr. Hogan
 1974-1981 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
- The Last Roll Call (1981) ... Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
- The Long Road Home (1981) ... Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
- Never the Twain Shall Meet (1981) ... Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
- The Last Warrior (1981) ... Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
- Aquastars (1981) ... Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
 1980-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Albie Warren / Bar Steward
- The Day War Broke Out (1981) ... Albie Warren
- Games Without Frontiers (1980) ... Bar Steward
 1980 Breaking Glass
Security Man
 1975-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
The School Teacher / John
- Chance of a Lifetime (1980) ... The School Teacher
- Keep an Eye on Albert (1975) ... John
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Policeman
- Five Fall Into Adventure: Part 2 (1979) ... Policeman (credit only)
- Five Fall Into Adventure: Part 1 (1979) ... Policeman
 1977-1979 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.2 (1979)
- Episode #16.8 (1977)
- Episode #16.4 (1977)
 1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah (TV Series)
Space Hen
- In Orbit (1978) ... Space Hen (voice)
 1977 Dad's Army (TV Series)
the Army Sergeant
- Number Engaged (1977) ... the Army Sergeant
 1975 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Mechanic
- Forked Lightning (1975) ... Mechanic
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Soldier
 1974 Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (TV Series)
Buzz
 1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Len Fordham
- Routine (1973) ... Len Fordham
 1973 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mr. Worsley
- Episode #1.1280 (1973) ... Mr. Worsley
 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Benny
- Execution (1972) ... Benny
 1966 Billy Budd (TV Movie)
Red Whiskers
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Kevin Elyot's play, "My Night with Reg," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Anthony Calf, David Bamber, Joe Duttine, John Sessions, and Roger Frost in the cast. Roger Michell was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenneth Macdonald | Ken Macdonald

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Voted the runner up in a poll to decide who was TV's best pint-puller, coming behind Julie Goodyear, who played barmaid Bet Lynch in Coronation Street (1960). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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