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Alex McAvoy (1928–2005)


Alex McAvoy was born on March 10, 1928 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), Sunset Song (1971) and The Vital Spark (1959). He died on June 16, 2005 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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Known For

(1982)
Sunset Song Alec Mutch
(1972)
The Vital Spark Sunny Jim
(1965-1974)
Comedy Playhouse Jock / Sunny Jim
(1965-1969)

Filmography

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 2001 Strictly Sinatra
Aldo
 1999 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Well-dressed man
 1994 The Tales of Para Handy (TV Series)
Ichabod McGrain
- The Treasure Trove (1994) ... Ichabod McGrain
 1989 Venus Peter
Beadle
 1988 The Monkey's Paw (TV Movie)
Mr. White
 1988 The Bill (TV Series)
Brignell
- Trespasses (1988) ... Brignell
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
Trinkle kid
- Down Where the Buffalo Go (1988) ... Trinkle kid
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Joe Harper
- Portrait of Isa Mulvenny (1985) ... Joe Harper
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
Macintyre
- The Balance of Power (1984) ... Macintyre
 1983/II Pink Floyd: The Final Cut (Video short)
Father
 1983 Tucker's Luck (TV Series)
Mr. McPhee
- Paper (1983) ... Mr. McPhee
 1983 Pink Floyd: Not Now John (Video short)
Father
 1983/I Pink Floyd: The Final Cut (Video short)
Father (uncredited)
 1983 Pink Floyd: The Fletcher Memorial Home (Video short)
Father
 1983 Pink Floyd: The Gunner's Dream (Video short)
Father
 1982 Pink Floyd: The Wall
Teacher
 1980 The House with the Green Shutters (TV Movie)
Sandy Toddle
 1980 Square Mile of Murder (TV Series)
Mr. Huggins
- A Kiss, a Fond Embrace - Part 2 (1980) ... Mr. Huggins
 1978 Huntingtower (TV Series)
Laidlaw
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Laidlaw
 1978 The Standard (TV Series)
Lenny
- Houseparty at Kildun (1978) ... Lenny
 1965-1974 The Vital Spark (TV Series)
Sunny Jim
- The Wedding (1974) ... Sunny Jim
- Highland Voyage (1974) ... Sunny Jim
- Bad Luck Cargo (1974) ... Sunny Jim
- A Drop of the Real Stuff (1974) ... Sunny Jim
- The Quarrel (1974) ... Sunny Jim
 1974 Bonny! (TV Series)
Auld Jock / Toothy / Sir Hector
- The Show Must Go On! (1974) ... Auld Jock
- Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1974) ... Auld Jock
- Keep the Crown in the Keep (1974) ... Auld Jock
- The Haunted Hotel (1974) ... Auld Jock
- The Detergent Is Urgent (1974) ... Auld Jock
 1974 The Haggard Falcon (TV Series)
Puddock
- The Tercel (1974) ... Puddock
- The Hare (1974) ... Puddock
- The Mermaid (1974) ... Puddock
- The Frog (1974) ... Puddock
 1972-1973 Dad's Army (TV Series)
the Sergeant
- We Know Our Onions (1973) ... the Sergeant
- If the Cap Fits.... (1972) ... the Sergeant
 1968-1972 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jock McMaster / Harry Wallis
- Old Lag (1972) ... Harry Wallis
- For Auld Lang Syne: Part 2 (1968) ... Jock McMaster
- For Auld Lang Syne: Part 1 (1968) ... Jock McMaster
 1972 The Massacre of Glencoe
Narrator
 1972 Sunset Song (TV Mini-Series)
Alec Mutch
- The Song (1972) ... Alec Mutch
- Harvest (1972) ... Alec Mutch
- Drilling (1972) ... Alec Mutch
- Ploughing (1972) ... Alec Mutch
- The Unfurrowed Field (1972) ... Alec Mutch
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Barman
- Good Morning, Yesterday! (1970) ... Barman
 1970 Brotherly Love
Andrew
 1969 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
Jock
- A Good Pull Up for Bentleys (1969) ... Jock
 1965-1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Jock / Sunny Jim
- As Good Cooks Go (1969) ... Jock
- The Vital Spark (1965) ... Sunny Jim
 1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Librarian
- The Greatest of These Is Charity (1969) ... Librarian
 1969 Scobie in September (TV Series)
Archie
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Archie
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Archie
 1968 The Gunpowder Plot (TV Movie documentary)
King James I
 1967 Did You See Una? (TV Movie)
 1965 For Whom the Bell Tolls (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Moon of May (1965) ... Soldier
 1964 Between the Lines (TV Series)
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Toni
- Diversion to Danger (1963) ... Toni
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Matthew Aloysius Cassidy
- Storm in a Teacup (1962) ... Matthew Aloysius Cassidy
 1961 No Thoroughfare (TV Movie)
Pate Carnegie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Jacob in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat," in an Young Vic Production at the RoundHouse Theatre in London, England with Peter Reeves, Gary Bond (played Joseph), Joan Heal (played Jacob's wife/Potiphar's wife), Riggs O'Hara, Ian Trigger, Ian Charleson (played Gad), Jeremy ... See more »
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Trivia:

Best remembered as the abusive schoolmaster ("If you don't eat your meat, you can't have any pudding!") in Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982). He also appeared in videos for Pink Floyd's followup album, The Final Cut.

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