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Alex McCrindle (1911–1990)


Alex McCrindle was born on August 3, 1911 in Glasgow, Scotland as Alexander McCrindle. He was an actor and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Dark Island (1962) and Witch Wood (1964). He was married to Honor Arundel and Sandy . He died on April 20, 1990 in St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, England. See full bio »

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(1977)
The Dark Island Mr. Stewart
(1962)
Witch Wood Rev. Proudfoot
(1964)
(1981)

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 1988-1990 High Road (TV Series)
Bert
- Episode #1.726 (1990) ... Bert
- Episode #1.576 (1988) ... Bert
- Episode #1.574 (1988) ... Bert
 1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Man in Office
- Leaving (1989) ... Man in Office
 1988 Taggart (TV Series)
Tramp
- Dead Giveaway Part One (1988) ... Tramp
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
Wilf
- Normal Service (1988) ... Wilf
 1986 Comrades
Jailor
 1985 Samson and Delilah (Short)
Mr. Trevorrow
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Siberia Trainman
 1984 The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (TV Series)
Macbeth Bain
- March (1984) ... Macbeth Bain
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini Series)
Macdougal
- Prelude to War (1983) ... Macdougal
 1983 Flying Into the Wind (TV Movie)
The Tramp
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Old Man
- Tough, Mrs. Rudge (1982) ... Old Man
 1982 Cloud Howe (TV Series)
Old Leslie
- Nimbus (1982) ... Old Leslie
- Stratus (1982) ... Old Leslie
- Cumulus (1982) ... Old Leslie
- Cirrus (1982) ... Old Leslie
 1981 Eye of the Needle
Tom
 1980 Mackenzie (TV Series)
Bill Campbell
- Marriage Value (1980) ... Bill Campbell
- Preliminary Enquiries (1980) ... Bill Campbell
 1980 Sounding Brass (TV Series)
Mr. Mackenzie / Mr. MacKenzie
- H.G. and the Exploding Orange (1980) ... Mr. MacKenzie
- H.G. and the Takeover Bid (1980) ... Mr. Mackenzie
- H.G. and the Battle of Waterloo (1980) ... Mr. Mackenzie
- H.G. and the Hundred Years (1980) ... Mr. Mackenzie
- H.G. and the Whit Marches (1980) ... Mr. Mackenzie
 1978-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Father / Tam
- Degree of Uncertainty (1979) ... Father
- Donal and Sally (1978) ... Tam
 1979 Dick Turpin (TV Series)
Dr Hector Andrews
- Swiftnick (1979) ... Dr Hector Andrews
 1978 The Peregrine Hunters
Hawkeye Brown
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Ewan Ross
- Fair Means and Fowl (1978) ... Ewan Ross
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
David
- You are My Heart's Delight (1978) ... David
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
General Dodonna
 1977 Once Upon a Union (TV Movie documentary)
Duke of Queensberry
 1976 Shadows (TV Series)
Mr. Campbell
- The Dark Streets of Kimball's Green (1976) ... Mr. Campbell
 1975 The Hill of the Red Fox (TV Mini Series)
Deckhand
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Deckhand
 1973-1974 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
MacGillivray / James Keenan
- The Thirteenth Man (1974) ... MacGillivray
- The Killing (1973) ... James Keenan
 1973 Adam Smith (TV Series)
Jimmy Black
- Episode #2.20 (1973) ... Jimmy Black
 1971-1973 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Shakespeare / Capt. McPhee
- Credit Where It's Due (1973) ... Shakespeare
- The Short Price Premium (1971) ... Capt. McPhee
 1963-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Hughie / Mr. Shiel / Arthur Hepburn / ...
- Pastures New (1969) ... Hughie
- The McTavish Bequest (1967) ... Mr. Shiel
- The Next Provost But One (1965) ... Arthur Hepburn
- The Doctor Cried (1964) ... Fairbairn
- The Face Saver (1963) ... Colin Bell
 1968 The Highland Jaunt (TV Movie)
Kingsburgh
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Lapraik
- The Devil's Piper (1968) ... Lapraik
 1968 The Flight of the Heron (TV Mini Series)
Keppoch
- Retreat (1968) ... Keppoch
- Escape (1968) ... Keppoch
 1966-1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Willie Sinclair
- Two by Two (1967) ... Willie Sinclair
- Another School of Thought (1967) ... Willie Sinclair
- Chris and the Wheelbarrow (1967) ... Willie Sinclair
- You Can Choose Your Friends (1967) ... Willie Sinclair
- Then There Were Nine (1967) ... Willie Sinclair
 1965 Buddenbrooks (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Gieseke
- Silent Night (1965) ... Dr. Gieseke
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Professor Emmett
- End Signal (1965) ... Professor Emmett
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Fergus MacLish
- The Golden Frog (1965) ... Fergus MacLish
 1965 The Brothers Karamazov (TV Mini Series)
Trifon Plastunov
- Witness (1965) ... Trifon Plastunov
- Parricide (1965) ... Trifon Plastunov
 1964 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Favourite Wins (1964) ... Doctor
 1964 Judith Paris (TV Mini Series)
Holroyd
- The Wheel Comes Full Circle (1964) ... Holroyd
 1964 Witch Wood (TV Series)
Rev. Proudfoot
- The Reckoning (1964) ... Rev. Proudfoot
- White Magic (1964) ... Rev. Proudfoot
- The Call (1964) ... Rev. Proudfoot
 1963 Kidnapped (TV Mini Series)
1st Crofter
- Red Fox (1963) ... 1st Crofter
 1962 The Dark Island (TV Series)
Mr. Stewart
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Mr. Stewart
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Mr. Stewart
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Mr. Stewart
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Mr. Stewart
 1962 The Master of Ballantrae (TV Series)
Captain Teach
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Captain Teach
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Captain Teach
 1960 Depth Charge
Skipper
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
Music critic
- Thirty Days to Die (1956) ... Music critic
 1955 Wee Geordie
Guard (uncredited)
 1954 Trouble in the Glen
Keegan
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Kelly
- The Ship's Doctor (1954) ... Kelly
 1953 The Little Kidnappers
The Minister (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Philibent / Mr. Poprad
- Holiday in Biarritz (1953) ... Philibent
- The Mayor of Torontal (1952) ... Mr. Poprad
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Scotsman
- All on a Summer's Day (1953) ... Scotsman
 1952 I Believe in You
Mr. Haines
 1951 I'll Never Forget You
James Boswell (uncredited)
 1939 The Switchback (TV Movie)
 1939 Death at Newtownstewart (TV Movie)
 1939 Rehearsal for a Drama (TV Movie)
Police-Surgeon Roberts
 1938 The Knight of the Burning Pestle (TV Movie)
George Greengoose (as Alex McGrindle)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie)
Sentry / A British Soldier
 1938 Juno and the Paycock (TV Movie)
A Sewing-Machine Man
 1938 Not According to Schedule (TV Short)
 1938 Who Killed Cock Robin? (TV Movie)
John Jessup
 1938 On the Spot (TV Movie)
Patrolman Ryan
 1938 The Seventh Man (TV Movie)
Daniel Cooney
 1937 The Ghost Train (TV Movie)
Jackson (as Alex McCringle)
 1937 Turn Round (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "The Crucible," at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch, England with Claire Lewis and John Watts in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex McCringle | Alex McGrindle

Spouse:

Honor Arundel  (her death) | See more »
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Trivia:

For his role in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), he was dubbed by Peter Hobbs. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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