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Overview (3)

Born in Scotland, UK
Nickname Sandy
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alexander Morton became one of Scotland's most popular arch-villains when he was cast as Andy Semple in the long running soap opera Take the High Road.

Career highlights include the title role in Raindog Theatre's critically acclaimed Scots rendition of Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Robert Carlyle; R.P. McMurphy in One flew Over the Cuckoo's nest, also directed by Robert Carlyle.

In Nicholas Winding Refn's Valhalla Rising, he featured as Barde, the chieftain and temporary owner of One Eye (played by Mads Mikkelsen).

Has appeared with actor Clive Owen (Bourne Identity, Children of Men) in TV series Second Sight 1 & 2, and Mike Hodges films I'll Sleep when I'm dead, and Croupier.

Alexander recently played the Prince of Darkness in the Dracula-inspired Robert Forrest BBC radio play Voyage of the Demeter (2006). For BBC Radio he had the title role in Jekyll and Hyde, playing both parts. Also on radio, he was the first actor to play Inspector Rebus in the first adaptation of Ian Rankin's Rebus series of books.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The_Reformer

Trivia (7)

Has two grown up children called Kerry and Jamie.
Is the only actor to star in every episode of BBC's Monarch of the Glen (2000), starred as Golly Mackenzie.
A co-founder of Raindog Theatre Company in Glasgow.
Starred in Billy Connolly's first stage play.
Was the first actor to play Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus.
Venice Film Festival 2009, Toronto International Film Festival 2009, London Film Festival 2009 & International Film Festival 2009 - Screening of Nicholas Winding Refn's Valhalla Rising. [2009]
Kept his character's cap from Monarch of the Glen (2000).

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