John Rae (II) (1895–1977)

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John Rae was born on June 21, 1895 in Perth, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Kidnapped (1952), The Six Proud Walkers (1962) and Twelfth Night (1939). He died on June 4, 1977 in Hampstead, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Kidnapped Gillie / Old man / The Hawes Inn landlord
(1952)
(1962)
Twelfth Night Sea Captain
(1939)
Dr. Finlay's Casebook Substitute Sheriff / Ex-Provost Stewart / Ian Donaldson / Provost
(1963-1969)

Filmography

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 1976 Bouquet of Barbed Wire (TV Mini-Series)
Cassie's Father
- Diversions (1976) ... Cassie's Father
 1975 Romany Jones (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Learner Driver (1975) ... Doctor
 1974 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Campbell
- The Number of Our Days (1974) ... Dr. Campbell
- A Land of Hope and Glory (1974) ... Dr. Campbell
- The Powers That Be (1974) ... Dr. Campbell
 1974 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Ledbrook
- Adela (1974) ... Ledbrook
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Vicar
- Polly Put the Kettle On (1974) ... Vicar
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Prince Lyov
- The Secret War (1974) ... Prince Lyov
 1973 John Keats: His Life and Death
First Critic
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
Dr. McArdle
- The Silver Mask (1973) ... Dr. McArdle
 1973 Achilles Heel (TV Movie)
Mr. Bennett
 1973 Adam Smith (TV Series)
Mr. Bell
- Episode #2.25 (1973) ... Mr. Bell
- Episode #2.24 (1973) ... Mr. Bell
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Doctor
- Race for Power (1972) ... Doctor
 1972 Baffled! (TV Movie)
Theatre Doorman
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Billington
- George (1972) ... Mr. Justice Billington
 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Airline Doctor
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
Undertaker
- A Separate Peace (1971) ... Undertaker
 1970 Fragment of Fear
Uncle Stanley
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Alexander
- A Sentimental Journey (1970) ... Alexander
 1970 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Postmaster
- Keep Hoping (1970) ... Postmaster
 1970 A Present for Dickie (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Regina Versus Mini (1970) ... Magistrate
 1963-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Substitute Sheriff / Provost / Ex-Provost Stewart / ...
- Blood and State (1969) ... Substitute Sheriff
- Unfit to Marry (1967) ... Substitute Sheriff
- It's the System (1967) ... Substitute Sheriff
- Call in Cameron (1967) ... Substitute Sheriff
- For Services Rendered (1966) ... Provost
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Grandpa Smith
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Johnny Wilson
- My Bonnie Jean (1969) ... Johnny Wilson
 1968 Pere Goriot (TV Mini-Series)
Priest
- Father (1968) ... Priest
 1967 Mickey Dunne (TV Series)
Mr. Salter
- No Flowers by Request (1967) ... Mr. Salter
 1966 Fahrenheit 451
Book Person: 'Weir of Hermiston' (uncredited)
 1966 Crossroads (TV Series)
Titus Benson
- Episode #1.450 (1966) ... Titus Benson
- Episode #1.446 (1966) ... Titus Benson
- Episode #1.442 (1966) ... Titus Benson
- Episode #1.437 (1966) ... Titus Benson
 1966 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Kennedy
- Episode #1.82 (1966) ... Kennedy
- Episode #1.81 (1966) ... Kennedy
 1966 The Heart of Midlothian (TV Movie)
Judge
 1966 Morgan!
Judge
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Mr. Stanwick
- The Search (1966) ... Mr. Stanwick
 1965 Buddenbrooks (TV Mini-Series)
Herr Schwarzkopf
- Tony (1965) ... Herr Schwarzkopf
 1960-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Waterworks engineer / Defence counsel
- Their Obedient Servants (1965) ... Waterworks engineer
- House of Lies (1960) ... Defence counsel
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Dr. Alfred Leach
- The Bartlett Case (1965) ... Dr. Alfred Leach
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
Sir Gregory Devlin
- Pity About the Abbey (1965) ... Sir Gregory Devlin
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
The Pathologist
- The Alibi Man (1965) ... The Pathologist
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Sam
- The Man Who Fell Apart (1964) ... Sam
 1964 The Massingham Affair (TV Series)
The Judge
- The Finishing Touch (1964) ... The Judge
- A Tangle of Lies (1964) ... The Judge
 1964 Catch Hand (TV Series)
Reg Barton
- Five Per Cent of Trouble (1964) ... Reg Barton
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Father
 1963 Take Me Over
 1963 The Scheme (Short)
Mr. Cousins
 1963 Kidnapped (TV Mini-Series)
Neil Macrob
- Red Fox (1963) ... Neil Macrob
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Adams / Capt. Peter Jameson
- The Edge of Reason (1963) ... Dr. Adams
- The Uncertain Witness (1963) ... Capt. Peter Jameson
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
Jim Beckett
- The Villain (1963) ... Jim Beckett
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series)
Doctor
- Unwelcome Ghost (1963) ... Doctor
 1963 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Waiter
- Egyptian Sorcery (1963) ... Waiter
 1962 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Roach
- Sentences of Death (1962) ... Dr. Roach
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Lachy
- Highland Story (1962) ... Lachy
 1962 Nil Carborundum (TV Movie)
Warrant Officer McKendrick
 1962 The Six Proud Walkers (TV Series)
Dr. Grant
- The Lilywhite Boys (1962) ... Dr. Grant
- The Rivals (1962) ... Dr. Grant
 1962 The Ghost Sonata (TV Movie)
The Poet
 1962 Playbox (TV Series)
Donald MacRanald
- Episode #7.11 (1962) ... Donald MacRanald
 1962 The Problem of Mary Winshaw (TV Movie)
Professor Roberts
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Constable
- The Liars (1961) ... Constable
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Sarge the Doorman (uncredited)
 1961 Family Solicitor (TV Series)
Landlord
- The Battle of Tanley Corner (1961) ... Landlord
 1961 The Never Never Murder (Short)
Dr. MacDonald
 1961 The Naked Edge
London Chronicle Archivist (uncredited)
 1961 Rob Roy (TV Series)
Minister
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Minister
 1960-1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Shepherd / Neil
- The Gallows Tree (1961) ... Shepherd
- The Sanctuary (1960) ... Neil
 1961 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Riney
- The House with the Green Shutters (1961) ... Peter Riney
 1960 Theatre 70 (TV Series)
Dr. Ferguson
- The Man Condemned (1960) ... Dr. Ferguson
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Pardoe
- Footsteps on the Ceiling (1960) ... Pardoe
 1960 Spy-Catcher (TV Series)
Cameron
- Left Luggage (1960) ... Cameron
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Sessions Judge
- Under the Influence (1960) ... Sessions Judge
 1960 Pathfinders in Space (TV Series)
Gatekeeper
- Convoy to the Moon (1960) ... Gatekeeper
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Old workman
- Summer Theatre: The Devil's General (1960) ... Old workman
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.38 (1960) ... Judge
- Episode #1.23 (1960) ... Judge
- Episode #1.20 (1960) ... Judge
- Episode #1.19 (1960) ... Judge
 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends
Reverend Lincoln (uncredited)
 1959 Redgauntlet (TV Series)
Mr. Crosbie
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Mr. Crosbie
 1959 The Case Before You (TV Mini-Series)
John Fraser
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... John Fraser
 1959 The Bridal Path
Angus
 1959 The Eustace Diamonds (TV Series)
Andy Gowran
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Andy Gowran
 1954-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Police Sergeant / Forsyth / First workman / ...
- A Sleeping Clergyman (1959) ... Police Sergeant
- Morning Star (1956) ... Forsyth
- The Devil's General (1955) ... First workman
- Witch Wood (1954) ... The Rev James Fordyce
 1958 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Foreman
- The Halfmen (1958) ... Foreman
 1958 Leave It to Todhunter (TV Series)
Dr. Kelsey
- Rope's End (1958) ... Dr. Kelsey
- Choice of Weapons (1958) ... Dr. Kelsey
- In Search of a Corpse (1958) ... Dr. Kelsey
 1958 Starr and Company (TV Series)
Rankin
- The Penalty Clause (1958) ... Rankin
 1958 The Cross-Road Gallows (Short)
Doctor Preston (uncredited)
 1958 Harry Black and the Tiger
Fisherman
 1958 A Question of Infidelity
Jury Foreman
 1957-1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Bailey / Pete McAfee / Peter McLeod
- Deadfall (1958) ... Bailey
- A Moment of Truth (1958) ... Pete McAfee
- The Forest of the Night (1957) ... Peter McLeod
 1958 Innocent Sinners
Mr. Isbister
 1956-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
McDougal / Mr. Lawrence
- Lace on Her Petticoat (1958) ... McDougal
- All Correct, Sir (1956) ... Mr. Lawrence
 1957 The Critical Point (TV Movie)
Dr. MacPherson
 1957 The Big Chance
Mr. Jarvis
 1957 The Governess (TV Movie)
Jock
 1957 The Abominable Snowman
Yeti-eyes (uncredited)
 1957 Huntingtower (TV Series)
Macintosh
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Macintosh
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Macintosh
 1957 Stowaway Girl
Ferguson
 1957 Quatermass 2
McLeod
 1957 Potts and the Phantom Piper (TV Series)
Angus McDrew
- The Stranger in the Dungeon (1957) ... Angus McDrew
- Potts Sets a Trap (1957) ... Angus McDrew
- The Secret Agent (1957) ... Angus McDrew
- Under Suspicion (1957) ... Angus McDrew
- The Secret Formula (1957) ... Angus McDrew
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Mr. Rankeillor
- Back to Shaws (1956) ... Mr. Rankeillor
 1956 The Case of the River Morgue (Short)
Dr. Saunders
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Shipping Agent
- The Man from the Sea (1956) ... Shipping Agent
 1954-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
MacTaggart / Sergeant / Hamish
- Ship Day (1956) ... MacTaggart
- The Witness (1954) ... Sergeant
- The International Settlement (1954) ... Hamish
 1956 The Gordon Honour (TV Series)
MacOstrich
- The Diving-Bell Candlestick (1956) ... MacOstrich
 1956 The Advancing Shadow (TV Movie)
Dewing
 1955 Mountain Ash (TV Movie)
Mack
 1955 Quatermass II (TV Mini-Series)
E.G. McLeod
- The Frenzy (1955) ... E.G. McLeod
- The Coming (1955) ... E.G. McLeod
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
McKendrick
- A Call on the Widow (1955) ... McKendrick
 1955 The Woman on the Beach (TV Movie)
Todd
 1955 Escapade
Curly
 1955 The Mysterious Bullet (Short)
Pathologist
 1954 High and Dry
The Constable
 1954 The Dashing White Sergeant (TV Movie)
McCrae
 1953 The Little Kidnappers
Andrew McCleod
 1953 Johnny on the Run
Radio Salesman
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
Loder (uncredited)
 1953 Gilbert and Sullivan
Ferguson
 1952 Happy and Glorious (TV Series)
John Brown
- 1875-1887 (1952) ... John Brown
 1952 The Brave Don't Cry
Donald Sloan
 1952 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Gillie / Old man / The Hawes Inn landlord
- The Quarrel (1952) ... Gillie
- Red Fox (1952) ... Old man
- The House of Shaws (1952) ... The Hawes Inn landlord
 1952 Rainy Day (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1949 Which Will Ye Have? (Short)
Geldeon
 1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie
Duncan
 1948 Count Albany (TV Short)
Father Mackintosh
 1947 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
John Brown
 1947 So Well Remembered
Man in Street (uncredited)
 1947 Shipwreck (TV Movie)
Donaldson
 1946 Green for Danger
The Porter
 1945 A City Reborn (Short)
Mr. Jennings
 1945 I Know Where I'm Going!
Old Shepherd
 1945 He Snoops to Conquer (uncredited)
 1944 One Exciting Night
Scottish Official (uncredited)
 1944 Tawny Pipit
Mc Dougall
 1942 Gert and Daisy Clean Up
Teasdale (uncredited)
 1940 Neutral Port
Seaman on 'Annie Louise' (uncredited)
 1939 Poison Pen
Doctor Sloane (uncredited)
 1939 Murder on the Second Floor (TV Movie)
P.C. Thomson
 1939 Campbell of Kilmhor (TV Short)
James Mackenzie
 1939 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sea Captain
 1938 Count Albany (TV Short)
Father Mackintosh
 1938 To the Victor
Farmer (uncredited)
 1937 Keep Fit
'Echo' Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Secrets
Director of Steel Company (uncredited)
 1936 Windbag the Sailor
Scotty - Engineer (uncredited)
 1935 No Limit
Officer on 'S.S. Manxman' (uncredited)
 1935 The 39 Steps
Audience Member at Political Meeting (uncredited)
 1934 The Secret of the Loch
Villager in Pub (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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He performed in the revue, "Left Theatre Revue", at the Collins' Music Hall in London, England with Donald Bisset, Prudence Blaikie, Alfred Atkins, Peter Moseley, Eve Lynett, Kenneth Evans, Barbara Nixon and Duncan Guthrie in the cast. Margaret Yarde and Barbara Nixon were the directors. Benjamin Britten was the composer. See more »
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He is the only actor to appear in both Quatermass II (1955) and Quatermass 2 (1957). See more »

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