Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Dundee

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Dundee, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Dundee, as in some cases Dundee may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Dundee then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Dundee, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List includes Brian Cox, Frances Wright and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Dundee?" and "Which famous actors were born in Dundee?"
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Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 73
Brian Denis Cox, CBE is a Scottish actor. He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He has also appeared in many ...more
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David Keir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 87 (1884-1971)
David Keir was a film actor.
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Elton Farla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Elton Farla
Elton Farla is an actor and businessperson.
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Ewan Hooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 83
Ewan Hooper is a Scottish actor who is a graduate from, and now an Associate Member of, RADA. Hooper was the motivating force in the foundation of the Greenwich Theatre, which opened in 1969. ...more
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Forbes KB is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 53
Forbes KB is an actor.
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Frances Wright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 57 (1795-1852)
Frances Wright also widely known as Fanny Wright, was a Scottish-born lecturer, writer, freethinker, feminist, abolitionist, and social reformer, who became a U. S. citizen in 1825. That year ...more
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Jimmy MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Dec. at 85 (1906-1991)
James MacDonald was an actor.
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George Galloway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 65
George Galloway is a British politician, broadcaster, and writer. Since late March 2012 he has been the Respect Party Member of Parliament for Bradford West. After first becoming known in ...more
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Gordon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 83 (1911-1994)
Gordon Richardson is an actor.
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Hay Petrie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Dec. at 53 (1895-1948)
Hay Petrie, born David Hay Petrie, was a Scottish actor noted for playing eccentric characters, among them Quilp in The Old Curiosity Shop, the McLaggen in The Ghost Goes West and Uncle ...more
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Heather Ripley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
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Henry Mollison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 80 (1905-1985)
Henry Mollison was a British film actor. He was the brother of the actor Clifford Mollison. He was married to actress Lina Basquette from 1937 until their divorce.
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Hilton McRae is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 69
Hilton McRae is a Scottish actor in the fields of theatre, television and film.
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Ian Cairns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Ian Cairns age 56
Ian Cairns is a Scottish actor currently based in London. He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. TV credits include Bob Servant Independent, Hughie Green-Most Sincerely, ...more
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James May is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
James May Died at 84 (1857-1941)
James May was an actor.
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John Dair is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 72 (1933-2005)
John Dair was an English actor who appeared in many television productions over a 25 year period. Large and burly in appearance he is perhaps best remembered for his roles as Harry Grout’s ...more
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Kidd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 29
Nicholas Westwood Kidd better known by his stage name Kidd is a Danish-Scottish rapper and hip hop artist. After gaining attention online, he founded CHEFF Records. He was nominated for ...more
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Margaret Boyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Died at 84 (1895-1979)
Margaret Boyd was an actress.
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Matt Tucker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 42
Matthew Berton Castillo Tucker is an American filmmaker, primarily an actor and screenwriter, as well as a director and producer. He is co-founder of the production company Playhouse Films and ...more
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Rhona Cameron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 53
Rhona Cameron is a Scottish comedian. She rose to prominence via the stand-up comedy circuit, and was a regular on British television in the 1990s.
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Robin Laing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
Robin Laing age 43
Robert Laing is an actor.
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Ron Donachie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 63
Ron Donachie is a Scottish actor. He is known for starring as Inspector Rebus in the BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the Ian Rankin "Rebus" mystery novels and for his supporting roles in ...more
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Sam Robertson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 33
Samuel "Sam" Robertson is a Scottish actor and model best known for his role as Flynn on E4 comedy-drama Beaver Falls.
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Sheila Shand Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 88
Sheila Shand Gibbs is an actress.
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Steven Brand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Dundee
age 49
Steven Brand is a Scottish actor. He made his American screen debut in Universal's The Scorpion King as Memnon, evil warlord and nemesis of Mathayus, played by The Rock. Following the success of ...more