Famous Television Producers from Scotland

List of notable or famous television producers from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top television producers born in Scotland and even some popular television producers who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish television producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television producer from Scotland is included when available.

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  • Andrew Black (born 1974) is a Scottish film director. Black's film The Snell Show won Best Short at the 2003 Slamdance Film Festival. His first feature film was Pride and Prejudice: A Latter-day Comedy. In 2007 his film Moving McAllister was released. Black has also been involved in TV productions and as a writer for video games. Black was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Brigham Young University.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Andrew "Andy" Harries (born 7 April 1954) is chief executive and co-founder of Left Bank Pictures, a UK based production company formed in 2007. In a career spanning four decades he has produced television dramas including The Royle Family, Cold Feet, the revivals of Prime Suspect and Cracker, as well as the BAFTA-winning television play The Deal. In 2006 he received an Academy Award nomination as producer of The Queen, which saw Helen Mirren win Best Actress for her role, and in 2007, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded him the Special Award in Honour of Alan Clarke. 2011 saw the Royal Television Society confer a Fellowship on Harries for outstanding contributions to ...more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Inverness, United Kingdom
  • Callum Keith Rennie
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    Callum Keith Rennie (born 14 September 1960) is a British-born Canadian television and film actor. He started his career in Canadian film and television projects, where his portrayal of Stanley Raymond Kowalski on the television series Due South was his first international success. After years acting in over 125 Canadian and international projects, he became widely known for his portrayal of the Cylon model number two Leoben Conoy on Battlestar Galactica, and following that, his role as record producer Lew Ashby on the Showtime series Californication. Regularly cast as a bad guy in movies (and even more often in his numerous guest appearances on American television series), Rennie's regular ...more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Sunderland, England
  • Carrie Gracie
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    Carrie Gracie (Chinese: 凱瑞; born 1962) is a Scottish journalist best-known as having been the China editor for BBC News. She resigned from this post at the beginning of January 2018, citing what she said was pay discrimination over gender for the BBC's international editors. She returned to her former post in the BBC newsroom.
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Bahrain
  • Douglas Rae
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    Douglas Rae (born 22 June 1947, Edinburgh) is a Scottish television producer and executive, and a former children's television presenter. Rae presented the long-running Thames Television children's series Magpie, taking over from Pete Brady in 1969 and remaining until 1977. He then moved behind the camera, becoming an executive producer on series including the BBC serial Monarch of the Glen and Bloomsbury Group drama Life in Squares (2015).
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor, singer, and director known internationally for his various film roles, including independent dramas, science-fiction epics, and musicals. McGregor's first professional role was in 1993, when he won a leading role in the British Channel 4 series Lipstick on Your Collar. Some of his best known roles include heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish (2003), Rodney Copperbottom in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna ...more
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom