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Jimmy Yuill

Jimmy Yuill is an actor, born in 1959, in Golspie, Scotland. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and later joined the Renaissance Theatre Company. He has appeared in many of Kenneth Branagh's films. His most recent work saw him play the Chief Constable in "The Raven"  along side John Cusack. Yuill was also the music composer for A Midwinter's Tale and Swan Song. Most of his acting work has been in theatre, although he has played police officers on television; he is best remembered for the character Doug Kersey in the British television show Wycliffe. In June 2006 Jimmy made his first appearance in EastEnders as the recurring character Victor Brown. In October 2007, Yuill took the lead in Sophocles' Antigone as Creon, King of Thebes at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow. In 2010, he was nominated for the award of Best Male Performance for his role in a play adaption of the Testament of Cresseid by the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland.

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Sense of Freedom 1979-10-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Road Dance 2022-05-20
Known For
Poster of Monsignor Renard
Poster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Poster of Much Ado About Nothing
Poster of Henry V
Movie The Road Dance Doctor Connolly 2022-05-20
Movie Artemis Fowl Fisherman (Time Freeze) 2020-06-12
Movie All Is True Edward Woolmer 2018-12-21
Movie National Theatre Live: Macbeth Banquo, Thane of Lochaber, general in the King's army 2013-07-19
Movie The Raven Captain Eldridge 2012-03-09
Movie Flat Lake Murdo Strachen 2012-09-01
Movie Retreat Doug 2011-10-14
Series Young James Herriot 2011-12-18
Movie Princess Ka'iulani Archie Cleghorn 2010-05-14
Movie Within the Whirlwind Siderov 2009-09-18
Movie Extraordinary Rendition University Dean 2007-08-20
Movie As You Like It Corin 2006-09-01
Movie The Magic Flute Queen's Commander 2006-09-07
Movie Ladies in Lavender Constable Timmins 2004-11-12
Movie The Rocket Post James MacLeod 2004-05-13
Movie Schneider's 2nd Stage Detective Chief Inspector 2001-03-31
Movie Strictly Sinatra Rod Edmunds 2001-06-29
Movie Love's Labour's Lost Constable Dull 2000-03-31
Series Monsignor Renard 2000-03-27
Series Hamish Macbeth 1995-03-26
Series Wycliffe DI Kersey 1994-07-24
Movie Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Greigori 1994-11-04
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Friar Francis 1993-05-07
Movie Discovering Hamlet Himself / Guildenstern 1990-01-07
Movie Paper Mask Alec Moran 1990-09-14
Movie Henry V Jamy 1989-10-05
Series EastEnders Victor Brown 1985-02-19
Movie Local Hero Iain 1983-02-17
Movie The Good Time Girls Finlayson 1981-04-07
Movie Death Watch 1980-01-23
Movie A Sense of Freedom Dunkie 1979-10-19