David McCallum

David McCallum

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Age
81
Birthday
Sep. 19th, 1933
Born in
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Height
5' 8

David McCallum's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
NCIS TV Show
NCIS
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. TV Show
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
The Replacements TV Show
The Replacements
Taboo TV Show
Taboo
VR.5 TV Show
VR.5
Sapphire and Steel (UK) TV Show
Sapphire and Steel (UK)
The Invisible Man (1975) TV Show
The Invisible Man (1975)
Colditz (UK) TV Show
Colditz (UK)
Cluedo (UK) TV Show
Cluedo (UK)
Three TV Show
Three
 

Main Movie Roles

1990 - The Haunting of Morella
1980 - The Watcher in the Woods
1969 - Mosquito Squadron
1968 - How To Steal The World
1967 - Three Bites of the Apple
1967 - The Karate Killers
1965 - The Greatest Story Ever Told
1965 - The Spy With My Face
1964 - To Trap A Spy
1963 - The Great Escape
1962 - Freud
1962 - Billy Budd
1958 - A Night to Remember

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Walter Thornhill
9
Professor Paradox (Voiced)
4
Professor Paradox (Voiced)
3
Tone Hobart
2
Drew Garrison
2
Clarence
2
Dr. Donald Mallard
2
Capt. Hanning
2
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BIOGRAPHY:

His father, 'David McCallum Sr.', was first violinist for the London Philharmonic and his mother, Dorothy Dorman, was a cellist, so it is not surprising that he was originally headed for a career in music (oboe), studying briefly at the Royal Academy of Music. He left that, however, for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made nearly a dozen movies in the United Kingdom before his critically acclaimed work as Lieutenant Wyatt in Billy Budd (1962). He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the blond U.N.C.L.E. agent Illya Kuryakin in TV's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964).


TRIVIA:
  • He has a daughter Sophie and three surviving sons, 'Paul McCallum (I)' (qv), 'Peter McCallum' (qv) and 'Val McCallum' (qv). He and 'Jill Ireland' (qv) had three children (including an adopted son Jason, who died on 7th November 1985 from an accidental drug overdose) and he had two children with his second wife, Katherine Carpenter.
  • Of the three original stars of _"The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (1964)_ (qv), he is the only one who never appeared on the spin-off series _"The Girl from U.N.C.L.E." (1966)_ (qv).
  • Father was concertmaster and violinist 'David McCallum Sr.' (qv).
  • One of the first Brit actors to study the Method style of acting.
  • His adoptive son, Jason McCallum, died of an accidental drug overdose in 1985.
  • Was stricken with rheumatic fever as a child.
  • His hobbies include golf and computing.
  • Along with 'Leonard Nimoy' (qv), 'Cliff Robertson (I)' (qv), 'Barbara Rush' (qv) and 'Peter Breck' (qv), he is one of only five actors to appear in both _"The Outer Limits" (1963)_ (qv) and the revival _"The Outer Limits" (1995)_ (qv).


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