Apr. 26th, 1956
Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
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Ron Donachie (born April 26, 1956) is a Scottish actor. He is known for starring as Inspector Rebus in the BBC Radio 4 dramatizations of the Ian Rankin "Rebus" mystery novels and for his supporting roles in films Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, Titanic and television series Doctor Who and Game of Thrones.
Born in Dundee, Scotland as Ronald Eaglesham Porter. He was educated at Madras College, St Andrews and the University of Glasgow, from where he graduated in English Literature and Drama in 1979.
His brother, Stewart Porter, is also an actor. Donachie is married to Fiona Biggar, they have two children.
- Prolific voice over artist.
- He played the character of Rebus on radio and has appeared in a few episodes of the television adaptation of it as well.
- Brother-in-law of costume designer 'Trisha Biggar' (qv).
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