Person Details

Birthday: 1956-01-01 02:26:55

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Golspie, Scotland

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Movie Involvements: 20

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

EastEnders
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4

EastEnders

(1985) Victor Brown
Frankenstein
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6

Frankenstein

(1994) Greigori
Henry V
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7

Henry V

(1989) Jamy
The Raven
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6

The Raven

(2012) Captain Eldridge
Retreat
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6

Retreat

(2011) Doug
All Is True
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7

All Is True

(2018) Edward Woolmer
Ladies in Lavender
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7

Ladies in Lavender

(2004) Constable Timmins
Wycliffe
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7

Wycliffe

(1994) DI Kersey

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2018 Edward Woolmer
2013 Banquo
2012 Murdo Strachen
Captain Eldridge
2011 N/A
Doug
2010 Mr Spools
Archie Cleghorn
2009 Siderov
2007 University Dean
2006 Queen's Commander
Corin
2004 Constable Timmins
James MacLeod
2001 Rod Edmunds
Detective Chief Inspector
2000 Constable Dull
N/A
1999 Constable Dull
1995 N/A
1994 Greigori
DI Kersey
1993 Friar Francis
1990 Alec Moran
Himself / Guildenstern
1989 Jamy
1985 Victor Brown
1983 Iain
1982 Charles
1980 N/A
1979 Dunkie
Year Character Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
1995 Original Music Composer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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