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Ron Donachie


Ron Donachie was born Ronald Eaglesham Porter on April 26, 1956 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland. He was educated at Madras College, St. Andrews and Glasgow University, from where he graduated with an M.A (Hons.) in English Literature and Drama in 1979. After a year working as a navvy, he joined the 7.84 theatre company for John Burrough's "One Big ... See full bio »
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 2014 Bob Servant (TV Series) (pre-production)
Medical Director
- Court (2014) ... Medical Director
 2014 What We Did on Our Holiday
Police Sergeant
 2013 The Spy (TV Movie)
Major Bloomberg
 2013 Atlantis (TV Series)
Theos
- The Earth Bull (2013) ... Theos
 2013/I Filth
Hector
 2013 The Field of Blood (TV Series)
DCI Sullivan
- The Dead Hour: Part 2 (2013) ... DCI Sullivan
- The Dead Hour: Part 1 (2013) ... DCI Sullivan
 2013 Shameless (TV Series)
Biddy
- Episode #11.13 (2013) ... Biddy
 2013 Bob Servant Independent (TV Mini-Series)
Medical Director
- A Local Man (2013) ... Medical Director
 2012 Die schöne Spionin (TV Movie)
Major Bloomberg
 2012 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Mr. McCree
- Christmas Special 2012 (2012) ... Mr. McCree
 2012 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Billy Byrne
- Paradise Lost (2012) ... Billy Byrne
- Skin Deep (2012) ... Billy Byrne
- The Price of Love (2012) ... Billy Byrne
- A Woman Scorned (2012) ... Billy Byrne
- We Need to Talk About Cheryl (2012) ... Billy Byrne
 2012 Silk (TV Series)
Alasdair McKinley QC
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Alasdair McKinley QC
 2011 Garrow's Law (TV Series)
Sir Alexander Lamb
- Episode #3.3 (2011) ... Sir Alexander Lamb
 2011 Blitz
Cross
 2011 Doctors (TV Series)
John Harold Doric
- Doric's Column (2011) ... John Harold Doric
 2010 The Deep (TV Mini-Series)
Sturridge
- The Last Breath (2010) ... Sturridge
 2009 No Holds Bard (TV Movie)
 2008 Max Manus: Man of War
Oberst John Skinner Wilson
 2008 The Daisy Chain
Doctor Ferguson
 2008 Stone of Destiny
Night Watchman
 2008 Made of Honor
Horse Owner
 2008 Love Soup (TV Series)
Inspector Harbin
- The Menaced Assassin (2008) ... Inspector Harbin
 2001-2007 Rebus (TV Series)
Jack Gunner / Deputy Chief Jack Gunner / DCS Wilson
- The Naming of the Dead (2007) ... Deputy Chief Jack Gunner
- Resurrection Men (2007) ... Jack Gunner
- Let It Bleed (2006) ... Jack Gunner
- Dead Souls (2001) ... DCS Wilson
 2005-2007 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Ken Dekin / Mr. Gordon
- Where There's Smoke (2007) ... Ken Dekin
- Services Rendered (2005) ... Mr. Gordon
 2007 Still Game (TV Series)
Cameron
- Fly Society (2007) ... Cameron
 2007 Sea of Souls (TV Series)
Minister
- The Prayer Tree: Part 1 (2007) ... Minister
 2007 Recovery (TV Movie)
Len Hamilton
 2007 Party Animals (TV Series)
Roger Brenton
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Roger Brenton
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Steward
- Tooth and Claw (2006) ... Steward
 1987-2006 Taggart (TV Series)
Harry Stein / Peter Jenkins / Hamish Baird / ...
- Law (2006) ... Harry Stein
- Falling in Love (2001) ... Peter Jenkins
- Dead Reckoning (1998) ... Hamish Baird
- Death Benefits (1993) ... Marco Cellini
- Funeral Rites (1987) ... Pat Connolly
 2006 The Chatterley Affair (TV Movie)
Mr. Allen Lane
 2005 Summer Solstice (TV Movie)
Macgregor
 2005 The Golden Hour (TV Series)
David Tremaine
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... David Tremaine
 2005 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Gavin Morley
- Legacy (2005) ... Gavin Morley (as Tom Donachie)
 2005 Greyfriars Bobby
Laurie
 2005 Man to Man
Sir Walter Stephenson
 2005 The Commander: Virus (TV Movie)
George Hart
 2005 Uncle Adolf (TV Movie)
Martin Bormann
 1990-2004 The Bill (TV Series)
DCI Andrew Ross / Mike Shearon / William Hall / ...
- 193 (2004) ... DCI Andrew Ross
- 192 (2004) ... DCI Andrew Ross
- 191 (2004) ... DCI Andrew Ross
- 189 (2004) ... DCI Andrew Ross
- 181 (2004) ... DCI Andrew Ross
 2003 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Alec McTavish
- Episode #5.10 (2003) ... Alec McTavish
 2003 The Key (TV Series)
Maggie's Election Agent
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Maggie's Election Agent
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Maggie's Election Agent
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Maggie's Election Agent
 2003 Man Dancin'
Billy Maddison
 2002 Capone's Boys
Birch
 2002 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Calhoun
- A Bridge Too Far (2002) ... Calhoun
- Bridge Over Troubled Water (2002) ... Calhoun
- Heavy Metal (2002) ... Calhoun
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
John Ross
- Payment in Blood (2002) ... John Ross
 2002 Shackleton (TV Movie)
Keltie
 2001 'Orrible (TV Series)
DI Chris Dodds
- New Best Friend (2001) ... DI Chris Dodds
- Dirty Dozen (2001) ... DI Chris Dodds
 2000-2001 Starhunter (TV Series)
McDuff
- Dark and Stormy Night (2001) ... McDuff (uncredited)
- The Divinity Cluster (2000) ... McDuff
 2000 Too Much Sun (TV Series)
Arnold Wyckoff
- Hollywood Phonies (2000) ... Arnold Wyckoff
 1999-2000 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Mini-Series)
Arturo Mazarini / Mazarini / Mazzarini
- Ennui (2000) ... Arturo Mazarini
- A King's Ransom (1999) ... Arturo Mazarini
 2000 A Shot at Glory
Sportscaster
 2000 Beautiful Creatures
Police Pathologist
 1999 Station (Short)
 1999 Extremely Dangerous (TV Mini-Series)
Gebbert
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Gebbert
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Gebbert
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Gebbert
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Gebbert
 1999 The Match
Happy Feet
 1990-1999 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Huggett / James Balloon McSwaggerty
- Commons (1999) ... Huggett
- Rat (1990) ... James Balloon McSwaggerty
 1998 Magic with Everything (TV Series)
Police sergeant
- Imagine the Unimaginable (1998) ... Police sergeant
 1998 The Life and Crimes of William Palmer (TV Movie)
Leonard Bladon
 1998 Looking After Jo Jo (TV Series)
Des
 1997 Titanic
Master at Arms
 1997 Ivanhoe (TV Mini-Series)
Friar Tuck
- Part Six (1997) ... Friar Tuck
- Part Four (1997) ... Friar Tuck
- Part Three (1997) ... Friar Tuck
 1997 Supply & Demand (TV Movie)
Supt. Brent
 1997 Fierce Creatures
Sergeant Scott
 1992-1996 Casualty (TV Series)
Ralph Sutcliffe / PC Pewsey
- Mother's Little Helper (1996) ... Ralph Sutcliffe
- Rates of Exchange (1992) ... PC Pewsey
 1996 Bad Boys (TV Series)
Kelly
- Fly on the Wall (1996) ... Kelly
 1995-1996 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series)
Zoot McPherrin
- A Perfectly Simple Explanation (1996) ... Zoot McPherrin
- West Coast Story (1995) ... Zoot McPherrin
 1995-1996 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Archie McDuff / Archie Mcduff
- The Fugitive (1996) ... Archie McDuff
- Acting Up a Storm (1995) ... Archie Mcduff
 1995 Cracker (TV Series)
Barney
- Brotherly Love: Part 1 (1995) ... Barney
 1995 The Gambling Man (TV Mini-Series)
Alec McLean
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Alec McLean
 1995 99-1 (TV Series)
McLaverty
- Shooting Party (1995) ... McLaverty
 1994 Harry Enfield and Chums (TV Series)
Customer
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Customer
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Series)
Petrie
- Hey Jude (1994) ... Petrie
 1994 Roughnecks (TV Series)
Denness
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Denness
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
Kelly
 1993 Strathblair (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1993)
 1992-1993 High Road (TV Series)
Duncan Strachan
- Episode #1.1033 (1993) ... Duncan Strachan
- Episode #1.1032 (1993) ... Duncan Strachan
- Episode #1.1028 (1993) ... Duncan Strachan
- Episode #1.1027 (1993) ... Duncan Strachan
- Episode #1.1026 (1993) ... Duncan Strachan
 1992 The Bogie Man (TV Movie)
Davie / Santa
 1992 Virtual Murder (TV Series)
Police Doctor
- A Bone to Pick (1992) ... Police Doctor
 1992 Me, You and Him (TV Series)
Todd
 1991 Specials (TV Series)
Freddy Calder
- Episode #1.12 (1991) ... Freddy Calder
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... Freddy Calder
- Episode #1.10 (1991) ... Freddy Calder
- Episode #1.9 (1991) ... Freddy Calder
- Episode #1.8 (1991) ... Freddy Calder
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Dougie
- Stamp Duty (1991) ... Dougie
 1991 Jute City (TV Series)
Ginger McCrindle
 1990 Coasting (TV Series)
Frank
- Another Fine Mess (1990) ... Frank
 1990 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Jock
- Burning Your Boats (1990) ... Jock
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Big Mac
- Sweet Nothing (1990) ... Big Mac
 1990 The Gravy Train (TV Mini-Series)
Hatted Man
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Hatted Man
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Hatted Man
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Hatted Man
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Hatted Man
 1990 The Pied Piper (TV Movie)
RAF corporal
 1989 Mornin' Sarge (TV Series)
Stanley the Knife
- Stan the Knife (1989) ... Stanley the Knife
 1989 Snakes and Ladders (TV Series)
Mr. Pym
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Mr. Pym
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Mr. Pym
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Mr. Pym
 1988 God's Frontiersmen (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Allen
 1988 The Zip (Short)
Biker
 1988 City Lights (TV Series)
Shuggie McGlinchey
- Catch 23 (1988) ... Shuggie McGlinchey
 1988 The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
Al Hake
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
Drunk on ferry
- Down Where the Buffalo Go #1.1 (1988) ... Drunk on ferry
 1987 Bust (TV Series)
Willie McGraw
- Family Business (1987) ... Willie McGraw
 1987 White Mischief
Club Manager
 1986 Blood Red Roses (TV Series)
Charles Riggins
 1986 The Gospel According to Vic
Big Man in Bar
 1985 Bulman (TV Series)
Bill Allison
- A Man of Conviction (1985) ... Bill Allison
 1984 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Joe Schofield
- Episode #1.2461 (1984) ... Joe Schofield
 1984 Comfort and Joy
George
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Big Lick
- It Could Happen to Anybody (1984) ... Big Lick
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
 1983 Those Glory Glory Days (TV Movie)
1961 Spurs Team Member
 1983 Grey Granite (TV Series)
Provost James Speight
- Stone Circle (1983) ... Provost James Speight
- Duncalm (1983) ... Provost James Speight
 1983 Goodnight and God Bless (TV Series)
Bouncer
- Ronnie's Wonderful Day (1983) ... Bouncer
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Tom Donachie

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