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Alex Norton

Alex Norton is a Scottish television, film and voice actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as DCI Matt Burke in the STV detective drama series Taggart, and Eric Baird in BBC Two sitcom Two Doors Down. He played eleven roles in Bill Douglas' 1986 film Comrades and has starred in the key films of Bill Forsyth (Gregory's Girl, Local Hero and Comfort and Joy) as well as big Hollywood productions like Braveheart, White Hunter Black Heart and Patriot Games. He was one of the founder members of the 7:84 company, touring Scotland with The Cheviot, the Stag, and the Black Black Oil in the 1970s.

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Jan 27, 1950 In Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Hunch 1967-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Dragon Rider 2020-10-15
Known For
Poster of Dragon Rider
Poster of Bad Boys
Poster of Braveheart
Poster of Patriot Games
Movie Dragon Rider Gravelbeard (voice) 2020-10-15
Series Hatton Garden Kenny Collins 2019-05-20
Series Two Doors Down Eric 2016-04-01
Series Shetland Cameron Watt 2013-03-10
Movie Two Doors Down Eric 2013-12-31
Movie Sir Billi Butler / Baron McToff (voice) 2012-04-13
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Captain Bellamy 2006-07-06
Series Unsolved Unknown 2004-01-08
Movie Complicity Kenny Garnet 2000-05-06
Movie Beautiful Creatures Det Insp Hepburn 2000-08-23
Series Extremely Dangerous DCS Wallace 1999-11-11
Movie Les Misérables General 1998-05-01
Movie Orphans Hanson 1998-09-03
Movie Little Voice Bunnie Morris 1998-11-05
Series Renford Rejects Unknown 1997-02-23
Movie Deacon Brodie Alisdair Gilzean 1997-03-08
Movie When Saturday Comes Factory Boss 1996-03-01
Series The Crow Road Lachlan Watt 1996-11-04
Series Bad Boys Malky 'Tissue' Mulhernen 1996-05-29
Series Hamish Macbeth Duncan Soutar 1995-03-26
Series Backup Unknown 1995-09-07
Movie Braveheart Bride's Father 1995-05-24
Movie White Goods Paul Ryan 1994-01-01
Movie Squanto: A Warrior's Tale Harding 1994-10-28
Movie Down Among the Big Boys Dan Gibbons 1993-09-19
Movie An Ungentlemanly Act Chief of Police Ronnie Lamb 1992-01-01
Movie Blame It on the Bellboy Alfio 1992-03-06
Movie Patriot Games Dennis Cooley 1992-06-04
Movie Robin Hood Harry 1991-05-13
Movie Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Andreyev 1991-04-22
Movie Under Suspicion Prosecuting Lawyer 1991-09-27
Movie White Hunter, Black Heart Zibelinsky 1990-05-24
Movie Leaving Unknown 1989-02-05
Movie Scandal Detective Inspector 1989-03-03
Movie Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale Harold 1989-11-05
Movie Countdown to War Stalin 1989-04-07
Series The One Game Unknown 1988-06-04
Movie Hidden City Hillcombe 1987-01-01
Movie Comrades Lanternist, Sergeant Bell, Diorama Showman, Laughing Cavalier, Wollaston, Ranger, Tramp, Sea Captain, McCallum, Silhouettist, and Mad Photographer 1987-08-23
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Every Picture Tells a Story William Scott 1984-12-01
Movie Comfort and Joy Trevor 1984-10-10
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Movie Local Hero Watt 1983-02-17
Series Taggart DCI Matt Burke 1983-09-06
Series Blackadder McAngus, Duke of Argyll 1983-06-15
Movie Gregory's Girl Alec 1981-04-23
Movie A Sense of Freedom Malkie 1979-10-19
Movie The Thin End of the Wedge John 1977-12-20
Series The Sweeney Gibson 1975-01-02
Movie Just Another Saturday Unknown 1975-07-05
Movie The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil Various 1974-06-06
Movie The Hunch Unknown 1967-01-01