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Alex McCrindle

McCrindle began his acting career in 1937 starring in minor roles in UK Television. From 1946 to 1951 he played the role of Jock Anderson in Dick Barton – Special Agent. In 1951 he starred in his first film in the USA, The House in the Square. From there his acting career took off. He then did five more films: I Believe in You (1952), The Kidnappers (1953), Trouble in the Glen (1954), Geordie (1955) and Depth Charge (1960). From 1962 to 1974 he went to television acting. In 1976 he was cast as General Dodonna in the first Star Wars film. He went back to minor roles on TV, including the role of the eccentric veterinarian Ewan Ross on All Creatures Great and Small.

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Aug 3, 1911 In Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Song of the Rivers 1954-09-17
Latest Project:
Movie Comrades 1987-08-23
Known For
Poster of Comrades
Poster of Reilly, Ace of Spies
Poster of Degree of Uncertainty
Poster of The Peregrine Hunters
Movie Comrades Gaolor 1987-08-23
Movie Flying Into the Wind The Tramp 1983-06-26
Series Reilly, Ace of Spies Macdougal 1983-09-05
Movie Correction, Please: or, How We Got into the Pictures Hepworth 1979-01-01
Movie Degree of Uncertainty Father 1979-03-06
Movie The Peregrine Hunters Unknown 1978-01-01
Movie Donal and Sally Tam 1978-11-14
Movie Star Wars General Dodonna 1977-05-25
Movie The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Baggageman 1970-10-29
Movie Depth Charge Unknown 1960-01-01
Movie Song of the Rivers Narrator 1954-09-17