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Gary McDonald

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gary McDonald (born in London in 1961) is an English actor of Jamaican descent. A student at Elliott school in Putney, McDonald played football for Wimbledon FC under Dario Gradi. He was a member of the Royal Court Theatre from 1979-80, appearing in various plays at the Court such as Hard time Pressure, Hero’s Welcome and Che Walker’s Been so Long. In the 1980’s he performed with the Talawa Theatre company in The Black Jacobins, The Importance of Being Earnest and A Raisin in the Sun with the Black Theatre. He appeared at the Royal National Theatre in Macbeth and Black Poppies, Rhapsody in Black & White and at The Cottlesloe in Blood Wedding. Other theatre credits include Scrape of the Black and Mike Leigh’s It’s a Great Big Shame at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. His first notable television role came in 1987 when he was cast as Darren Roberts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. He left the role in 1988. He has also appeared in Numb3ers, The Bill, Between the Lines, South of the Border, as Captain John Black in Dream Team (1999-2006) and in Brothers and Sisters, among others. He has also appeared in various films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary McDonald (actor),licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Burning an Illusion 1981-11-13
Latest Project:
Movie Private Number 2015-05-01
Known For
Poster of Outpost: Black Sun
Poster of The Shepherd: Border Patrol
Poster of Respect
Poster of Secrets & Lies
Movie Private Number Knight 2015-05-01
Series Alistair MacLean's Air Force One Is Down Pilot Walsh 2014-07-07
Movie Outpost: Black Sun Abbot 2012-01-01
Movie Mob Rules Tyrone 2011-05-17
Series Death in Paradise Temmy Verga 2011-10-25
Movie Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Unknown 2010-11-06
Movie The Shepherd: Border Patrol Billy Pawnell 2008-03-04
Series Numb3rs LAPD #1 2005-01-23
Movie All or Nothing Neville 2002-05-17
Movie Fields of Gold Johnson 2002-06-08
Movie Respect Unknown 1998-05-09
Series Dream Team John Black 1997-10-07
Movie Secrets & Lies Boxer 1996-05-24
Series Thief Takers DC Alan Oxford 1996-01-25
Movie Mrs Hartley and the Growth Centre Gary 1995-05-21
Movie Bliss Gee 1995-06-11
Movie Black Poppies Unknown 1992-10-18
Movie Young Soul Rebels Unknown 1991-08-09
Movie Shooting Stars Calvin 1990-05-17
Movie Top Kids Unknown 1987-04-01
Movie Elphida John Anthony 1987-10-08
Movie London's Burning: The Movie Unknown 1986-12-07
Series EastEnders Darren 1985-02-19
Movie Burning an Illusion Policeman 1981-11-13