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David McCallum

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1933-09-19

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Keith McCallum, Jr. (born 19 September 1933) is a Scottish actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Illya Kuryakin, a Russian-born secret agent, in the 1960s television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., as interdimensional operative Steel in Sapphire & Steel, and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the series NCIS. McCallum was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the second of two sons of Dorothy Dorman, a cellist, and orchestral leader David McCallum, Sr. When he was 10, his family moved to London for his father's move to lead the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Early in the Second World War he was evacuated to Scotland, where he lived with his mother at Gartocharn by Loch Lomond.McCallum won a scholarship to University College School, a boys' independent school in Hampstead, London, where, encouraged by his parents to prepare for a career in music, he played the oboen 1946 he began doing boy voices for the BBC radio repertory company.Also involved in local amateur drama, at age 17 he appeared as Oberon in an open-air production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Play and Pageant Union. He left school at age 18 and, following military service with the Royal West African Frontier Force, attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (also in London), where Joan Collins was a classmate.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told

All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.

1965-02-15
Frankenstein: The True Story

Frankenstein: The True Story

This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his associate, Dr. Polidori (James Mason). David McCallum, Jane Seymour, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Tom Baker also star.

1973-11-28
A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

The sinking of the Titanic is presented in a highly realistic fashion in this tense British drama. The disaster is portrayed largely from the perspective of the ocean liner's second officer, Charles Lightoller. Despite numerous warnings about ice, the ship sails on, with Capt. Edward John Smith keeping it going at a steady clip. When the doomed vessel finally hits an iceberg, the crew and passengers discover that they lack enough lifeboats, and tragedy follows.

1958-12-16
Billy Budd

Billy Budd

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

1962-11-12
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

1963-07-04
The Watcher in the Woods

The Watcher in the Woods

No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis headlines and Lynn-Holly Johnson co-stars in this suspenseful take on haunted houses.

1980-04-17
The Wind

The Wind

Mystery writer Sian Anderson leaves her boyfriend John for three weeks of intense writing in the isolated Greek town of Monemvassia. Upon her arrival in the ancient, deserted, walled-in fortress, she is met by Elias Appleby, the round eccentric landlord who guides her through mysterious underground passageways to the house where she will work. He warns her to stay inside at night because of the killer winds that arrive after dark.

1987-11-25
The Karate Killers

The Karate Killers

International spies Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) and Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum) travel around the globe in an effort to track down a secret formula that was divided into four parts and left by a dying scientist with his four of five daughters, all of whom live in different countries. His widow, Amanda, is murdered at the beginning by the counter-spies of the organization THRUSH. Evil THRUSH agent Randolph also wants the formula, and is aided by his karate-chopping henchmen.

1967-04-07
Around the World Under the Sea

Around the World Under the Sea

A five man submarine plants sensors around the worlds oceans to monitor for a impending earthquake.

1966-06-22
Mosquito Squadron

Mosquito Squadron

In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.

1969-01-18
How to Steal the World

How to Steal the World

Secret agent Napoleon Solo fights to stop a top-secret plot to conquer the world.

1968-09-18
The Spy with My Face

The Spy with My Face

Napoleon Solo is captured by Thrush and replaced with a double.

1965-01-01
To Trap a Spy

To Trap a Spy

The men from U.N.C.L.E. are off to Africa to stop the assassination of a president.

1964-01-01
Three Bites of the Apple

Three Bites of the Apple

A tour guide wins a large sum of money at a casino and a beautiful woman schemes at have it, but love complicates her plans.

1967-01-01
Freud: The Secret Passion

Freud: The Secret Passion

This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the life of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by a recurring nightmare.

1962-12-12
The Haunting of Morella

The Haunting of Morella

An executed witch inhabits her teenaged daughter's body to continue in the pursuit of bloodshed.

1990-02-09
Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

On the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a daughter of untold beauty, grace and strength: Princess Diana. When an Army fighter pilot, Steve Trevor, crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and headstrong Diana defies Amazonian law by accompanying Trevor back to civilization.

2009-03-03
Hell Drivers

Hell Drivers

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.

1957-07-23
The Long and the Short and the Tall

The Long and the Short and the Tall

Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they progress to what they think is closer to the base camp they find themselves farther and farther from radio range until the only channel they can get clearly is that of a Japanese broadcast. They now realize they are probably only 10 to 15 miles from a Japanese camp! The tension is added to by rowdy and openly admitted "non-hero" Private Bamforth who has nothing good to say about anyone and especially Corporal Johnstone (who holds an equal dislike for Bamforth). When a Japanese soldier is taken as their prisoner, the true colors of each man comes to the surface

1961-02-28
Dirty Weekend

Dirty Weekend

Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a hammer, she realises she is then ready for a crusade against other such problem males

1993-10-29
Hear My Song

Hear My Song

Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool nightclub ‘Heartly’s’ and his failing relationship with the beautiful Nancy, Cathleen’s daughter. The solution? Book the infamous Josef Locke.

1991-12-27
Jungle Street

Jungle Street

In this crime drama, a mugger accidently kills a man during a robbery and finds himself blackmailed into cracking a nightclub safe. The mugger escapes by double crossing the blackmailer by stealing the money and his girlfriend to boot. Unfortunately the police are in hot pursuit.

1963-01-01
Violent Playground

Violent Playground

Struggle between a Liverpool Juvenile Liaison officer and a young and dangerous pyromaniac.

1958-01-14
The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair

The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair

When THRUSH steals a nuclear weapon and demands a ransom delivered by Napoleon Solo, UNCLE recalls him and his partner to duty.

1983-04-05
One Spy Too Many

One Spy Too Many

The men from U.N.C.L.E." are back! This time Robert Vaughn and David McCallum must stop the meglomanic Alexander (Rip Torn) from committing the world's greatest crimes.

1966-12-07
The Helicopter Spies

The Helicopter Spies

The men from U.N.C.L.E must stop a band of would-be sorcerers from using a deadly weapon.

1968-05-23
Death Game

Death Game

A devastating earthquake has left Los Angeles split in two. The wealthy now live in a new island metropolis, while the poor struggle to survive in the ruins of the old city. Detective Jack has been assigned to investigate the disappearance of a wealthy businessman's daughter somewhere in the ruined zone. While questioning some local punks, Jack and the others are suddenly attacked and kidnapped by a mysterious gang of thugs and taken to a hidden prison compound where they are hunted down by a strange half-man, half-machine killer. Somehow, Jack must find the girl and figure out who's behind this place, but first he must get out alive. (Written by Jean-Marc Rocher )

1997-12-16
The Big T.N.T. Show

The Big T.N.T. Show

Live performances by some of the top rock-and-roll acts of the mid 60s. Includes Ray Charles, The Byrds, Joan Baez, Ike and Tina Turner, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, and several more.

1966-01-07
The Spy in the Green Hat

The Spy in the Green Hat

"Spy in the Green Hat, The (1966)" on the other hand, is both exciting AND funny. Especially the scene where Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) hides from THRUSH agents under a young woman's (the incredibly cute Letícia Román) bed and is caught by the woman's grandmother (Penny Santon), who is forcing Solo to marry the young woman. He successfully escapes, but is hunted by a legion of stereotyped Italian gangsters. Now that's comedy.

1967-02-03
One of Our Spies Is Missing

One of Our Spies Is Missing

Someone is using cats in experiments to develop a machine that can reverse the aging process, meanwhile a famous scientist (Dr Lancer) has gone missing, only for him to reappear looking 30 years younger. UNCLE agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin are sent to investigate the plot in Europe - Illya is sent to London to discover who is abducting cats while Solo travels to Paris where Dr Lancer's daughter is working as a fashion model. They uncover a plot by female members of the fashion business to develop the anti-aging machine for their own use, however the suave THRUSH agent Jordin has other plans. Thus a race begins between UNCLE and THRUSH to take control of the machine.

1966-12-01
Sol Madrid

Sol Madrid

Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.

1968-02-07
Coming Home

Coming Home

Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.

1998-04-11
The Secret Place

The Secret Place

British Melodrama and crime thriller that follows a group of jewel robbers after a major heist. The film makes extensive use of bombed out areas of London.

1957-02-06
The Kingfisher Caper

The Kingfisher Caper

Two young lovers are placed at odds with each other after reigniting a feud between their families over a valuable South African diamond mine. Power, money, love and passion all play an important part in the battle for control.

1975-06-30
Terminal Choice

Terminal Choice

A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Frank Holt gets under suspect - he'd been fired already from his last position due to malpractice. For his defense he investigates with help of doctor Anna Lang. Soon they find out that half of their colleagues were betting on the patient's diagnosis - was someone trying to increase his chances? But when Frank's friend, dissector Mary Connor, becomes deadly sick, he suspects there's even more to it.

1985-05-10
Teacher, Teacher

Teacher, Teacher

Hamilton Cade is an alcoholic teacher striving to put his life back together. He accepts a job tutoring an "exceptional child" only to find that young Freddie is mentally retarded (an outstanding performance by retarded actor Billy Schulman). A black man who works for Freddie's father also becomes interested in teaching the child, and becomes a second role model for him.

1969-02-05
Dogs

Dogs

A pack of domesticated dogs go on a killing spree in southern California.

1976-11-11
The Ravine

The Ravine

In the winter of 1943, deep in the frozen waste of German occupied Yugoslavia, a lone parachute drifts from the snowy skies, falling ever closer to earth and a waiting German patrol car. Suddenly shots ring out from a hidden sniper, the Germans are killed, and the parachutist scurries away into the forest. The sniper is a woman, the number one partisan terrorist on the German hit list, and her adversary is the German number one exterminator sent direct from berlin to eliminate her. The battle is on, orders from high command - capture her… alive. Both are professional, but now the hunter becomes the hunted.

1969-11-07
The Unknown

The Unknown

Near Aix-les-Bains (South-East of France), two women, Kassia and Leonora, are driven by a fanatical blackmailer, named André, in a white Rolls Royce at full speed. Suddenly, they stop near a lake, in the middle of the woods, where the man decides to have a swim. He asks the two women for a drink. The women plan to assassinate him by introducing a deadly leaf from a Thanatos tree in the cocktail. The man dies by poisoning and drowning and the women stare at him without moving. They put the dead body in the trunk of the fancy car. Later, they've lost their way in the countryside and, finally, find a mansion where an old blind man, Colas, opens the door. Upstairs, a strange inventor, Tone Hobart, built a time machine which could resurrect the dead. Unfortunately, André is now alive and ready for a revenge.

1964-05-04
Hauser's Memory

Hauser's Memory

A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn between his own wife and that of his dead colleague, who was a Nazi sympathizer.

1970-11-24
The Man Who Lived at the Ritz

The Man Who Lived at the Ritz

In this drama, an American art student is trapped amidst the political turmoil of war-torn Europe while visiting Paris and staying at the fabulous Ritz hotel. Rather than cope constructively with it all, the fellow opts to ignore it and continue living the high-life for as long as possible.

1989-06-23
Batman vs. Robin

Batman vs. Robin

Damian Wayne is having a hard time coping with his father's "no killing" rule. Meanwhile, Gotham is going through hell with threats such as the insane Dollmaker, and the secretive Court of Owls.

2015-04-14
She Waits

She Waits

A murdered woman seeks revenge, possesses her husband's new wife.

1972-01-01
March in Windy City

March in Windy City

Retired MI6 agent Steven March is called back into action by his former employers. His task is to assassinate Chicago politician Dan Paterson, an ambitious and ruthless Russian who March has encountered before. March's task is made more difficult when Paterson's daughter is kidnapped, apparently by Chinese gangsters.

1998-05-03
Ill Met by Moonlight

Ill Met by Moonlight

Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.

1958-04-24
Son of Batman

Son of Batman

Batman learns that he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son with Talia al Ghul named Damian Wayne who is secretly being raised by Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. When Ra's al Ghul apparently dies after a battle with Deathstroke, Batman must work to stop his long-lost son from taking revenge and guiding him to a righteous path, in addition to the chance for the pair to truly acknowledging each other as family.

2014-04-20
Batman: Gotham Knight

Batman: Gotham Knight

Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.

2008-07-08
Titanic: The Complete Story

Titanic: The Complete Story

The "unsinkable" Titanic was a dream come true: four city blocks long and a passenger list worth 250 million dollars. But on her maiden voyage in April 1912, that dream became a nightmare when the giant ship struck an iceberg and sunk in the cold North Atlantic. More than 1,500 lives were lost in one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century. Now, using newsreels, stills, diaries, and exclusive interviews with survivors, Titanic: The Complete Story recounts the sensational history of the premier liner. In Part I: Death of a Dream, the largest ship ever built is christened in Ireland before a cheering crowd of 100,000. Witness the disaster this trek becomes as numerous iceberg warnings go unheeded and the ship sinks in the icy North Atlantic. In Part II: The Legend Lives On, over-packed lifeboats edge away from the crippled liner as a futile SOS signals flare into the night--leaving 1,500 passengers to a watery grave.

1994-07-24
Fatal Inheritance

Fatal Inheritance

Jack Carnegie (Kevin Davis) is an American ‘heir-hunter’, whose job it is to trace unknown family members who should rightly inherit unassigned fortunes. He arrives in Ireland to find the sole heir to a fortune — Timothy Murphy. Murphy cannot believe his good luck and he goes out that same night, to celebrate with his fiancee, Brigid O’Toole (Emma Samms). On his way home he is attacked and murdered by a mystery assailant. Brigid is grief stricken, as is Jack — Timothy had no known heir, so he won’t able to collect his commission for delivering the inheritance to the heir.

1991-10-01
Robbery Under Arms

Robbery Under Arms

During the mid 1860s, brothers Dick and Jim Marston are drawn into a life of crime by their ex-convict father Ben and his friend, infamous cattlethief Captain Starlight. Making their way to Melbourne with the proceeds of a recent raid, the brothers meet and romance the Morrison sisters, Kate and Jean, whom they eventually marry; but just as they are poised to start a new life in America, Captain Starlight and his gang arrive in town, planning a raid at the local bank.

1957-01-10
The Screaming Skull

The Screaming Skull

Chemically-dependent doctor Ollie suffers from hallucinations (or are they?) of a talking skull and conducts experiments at the expense of his wealthy wife, who hates him for letting their son die. Shot on video, this originally aired on late night TV. Though it aired in color, the only known surviving print is a black and white kinetoscope.

1973-01-01
Caroline of Rijeka

Caroline of Rijeka

The movie Karolina Rijecka is loosely based on the legendary story of young Karolina Belinic. When the English fleet began firing cannons on the Adriatic port of Rijeka, young Karolina boarded the ship of English Admiral John Leard and negotiated a cease-fire to save the town from destruction.

1961-01-01