Ken Stott Biography (1955-)

Born 1955, in Edinburgh, Scotland; father, a teacher and educational administrator; mother, a lecturer; married Elizabeth (a director; marriage ended); children: Bill. Addresses: Agent: Michael Foster, Artists Rights Group,4 Great Portland St., London W1W 8PA, England.

Birth Details
Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Jamy, Henry V, Royal Shakespeare Company, Brooklyn Academy Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York City, 1976
  • Alexei Salomaten, The White Rose, 1985
  • Otto, Through the Leaves, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1985
  • Willy Loman, Death of a Salesman, 1990
  • Alvaro Mangiacavallo, The Rose Tattoo, 1991
  • Kite, The Recruiting Officer, 1992
  • Macbryde, Colquhoun and Macbryde, 1992
  • The Sea, Royal National Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1992
  • Harry Hyman, Broken Glass, 1995
  • Alceste, The Misanthrope, 1995
  • Yvan, Art, 1996
  • Scotty Scot, Princes Play, 1996
  • Frank (title role), Faith Healer, Almeida Theatre, London, 2001
  • Appeared as Douglas, Henry IV, Part 1, as Gower, Henry IV, Part2, and in The Merry Wives of Windsor, all Royal Shakespeare Company. Appeared as Willie Nauldie, American Bagpipes; as Sullen, The Beaux Stratagem; as Cloten, Cymbeline; as Nocella, Filumena;as Rosencrantz, Hamlet; as Ali Hakim, Oklahoma; as Antonio, The Tempest; and as Autolycus, The Winter's Tale. Appeared in Jacobowsky and the Colonel, The Magistrate, 1953, and Three Men and a Horse.
  • Film Appearances
  • Civil servant, For Queen and Country, Atlantic, 1988
  • Detective inspector McCall, Shallow Grave, Gramercy, 1994
  • Gasper Dias (some sources spell name Gasper Diez), Being Human, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Woland the knifeman, Franz Kafka's "It's a Wonderful Life," 1994
  • Pichel, Star Hunter, 1995
  • Ike Weir, The Boxer, Universal, 1997
  • Prevot, Saint-Ex, 1997
  • Ted Thickbroom, Fever Pitch, Phaedra Cinema, 1997
  • Gary Keltie, The Debt Collector, Channel Four Films/Dragon Pictures, 1998
  • General Chance, Plunkett & Macleane, Gramercy/USA Films, 1999
  • Jack, Spivs, Content International, 2003
  • Turner, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead, Paramount, 2003
  • Marcus Honorius, King Arthur, Buena Vista, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Fraser Boyle, Your Cheatin' Heart, BBC, 1990
  • Eddie McKenna, Takin' Over the Asylum, BBC-2, 1994
  • McCaffrey, A Mug's Game, BBC, 1996
  • Inspector Pat Chappel, The Vice, Independent Television, 1999-2003then BBC America, beginning 2004
  • Himself, Grumpy Old Men, BBC, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Uncle John, The Singing Detective, BBC, 1986, later PBS, 1988
  • Barney Barnotto, Rhodes, BBC, 1996, later PBS, 1998
  • Detective chief inspector Red Metcalfe, Messiah (also known as Messiah I: The First Killings), BBC and BBC Northern Ireland, 2001
  • Detective chief inspector Red Metcalfe, Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine, BBC and BBC Northern Ireland, 2003
  • Detective chief inspector Red Metcalfe, Messiah III: The Promise,BBC and BBC Northern Ireland, 2004
  • Movies
  • Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story (also known as Dark Music), NBC, 1993
  • Redfern, Stone, Scissors, Paper, BBC, 1997
  • Martin Cahill, Vicious Circle (also known as Cast a Cold Eye), BBC, 1999
  • Tommy Walton, Dockers, [Great Britain], 1999
  • Voice of Simon Peter, The Miracle Maker, ABC, 2000
  • Mike, Promoted to Glory, Independent Television, 2003
  • Good Joe, The Mighty Celt, TV3 (Ireland), 2005
  • Specials
  • Jemmy Twitcher, The Beggar's Opera, BBC, 1983
  • Billy, The Key, BBC, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Baroja, "Child's Play," Secret Army, BBC, 1977
  • Dr. MacNaughten, "Murder in Season," Taggart, Scottish Television,1985
  • Bernie Schiller, "Headcase," Anna Lee, Independent Television, 1993

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