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Alex Norton

Actor, Writer, Additional Credits
Born January 27, 1950 (74 years)
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.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Gregory's Girl
  • When Saturday Comes
  • Complicity
  • Sir Billi
  • Dead on Time
  • Countdown to War
Known For
  • Local Hero
  • Two Doors Down
  • Scandal
  • Comfort and Joy
  • Taggart
  • Blame It on the Bellboy
  • Dragon Rider
  • Hatton Garden
  • Two Doors Down
  • Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
  • Comrades
  • Complicity
  • A Sense of Freedom
  • The Crow Road
  • Hidden City
  • Extremely Dangerous
  • Dead on Time
  • Murphy's Law
  • The One Game
  • Dramarama
  • Every Picture Tells a Story

Filmography

2023
2020
Dragon Rider · as Gravelbeard (voice)
2019
Good Omens (TV Series) · as Tulloch
2019
Hatton Garden (TV Series) · as Kenny Collins
2016
Two Doors Down (TV Series) · as Eric
2014
Mountain Goats (TV Series) · as Ken
2013
Two Doors Down · as Eric
2013
Underdogs · as Gregor
2013
Shetland (TV Series) · as Cameron Watt
2013
Bob Servant Independent (TV Series) · as Hendo
2012
Sir Billi · as Butler / Baron Mctoff (voice)
2012
Woolly and Tig (TV Series) · as Grandad
2006
Haunted Hogmanay · as Thurston Mccondry
2006
2006
Waterloo Road (TV Series) · as Gerard Findlay
2004
Unsolved Murders (TV Series)
2002
The Count of Monte Cristo · as Napoleon Bonaparte
2001
Murphy's Law · as Murdoch
2000
Beautiful Creatures · as Det Insp Hepburn
2000
Complicity · as Kenny Garnet
1999
Extremely Dangerous (TV Series) · as Dcs Wallace
1999
The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series) · as Carnot
1998
Orphans · as Hanson
1998
Little Voice · as Bunnie Morris
1998
Les Misérables · as General
1998
Renford Rejects (TV Series)
1997
Deacon Brodie · as Alisdair Gilzean
1996
The Crow Road (TV Series) · as Lachlan Watt
1996
When Saturday Comes · as Factory Boss
1996
Silent Witness (TV Series) · as David Preston
1995
Braveheart · as Bride's Father
1995
Hamish Macbeth (TV Series) · as Duncan Soutar
1995
Signs and Wonders (TV Series) · as William Gimble
1994
1994
The High Life (TV Series) · as Hal
1994
White Goods · as Paul Ryan
1993
Down Among the Big Boys · as Dan Gibbons
1993
Comics (1993) (TV Series) · as Haggis
1992
An Ungentlemanly Act · as Chief Of Police Ronnie Lamb
1992
Patriot Games · as Dennis Cooley
1992
1991
Under Suspicion · as Prosecuting Lawyer
1991
Soldier Soldier (TV Series) · as Col Jim Walker
1991
Robin Hood · as Harry
1991
Chernobyl: The Final Warning · as Dr. Andreyev
1990
White Hunter Black Heart · as Zibelinsky
1990
The Chief (TV Series) · as Gordon Mackie
1989
1989
Stay Lucky (TV Series) · as Angus
1989
1989
Scandal · as Detective Inspector
1989
Leaving · as Tommy
1988
Rab C Nesbitt (TV Series) · as Alec
1988
The One Game (TV Series) · as The Conjuror
1987
Hidden City · as Hillcombe
1986
Comrades · as Lanternist, Sergeant Bell, Diorama Showman, Laughing Cavalier, Wollaston, Ranger, Tramp, Sea Captain, Mccallum, Silhouettist, And Mad Photographer
1986
The Campbells (TV Series) · as Sheriff Black
1986
Lovejoy (TV Series) · as Murray Mcnally
1985
Screen One (TV Series) · as Dan Gibbons
1984
Screen Two (TV Series) · as Des Organ
1984
Every Picture Tells a Story · as William Scott
1984
The Bill (TV Series)
1984
Comfort and Joy · as Trevor
1983
Taggart (TV Series) · as Dci Matt Burke
1983
Local Hero · as Watt
1983
Dead on Time · as Foreigner
1982
Blackadder (TV Series) · as Mcangus, Duke Of Argyll
1981
A Sense of Freedom · as Malkie
1981
Bergerac (TV Series) · as Acupuncturist
1980
1980
Juliet Bravo (TV Series) · as Ian Doward
1978
Strangers (TV Series) · as Cooper
1975
1975
The Sweeney (TV Series) · as Gibson
1974
1973
Playhouse (TV Series) · as Max Beerbohm
1973
Sutherland's Law (TV Series) · as Lane
1972
Crown Court (TV Series) · as Dr. Allan
1971
1970
Play for Today (TV Series) · as 7:84 Company - Lord Vat
1967
ITV Playhouse (TV Series) · as Donald
1962
Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) · as Alex Milne

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