Jimmy Yuill

Jimmy Yuill

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    • January 1st, 1956
Jimmy Yuill is an actor, born in 1959, in Golspie, Scotland. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and later joined the Renaissance Theatre Company. He has appeared in many of Kenneth Branagh's films. His most recent work saw him play the Chief Constable in "The Raven"  along side John Cusack. Yuill was also the music composer for A Midwinter's Tale and Swan Song. Most of his acting work has been in theatre, although he has played police officers on television; he is best remembered for the character Doug Kersey in the British television show Wycliffe. In June 2006 Jimmy made his first appearance in EastEnders as the recurring character Victor Brown. In October 2007, Yuill took the lead in Sophocles' Antigone as Creon, King of Thebes at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow. In 2010, he was nominated for the award of Best Male Performance for his role in a play adaption of the Testament of Cresseid by the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland.


Acting (19 Credits)

2021The Kindred as Robert
2020Artemis Fowl as Fisherman (Time Freeze)
2018All Is True as Edward Woolmer
2012The Raven as Captain Eldridge
2011Retreat as Doug
2009Princess Kaiulani as Archie Cleghorn
2009Within the Whirlwind as Siderov
2006As You Like It as Corin
2006The Magic Flute as Queen's Commander
2004Ladies in Lavender as Constable Timmins
2001Strictly Sinatra as Rod Edmunds
2000Love's Labour's Lost as Constable Dull
1994Wycliffe as DI Kersey
1994Mary Shelley's Frankenstein as Greigori
1993Much Ado About Nothing as Friar Francis
1990Paper Mask as Alec Moran
1989Henry V as Jamy
1983Local Hero as Iain
1980Death Watch

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