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James McKechnie (I) (1911–1964)

James McKechnie was born on April 8, 1911 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), Scott of the Antarctic (1948) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1945). He was married to Mary Hill Ross. He died on May 7, 1964 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 53) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Scott of the Antarctic Surgeon Lt. E.L.Atkinson R.N.
Caesar and Cleopatra 2nd. Centurion
St. Ives Dalmahoy


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 1957 Six Red Hairs (TV Short)
Mercury (voice)
 1956 A Short Vision (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Robin Oig Macgregor
- The Quarrel (1956) ... Robin Oig Macgregor
 1955 St. Ives (TV Series)
- Journey's End (1955) ... Dalmahoy
- The Assembly Ball (1955) ... Dalmahoy
 1955 Terminus (TV Series)
- Trial Balance (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Big Fish and the Little Fish (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- More Than You Know (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Driving Seat (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
- Hour of Decision (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
 1952 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Narrator / Duncan Dhu Maclaren / John Breck / ...
- Back to Shaws (1952) ... Narrator
- The Quarrel (1952) ... Duncan Dhu Maclaren / Narrator
- The Flight in the Heather (1952) ... John Breck / Narrator
- Red Fox (1952) ... Beggar / Narrator
- The Brig Covenant (1952) ... Riach / Narrator
 1951 A Story of Achievement (Documentary)
Commentator (voice)
 1950 Madeleine
Speaker of Commentary (uncredited)
 1949 No Way Back
Radio Voice (voice)
 1949 The Ship (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 Scott of the Antarctic
Surgeon Lt. E.L.Atkinson R.N. (as James Mc Kechnie)
 1948 Bond Street
Inspector Yarrow (as James Mc Kechnie)
 1946 The Years Between
Richard Llewellyn
 1945 A City Reborn (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1945 A Farm Is Reclaimed (Short)
Farmer (voice)
 1945 The Eye & the Ear (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
2nd. Centurion (as James Mc Kechnie)
 1945 The Girl of the Canal
 1944 Two Thousand Women
Jimmy Moore
 1943 These Are the Men (Short)
 1943 San Demetrio London
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played the Mock Turtle in the Caedmon audio version of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland".

Alternate Names:

James Mc Kechnie

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