John Malcolm (actor)

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John Malcolm
John Malcolm (1936–2008), on the left, playing Harker in the episode "Three Locks to Fortune" of the first series of "The Adventures of Black Beauty".png
L to R: Harker (Malcolm), Colin Eddington and Francis finding the "Treasure" in "Three Locks to Fortune"
Born(1936-03-26)26 March 1936
Stirling, Scotland
Died13 June 2008(2008-06-13) (aged 72)
OccupationStage, film and TV actor

John Malcolm (26 March 1936 – 13 June 2008)[1] was a Scottish actor who appeared in numerous films and television productions over a 40-year period.[2]

He attended Barnsley Holgate Grammar School for Boys, Barnsley and trained as an actor at RADA.[3] He then appeared in repertory theatre in Scotland and England and with the Royal Shakespeare Company.[4][5] He also founded the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in 1962 and The Theatre Chipping Norton in 1973.[6]

His film appearances included The Reckoning (1969), The House That Dripped Blood (1971), The Ragman's Daughter (1972), Coming Out of the Ice (1982), and The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985).[2] His television appearances included Enemy at the Door as Oberleutnant Kluge, Nanny, Coronation Street, and the 1988 miniseries War and Remembrance as Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel.[7]


  1. ^ "John Malcolm: Actor and founder of the Traverse". The Independent. London. 4 July 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b "John Malcolm". British Film Institute. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  3. ^ "John Malcolm: actor and co-founder of the Traverse Theatre". The Times. London. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  4. ^ "John Malcolm". HeraldScotland.
  5. ^ "John Malcolm | Theatricalia".
  6. ^ "John Malcolm (obituary)". The Stage. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  7. ^ "John Malcolm".

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