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David Keith McCallum, Jr. (born 19 September 1933) is a Scottish actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Illya Kuryakin, a Russian-born secret agent, in the 1960s television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., as interdimensional operative Steel in Sapphire & Steel, and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the series NCIS.

McCallum was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the second of two sons of Dorothy Dorman, a cellist, and orchestral leader David McCallum, Sr. When he was 10, his family moved to London for his father's move to lead the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Early in the Second World War he was evacuated to Scotland, where he lived with his mother at Gartocharn by Loch Lomond.McCallum won a scholarship to University College School, a boys' independent school in Hampstead, London, where, encouraged by his parents to prepare for a career in music, he played the oboen 1946 he began doing boy voices for the BBC radio repertory company.Also involved in local amateur drama, at age 17 he appeared as Oberon in an open-air production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Play and Pageant Union. He left school at age 18 and, following military service with the Royal West African Frontier Force, attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (also in London), where Joan Collins was a classmate.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

David Keith McCallum, Jr. (born 19 September 1933) is a Scottish actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Illya Kuryakin, a Russian-born secret agent, in the 1960s television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., as interdimensional operative Steel in Sapphire & Steel, and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the series NCIS.

McCallum was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the second of two sons of Dorothy Dorman, a cellist, and orchestral leader David McCallum, Sr. When he was 10, his family moved to London for his father's move to lead the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Early in the Second World War he was evacuated to Scotland, where he lived with his mother at Gartocharn by Loch Lomond.McCallum won a scholarship to University College School, a boys' independent school in Hampstead, London, where, encouraged by his parents to prepare for a career in music, he played the oboen 1946 he began doing boy voices for the BBC radio repertory company.Also involved in local amateur drama, at age 17 he appeared as Oberon in an open-air production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Play and Pageant Union. He left school at age 18 and, following military service with the Royal West African Frontier Force, attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (also in London), where Joan Collins was a classmate.

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Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 86

Birthday 1933-09-19

Place of Birth Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Batman vs. Robin as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
2014 Son of Batman as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
2011 The Problem Solverz(25 episodes)
2009 Wonder Woman as Zeus (voice)
2008 Batman: The Brave and the Bold(1 episode)
2008 Batman: Gotham Knight as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 The Replacements(75 episodes)
2003 NCIS(398 episodes) as Donald "Ducky" Mallard
2000 Deadline(1 episode)
1998 March in Windy City as Daniel Paterson / Dimitri Petrovsky
1998 Coming Home as Billy Fawcett
1997 Death Game as Malius
1995 JAG(2 episodes)
1995 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1995 VR.5(5 episodes)
1994 Titanic: The Complete Story as Narrator (voice)
1994 Babylon 5(1 episode) as Dr. Vance Hendricks
1994 seaQuest DSV(1 episode)
1993 Dirty Weekend as Reggie
1992 Heartbeat(1 episode)
1991 Hear My Song as Jim Abbott
1991 Fatal Inheritance as Brandon Murphy
1990 Lucky Chances(3 episodes) as Bernard Dimes
1990 Lucky Chances as Bernard Dimes
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1990 Cluedo(27 episodes)
1990 The Haunting of Morella as Gideon Locke
1989 Mother Love(8 episodes)
1989 The Man Who Lived at the Ritz as Charlie Ritz
1986 The Wind as John
1986 Matlock(2 episodes)
1985 Terminal Choice as Dr. Giles Dodson
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense(1 episode)
1983 The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair as Illya Kuryakin
1980 The Watcher in the Woods as Paul Curtis
1979 Hart to Hart(1 episode)
1979 Sapphire & Steel(45 episodes)
1978 Kidnapped as Alan Breck
1978 Kidnapped(13 episodes) as Alan Breck Stewart
1976 Dogs as Harlan Thompson
1975 The Kingfisher Caper as Benedict Van Der Byl
1975 The Invisible Man(15 episodes)
1973 Frankenstein: The True Story as Dr. Clervall
1973 The Screaming Skull as Luke
1972 Colditz(29 episodes)
1972 She Waits
1970 Hauser's Memory as Hillel Mondoro
1969 The Ravine as Sergeant Stephen Holmann
1969 Teacher, Teacher as Hamilton Cade
1969 Mosquito Squadron as Squadron Leader Quint Monroe
1968 How to Steal the World as Illya Kuryakin
1968 The Helicopter Spies as Illya Kuryakin
1968 Sol Madrid as Sol Madrid
1967 The Karate Killers as Illya Kuryakin
1967 The Spy in the Green Hat as Illya Kuryakin
1967 Three Bites of the Apple as Stanley Thrumm
1966 One of Our Spies Is Missing as Illya Kuryakin
1966 One Spy Too Many as Illya Kuryakin
1966 Around the World Under the Sea as Dr. Philip Volker
1966 The Big T.N.T. Show as Himself/Host
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told as Judas Iskarioth
1965 The Spy with My Face as Illya Kuryakin
1964 Profiles in Courage(1 episode)
1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.(106 episodes) as Illya Kuryakin
1964 The Unknown as Tone Hobart
1964 To Trap a Spy as Illya Kuryakin
1963 The Great Adventure(2 episodes)
1963 The Outer Limits(2 episodes)
1963 The Great Escape as Lt. Cmdr. Eric Ashley-Pitt "Dispersal"
1962 Freud: The Secret Passion as Carl von Schlossen
1962 Billy Budd as Steven Wyatt, Gunnery Officer
1961 Sir Francis Drake(1 episode)
1961 The Long and the Short and the Tall as Pvt. Sammy Whitaker
1960 Jungle Street as Terry Collins
1958 A Night to Remember as Assistant Wireless Operator Harold Bride
1958 Our Mutual Friend(12 episodes) as Eugene Wrayburn
1958 Violent Playground as Johnnie Murphy
1957 Perry Mason(1 episode)
1957 Hell Drivers as Jimmy Yately, Tom's brother
1957 Ill Met by Moonlight as Sailor on Pick Up Ship
1957 The Secret Place as Mike Wilson
1957 Robbery Under Arms as Jim Marston
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(2 episodes)

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