Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of Lonely in the TV series Callan.

Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of Lonely in the TV series Callan.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1925-02-18

Day of Death 2004-02-26

Place of Birth Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

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Also Known As

  • Russell Ellis
  • Russel Hunter

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Callan: This Man Alone as Himself (archive)
2003 American Cousins as Nonno
2003 Sweet Dreams
1993 The Detectives (1 episode) as Spanner
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1 episode)
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Edwin Crew
1986 Lovejoy (1 episode)
1984 The Masks of Death as Alfred Coombs
1984 The Bill (1 episode)
1984 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Silas Brown
1982 Countdown (6 episodes)
1982 The Nuclear Family
1981 Wet Job as Lonely
1981 The Gaffer (20 episodes)
1979 Minder (1 episode)
1977 Doctor Who: The Robots of Death as Uvanov
1975 The Sweeney (1 episode)
1974 Callan as Lonely
1973 Black and Blue (1 episode)
1973 Thriller (1 episode)
1972 Crown Court (1 episode)
1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula as Felix
1970 Up Pompeii! (14 episodes)
1967 Callan (44 episodes) as Lonely
1967 A Magnum for Schneider as Lonely
1966 Mystery and Imagination (1 episode)
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1963 Doctor Who (4 episodes) as Uvanov (1 episode)
1952 Angels One Five as Pimpernel Pilot
1950 Lilli Marlene as Scottie
1950 The Gorbals Story as Johnnie Martin

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