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David Gillies

David Gillies

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
57 - 63
Height
5' 11" (1m 80cm)
Weight
11st. 10lb. (74kg)
Hair Colour
Strawberry Blonde
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2010 Mr Morgan - angry father of dead daughter
Film (Short)
No Angels
Michael Bray
Arts Ed.
BAFTA
1998 Det .Insp. Holmes
TV
A Touch of Frost
Don Leaver
YTV
1988 - 1998 Various roles in 7 different episodes.
TV
The Bill
Various over the period
ITV
1997 Detective John Barry
TV
Holding On
Adrian Shergold
BBC
1987 Sgt. Watkins
Film (Feature)
A Month In The Country
Pat O'Conner
Channel 4 Films
Cinemas
1985 Richard Hayes - new couple to the village.
TV
Forever Green
Fiona Cumming
LWT
1980 - 1984 Ginger - regular 3 series character - irriatating worker to
TV
The Gaffer
Alan Tarrant
Yorkshire TV
1981 Nicholas Houghton - 6 episode character - deaf stonemason
TV
Emmerdale
Joan Glover
Yorkshire TV
1981 Bob Randle - blinded friend of lead character
TV
When The Boat Comes In
Johnathan Allwyn
BBC
1980 Phillip Hosken - calls Eddie Shoestring for help
TV
Shoestring
Douglas Camfield
BBC
1980 Hob - revolutionary leader
TV
Blakes Seven
Fina Cumming
BBC
1979 Corrupt copper
Film (Feature)
Sweeney 2
Tom Clegg
Euston Films
Cinemas
1977 Norman - leader of hijack gang
TV
The Sweeney
David Wicks
Thames TV
1974 Ned Fallow - tin miner
TV
Poldark
Paul Annett
BBC
BBC

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 1973
    3 yr. Acting/Musical Theatre

About me

My most recent work as an actor includes a guest appearance in EAST ENDERS for the BBC; a supporting lead playing a London crime boss in an 18 minute promo film called HOPE IN A MATCHBOX, shot in advance of the full feature film development; and finally a weeks filming, playing a senior M.I.6. officer on the new James bond movie SKYFALL. Apart from this I'm working on two screenplays and a second novel.

Additional Information

Professional work since 1973 - much theatre including International and National tours, regional theatre and London venues, playing modern and classical roles. TV appearances range from POLDARK, THE SWEENEY & SHOESTRING to THE BILL, EMMERDALE and A TOUCH OF FROST, playing main supporting roles. Rugular running parts in several seies, such as JULIET BRAVO & THE GAFFER. Film work varies from THE SWEENEY movie to the art house classic A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY and award winning childrens film BIG WHEELS AND SAILOR. Many performances in TV commercilas for products such as GUINESS, AUDI and KELOGGS.

Additional Skills

Qualified for stage fighting. Driving motor bikes & trucks as well as cars. Performed minor stunts with all.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, Cornish, Geordie, Lancashire, London, RP, South London, Welsh, Standard, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) Californian, New York City, Southern American
Accents (International) African (South), Australian
Interested in Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Panto, Radio, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Radio, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Driving Licences Standard, Motorcycle
Perform nude? Only Professionally