David Gillies

  • Actor
    Male / Surrey
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    59 - 65
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 80cm)
    Weight
    11st. 10lb (74kg)
    Hair Colour
    Strawberry Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium
  • Links

    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

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

    YearQualificationWhere
    19733 yr. Acting/Musical TheatreLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

    Additional Skills

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

    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.

    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.

  • Skills

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