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Jimmy Yuill

1956-01-01 Golspie, Scotland

Image of Jimmy Yuill


Jimmy Yuill is an actor, born in 1959, in Golspie, Scotland. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and later joined the Renaissance Theatre Company. He has appeared in many of Kenneth Branagh's films. His most recent work saw him play the Chief Constable in "The Raven"  along side John Cusack. Yuill was also the music composer for A Midwinter's Tale and Swan Song. Most of his acting work has been in theatre, although he has played police officers on television; he is best remembered for the character Doug Kersey in the British television show Wycliffe. In June 2006 Jimmy made his first appearance in EastEnders as the recurring character Victor Brown. In October 2007, Yuill took the lead in Sophocles' Antigone as Creon, King of Thebes at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow. In 2010, he was nominated for the award of Best Male Performance for his role in a play adaption of the Testament of Cresseid by the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland.


The Road Dance Doctor Connolly 2021-08-24
The Kindred Robert 2021-08-26
Artemis Fowl Fisherman (Time Freeze) 2020-06-12
All Is True Edward Woolmer 2018-12-21
National Theatre Live: Macbeth Banquo, Thane of Lochaber, general in the King's army 2013-07-19
The Raven Captain Eldridge 2012-03-09
Flat Lake Murdo Strachen 2012-09-01
Retreat Doug 2011-10-14
Princess Ka'iulani Archie Cleghorn 2010-05-14
Within the Whirlwind Siderov 2009-09-18
Extraordinary Rendition University Dean 2007-08-20
As You Like It Corin 2006-09-01
The Magic Flute Queen's Commander 2006-09-07
Ladies in Lavender Constable Timmins 2004-11-12
The Rocket Post James MacLeod 2004-05-13
Strictly Sinatra Rod Edmunds 2001-06-29
Schneider's 2nd Stage Detective Chief Inspector 2001-03-31
Love's Labour's Lost Constable Dull 2000-03-31
Love's Labour's Lost Constable Dull 1999-06-06
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Greigori 1994-11-04
Much Ado About Nothing Friar Francis 1993-05-07
Paper Mask Alec Moran 1990-09-14
Discovering Hamlet Himself / Guildenstern 1990-01-07
Henry V Jamy 1989-10-05
Local Hero Iain 1983-02-17
The Good Time Girls Finlayson 1981-04-07
La Mort en direct 1980-01-23
A Sense of Freedom Dunkie 1979-10-19