MacRae, Duncan

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MacRae, Duncan Gender: M
MacRae, John Duncan Graham
born on 20 August 1905 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 26°53' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°01 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 05°49'


Scottish actor of stage, screen and television whose roles ranged from the classics to comedy. The unique, craggy-faced MacRae is remembered for his role in the BBC television comedy, "Para Handy – Master Mariner," 1959, and his films included "Whiskey Galore," 1948 and "Tunes of Glory," 1960.

MacRae was educated in Glasgow and worked as a teacher prior to becoming a full time actor. In 1943, he began his longtime association with the Citizens’ Theatre in Glasgow, and he first performed in London in 1945. In partnership with the playwright and critic, T. M. Watson, he ran a touring company from 1952-55.

He died 3/23/1967, Glasgow, Scotland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1959 ("Para Handy Master Mariner")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1948 ("Whiskey Galore")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1960 ("Tunes of Glory")
  • Social : Joined group 1943 at 12:00 midnight in Glasgow, Scotland (Citizen's Theatre)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1945 at 12:00 midnight in London, England (First performance)
  • Work : Start Business 1952 (Ran touring company, three years)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 23 March 1967 at 12:00 noon in Glasgow, Scotland (Age 62)
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Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Citizen's Theatre)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star ("Para Handy Master Mariner")
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Initially)