David McCallum

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David McCallum
McCallum i 1982
BornDavid Keith McCallum
19 September 1933(1933-09-19)
Glesga, Scotland
Dee'd25 September 2023(2023-09-25) (aged 90)
New York City, U.S.
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Actor
  • muisicker
Years active1946–2023
  • Jill Ireland
    (m. 1957; div. 1967)
  • Katherine Carpenter
    (m. 1967)
Bairns5; includin Val McCallum

David Keith McCallum (19 September 1933 – 25 September 2023) wis a Scots an American actor an muisicker.[1][2] He won braid kennin throu the 1960s fur playin the hidlins agent Illya Kuryakin i the televeesion series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. His ither merkit televeesion roles includes Simon Carter in Colditz (1972–1974) an Steel in Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982). Beginnin i 2003, McCallum won a infit wi internaitional owdiences agin fur his role as the NCIS medical exaeminer Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard i the American televeesion series NCIS, whilk he played fur 20 saisons till his daith. On film, McCallum merkitlie appeart i The Great Escape (1963).

McCallum deed at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital i New York City on the 25 Septemmer 2023 o naitral causes, sax day aifter his 90t birthday.[3][4][5][6]

Filmography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Film[eedit | eedit soorce]

Television[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
1959 Anouilh's Antigone Haemon
1961 Sir Francis Drake Lord Oakshott Episode: "The English Dragon"
1963 The Outer Limits Gwyllm Griffiths Episode: "The Sixth Finger"
1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Prophet Episode: "The Day Of The Search"
Perry Mason Phillipe Bertain Episode: "The Case of the Fifty-Millionth Frenchman"
The Great Adventure Captain Hanning 2 episode:
  • "Kentucky's Bloody Ground"
  • "The Siege of Boonesborough"
  • "Kentucky's Bloody Ground"
  • "The Siege of Boonesborough"
The Outer Limits Tone Hobart Episode: "The Forms of Things Unknown"
Profiles in Courage John Adams Episode: "John Adams"
1964–1968 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Illya Kuryakin Main cast
1965 Hullabaloo Host
  • Credited as Dave McCallum
  • Episode: "Show 21"
1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies Illya Kuryakin Episode: "Say U.N.C.L.E."
1969 Hallmark Hall of Fame Hamilton Cade, Kenneth Canfield 2 episodes:

"Teacher, Teacher" "The File On Devlin"

1970 Hauser's Memory Hillel Mondoro
1971 Night Gallery Dr. Joel Winter Episode: "The Phantom Farmhouse"
The Man and the City Guest Episode: "Pipe Me A Loving Tune"
1972–1974 Colditz Simon Carter Main cast
1973 Frankenstein: The True Story Dr. Henry Clerval Television film
The Six Million Dollar Man Alexi Kaslov Episode: "Wine, Women and War"
1975–1976 The Invisible Man Daniel Westin 12 episodes; Main cast
1978 Kidnapped Alan Breck Stewart Miniseries
1979–1982 Sapphire & Steel Steel Main cast
1982 Strike Force Roderick Howard Hadley III Episode: "Ice"
Hart to Hart Geoffrey Atterton Episode: "Hunted Harts"
1983 As the World Turns Maurice Vermeil Contract role
Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. Illya Kuryakin Television film
1984 The Master Castile Episode: "Hostages"
1986 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense Frank Lane Episode: "The Corvini Inheritance"
The A-Team Ivan Episode: "The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair"
1987 Matlock Phil Dudley Episode: "The Billionaire"
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Lieutenant Cavanaugh "Murder Party"
Monsters The Feverman Episode: "The Feverman"
The Man Who Lived at the Ritz Charlie Ritz Television film
1989 Murder, She Wrote Cyril Grantham Episode: "From Russia...With Blood"
Mother Love Sir Alexander "Alex" Vesey Main cast
McCloud Inspector Craig Television film titled The Return of Sam McCloud
1990 Murder, She Wrote Drew Garrison Episode: "Deadly Misunderstanding"
Boon Simon Bradleigh Episode: "The Belles of St. Godwalds"
Lucky Chances Bernard Dimes Miniseries
Father Dowling Mysteries Sir Robert Episode: "The Royal Mystery"
1991–1992 Trainer John Grey Main cast
1991 Cluedo Professor Plum Game show
1993 seaQuest DSV Frank Cobb Episode: "seaWest"
1994 Babylon 5 Dr. Vance Hendricks Episode: "Infection"
Titanic: The Complete Story Narrator
Heartbeat Cooper Episode: "Arms and the Man"
1994–1995 Scavengers Narrator Vyceower
1995 VR-5 Dr. Joseph Bloom Main cast
1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Ian Felton Episode: "The Impossible Mission"
1997 Law & Order Craig Holland Episode: "Past Imperfect"
The Outer Limits Joshua Hayward Episode: "Feasibility Study"
1997–1998 Team Knight Rider Mobius Main cast
1998 Coming Home Billy Fawcett TV serial
March in Windy City Daniel Paterson, Dimitri Petrovsky Television film
1999 Sex and the City Duncan Episode: "Shortcomings"
2000 Deadline Harry Hobbs Episode: "Lovers and Madmen"
2001–2002 The Education of Max Bickford Walter Thornhill Main cast
2002 Jeremiah Clarence Episode: "Things Left Unsaid"
2002–2003 Taboo Narrator 4 episodes:
  • "Evil Spirits"
  • "Bloodsports"
  • "Delicacies"
  • "Body Perfect"
  • "Evil Spirits"
  • "Bloodsports"
  • "Delicacies"
  • "Body Perfect"
2003 JAG Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard Episodes: "Ice Queen (1)", "Meltdown (2)"
2003–2023 NCIS Main cast Season 1–15

Recurring Role Season 16–20 (Credited for all episodes, even when not appearing)
2006–2009 The Replacements C.A.R. Vyce, main cast[7]
2008–2010 Ben 10: Alien Force Professor Paradox Vyce, recurring role (4 episodes)[7]
2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Merlin Vyce, episode: "Day of the Dark Knight!"[7]
2010–2012 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Professor Paradox Vyce, recurring role (3 episodes)[7]
2013–2014 Ben 10: Omniverse Vyce, recurring role (6 episodes)[7]
2014, 2016 NCIS: New Orleans Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard 2 episode
2019 D-Day at Pointe-du-Hoc Narrator (PBS documentary) Final role
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening Canera Captain
  • Appears in the opening full-motion video cinematic
2009 Ben 10: Alien Force - Vilgax Attacks Professor Paradox [7]
2011 NCIS Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard, Narrator [7]
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Grand Maester, King Rakkis

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Music: A Part Of Me (Capitol Records, 1966)
  • Music: A Bit More Of Me (Capitol Records, 1967)[8]
  • Music: It's Happening Now! (Capitol Records, 1967)
  • McCallum (Capitol Records, 1967)

Spoken word works[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Lassie Come-Home - Eric Knight (Caedmon Records, 1973)
  • The Rats In The Walls - H. P. Lovecraft (Caedmon Records, 1973)
  • An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge And The Damned Thing - Ambrose Bierce (Caedmon Records, 1973)
  • The Wind In The Willows - Kenneth Grahame (Caedmon Records, 1973)
  • The Dunwich Horror - H. P. Lovecraft (Caedmon Records, 1976)
  • The Haunter Of The Dark - H. P. Lovecraft (Caedmon Records, 1979)
  • With Carole Shelley: Five Tales From The Decameron - Giovanni Boccaccio (Caedmon Records, 1981)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Drysdale, Neil (28 Julie 2020). "NCIS star David McCallum looks back on a career which is still going strong in his ninth decade". Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  2. McBane, Wendy (27 November 1981). "McCallum Too Old for Balfour Part but Did Land Co-Starring Role". The Wichita Eagle: 82. Retrieved 30 September 2023.
  3. Andreeva, Nellie (25 September 2023). "David McCallum Dies: Beloved 'NCIS' Actor & 'Man From U.N.C.L.E' Star Was 90". Deadline.
  4. "David McCallum, star of hit TV series 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' and 'NCIS,' dies at 90". Yahoo. 25 September 2023. Retrieved 25 September 2023.
  5. Kaufman, Leslie (25 September 2023). "David McCallum, Heartthrob Spy of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,' Dies at 90". New York Times.
  6. "Former 'NCIS' Stars Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly Mourn David McCallum: "He Made Every Moment Count"". Deadline. 25 September 2023.
  7. a b c d e f g "David McCallum (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 31 Julie 2023. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "btva" defined multiple times wi different content
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