Jimmy Yuill


Jimmy Yuill

Birthday:

01/01/1956

Place of birth:

Golspie, Scotland:

Biography:

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.



Credits

Artemis Fowl (2020)
as Fisherman (Time Freeze)
All Is True (2018)
as Edward Woolmer
National Theatre Live: Macbeth (2013)
as Banquo
Flat Lake (2012)
as Murdo Strachen
The Raven (2012)
as Captain Eldridge
Retreat (2011)
as Doug
Princess Ka'iulani (2010)
as Archie Cleghorn
Within the Whirlwind (2009)
as Siderov
Extraordinary Rendition (2007)
as University Dean
The Magic Flute (2006)
as Queen's Commander
As You Like It (2006)
as Corin
Ladies in Lavender (2004)
as Constable Timmins
The Rocket Post (2004)
as James MacLeod
Strictly Sinatra (2001)
as Rod Edmunds
Schneider's 2nd Stage (2001)
as Detective Chief Inspector
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
as Constable Dull
Love's Labour's Lost (1999)
as Constable Dull
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
as Greigori
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
as Friar Francis
Paper Mask (1990)
as Alec Moran
Discovering Hamlet (1990)
as Himself / Guildenstern
Henry V (1989)
as Jamy
Local Hero (1983)
as Iain
The Good Time Girls (1981)
as Finlayson
La Mort en direct (1980)
as
A Sense of Freedom (1979)
as Dunkie
In the Bleak Midwinter (1995)
Original Music Composer