Alastair Mackenzie

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Alastair Mackenzie
Born(1970-02-08) 8 February 1970 (age 44)
Trinafour, Scotland
Spouse(s)Susan Vidler
 
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For the first Treasurer of Victoria, see Alastair Mackenzie (treasurer).
Alastair Mackenzie
Born(1970-02-08) 8 February 1970 (age 44)
Trinafour, Scotland
Spouse(s)Susan Vidler

Alastair Mackenzie (born 8 February 1970) is a Scottish actor. He was born in Trinafour, near Perth and educated at Westbourne House School and Glenalmond College in Perthshire.

Mackenzie left home at the age of 18 and moved to London. Though best known as having played the young laird Archie MacDonald in the BBC drama Monarch of the Glen,[1] he also has some theatre and film credits to his name.

He lives in Islington with his partner, Scottish actress Susan Vidler, with whom he has two children: a daughter, Martha, born in December 1999 and a son, Freddy, born in September 2004.[1][2][3] His brother is director David Mackenzie, with whom he co-founded Sigma Films.

Credits[edit]

Television[edit]

  1. The Mentalist, Series 1, Episode 18 (2009) .... Royston Daniel
  2. Reichenbach Falls (2007) .... Jack Harvey
  3. The Shell Seekers (2006) .... Richard
  4. Agatha Christie's Poirot - Death on the Nile (2004) .... Ferguson
  5. Strange (2002/I) .... Rich[4]
  6. Monarch of the Glen (2000–05) .... Archibald 'Archie' Horatio Hector MacDonald (Series 1-5) (2000–2003)
  7. Psychos (1999) .... Dr. 'Shug' Nevin
  8. Lewis (2010) .... Sebastian Anderson - Lawyer
  9. Skins (2012) .... Gregory
  10. Borgen (2013)....Jeremy Welsh (Series 3)
  11. Father Brown

Guest-starring TV roles[edit]

  1. Murdoch Mysteries playing "Detective Edwin Scanlon" (episode # 2.2 "Snakes and Ladders") 10 February 2009
  2. Comic Relief Does Fame Academy playing "Himself" (episode # 2.5) 5 March 2005
  3. Poirot playing "Ferguson" in episode: "Death on the Nile" (episode # 12.1) 12 April 2004
  4. Strange playing "Rich" (voice) in episode: "Asmoth" (episode # 1.6) 5 July 2003[5]
  5. French & Saunders playing "Archie MacDonald" in episode: "Celebrity Christmas Puddings" 25 December 2002
  6. This Is Your Life playing "Himself" in episode: "Julian Fellowes" 23 May 2002
  7. Hamish Macbeth playing "Gavin Robb" (as Sam MacKenzie) in episode: "In Search of a Rose" (episode # 2.2) 31 March 1996
  8. Game On! playing "Chris" (as Sam MacKenzie) in episode: "Fame" (episode # 1.6) 10 April 1995
  9. Lovejoy playing "Freddy" (as Sam MacKenzie) in episode: "Day of Reckoning" (episode # 6.2) 9 October 1994
  10. Soldier Soldier playing "Tim" (as Sam MacKenzie) in episode: "Further Education" (episode # 4.7) 1994

Movies[edit]

  1. Company of Heroes (film) (2013) ... Duncan Chambliss
  2. The Sweeter Side of Life (2013) ... Benny Christophe
  3. You Instead (2011) .... Mark
  4. Perfect Sense (2011) ... Susan's Workmate
  5. New Town Killers (2008) .... Jamie
  6. Snuff-Movie (2005) .... Andy
  7. The Last Great Wilderness (2002) .... Charlie
  8. Horsehair (1998) .... Mick
  9. California Sunshine (1997) (as Alistair Mackenzie) .... Andy
  10. Boca a boca (1995) .... Oswaldo, el Director Americano; aka Boca a acob (Spain: approximation of original mirrored title); aka Mouth to Mouth
  11. Dragonworld (1994) (as Sam Mackenzie) .... John McGowan

Theatre credits[edit]

  1. Agamemnon
  2. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  3. Cymbeline
  4. Four Dogs and a Bone
  5. The Priory

Screenwriting[edit]

  1. The Last Great Wilderness (2002)

Producing[edit]

  1. Hallams Foe Pas (2007/8)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Why Archie abdicated - Scotsman.com News
  2. ^ Interview: David and Alastair Mackenzie, film director and actor/screenplay writer - Scotsman.com
  3. ^ Laird in the city - Scotsman.com News
  4. ^ Strange | Universal Channel
  5. ^ Strange | A Television Heaven Review

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