Bill Paterson (I)

Actor | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Witches (1990) | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) | Miss Potter (2006)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jun 3, 1945 (age 73)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for UnforgottenUnforgotten (TV Series) Harry Osborne (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1 Released
Past Film & Video (54 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (85 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Urban MythsUrban Myths (TV Series) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for WonderdateWonderdate (TV Movie) Kolodon  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Urban Myths: The Mysterious Case of Agatha ChristieUrban Myths: The Mysterious Case of Agatha Christie (TV Series) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Inside No. 9Inside No. 9 (TV Series) Mr. Green (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for The RebelThe Rebel (TV Series) Charles (9 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 9
    • Love (Dec 13, 2017) Charles  Less
    • Sex (Dec 6, 2017) Charles  Less
    • Drugs (Nov 29, 2017) Charles  Less
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  • Primary photo for OutlanderOutlander (TV Series) Ned Gowan (8 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2017 8
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  • Primary photo for FleabagFleabag (TV Series) Dad (5 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for Churchill's SecretChurchill's Secret (TV Movie) Lord Moran  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The VoteThe Vote (TV Movie) Simon Featherstone  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ShetlandShetland (TV Series) James Perez (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for 37 Days37 Days (TV Mini-series) Lord Morley (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 3
  • Primary photo for FalcónFalcón (TV Mini-series) Ignacio Ortega (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Them from That ThingThem from That Thing (TV Mini-series) Various (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Dirk GentlyDirk Gently (TV Series) Professor Jericho (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Fast Freddie, the Widow and MeFast Freddie, the Widow and Me (TV Movie) Judge Underwood  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Man who Crossed HitlerThe Man who Crossed Hitler (TV Movie) Kurt Ohnesorge  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's MarpleAgatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) Bradley (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: UKLaw & Order: UK (TV Series) George Castle (26 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010 26
    • Skeletons (Dec 9, 2010) George Castle  Less
    • Help (Dec 2, 2010) George Castle  Less
    • Duty of Care (Nov 25, 2010) George Castle  Less
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  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) Bracewell (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Spanish Flu: The Forgotten FallenSpanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (TV Movie) Dr James Niven  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Into the StormInto the Storm (TV Movie) Clement Attlee  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for No Holds BardNo Holds Bard (TV Movie) Gibby 'Fingers' McPherson  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Little DorritLittle Dorrit (TV Mini-series) Mr. Meagles (9 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 9
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  • Primary photo for Criminal JusticeCriminal Justice (TV Series) Harry Box (5 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 5
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  • Primary photo for Sea of SoulsSea of Souls (TV Series) Dr. Douglas Monaghan (20 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2007 20
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  • Primary photo for Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street IrregularsSherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (TV Movie) Dr. Watson  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ShakespeaRe-ToldShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-series) Theo (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Shoebox ZooShoebox Zoo (TV Series) Storyteller (13 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 13
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  • Primary photo for Lie with MeLie with Me (TV Movie) DCI Collman  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Foyle's WarFoyle's War (TV Series) Patrick Jamieson (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Enemy Fire (Oct 31, 2004) Patrick Jamieson  Less
  • Primary photo for Born and BredBorn and Bred (TV Series) Harry Woolf (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Canterbury TalesCanterbury Tales (TV Mini-series) Theo (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Danielle Cable: EyewitnessDanielle Cable: Eyewitness (TV Movie) DI Nick Biddiss  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for TrustTrust (TV Series) John Tilson (3 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 3
  • Primary photo for Doctor ZhivagoDoctor Zhivago (TV Mini-series) Alexander Gromyko (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for Ed Stone Is DeadEd Stone Is Dead (TV Series) Nigel (3 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 3
  • Primary photo for TimewatchTimewatch (TV Series) Narrator (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for OthelloOthello (TV Movie) Sinclair Carver  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for SwallowSwallow (TV Series) Angus Tighe (3 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 3
  • Primary photo for The Whistle-BlowerThe Whistle-Blower (TV Movie) D.I. Neil Sleightholme  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Rebel HeartRebel Heart (TV Mini-series) James Connolly (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The Secret Adventures of Jules VerneThe Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series) Sir Nicol McLean (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Wives and DaughtersWives and Daughters (TV Mini-series) Mr. Gibson (4 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 4
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  • Primary photo for The Animal TrainThe Animal Train (TV Short) Walrus (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Out of SightOut of Sight (TV Series) Marcus Mildew (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. White Goes to WestminsterMr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie) Ben White  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for MelissaMelissa (TV Mini-series) D.C.I. Cameron / DCI Cameron (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 4
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  • Primary photo for The Crow RoadThe Crow Road (TV Mini-series) Kenneth McHoan (4 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 4
    • Rory (Nov 25, 1996) Kenneth McHoan  Less
    • Fergus (Nov 18, 1996) Kenneth McHoan  Less
    • Kenneth (Nov 11, 1996) Kenneth McHoan  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Writing on the WallThe Writing on the Wall (TV Movie) Bull  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Ghostbusters of East FinchleyGhostbusters of East Finchley (TV Series) Joe Small (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for Oliver's TravelsOliver's Travels (TV Mini-series) Baxter (4 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 4
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  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Storyteller / Reader (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for Hard TimesHard Times (TV Mini-series) Stephen Blackpool (4 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 4
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  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) PC Howard Mullen (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for In DreamsIn Dreams (TV Movie) Dr. Gold  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Tell Tale HeartsTell Tale Hearts (TV Mini-series) Anthony Steadman (3 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 3
  • Primary photo for Murder Most HorridMurder Most Horrid (TV Series) Chief Inspector (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for ShrinksShrinks (TV Series) Matt Hennessey (7 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 7
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  • Primary photo for The Play on OneThe Play on One (TV Series) Alex McPherson (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for God on the RocksGod on the Rocks (TV Movie) Mr. Marsh  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for BoonBoon (TV Series) Peter Mortan (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for TraffikTraffik (TV Mini-series) Jack Lithgow (6 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 6
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  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) F.S. McDade (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for The Modern World: Ten Great WritersThe Modern World: Ten Great Writers (TV Mini-series) Titorelli (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for ScreenplayScreenplay (TV Series) Det. Supt. Chase / Colin (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 2
  • Primary photo for The Singing DetectiveThe Singing Detective (TV Mini-series) Dr. Gibbon (4 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 4
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  • Primary photo for God's Chosen Car ParkGod's Chosen Car Park (TV Movie) Victor Rosen  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Auf Wiedersehen, PetAuf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series) Ally Fraser (12 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 12
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  • Primary photo for Dutch GirlsDutch Girls (TV Movie) Mole  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Scotland's StoryScotland's Story (TV Series) David Kirkwod / Thomas Muir (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for One of OurselvesOne of Ourselves (TV Movie) Mr. Daly  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Stan's Last GameStan's Last Game (TV Movie) Ron Brackett  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Smiley's PeopleSmiley's People (TV Mini-series) Lauder Strickland (4 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 4
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  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Tony / Girling / Archie MacLean / Luke / 7:84 Company - McChuckemup / Texas Jim etc (5 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1981 5
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  • Primary photo for The Cherry OrchardThe Cherry Orchard (TV Movie) Lopakhin  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Dr. Rutherford (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1981 2
  • Primary photo for The Lost TribeThe Lost Tribe (TV Mini-series) Moshe Kaydan (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for Scottish PlaybillScottish Playbill (TV Series) Cannavan (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Telford's ChangeTelford's Change (TV Series) Kelvin (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for One Fine DayOne Fine Day (TV Movie) Third Man in Lift (uncredited)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Gurling (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Will ShakespeareWill Shakespeare (TV Mini-series) King James I (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Gary (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Backs to the LandBacks to the Land (TV Series) Forbes (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Flight of the HeronThe Flight of the Heron (TV Series) Sergeant (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
Self (52 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Farmers' Country ShowdownThe Farmers' Country Showdown (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (29 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
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  • Primary photo for The Repair ShopThe Repair Shop (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (12 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
    • ...At Christmas (Dec 19, 2017) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Apr 10, 2017) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
    • Episode #1.10 (Apr 7, 2017) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Paul O'Grady's HollywoodPaul O'Grady's Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Himself - Actor (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Heroines (Aug 13, 2017) Himself - Actor  Less
    • Weepies (Aug 5, 2017) Himself - Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for CountryfileCountryfile (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dad's Army: LegacyDad's Army: Legacy (Video) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The British Academy Scotland AwardsThe British Academy Scotland Awards (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Documenting John GriersonDocumenting John Grierson (Short) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Fought the Planners: The Story of Ian NairnThe Man Who Fought the Planners: The Story of Ian Nairn (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Just DandyJust Dandy (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Johnny Beattie: In the LimelightJohnny Beattie: In the Limelight (TV Special) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Hugh Grant: Taking on the TabloidsHugh Grant: Taking on the Tabloids (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dark Secrets of the LusitaniaDark Secrets of the Lusitania Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for DaybreakDaybreak (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Artworks ScotlandArtworks Scotland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pete Postlethwaite: A TributePete Postlethwaite: A Tribute (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Royal Edinburgh Military TattooThe Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Birds BritanniaBirds Britannia Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who ConfidentialDoctor Who Confidential (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Avalanche: Scotland's Cocaine EpidemicAvalanche: Scotland's Cocaine Epidemic (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2010 £120K
  • Primary photo for The Invincibles: The 1974 Lions Rugby Tour of South AfricaThe Invincibles: The 1974 Lions Rugby Tour of South Africa (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Little Dorrit: An InsightLittle Dorrit: An Insight (Video) Himself - 'Mr. Meagles'  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Heston's FeastsHeston's Feasts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 1929: The Great Crash1929: The Great Crash (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Story of the Costume DramaThe Story of the Costume Drama (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Lives with BearsThe Man Who Lives with Bears (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Thomas Telford: The Man Who Built BritainThomas Telford: The Man Who Built Britain (TV Movie) Self (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for RevealedRevealed (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 50 Greatest Television DramasThe 50 Greatest Television Dramas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Fascism in ColorFascism in Color (TV Mini-series) Himself - Narrator (2 episodes)  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2006
  • Primary photo for The Making of Miss PotterThe Making of Miss Potter (Video) Himself / Rupert Potter  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Drama ConnectionsDrama Connections (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of Roald DahlThe Wonderful World of Roald Dahl (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005 £80K
  • Primary photo for Britain's FinestBritain's Finest (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2005
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood: A BAFTA TributeVictoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 1st Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards1st Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (Video) Himself - Presenter  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Billy Connolly: A BAFTA TributeBilly Connolly: A BAFTA Tribute (TV Special) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Battle of the AtlanticBattle of the Atlantic (TV Mini-series) Presenter  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for The EntityThe Entity (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Ultimate GoalThe Ultimate Goal (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ReputationsReputations (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A History of BritainA History of Britain (TV Mini-series) Various (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood: With All the TrimmingsVictoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (TV Special) Various Characters  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself / Mr. Gibson (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Tuned In: 75 Years of Broadcasting by the BBC in ScotlandTuned In: 75 Years of Broadcasting by the BBC in Scotland (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Chaplin's GoliathChaplin's Goliath Narrator (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Yo PicassoYo Picasso (TV Movie) The Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for ClydescopeClydescope (Short) Himself  Less 1974
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Our Friend VictoriaOur Friend Victoria (TV Series) Various Characters (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • At Christmas (Dec 23, 2017) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Everyone wanted to be in Vic's Christmas SpecialsEveryone wanted to be in Vic's Christmas Specials (Video) Performer (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Best of the CompanionsBest of the Companions (TV Movie) Bracewell (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Best of the MonstersBest of the Monsters (TV Movie) Bracewell (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Best of the DoctorBest of the Doctor (TV Movie) Bracewell (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The End of God? A Horizon Guide to Science and ReligionThe End of God? A Horizon Guide to Science and Religion (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood: Seen on TVVictoria Wood: Seen on TV (TV Movie) Parody Sketch Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Story of JackanoryThe Story of Jackanory (TV Movie) Himself - 'Jackanory' Storyteller (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Season 26BDoctor Who: Season 26B (TV Series) Monaghan (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Memoirs in Time (Jan 1, 2007) Monaghan (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Miss Potter: Katie Melua - When You Taught Me How to DanceMiss Potter: Katie Melua - When You Taught Me How to Dance (Video) Rupert Potter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Stephen Fry: Director DocumentaryStephen Fry: Director Documentary (Video) Sir James Brown (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings OuttakesVictoria Wood with All the Trimmings Outtakes (Video) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000

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