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Paul Young

Scottish actor and presenter. Born in Edinburgh on 3rd July 1944 to an actor father, Paul made his debut as a child actor in the 1955 movie Geordie. In 1965, Paul became an off shore pirate radio DJ and and was the first voice heard when Radio Scotland launched, and presented the popular Ceilidh programme of traditional Scottish music. Returning to acting later in the decade, Paul has gone on to appear in numerous plays, films and television dramas. A keen angler, he has presented fishing programmes on Scottish television for many years. The first was Hooked on Scotland for the BBC. This was followed by Hooked on Scottish for ITV and more recently Hooked for the satellite and cable channel Discovery Home and Leisure.

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Jul 3, 1944 In Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Geordie 1955-09-02
Latest Project:
Movie Wolfwalkers 2020-10-26
Known For
Poster of The Secret of Kells
Poster of The Last Salute
Poster of City Lights
Poster of Brigadista
Movie Wolfwalkers Additional Voices (voice) 2020-10-26
Movie Trust 2015-03-09
Movie Song of the Sea Additional Voices 2014-09-06
Movie The Secret of Kells Brother Square (voice) 2009-02-09
Movie 20 Years Ago Today: Live Aid Himself 2005-07-13
Movie Live Aid Self 2004-11-16
Movie One Last Chance Mr Clouston 2004-03-13
Movie Zucchero - Zu and co. - Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2004-10-25
Series Still Game Unknown 2002-09-06
Movie Complicity Frank 2000-05-06
Movie My Life So Far Doctor Gebbie 1999-08-25
Series The Last Salute 1998-03-15
Movie Regeneration Dr. Brock 1997-08-27
Series The Crow Road Hamish McHoan 1996-11-04
Movie Margaret's Museum Doctor 1 1995-09-13
Series The Tales of Para Handy Andrew Campbell 1994-07-31
Movie The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Himself 1992-04-22
Movie Lorna Doone Neighbour 1990-01-01
Series No Job for a Lady 1990-02-07
Movie Leaving Snodgrass 1989-02-05
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute 1988-06-11
Movie Evil Angels Sergeant Cocks 1988-11-03
Movie The Girl in the Picture Smiley 1986-01-01
Series City Lights Malky Boyd 1986-10-14
Movie Brigadista 1985-02-05
Movie Live Aid Self 1985-07-13
Movie Another Time, Another Place Dougal 1983-05-13
Series Six Fifty-Five Unknown 1983-07-04
Series Taggart Unknown 1983-09-06
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Movie S.O.S. Titanic First Officer Joseph Murdoch 1980-02-29
Movie Death Watch Police Officer 1980-01-23
Movie A Change of Seasons Disco Deejay 1980-12-01
Movie Ploughman's Share Chas Airlie 1979-02-27
Movie Mad Max Fat Nancy's Customer 1979-04-12
Movie Clay, Smeddum and Greenden John Robb 1976-02-24
Movie Willie Rough Sam Thomson 1976-03-09
Movie Madame Sin Naval Driver 1972-01-15
Movie Chato's Land Brady Logan 1972-05-25
Series The Regiment Unknown 1972-02-21
Series Sunset Song Will Guthrie 1971-03-26
Movie Submarine X-1 Leading Seaman Quentin 1969-06-23
Movie Let's Be Happy Page Boy Bobby 1957-05-07
Movie Geordie Young Geordie 1955-09-02