David Mccallum Biography
David Keith McCallum, is a Scottish-American actor and musician born on 19th September 1933 in MaryHill, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the second of the two sons of Dorothy Dorman, a cellist and David McCallum Sr, an orchestral violinist.
He first gained recognition for playing secret agent Illya Kuryakin in the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E in the 1960s. He has since gained renewed international recognition and popularity for his role as NCIS medical examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard in the American television series NCIS.
David Mccallum Age
As of 2018, he is 85 years old.
David Mccallum Wife
David is currently married to his wife of over 5 decades, Katherine Carpenter, a former model. The couple met in the mid -1960s during a magazine shoot in the New York. On September 16 1967, they tied the knot. The couple has 2 children together; Peter and Sophie. David was previously married to English actress and singer Jill Ireland. The duo had met on the set of the British drama film Hell Drivers in 1957. They tied the knot in May 1957. During their 9 year marriage, they had 3 children, all boys; Paul, Valentine and Jason. Their divorce was finalized on 8th February 1967.
MacCallum and his wife are active in charitable organisations that support the United states Marine Corps: Katherine’s father was a marine who served in the Battle of Iwo Jima and her brother lost his life in the Vietnam War.
David Mccallum Children
McCallum has 5 children from his two marriages. In his first marriage with Jill Ireland, they had 3 sons; Paul, Jason and Valentine. Jason was adopted and died from an accidental overdose in 1989. Valentine is a successful guitar player, playing with Jackson Browne most recently in 2014. He is also a member of the faux country band Jackshit. In his marriage to Katherine Carpenter, David had two more children; a son Peter and a daughter Sophie. He has six grandchildren.
David Mccallum Height
He has a height of 5’7″ (170.2cm)
David Mccallum Net Worth
He has a net worth of $10 million and salary per episode of $75,000.
David Mccallum NCIS
NCIS is a television series of an American action police procedural, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. They investigate crimes revolving the U.S Navy and Marine Corps. In NCIS, McCallum plays the role of Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard, the team’s chief medical examiner and is one of the show’s most popular characters.
David Mccallum Man From Uncle
The Man from U.N.C.L.E is an American spy-fiction television series first broadcast on NBC and produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television. It follows secret agents Robert Vaughn and David McCallum who work for a secret international counterespionage and law agency called U.N.C.L.E. The series premiered on September 22, 1964. It completed its run on 15th January, 1968. Several episodes were successfully released to theatres as double features or B movies. The series attracted a large number of high profole guest stars.
The series centered on a two-man troubleshooting team working for multi-national secret Intelligence agency U.N.C.L.E: American Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) and Russian Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum).
David Mccallum Music A Bit More Of Me
A bit more of me is a music album by McCallum released in 1966.
David Mccallum The Great Escape
The Great Escape is based on the book The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill. It is a true story of the allied prisoners plotting to break out of the Nazi detention camp. Bartlett (Richard Attenborough) is the The British officer who masterminds the escape and out of 250 prisoners, only 76 manage to escape.
The film was shot in Panavison in 1963. David plays the role of Ashley-Pitt “Dispersal”.
David Mccallum The Edge
The edge is a song from the album Baby Driver by McCallum released in 2017.
David Mccallum Leaving NCIS
In April 2018, David closed a deal to return to the venerable CBS drama series next fall for its recently ordered 16th season. He confirmed his new contract through a facebook post noting that the reduced schedule will allow him to spend tome with Katherine, his wife of 50 years, their children, six grandchildren and cat Nikkie.
David McCallum Films and TV Shows
David has been the acting industry since 1947 and here are films he featured in between 1957 and 1990; Ill Met By Moonlight, These Dangerous Years, Robbery Under Arms, Hell Drivers,The Secret Place , A Night to Remember,Violent Playground, The Long and the Short and the Tall, Jungle Street, Freud: The Secret Passion, Billy Budd, The Great Escape, To Trap a Spy, The Spy with My Face, The Greatest Story Ever Told, One Spy Too Many, The Spy in the Green Hat, Around the World Under the Sea, The Big T.N.T. Show, One of Our Spies Is Missing, The Karate Killers, Three Bites of the Apple, The Helicopter Spies, Sol Madrid, How to Steal the World, Mosquito Squadron, The Ravine, Rascal, She Waits, The Kingfisher Caper, Dogs, King Solomon’s Treasure, The Watcher in the Woods, Terminal Choice, The Wind, The Haunting of Morella. Other films are:
Sex and the City
The Education of Max Bickford
Dr Donald “Ducky” Mallard
Dr Donald “Ducky” Mallard
The Voice of C.A.R
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien
Ben 10: Omniverse
NCIS: New Orleans
Dr Donald “Ducky” Mallard
David McCallum Video Games
He has also offered his voice in several video games like; privateer 2: The darkening as captain of the Canera, Ben 10: Alien Force- Vilgax attacks as professor Paradox. In FusionFall as Paradox, NCIS Video Game as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard and Diablo III: Reaper of Souls as The Grand Maester/ King Rakkis.
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