He took the role of Judas Iscariot in 1965's The Greatest Story Ever Told. He admitted, “I have no regrets. These Are The 10 Best-Paid Television Stars In The World, Photo: house/residence of endearing desirable enigmatic 10 million earning Los Angeles, California, United States-resident, David McCallum with beautiful, gracious, endearing, Wife Katherine Carpenter, Caught Smoking: These Are The 60 Most Shocking Celebrity Smokers. McCallum, however, took the opportunity to construct a complex character whose appeal rested largely in what was shadowy and enigmatic about him. McCallum was born September 19, 1933, in Maryhill, Glasgow, the second of two sons of orchestral violinist David McCallum Sr. and Dorothy (née Dorman), a cellist. McCallum received two Emmy Award nominations in the course of the show's four-year run (1964–68) for playing the intellectual and introvert secret agent.[4]. In the 1970s, McCallum also recorded three H.P. In an interview for a retrospective television special, McCallum recounted a visit to the White House during which, while he was being escorted to meet the U.S. president, a Secret Service agent told him, "You're the reason I got this job."[8]. [citation needed] Also involved in local amateur drama, at age 17, he appeared as Oberon in an open-air production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Play and Pageant Union. But, he’s quick to explain that it’s not only his career that is important to him in his life. [18] Val McCallum is a guitar player, playing with Jackson Browne most recently in 2014 and is a member of the faux country band, Jackshit. The marriage lasted 10 years. “I got a job, and I was able to pay the bills,” he explained. The couple had met during production of the film Hell Drivers. 'Grey's Anatomy' Recasts a Big Character Ahead of Season 14 Premiere — Find out Who Here! [citation needed], McCallum won a scholarship to University College School, a boys' independent school in Hampstead, London, where, encouraged by his parents to prepare for a career in music, he played the oboe. McCallum played supporting parts in a number of feature films, although he played the title role in the 1968 thriller, Sol Madrid. In the 1990s McCallum guest-starred in two U.S. television series. David McCallum est un acteur et musicien écossais né le 19 septembre 1933 à Glasgow (Écosse). [19][20], In 1967, McCallum married Katherine Carpenter. This was the second project about the Titanic on which he had worked: the first was the 1958 film A Night to Remember, in which he had had a small role. [2] After leaving the army he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (also in London), where Joan Collins was a classmate. [4] However, in an interview with Alan Titchmarsh broadcast on 3 November 2010, McCallum stated that he had actually held his Equity card since 1946.[5]. (S 1:Ep 5), Episodes: "Musician Heal Thyself" (S 1:Ep 1), "Sister City, Part II" (S 2:Ep 12), Appears in the opening full-motion video cinematic, This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 02:04. Lovecraft tales for Caedmon Records, an imprint of August Derleth's Arkham House publishing venture: "The Rats in the Walls" (TC 1347, 1973); "The Dunwich Horror" ("slightly abridged"; TC 1467, 1976); and "The Haunter of the Dark" (TC 1617, 1979). David Keith McCallum jr. (Glasgow, 19 september 1933) is een Schots acteur, die voornamelijk in Amerikaanse films en televisieseries optreedt. This special, which was followed soon after by three others, told of people and places historically associated with foretelling the end of the world and the beginnings of new eras for mankind. He was friends with Tibor Rubin. and Gibbs replies, "Illya Kuryakin".[9]. On 19-9-1933 David McCallum (nickname: David ) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. The actor is married to Katherine Carpenter, his starsign is Virgo and he is now 87 years of age. Eve Announces Exit From 'The Talk' After 4 Seasons, Joyce Bulifant is 'Always Amazed' By 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Gig, Melissa Peterman Praises Reba McEntire for Being 'Open' About BF Rex Linn, Melissa Peterman Says Reba McEntire Is ‘Really Happy’ With BF Rex Linn, Why Harry and Meghan Are 'Incredibly Excited' for Christmas With Archie, Inside Reba McEntire's New Romance With Rex Linn: 'He’s Her No. “It was wonderful I had that opportunity. In recent years, McCallum has gained renewed international recognition and popularity for his role as NCIS medical examiner Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the American television series NCIS. The official arranger on the albums was H. B. Barnum. Hij is de zoon van concertmeester en violist David McCallum sr. Hij werd vooral bekend door zijn rollen als de Russisch geheim agent Illya Kuryakin in de serie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In the same year McCallum hosted and narrated the TV special Ancient Prophecies. A 1990s rock-rap group from Argentina named itself Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas in honour of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Early in the Second World War, he was evacuated back to Scotland, where he lived with his mother at Gartocharn by Loch Lomond. Jason, who was adopted, died from an accidental drug overdose in 1989. In season 1 of seaQuest DSV, he appeared as the law-enforcement officer Frank Cobb of the fictional Broken Ridge of the Ausland Confederation, an underwater mining camp off the coast of Australia by the Great Barrier Reef; he also had a guest-star role in one episode of Babylon 5. Neither are celebrities. [4] Kuryakin's popularity with the audience and Vaughn's and McCallum's on-screen chemistry were quickly recognized by the producers, and McCallum was elevated to co-star status. David McCallum’s acting career has spanned six decades; however, these days he is best known for his starring role on the police procedural NCIS as medical examiner as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard. McCallum never quite repeated the popular success he had gained as Kuryakin until NCIS, though he did become a familiar face on British television in such shows as Colditz (1972–74), Kidnapped (1978), and ITV's science-fiction series Sapphire & Steel (1979–82) opposite Joanna Lumley. McCallum appeared at the 21st Annual James Earl Ash Lecture, held 19 May 2005 at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, an evening for honouring America's service members. In fact, he’s been married to his wife Katherine Carpenter for 52 years. episode "The Discotheque Affair", McCallum plays the double bass as part of a band in a night club. The Man from U.N.C.L.E., intended as a vehicle for Robert Vaughn, made McCallum into a sex symbol, his Beatle-style blond haircut providing a trendy contrast to Vaughn's clean-cut appearance. He’s later admitted that he had no idea he’d achieve fame when he signed on for the project. Affair" (S 5:Ep 6), Episode: "The Feverman" (S 1:Ep 1 – "Pilot"), Episode: "From Russia...With Blood" (S 5:Ep 14), Episode: "Deadly Misunderstanding" (S 7:Ep 2), Episode: "The Belles of St. Godwalds" (S 6:Ep 4), Episode: "The Impossible Mission" (S 1:Ep 11), Episode: "Things Left Unsaid" (S 1:Ep 19), Episode: "Day of the Dark Knight!"