David McCallum

David McCallum

actor, soundtrack

David McCallum was born on Sep 19, 1933 in UK. David McCallum's big-screen debut came with Night Ambush directed by Michael Powell in 1957, strarring Sailor on Pick Up Ship (uncredited). David McCallum is known for Diablo III directed by Nicholas S. Carpenter, Athena Karkanis stars as Barbarian - Female and Dorian Harewood as Barbarian - Male. David McCallum has got 2 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award David McCallum achieved is Directors Guild of Canada. The upcoming new movie David McCallum plays is Baby Driver which will be released on Jun 28, 2017.

Since David McCallum's father, David McCallum Sr., was first violinist for the London Philharmonic and his mother, Dorothy Dorman, was a cellist, it's not surprising that David was originally headed for a career in music, playing oboe. He studied briefly at the Royal Academy of Music. He left that, however, for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made nearly a dozen movies in the United Kingdom before his critically acclaimed work as Lt. Wyatt in Billy Budd (1962).To the older generation, he is perhaps best known for his portrayal of U.N.C.L.E. agent Illya Kuryakin in the hit TV series Des agents très spéciaux (1964). To younger audience, he is best known for his superlative portrayal of Dr. Donald "Duckie" Mallard on the hit CBS series, NCIS: Enquêtes spéciales (2003). McCallum was first married to actress Jill Ireland, whom he met on March 28 1957 while filming Train d'enfer (1957). In 1963 he introduced Ireland to Charles Bronson when both were filming La Grande Évasion (1963). She subsequently left McCallum and married Bronson in 1968. McCallum and Ireland had three sons: Paul, Jason (an adopted son who died from an accidental drug overdose in 1989), and Val (short for Valentine).He has been married to Katherine Carpenter since 1967. They have a son, Peter, and a daughter, Sophie. McCallum and his wife are active with charitable organizations 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. McCallum has six grandchildren.

  • Birthday

    Sep 19, 1933
  • Place of Birth

    Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Also known

    Illya Kuryakin, David MacCallum

Known For


2 wins & 5 nominations

Directors Guild of Canada
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Dramatic Series
Winner - DGC Craft Award
Laurel Awards
New Faces, Male
Winner - Golden Laurel

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows