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Occupation  Actor
Spouse  Lindsay Duncan
Years active  1977–present
Name  Hilton McRae
Children  Cal McRae
Role  Actor

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Born  28 December 1949 (age 65) (1949-12-28) Dundee, Scotland, UK
Nominations  Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Movies  Far from the Madding, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Macbeth, Greystoke: The Legend o, Mansfield Park
Similar People  Lindsay Duncan, Jessica Barden, Charlotte Mitchell, Tilly Vosburgh, Karel Reisz

Education  University of Edinburgh

Voulez-Vous (1999 / Musical "Mamma Mia")


Hilton McRae (born 28 December 1949) is a Scottish actor in the fields of theatre, television and film.

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Career

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McRae was part of the radical theatre group 7:84 before graduating from Edinburgh University, and by 1977 he had joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has concentrated mainly on avant-garde and political theatre.

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His most mainstream American film role was as Arvel Crynyd in Return of the Jedi; he was uncredited for his brief appearance. In the UK he had substantial roles in The French Lieutenant's Woman and Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan.

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He has performed in several musicals on the London stage, including Mamma Mia! and Miss Saigon, in which he played the part of The Engineer. He performed the role of Mr Stopnick in the UK premiere of Caroline, or Change at the National Theatre, which won the Best Musical Award from the London newspaper the Evening Standard. In 2008 he played the part of Scarecrow in the Southbank's production of The Wizard of Oz.

In 2006, he acted in Rabbit, a play by Nina Raine which opened at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London, and then transferred to the Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall.

In 2009, McRae won rave reviews as the title role in The Execution of Gary Glitter.

McRae starred in the play The Kreutzer Sonata, based on Tolstoy's novella, which opened at the Gate Theatre in London in 2009 with McRae in the solo role, and was revived for a second run in 2012. The production also transferred to New York City. His performance received acclaim both in the UK from many top publications, and in the U.S. from the New York Times.

Personal life

McRae was born in Dundee. He is married to the actress Lindsay Duncan, with whom he has a son.

A close friend and Edinburgh University classmate of Ian Charleson, McRae contributed a chapter to the 1990 book, For Ian Charleson: A Tribute.

References

Hilton McRae Wikipedia


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