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Colin McCredie

Place Of Birth - Dunbarton, Scotland

Date Of Birth - 8th June 1972

Youngest of five children.  Sadly his Mum died when he was just 11 years old.  Colin's father worked for HM Customs and Excise until retirement.

Star Sign - Gemini

Chinese Horoscope - The Rat

Height: 5'8''             Eyes: Blue            Hair: Red

Enjoys watching live bands like Del Amitri and Paul Weller and saw Oasis play at Loch Lomand.

Supports St Johnston (Football team)

Trained: R.S.A.M.D

Accents: Scottish/English Dialects.  Standard American, Irish (Northern/Southern)

Skills: Juggling, Fencing (Grade 3), Movement, Football.

Colin never wanted to be anything other than an actor and after touring with the Scottish Youth Theatre and training at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow he went professional.  Joining Taggart aged just 24.  He is old pals with Ewan McGregor.

Did you know that Colin wasn't aware that DC Fraser was gay when he took the part?


The Missing Postman - Scottish TV

Tartan Shorts - The Pen - Scottish TV

Dr Finlay - played Gerald Hynde - Scottish TV

Take The High Road - Scottish TV

The Holy City - played Patrick - BBC

The Justice Game - played Mickey - BBC

City Lights - BBC

Fish Out Of Water - played Hunter - Starcatch Films, BBC Schools.

Taking Over The Asylum - played Phil - BBC


Dealer's Choice - played Mugsy - Tron Theatre Company

Candide - played Candide - Suspect Culture Tour

Passing Places - played Bryan - Traverse Theatre

Teechers - played Salty - Byre Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross - played Lingk - Arches Theatre

Virtual Reality - Comedy Revue Tour.


Oban - Cliffhanger Films

Pandemonium - played Doug - Mariner Films

Small Faces - played Doug - Skyline

Shallow Grave - played Cameron - Figment Films


22.03.05 - Colin presented an 'Our Heroes' award to a policeman from Scotland who has been training Iraq's police force to bring peace to the war torn country.

10th-26th March 05 - Colin is appearing in a play called 'Sabina' at the Perth Theatre.  He plays Matthew. For more visit:

Thanks to Taggart fan Barry Clements for getting his hands on a flyer.

27.03.05 - Colin confirmed last week that he is to become a Dad in August!  Congratulations Colin.  His little girl is called Maisie