Malcolm Tierney Movies and Career Information
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Malcolm Tierney (born 1938) is an English actor who has appeared in many film and television roles. His roles include the part of Tommy McArdle in Brookside between 1983 and 1987, Charlie Gimbert in Lovejoy, Geoffrey Ellsworth-Symthe in A Bit of a Do, Patrick Woolton in House of Cards and Chief Const. Raymond in Dalziel and Pascoe. In science fiction, he appeared in Star Wars in 1977 and the Doctor Who serial Terror of the Vervoids in 1986. He also appeared as a local sheriff (who kills William Wallace's wife and is subsequently killed by Wallace) in Braveheart. He appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1974-5 and 2005. In 2007 he played Dr. Hugo Eckener in the docudrama Hindenburg: The Untold Story, which was about the crash of the airship Hindenburg and the investigation after it. This was aired for the 70th anniversary of the disaster, which coincidentally occurred less than a year after Tierney's birth.