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Jimmy Yuill

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Birth 1959 (62 years)

Jimmy Yuill (born 1956) is a Scottish actor.

He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and later joined the Renaissance Theatre Company. He has appeared in many of Kenneth Branagh's films, most recently as Corin in the 2006 As You Like It. Yuill was also the music composer for A Midwinter's Tale and Swan Song.

He is best remembered for the character Detective Inspector Doug Kersey in the British television series Wycliffe.

In June 2006 Jimmy made his first appearance in EastEnders as the recurring character Victor Brown. In October 2007, Yuill took the lead in Sophocles' Antigone as Creon, King of Thebes at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

In 2010, he was nominated for the award of Best Male Performance for his role in a play adaption of the Testament of Cresseid by the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland.

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Filmography of Jimmy Yuill (17 films)

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The Raven
The Raven (2012)
, 1h51
Directed by James McTeigue
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors John Cusack, Alice Eve, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Luke Evans, Kevin McNally, Brendan Gleeson
Roles Captain Eldridge
Rating63% 3.199423.199423.199423.199423.19942
In 19th-century Baltimore, Maryland, several policemen discover a murdered woman sprawled on the floor of her apartment, which was locked from the inside. While police search for the killer's means of escape, they discover a second corpse in the chimney, later identified as the 12-year-old daughter of the first victim. A celebrated detective, Emmett Fields, is called to assist in the investigation and discovers that the crime resembles a fictional murder in the short story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" that he had once read.
Retreat
Retreat (2011)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about viral outbreaks
Actors Cillian Murphy, Jamie Bell, Thandie Newton, Jimmy Yuill
Roles Doug, the boat ferryman and owner of Fairweather Cottage
Rating57% 2.897922.897922.897922.897922.89792
London architect Martin Kennedy (Cillian Murphy) and his journalist wife Kate (Thandie Newton) often visit a small, remote, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland called Blackholme Island, for their holiday retreats. The only dwelling on the island, Fairweather Cottage, is seasonally operated by the owner Doug from the mainland and only reachable by ferry. After previously suffering a miscarriage, Kate's relationship with Martin has become tense, and in an effort to rekindle their marriage they decide on a return visit to the island. A few nights into their stay, the generator in the cottage explodes, injuring Martin's arm and leaving them without electricity. They use the CB radio, their only source of communication to the mainland, to call Doug who agrees to ferry out to help them.
Princess Ka'iulani
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Q'orianka Kilcher, Barry Pepper, Will Patton, Julian Glover, Shaun Evans, Jimmy Yuill
Roles Archibald Scott Cleghorn
Rating61% 3.0952653.0952653.0952653.0952653.095265
En 1888, Hawaii est une île paradisiaque sur le point de basculer dans la guerre civile. La famille royale est tombée sous l’influence d’un parti rebelle lié au gouvernement américain. En quelques mois, le Palais est envahi et les souverains exilés. Parmi eux, la Princesse Ka’iulani, âgée d’à peine douze ans, se retrouve séparée de sa famille et de sa terre natale, envoyée pour sa propre sécurité en Angleterre, loin d’Hawaï…
Within the Whirlwind, 1h30
Directed by Marleen Gorris
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Political films
Actors Emily Watson, Pam Ferris, Ian Hart, Ben Miller, Ulrich Tukur, Benjamin Sadler
Rating67% 3.3853953.3853953.3853953.3853953.385395
During Joseph Stalin's Great Purge, literature professor Evgenia Ginzburg is falsely convicted of anti-Soviet agitation and sentenced to 10 years hard labor in a Soviet concentration camp. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets Dr. Anton Walter (Ulrich Tukur), a Crimean German political prisoner who is a camp doctor in Kolyma. He recommends her for a position as a nurse in the camp infirmary. They fall in love and, slowly, Evgenia begins to come back to life.
Extraordinary Rendition, 1h17
Directed by Jim Threapleton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller
Actors Omar Berdouni, Andy Serkis, Jimmy Yuill, Hugh Ross, Goran Kostić, Davood Ghadami
Rating54% 2.7109752.7109752.7109752.7109752.710975
A man is snatched from the streets of his home city and transported to an unknown destination. Held in a tiny cell with no access to legal representation, he is cut off from the outside world. Advanced interrogation techniques are used to break him down. His life is deconstructed with such manipulation that even he begins to question his innocence. He is transported again, in a small jet marked only 'N379P', to the searing heat of an unspecified locale where interrogation is quickly replaced by sophisticated torture. No reason is offered for his detention and no timetable is set for his release. No governments are mentioned, no radical factions named, no fingers pointed. There is nothing for him to hang onto. The man has fallen out of the world, and only questions remain.
The Magic Flute, 2h13
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on operas
Actors Derrick O'Connor, Liz Smith, Brendan Patricks, Jimmy Yuill, Christopher Fosh
Rating65% 3.2969853.2969853.2969853.2969853.296985
La Reine de la nuit demande au prince Tamino de retrouver sa fille Pamina, qui a été enlevée par un prêtre nommé Sarastro. Le prince part avec Papageno, un oiseleur. Lorsqu'ils retrouvent la princesse, ils découvrent que la situation n'est pas aussi tranchée que le disait la reine. Sarastro accepte l'union de Tamino et Pamina à condition qu'ils réussissent chacun leur parcours initiatique.
Strictly Sinatra, 1h37
Directed by Peter Capaldi
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Actors Ian Hart, Kelly Macdonald, Brian Cox, Alun Armstrong, Tommy Flanagan, Iain Cuthbertson
Roles Rod Edmunds
Rating59% 2.9513852.9513852.9513852.9513852.951385
The film is about a young Glaswegian-Italian lounge singer, Toni Cocozza (Ian Hart), with a passion for Frank Sinatra and the dream of becoming a famous musician. He grows weary of playing to elderly crowds in third-rate bars and decides to accept career help from mob enforcer Chisolm (Brian Cox) and his boss Connolly (Iain Cuthbertson) whose wife (Una McLean) has taken a liking to Toni. In exchange for assisting the organization with their illegal activities, Chisholm pays for new clothes for Toni and pressures the producer of a talent show to allow Toni to compete in the contest. Meanwhile, he tries to keep his ties with the mob secret from his friend and accompanist Bill (Alun Armstrong) and pretty cigarette girl Irene (Kelly Macdonald) who he has fallen for. The trio form a modern day Rat Pack with Irene as Shirley MacLaine. Eventually his luck runs out. While he is helping to rob a store, Toni misses a date with Irene and she and Bill discover that he is leading a double life. They beg him not to compete in the talent show as he will be forever indebted to Chisholm, but he goes anyway. He only places fifth and continues his career singing in lounges, but is deeply unhappy. One day while making a drug drop the drugs he is carrying are stolen by a street kid. Toni refuses to harm the street kid, thus making him a target for the mob hitmen. He performs one last time at a birthday bash for Connolly's wife, fully expecting to be killed after he finishes his number. Bill rescues him by creating a distraction, which gives him a chance to get away with Irene. Using assumed names, the two manage to evade the mobsters and escape to New York City.
Love's Labour's Lost, 1h33
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Kenneth Branagh, Nathan Lane, Adrian Lester, Matthew Lillard, Natascha McElhone, Alessandro Nivola
Roles Dull
Rating59% 2.997772.997772.997772.997772.99777
The King of Navarre has vowed to avoid romantic entanglements to spend three years in study and contemplation. His chief courtiers agree to follow him in this vow, though one (Berowne) argues that they will not be able to fulfil this plan.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2h3
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films
Actors Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Aidan Quinn, Rory Jennings
Roles Grigori
Rating63% 3.1999653.1999653.1999653.1999653.199965
"I busied myself to think of a story which would speak to the mysterious fears of our nature and awaken thrilling horror; one to make the reader dread to look around, to curdle the blood, and quicken the beatings of the heart." In 1794, Captain Walton leads a daring, but troubled, expedition to reach the North Pole. While their ship is trapped in the ice of the Arctic Sea, Walton and his crew discover a man traveling across the Arctic on his own. The man reveals that his name is Victor Frankenstein and begins his tale.
Much Ado About Nothing, 1h51
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Théâtre, Transport films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Michael Keaton, Kenneth Branagh, Robert Sean Leonard, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Kate Beckinsale
Roles Friar Francis, the priest at Claudio and Hero's wedding who later defends Hero from the accusations made against her.
Rating72% 3.648263.648263.648263.648263.64826
Don Pedro of Aragon (Denzel Washington) and his noblemen are visiting their good friend Leonato (Richard Briers) in Messina after having crushed an uprising led by Don John (Keanu Reeves), the prince's bastard half-brother. With him is the misogynistic and witty Benedick (Kenneth Branagh), erstwhile flame of Leonato's equally sharp-tongued and somewhat fierce niece, Beatrice (Emma Thompson). Beatrice and Benedick are both stubborn and proud. Also present are Benedick's "sworn brother" Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), a young count; and Don John who, despite his attempt at rebellion, has apparently reconciled with his brother. Claudio has been thinking fondly of Leonato's gentle and lovely daughter Hero (Kate Beckinsale) since before he went to war, and returns to find her as attractive as ever. Don Pedro, learning of his young friend's feelings, decides to act on his behalf and arranges the match at a party. An unrepentant and ill-intentioned Don John attempts to foil it, but unsuccessfully: the match is made. Needing something to pass the time until the wedding day, Don Pedro decides to arrange a similar fate for Beatrice and Benedick. Of course, with each party being such a “professed tyrant” to the opposite sex, this match will take a little more ingenuity.
Paper Mask
Paper Mask (1990)

Directed by Christopher Morahan
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Tom Wilkinson, Frederick Treves, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Jimmy Yuill
Rating66% 3.340793.340793.340793.340793.34079
Matthew Harris is a young, lowly orderly working in a busy hospital in London who dreams of bigger and better job opportunities for himself. One evening, he witnesses a car accident outside a local pub where the driver of a car is killed after colliding head-on with a lorry. Harris learns that the man, named Simon Hennessey, was a doctor at the hospital where he works and had been applying for a residency at another hospital in Bristol. Harris takes the dead man's mail and fills out a job application and applies for the job himself under the late doctor's idenitity. After studdying medical books and getting "hands on" involvement with other patients at his hospital, Harris applies for the job and is accepted. He quits his orderly job and settles in Bristol where he, as Dr. Simon Hennessey, is assigned to a busy emergency room.
Henry V
Henry V (1989)
, 2h17
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Action, Historical, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Films about royalty
Actors Paul Scofield, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm, Emma Thompson, Alec McCowen, Simon Shepherd
Roles Jamy, a Scottish officer in Henry's army
Rating74% 3.748823.748823.748823.748823.74882
The film begins with Chorus, in this case a person in modern dress, introducing the subject of the play. He is walking through an empty film studio and ends his monologue by opening the doors to begin the main action. Chorus reappears several times during the film, his speeches helping to explain and progress the action.
Local Hero
Local Hero (1983)
, 1h50
Directed by Bill Forsyth
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Peter Riegert, Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, Peter Capaldi, Rikki Fulton
Roles Iain
Rating72% 3.6474653.6474653.6474653.6474653.647465
"Mac" MacIntyre (Peter Riegert) is a typical 1980s hot-shot executive working for Knox Oil and Gas in Houston, Texas. The eccentric chief of the company, Felix Happer (Burt Lancaster), chooses to send him (largely because his surname sounds Scottish) to Scotland to acquire the village of Ferness to make way for a refinery. Mac (who is actually of Hungarian extraction) is a little apprehensive about his assignment, complaining to a co-worker that he would much rather take care of business over the phone and via telex machines. Happer, an avid astronomy buff, tells Mac to watch the sky, especially around the constellation Virgo, and to notify him immediately if he sees anything unusual.