Alastair Duncan (actor)

Alastair Neil Duncan (born 29 January 1958) is a Scottish actor of television, film and stage actor, and real estate broker.[1] He is sometimes credited as Neil Duncan. He is known for his voice over work in video games, movies and TV shows.

Alastair Duncan
Born
Alastair Neil Duncan

(1958-01-29) 29 January 1958 (age 62)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Other namesAlister Duncan, Alistair Duncan, Neil Duncan
OccupationActor, voice actor, real estate broker
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)
Anna Gunn
(m. 1990; div. 2009)
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Duncan was born on 7 February 1958 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

CareerEdit

Duncan's breakout role was as side-kick DS Peter Livingstone to Mark McManus's Taggart in Scottish television's eponymous detective series.

Leaving the show after the first two series, Duncan then appeared in the 1988 television adaptation of The Hound of the Baskervilles, starring Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes.

Duncan's next key role was in the 1992 science fiction film Split Second, with Rutger Hauer. He continued with guest roles on television series and he appeared in other films such as War Dogs, Trick of the Eye, Dazzle (1995) and Tower of Terror.

Since the early 2000s, he has been doing voiceover work, including films like Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts and video games like Warlords Battlecry, Legacy of Kain: Defiance, X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, Tomb Raider: Legend, Tomb Raider: Anniversary, Final Fantasy XIV, Mass Effect, Infinity Blade II, Infinity Blade III, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, as well as animated television series: Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman and Adrian Toomes in Marvel's Spider-Man.

His most notable television guest appearances include episodes of Tracey Takes On..., Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed, Angel and Leverage.

Duncan was one of 400 actors considered for the lead role in the international hit series Highlander: The Series but lost out to Adrian Paul yet he later guest-starred in the fifth season's episode "Dramatic License" as immortal Terence Coventry.

Personal lifeEdit

Duncan and his ex-wife,[1] actress Anna Gunn, have two daughters.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Television seriesEdit

Television mini-seriesEdit

ShortsEdit

  • Out of Order – Himself

MoviesEdit

Video gamesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carpenter, Cassie (17 October 2013). "Son of a Gunn! Breaking Bad's Walt Jr reunites with on-screen mother Anna on the red carpet". Daily Mail. UK. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Deadwood's Anna Gunn Has a Girl". People. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Behind the Voice Actors – Alastair Duncan". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved 30 July 2019. Check mark indicates BTVA has verified the entries using screenshots of credits and other confirmed sources.

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