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Gordon Kennedy

Biography

After rising to fame for his appearances on the Route 4 sketch comedy plan titled Absolutely, Kennedy performed Sergeant Hornsby in the BBC’s Crimson Cover and appeared in such films as The Announcement as well as the Borderlands. After their studies at Jordanhill University, he acted in 1980s shows of Inspector Morse as well as the Russ Abbot Display. While seeking his acting profession, he also coached a London-based rugby group. He grew up in Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland. He and Anthea Turner co-hosted the United Kingdom’s Country wide Lottery broadcast.

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Date Of Birth February 22, 1958
Place Of Birth Scotland
Profession TV Actor
Education George Watson's College
Nationality British
Spouse Susan Kennedy
Awards Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Music Groups White Heart, Dogs of Peace
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song
Movies T2 Trainspotting, Tank 432, The Borderlands, Red Faction: Origins, With or Without You, Just like a Woman, Holding On
TV Shows Kitchen Nightmares, Robin Hood, Red Cap, Stressed Eric, The Big Knights, Atletico Partick, Absolutely, Only an Excuse?, Hacks, Glasgow Kiss, The Eleventh Hour (UK)
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#Fact
1Grew up in Tranent, East Lothian, and attended George Watson's College in Edinburgh. He then went to the Scottish School of PE at Jordanhill College (now part of the University of Strathclyde).
2While filming Robin Hood in Hungary, he had an accident, an injury in his leg. He was then taken to a hospital where doctors and nurses, due to his clothes as Little John, thought he was a tramp.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Halcyon2017TV Series post-productionRobbie
The Gun Man2016Short post-productionGram
The Windsors2016TV SeriesAlec
Casualty2013-2016TV SeriesSteve Bonhomme / Steve Green / Steven Green
Belly of the Bulldog2015Smith
Deirdre2015ShortVoice Over (voice)
A Long Long Crime Ago2015TV SeriesJudge Hatter
Gasping2014ShortThe Boss
Corpach Prelude2014ShortRobert
Endeavour2014TV SeriesAlderman Gerald Wintergreen
Breathless2013TV SeriesDI Thompson
Hollyoaks Later2013TV SeriesHamish Ray
Final Prayer2013Deacon
Being Human2013TV SeriesBrendan
Common Ground2013TV Series shortTony
M.I.High2013TV SeriesEdwin Grosse
Holding On2012ShortAlan Campbell
Doctors2010-2012TV SeriesRuss Moss / Thomas Bruker
Sherlock2012TV SeriesGary
Hacks2012TV MovieGordon Grey
Combat Hospital2011TV SeriesCaptain Fitz
Red Faction: Origins2011TV MovieCorvallis
Skins2011TV SeriesAlan Precopp
Dick and Dom's Funny Business2011TV SeriesSpecial Guest
Taggart2010TV SeriesCam Beattie
Robin Hood2006-2009TV SeriesLittle John
Mad Sad & Bad2009Harry
The Bill2008TV SeriesJim Lawson
You Can Choose Your Friends2007TV MoviePete Arden
The Man-Eating Wolves of Gysinge2005TV MovieThore Petre
Where the Heart Is2002-2005TV SeriesAlistair Pope / Bob Parker
Planet Sketch2005TV Series
Red Cap2003-2004TV SeriesSgt. Bruce Hornsby
The Deal2003TV MovieJohn Brown
River City2002TV SeriesGraeme
Love or Money2001TV MovieMichael
Red Cap2001TV MovieSgt. Bruce Hornsby
Baddiel's Syndrome2001TV SeriesMr. Deronda
The Announcement2000Frank
Stressed Eric1998-2000TV SeriesVarious
Glasgow Kiss2000TV SeriesEwan Sommerville
Just the Ticket1999/IIShort
With or Without You1999Ormonde
Bostock's Cup1999TV MovieEdgar Pendulo
The Morwenna Banks Show1998TV SeriesVarious Roles
Norman Ormal: A Very Political Turtle1998TV MovieYob chairman
Atletico Partick1996TV SeriesJack Roan
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show1995TV Series
Jolly a Man for All Seasons1994TV MovieCharlie Chalmers
The Tales of Para Handy1994TV SeriesConstable MacLeod
Absolutely1989-1993TV SeriesVarious Characters
Just Like a Woman1992C.J.
Red Dwarf1989TV SeriesHudzen
The Return of Shelley1989TV SeriesHobbs
Screen Two1989TV SeriesBuffalo Player
This Is David Lander1988TV SeriesAngler
Inspector Morse1988TV SeriesDewar's Detective
The Kenny Everett Television Show1986TV Series
The Russ Abbot Show1986TV SeriesVarious Characters (Series 1) (1986)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
AbsolutelyTV Series writer - 27 episodes, 1989 - 1993 written by - 1 episode, 1990

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jack Docherty Show1997TV Series executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Dwarf: All Change - Series III2003Video documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Aftenshowet2015TV SeriesHimself
Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
World of Robin Hood2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Red Dwarf: All Change - Series III2003Video documentaryHimself
If I Ruled the World1998TV SeriesHimself
Light Lunch1997TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You1995-1996TV SeriesHimself
Scotland v England1996TV MovieThemselves
The National Lottery1994TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Good Sex Guide1994TV Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Dwarf: Building a Better Universe - A Tribute to Mel Bibby2003Video documentary shortHudzen (uncredited)
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You'2002VideoHimself

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