Donald Maclellan

Dougray Scott, b. 1965. Actor (17 December 1999)

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Born in Glenrothes, Dougray Scott studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama from 1984-7. Whilst there he won the award for most promising actor. His first high-profile role came in 1991 when he was cast as part of the long-running TV series, ‘Soldier Soldier’ (1991-7). This was followed by roles in the films ‘Ever After’ (1998) and ‘Enigma’ (2001). In 2000 he was cast as the villain in ‘Mission Impossible: II’ and as Wolverine in ‘X-Men’. However, the filming of ‘Mission Impossible’ overran and so Hugh Jackman replaced him in the ‘X-Men’ lead role. Scott was a favourite to replace Pierce Brosnan as James Bond before Daniel Craig was revealed as the next 007. From 2006-7 he was in the American TV series ‘Desperate Housewives’. More recently he played Marilyn Monroe’s husband, Arthur Miller in ‘My Week with Marilyn’ (2011).

Donald Maclellan

Donald Maclellan

Donald MacLellan was born in the West Highlands in 1967. He is a leading portrait photographer whose first solo exhibition 'Black Power' showed at the National Portrait Gallery in London in 1998. Empire magazine commissioned MacLellan to create a portfolio of Scotland's best actors in 2000. It was mounted as an exhibition first at the Cannes Film Festival (May 2000), then in London, finally coming to Edinburgh in 2001/2. MacLellan's work appears regularly in current newspapers and magazines.