Hamish Wilson

Last updated 02 April 2020

Hamish Wilson (1942-2020)
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Hamish Wilson

Born: Sunday 13th December 1942
Died: Thursday 26th March 2020 (age: 77)


Hamish Wilson is a Scottish actor from Glasgow, and is best known for briefly taking over the role of Jamie McCrimmon for part of two episodes in the 1968 Doctor Who serial The Mind Robber when series regular Frazer Hines was ill and unable to attend the recording. The change of actor was written into the script.

Wilson's other work includes numerous TV guest appearances, particularly during the 1960s, and participates in the documentary and the audio commentary on the 2005 DVD release of The Mind Robber.

Other roles include TimeLockThe Wicker TreeThe ElementalStill GameMonarch of the GlenTaggartThe View from Daniel PikeAdam SmithBoy Meets GirlThe BorderersThe Revenue MenSoftly SoftlyThis Man CraigThe Wednesday PlayGreyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog