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Richard Wilson

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Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
Greenock, Scotland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Greenock, Scotland

About

Scottish actor best known for his role as Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave, alongside Annette Crosbie. His other television shows include Born and Bred, Britain's Best Drives, and Merlin.

Before Fame

He used to work as a research scientist. Later, he worked to support Stonewall, a gay rights campaign group.

Trivia

He won the OBE Award for his work as an actor and director, and played Gaius the court physician in the BBC drama, Merlin.

Family Life

He came out as gay in 2013. His godson is the child of his One Foot in the Grave co-star, Angus Deayton.

Associated With

He was in the adventure miniseries, Gulliver's Travels, alongside Ted Danson.