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Scottish actor David McCallum dies at the age of 90

Actor David McCallum, who became one of the most popular television stars in the 1960s when he played Russian spy Ilya Kuryakin in the series "The Man From UNCLE," has died, Variety magazine reported on Monday. Normal at the age of 90 years.

ذكرت مجلة فارايتي، أمس الاثنين، أن الممثل ديفيد مكالوم، الذي أصبح أحد أشهر نجوم التلفزيون في الستينيات عندما لعب دور الجاسوس‭‭ ‬‬ الروسي إيليا كورياكين في مسلسل "ذا مان فروم يو.إن.سي.إل.إي"، توفي بشكل طبيعي عن عمر يناهز 90 عاما.

McCallum gained a new generation of fans with his participation in the famous series “NCIS”.

The actor, born in Scotland to musician parents, has made a long career in the field of acting over seven decades, starting from his days studying at the London Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in the 1950s.

He began his career by playing secondary roles in a number of British films, including “A Night to Remember” in 1958, in which he portrayed the character of a radio operator on board the Titanic.

He attracted the attention of the American public by participating in a small but important role as one of the prisoners of war planning a mass escape from a German prison during World War II in the famous classic film “The Great Escape” in 1963.

McCallum was nominated for two Emmy Awards for his role in the series “A Man From UNC.”

MGM, which produces the series, said that the late actor received more fan mail than any other star in the company's celebrity-filled history.

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