Johnny Beattie

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John Gerard Beattie MBE, (9 November 1926 – 9 July 2020) was a Scottish actor and comedian. He was born in Glasgow. He was known for appearing on the sketch show Scotch & Wry and the sitcom Rab C. Nesbitt. Later in life, he became known for playing Malcolm Hamilton in the soap opera River City.[1]

Beattie was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2007.[2]

Beattie died on 9 July 2020 under hospice care in Clydebank, Scotland at the age of 93.[3]

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  1. Johnny Beattie profile Archived 2020-02-18 at the Wayback Machine,; accessed 20 August 2017.
  2. "Johnny Beattie profile". TheGlasgowStory. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  3. Johnny Beattie dead as Scottish comedy and acting legend passes away aged 93