Early Life and Background 

David McCallum is a Scottish actor and musician, born on September 19, 1933, in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland.

David McCallum's parents were both musician. His father, was a concert violinist. His mother, was a cellist. 

Family of Musicians  

The early years


David McCallum attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England.

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David McCallum's breakthrough role came in 1964 as Illya Kuryakin in the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. The show was a huge success, and McCallum became an instant international star. 

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David McCallum received one Golden Globe nomination and two Emmy Award nominations for his role as Illya Kuryakin in the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 

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McCallum's appears in shows like "Law & Order," "Sex and the City," and his role as Alfred Pennyworth in "Batman vs. Robin." 

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David McCallum married his second wife, Katherine Carpenter, in 1967. They had two children together: a son, Peter, and a daughter, Sophie. 

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A tribute to David McCallum  'The Man From UNCLE' And 'NCIS' Star, Dies At 90  RIP David McCallum