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Sandy McDonald (III) (1937–2016)

Sandy McDonald was born on November 5, 1937 in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Alexander McDonald. He was an actor, known for Ready, Steady, Cook (1994), Doctor Who Confidential (2005) and National Television Awards (2015). He was married to Essdale Helen McLeod. He died on March 17, 2016 in Bishopton, Renfrewshire, Scotland. See full bio »

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 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008) ... Footman (uncredited)
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 2015 National Television Awards (TV Special)
Himself (as The Very Rev. Dr. Alexander McDonald)
 2008 Doctor Who Confidential (TV Series documentary)
- Nemesis (2008) ... Himself
 2006 Ready, Steady, Cook (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 April 2006 (2006) ... Himself

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Appeared in his son's, actor David Tennant's video diary for Series 2 of Doctor Who, which is included in the Series 2 DVD box set.

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The Very Rev. Dr. Alexander McDonald

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He is the father of David Tennant.

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