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Johnny Beattie

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Johnny Beattie performing at a charity Ceilidh in Glasgow in 2009.
Born
John Gerard Beattie

(1926-11-09)9 November 1926
Died 9 July 2020(2020-07-09) (aged 93)
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1956–2016
Spouse(s)
Kitty Lamont
(m. 1950; sep. 1982)

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.

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

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

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