What is David McCallum Net Worth?

David McCallum Net Worth is US$ 15 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 15 Million
Born19 September 1933
Also Known AsDucky
GenderMale
Height5′ 8″
HoroscopeVirgo
Country of OriginGlasgow, Scotland
Source of WealthActor, Musician
Marital StatusMarried Twice
Spouse NameJill Ireland (1957-1967), Katherine Carpenter (1967)

Biography

David McCallum is a Scottish musician and actor. In the 1960s, he first played a secret agent in the T.V. series ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in The series N.C.I.S. Furthermore, he played the character of the medical examiner, Dr. Donald Mallard, nicknamed ‘Ducky.’ On 11 May 1957, David married an English actress named Jill Ireland in London. In 1967, he married second time with Katherine Carpenter. The couple has two children. Peter is his son, and Sophie is his daughter. David and his wife, Katherine, are active in various charitable organizations that support United States Marine Corps.

Timeline

1951

In 1951, David was the assistant stage manager of the Glyndebourne Opera Company.

1962

David’s first film was directed by John Huston, named Freud: The Secret Passion, in 1962.

2003

In 2003, Davis played Dr. Donald Mallard in the T.V. series N.C.I.S.

2005

He appeared at the 21st Annual James Ash lecture, held on 19 May 2005 at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

2016

In 2016, David published a crime novel named Once a Crooked Man. And now he is writing 2nd novel.

Early Life

David was born on 19 September 1933 in Glasgow. He is the 2nd child of Dorothy, an instrumentalist, and an orchestral violinist Sr. McCallum. At age 3, his family moved to London to play violin in an Orchestra. During the 2nd world war, he used to live with his mother in Gartocharn, Scotland. His parents used to encourage him to make a career in music. He won a scholarship to the University College School in Hampstead, London. In 1946, he started doing voices for B.B.C. radio company. At the age of 17, he played Oberon in the production of Midsummer Night’s Dream, and at 18, he left the school and joined the national service. He also joined Middlesex Regiment, the British Army’s Third Battalion. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London after Army. In March 1954, he was promoted to lieutenant.

Career

In 1951, David was the assistant stage manager of the Glyndebourne Opera Company. In 1947, he started acting by doing voices for the B.B.C. radio. He used to play small roles in British films in the 1950s. His first role was in ‘Whom the Gods Love, Die Young’ Play. In 1956, The Rank Organization signed him for a role. He played in Robbery Under Arms in 1957, A Night To Remember in 1958, and Violent Playground in 1958. David’s first film was directed by John Huston, named Freud: The Secret Passion, in 1962. He had a guest appearance at Perry Mason in the year 1964. David McCallum was nominated for Emmy Awards two times in four years for his role as an Introvert Secret Agent. David played in Run For Your Wife in 1987. He played a lead role in the 1968s horror film Sol Madrid.

Later, he played the role of John Grey in the T.V. series Trainer. He also played a role in an episode of Murder, She Wrote as an English literature teacher in 1989. In 1994, he was the narrator of the documentary Titanic: The Complete Story for American Broadcasting Company A&E Networks. In 2003, Davis played Dr. Donald Mallard in the T.V. series N.C.I.S. He also appeared at the 21st Annual James Ash lecture, held on 19 May 2005 at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. In the 1960s, he recorded four albums for the musical group Capitol Record with the producer David Axelrod. In the series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. episodes, he plays double bass in a band. In 2016, David published a crime novel named Once a Crooked Man. And now he is writing 2nd novel.     

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of David McCallum’s career:

  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • Return of the man from U.N.C.L.E. (1983)
  • The spy in the green hat (1967)
  • Mosquito Squadron (1969)
  • One Spy Too Many (1966)

Favorite Quotes from David McCallum

Favorite Quote1 from David McCallum

“I think your life is governed not by the bricks or mortar around you; it’s governed by who holds your hand and who spits in your eye.”

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Favorite Quote 2 from David McCallum

“Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.”

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Favorite Quote 3 from David McCallum

“In a few hundred years, you have achieved in America what it took thousands of years to achieve in Europe.”

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Favorite Quote 4 from David McCallum

“We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress.”

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Favorite Quote 5 from David McCallum

“But so far as countries are concerned, I don’t go to a place to see what’s there, but who is there.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Was David McCallum in the military?

In his 50s, he was appointed to British Army. He went to C Company of the 3rd Battalion, Gold Coast Regiment. 

Why did Ducky leave N.C.I.S.?

In March 2018, he stepped out of the role to let his assistant Jimmy Palmer in.

How much does David McCallum make per episode on N.C.I.S.?

His salary was $175,000 per episode on N.C.I.S.

Who was David McCallum’s first wife?

Who was David McCallum’s first wife?

Did David McCallum and Jill Ireland have children?

The couple had three sons named Jason, Paul, and Valentine.

Summary

David McCallum is a Scottish musician and an actor. On 27 August 1999, David was accepted as a citizen of the United States. David McCallum is the member of Jackshit, a faux country band. He was diagnosed with Dupuytren’s contracture. David McCallum estimated Net Worth was US$ 15 Million.

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