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Kevin McKidd Biography

Birth Place:
Elgin, Scotland

Fast Facts

  • Father was a plumber; mother was a secretary
  • As a teenager, he toured with a band called Plan 9
  • Originally went to college to study engineering
  • Made his film debut in Gilles Mckinnon's Small Faces (1996)
  • Shared the silver screen with James Purefoy (1998's Bedrooms and Hallways), Ian McNeice (2004's The Rocket Post), Lindsay Duncan (2003's AfterLife) and Nicholas Woodeson (1999's Topsy-Turvy) before co-starring with them in HBO's Rome
  • Made his directing debut on the season 7 episode "Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)" of Grey's Anatomy
  • Released The Speyside Sessions, a collection of traditional Scottish songs, in 2012


  • Iona McKidd -- Daughter
  • Joseph McKidd -- Son
  • Jane McKidd -- Wife (separated)