Duncan MacRae (August 20, 1905-March 23, 1967) was born in Glasgow. MacRae was a Scottish actor and comedian with a glaikit (Scots word for na├»ve or clueless) mannerism.
He was a member of the early Citizens Theatre company in Glasgow.
He had a role in the 1949 Ealing comedy Whisky Galore!, based on the book by Sir Compton Mackenzie, and in the first TV series of Neil Munro's masterpiece of west coast "high jinks" - Para Handy - master mariner - played the eponymous Captain. He had a home in Millport on the island of Cumbrae.
During the 1960s he appeared in episodes of the cult TV series The Avengers and The Prisoner.