Neil John McCallum (20 May 1929 – 26 April 1976) was a British-Canadian actor.
After attending the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, McCallum's first major appearance on stage was alongside Sam Wanamaker in The Rainmaker in the mid-1950s. He appeared in British TV series in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s, including The Saint, Department S and UFO, and in films such as The Siege of Pinchgut (1959) and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965). He provided the voices of Dr Ray Pierce in the film Thunderbirds Are Go (1966) and an airport controller in the TV series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967). He played lead character Angelo James in the BBC TV series Vendetta (1966-68).
He dated the British film and stage actress Julie Andrews early in her career, as mentioned in Andrews' autobiography Home.
He was also a scriptwriter (scripting two 1964 thrillers, Do You Know this Voice? and Walk a Tightrope, among other things), producer and occasional director.
McCallum lived at George's Farm, Crookham Common, near Thatcham, until his sudden death on 26 April 1976.
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