Colin McCredie

Colin McCredie (born 8 June 1972 in Dumbarton, Scotland) is a Scottish actor, best known for his role as DC Stuart Fraser in the STV (TV network) drama, Taggart. Colin grew up in Perth and began acting as a child at Perth Theatre before attending the Scottish Youth Theatre.

He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and graduated in 1993. He joined Taggart aged 23 and appeared in over 75 episodes from 1995 to 2010.

In 2008, McCredie was to star in the film Ecstasy based on The Undefeated from Irvine Welsh's best-selling novel Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance.

In December 2009 Colin McCredie was informed that he and his character would not be returning for the next series of Taggart.[1]

On 15 October 2010, it was announced that Colin would be joining the BBC Scotland drama River City playing the role of Nick Morrison.[2]

Colin is a patron of the Scottish Youth Theatre and a supporter of his home town football team St Johnstone where he sponsors a player.

On 10 January 2011 it was announced that Colin would be joining Sharleen Spiteri and Dawn Steele in the forthcoming Scottish film, Between Weathers.[3]

Appearing in BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Care by Clara Glynn Tuesday 8th March 2.15pm.




  • The Ching Room- played Rory (Glasgow Oranmor, Edinburgh Traverse and Manchester Royal Exchange)
  • Lysistrata - played Lysistrata (Glasgow Oranmor)
  • The Corstorphine Road Nativity - played Wise Frankencense (Edinburgh Festival Theatre)
  • Dealer's Choice - played Mugsy (Tron Theatre Company)
  • Candide - played Candide (Suspect Culture Tour)
  • Passing Places - played Brian (Traverse Theatre)
  • Teechers - played Salty - (Byre Theatre)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross - played Lingk (Arches Theatre)


  • "Night is Day" - played Taylor, in post-production (2011)
  • The Perpetual Twilight of Gregor Black (Cliffhanger Films)
  • Pandaemonium - played Royal Messenger(Mariner Films)
  • Small Faces - played Doug (Skyline)
  • Shallow Grave - played Cameron (Figment Films)


  • Care - BBC Radio 4 March 2011 played Charlie Fleming.

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