David McCallum born as David Keth McCallum Jr. is one of the most popular and talented actors. He is also a well renowned musician. His age is 81 as he was born on 19th September 1933. He was born at the place called Glasgow, which lies in Scotland. He is a British by nationality. He is the second of two children born to his parents. His mother Dorothy Dorman was a cellist while his father David McCallum Sr. was an orchestral leader. He moved to London with his family when he was only 3 years old as his father was going to lead the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He moved back to Scotland in the early days of World War II and lived with his mother in Gartocharn. He studied at the independent school for boys named University College School in Hampstead where he won a scholarship. His parents encouraged him to pursue career in music. At the age of 17 he had appeared as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream a local amateur drama with the Play and Pageant Union. At the age of 18 he joined the military service with the Royal West African Frontier Force. He later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
He has been active in the industry since 1947. Throughout the span of his career he has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows. He started his career by doing the voice roles in the BBC Radio in 1947. In the late 1950’s British films he began taking parts in small roles. His first significant role can be seen in the movie Whom the Gods Love, Die Young where he played the role of a doomed royal. He can be seen as a juvenile delinquent in the 1957 movie Violent Playground. In the same year he was featured as an outlaw in Robbery Under Arms and as Harold Bride a junior RMS Titanic radio operator in the 1958 movie A Night to Remember. In 1962 he had starred in Freud the Secret Passion by the director John Huston that was his first American movie. In 1965’s he was portrayed in the role of Judas Iscariot in The Greatest Story Ever Told. Talking about his television roles he had made two appearances on The Outer Limits. In 1964 he has also played in the guest role on Perry Mason in which he can be seen as the defendant named Phillipe Bertain. Talking about his career in music he has four albums credited to his name, which was recorded for Capitol Records.
With his height of 5 feet 7 inches he looks average tall. Despite his old age he has maintained his good health. He regularly uploads his pictures in social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. Furthermore his detailed biography can be found from wiki websites like Wikipedia. There were some hoaxes about him being dead which was later known to be untrue.
He married actress Jill Ireland in 1956. The couple had three children (kids). The relationship came to an end after he got divorce from his wife in 1967. He was again married to Charles Bronson in 1968. He is quite successful in his career. His contribution as an actor is incomparable so that he would be remembered even after his death. His net worth is estimated to be $10 million dollars.