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Duncan Pow is a British actor best known in his role in Sky One's Dream Team, as Liam Mackay the captain of Harchester United F.C. and as Linden Cullen in the BBC medical drama, Holby City.

Early life[edit]

Duncan was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and moved to the small medieval city of Wells, England, when he was 12. He attended Wells Blue School and got 3 A*s, As, a B, and 2 Cs in his GCSEs[1] Then he studied Maths, English, Geology and General Studies at A level and got 3 Bs and a C[2] After leaving school he studied Maths at Edinburgh University and Multimedia Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University where he got a first class honours degree.[3]

Acting life[edit]

After Dream Team finished, Pow spent six months auditioning for parts before being cast in BBC One's Holby City in 2007. Pow joined the medical drama in January 2008 as consultant Linden Cullen and remained until the character was killed off in October 2010, in the finale of the show's twelfth series.

Pow appeared as Gary Sneddon in the episode of Doctors that aired on BBC1 on 30 November 2010. In 2014, Pow appeared as Gareth in Scrotal Recall.

Pow's other jobs included: ticket collector at Wookey Hole Caves, yoghurt packing, plastics factory, barman at The Somerset Wagon in Chilcompton, kitchen hand, forklift truck operator, DJ, editor, cameraman, pan cleaner, meat factory processor, journalist, script editor for financial news programmes, and a website designer.[citation needed]

Private life[edit]

Duncan is a keen supporter of children’s cancer charity, CLIC Sargent having had first hand experience of the work the charity does. His cousin, Westley Hendry, lost his battle with cancer in 2006 at the age of just 16. The family were supported by CLIC Sargent and Duncan has become an active supporter of the cause. He recently won a special edition of the BBC quiz show the Weakest Link and raised £8,600 for the charity. Duncan also ran the 2008 Great South Run in Portsmouth for CLIC Sargent. Duncan also completed the Flora London Marathon for CLIC Sargent in 2009.[citation needed] Duncan Pow is now a Patron to the charity the Leon Heart Fund, The Leon Heart Fund was created as means of supporting children and families who attend the Paediatric Cardiology Department University Hospital of Wales and in memory of Leon Montanari. He has also appeared on ITV show This Morning throughout the year, in aid of the cancer charity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "interview". sky1. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 

External links[edit]


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Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:56:14 -0800

Her brother, actor Duncan Pow, told the inquest that his sister had twice previously tried to take her life, and that on October 16 he and his younger sister had found her in a "catatonic" state. Ms Pow left a note before her death, the inquest heard ...
 
Daily Mail
Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:02:23 -0800

One perk of playing a doctor on TV, according to actor Duncan Pow, is having medical advice to hand. Best known for his role as heartthrob Linden Cullen in BBC medical drama series Holby City, he says consulting medical experts while filming adds ...
 
Express.co.uk
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:07:19 -0700

FOR a dedicated runner like Duncan Pow it would take more than bad weather and a cold to put him off his training. The 32-year-old actor, who plays surgeon Linden Cullen in BBC1's Holby City, had been gradually building up his distance in preparation ...

Washington Post

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Sun, 04 May 2014 11:13:42 -0700

... Jordan Reed, and Gbenga Akinnagbe is cast as a strong and arrogant field operative named Erik Ritter. The cast also includes Michelle Fairley, Stephen Fry, Michael Wincott, Tate Donovan, Branko Tomovic, Emily Barrington, Duncan Pow and Kim Raver.

Empire Online

Empire Online
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:22:43 -0700

James Cosmo, Cinzia Monreale, Joanna Ignaczewska, Gareth David-Lloyd, Siwan Morris, Duncan Pow, Sioned Jones and Eleanor Gecks make up the cast. Neill Marshall is acting as executive producer for the project, adding his name and offering guidance ...

Radio Times

Radio Times
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:11:15 -0700

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:27:59 -0700

... Jordan Reed, and Gbenga Akinnagbe is cast as a strong and arrogant field operative named Erik Ritter. The cast also includes Michelle Fairley, Stephen Fry, Michael Wincott, Tate Donovan, Branko Tomovic, Emily Barrington, Duncan Pow and Kim Raver.
 
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:56:15 -0700

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