David McCallum is a Scottish-American actor who is best known for his roles in both film and television. As far as this report is concerned, we are going to find details about David Mccallum’s former wife Jill Ireland and his present wife Katherine Carpenter.
He was born on September 19, 1933, in Glasgow, Scotland. McCallum has had a long and successful career in the entertainment industry and has appeared in a wide range of roles.
His notable television role is Carter in Colditz from 1972 – 1974 and Steel from 1979- 1982. In early 2003, McCallum gained renewed international popularity for his role as NCIS medical examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard in the American television series NCIS.
One of his most iconic roles was as Illya Kuryakin in the 1960s television series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” where he played a Russian secret agent alongside Robert Vaughn’s character, Napoleon Solo. This show was highly popular during its time and helped establish McCallum as a household name.
This article is going to tell more about the wife of David Mccallum and all about his life.
Meet Jill Ireland And Katherine Carpenter
David Mccallum was married to Katherine Carpenter in 1967. Before Katherine Carpenter, David was married to Jill Ireland for a decade that was from 1957 -to 1967. The couple had met during the production of the film Hell Drivers. Ireland married Charles Bronson, to whom McCallum had introduced her while McCallum and Bronson were filming The Escape.
With Jill, David had three sons together, Paul, Valentine, and Jason. David’s last son, Jason, was adopted by David and Ireland when he was an infant, struggled with drug addiction, and ultimately took his life in 1989.
After his death, it was reported David said “My abiding regret is that I wasn’t there for him during the time leading up to his death. You never come to terms with the death of a child. The pain is very real, but it’s like an ache that turns into anger”. He later got married to Katherine.
David Mccallum and Katherine Carpenter also gave birth to two children; Peter and Sophie. David in total had 5 children, four sons and a daughter.
What was David McCallum Net Worth?
David McCallum was a Scottish actor, musician, and author who had a net worth of $15 million at the time of his death. McCallum was best known for starring as secret agent Illya Kuryakin on “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (1964–1968) and medical examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard on “NCIS” (2003–2023). His “NCIS” salary was $175,000 per episode.
How Old Was David McCallum?
David McCallum was born on September 19, 1933, in Glasgow, Scotland. He died on September 25, 2023, at the age of 90.