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6/09/2010 10:06:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The actor David Kincaid has died at the age of 70.

David Kincaid appeared in the 1981, fourth Doctor story, Warrior's Gate, where he played the role of Lane, a member of Rorvik's crew.

Born David Eaglesham Kincaid, he was the son of the poet John Kincaid. He started his working life as a porter on a Clyde paddle steamer before winning a place to train as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Kincaid worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre under Lord Olivier at the Old Vic. He appeared in many film adaptations of the works of Shakespeare and many television roles including Dixon of Dock Green, Dr. Finlay's Casebook and The New Adventures of Robin Hood as well as playing as the Scottish shopkeeper in the Not for girls series of Yorkie Bar commercials.

Kincaid died on May 12th and is survived by a son, a daughter and three grandchildren.