James McKechnie was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. McKechnie began his career with a role in "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp" (1943) with Roger Livesey. McKechnie then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in the Vivien Leigh dramatic adaptation "Caesar and Cleopatra" (1946). Later in his career, McKechnie acted in the John Mills period drama "Scott of the Antarctic" (1948). McKechnie passed away in May 1964 at the age of 53.