Hamish Clark is a Scottish actor and entertainer. He has performed widely as a supporting actor in a variety of media including motion picture, stage, television and radio. Clark is well known as the kilt-wearing Duncan McKay in the BBC TV series Monarch of the Glen which was set entirely in Scotland. Growing up in the Scottish town of Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Clark attended the University of Edinburgh. While at university he studied English literature and performed with the Edinburgh University Theatre Company and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He later attended the Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff studying drama as a postgraduate. Before becoming a professional actor, he worked as a clerk in an Edinburgh insurance company. Clark moved to London in 1995 where he pursued a full time career in acting in both dramatic and comic roles and in 1999 was cast as Duncan McKay in Monarch of the Glen. Clark is well recognizable as the face of various advertising campaigns such as that for Vodafone and Budget Direct. In May 2002 he opened the Strathspey Railway's extension to Broomhill which had previously been used as Glenbogle Railway Station in Monarch of the Glen.