The Scots actor died at the Beatson Clinic in Glasgow where he had
been undergoing chemotherapy.
McColl became an established TV star in the 1980s when he played the character Big Tam alongside Gerard Kelly in the popular sitcom City Lights.
He also had roles in films such as Comfort and Joy and Gangs of New York.
The Dumbarton-born star, who had a long-standing drink problem, had been battling cancer for several years.
Born: 6/7/1955, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, U.K.
Died: 7/3/2013 Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
Iain McColl’s western – actor:
The Campbells (TV) – 1990 (Dougal)