Richard Wilson, OBE (born 9 July 1936) is a veteran Scottish actor. He is most known for playing Victor Meldrew
in One Foot in the Grave
(it is said that he's constantly hounded to say the character's Catch Phrase
"I don't believe
it"), though younger audience may recognise him as the royal physician Gaius
. Besides acting, he also works as a theatre director and was Rector of the University of Glasgow.
Richard Wilson is known to be very active politically. He's a supporter of various right groups for LGBT and people with disability.