Colin McFarlane (born on 15 September 1961 in Clapton, London, England, UK) is an English actor who joined the cast in Journey Beyond Sodor.
Other television credits include "Chuggington", "Bob the Builder", "Holby City", "EastEnders", "Oswald", "Little Princess" and "Zack and Quack". Film credits include: "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight".
- Colin McFarlane is the first person of African descent to voice a character in Thomas & Friends.
- He, Rob Rackstraw, Rupert Degas, David Menkin, David Holt, Steven Kynman, and Lucy Montgomery all have voiced characters in "Bob the Builder". James Mason, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, Lee Pressman, Helen Farrall, Ross Hastings, Marc Seal, Polly Churchill and Simon Spencer have all written episodes for the show as well.
- McFarlane, alongside Tom Stourton, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Dan Li, John Ogwen, Olivia Colman, John Schwab, Glenn Wrage, Martin Sherman, Michael Brandon, Nigel Plaskitt, John Hurt, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Miranda Raison and Kerry Shale all have worked on "Doctor Who".
- He and Stefan Ashton Frank both voiced characters in "Chuggington". Mark Daydy, Davey Moore, Mark Robertson, Ross Hastings and James Mason also wrote for the show.
- He, Mark Moraghan, Robert Wilfort, Clive Mantle, David Bedella, Su-Lin Looi, Maggie Ollerenshaw and Jonathan Forbes have all appeared in "Holby City".
- He, Jonathan Broadbent, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Sophie Colquhoun, Sheena Bhattessa, Nicola Stapleton and Hugh Bonneville have all appeared in "EastEnders".
- He, Davey Moore, Nick Ostler, Mark Huckerby, Simon Nicholson, Teresa Gallagher, Matt Porter, and Simon Spencer have all worked on "Zack and Quack".
- He, Togo Igawa, Jonathan Forbes, Rebecca O'Mara, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Jan Page, Helen Farrall, Ben Forster, Su-Lin Looi Tracy-Ann Oberman and Teresa Gallagher have all worked on "Doctors".
- Both he and David Bedella had roles in "Batman Begins".
- He, Ted Robbins and Robert Wilfort appeared in "Citizen Khan".
- Both he and Britt Allcroft worked on "The Adventures of Captain Pugwash".
- McFarlane, Sanjeev Bhaskar, William Hope, and Sheena Bhattessa all worked on "Midsomer Murders".
- He, Albert Cohen, Bob Golding, Teresa Gallagher, Keith Scott, Rasmus Hardiker, Kerry Shale and Rob Rackstraw have all worked on "Dennis and Gnasher". Davey Moore has written for the show as well.
- He, Nathan Clarke and Sophie Colquhoun all had roles on "Plebs".
- He, Antti L. J. Pääkkönen, Gerardo Alonso, Oana Pernes, Stefan Ashton Frank, Gerardo Mendoza, Bruno Coronel, Benjamín Rivera, Kerry Shale, Teresa Gallagher, Joanna Pach-Żbikowska, Mia Kadosh, Víctor Covarrubias, Guillermo Coria, Emma Fernando, Sergio Morel, Rupert Degas, Christopher Ragland, Mayra Arellano, Carlos Hernández, Andrew Brenner, Luca Magnani, Ian McCue, Togo Igawa, Susa Saukko, Petri Hanttu, Petrus Kähkönen, Juha Varis and Michael Carrington have all worked on "The Amazing World of Gumball".