Scots actor Kevin Guthrie has been sentenced to three years in prison following a sexual attack at a flat in Glasgow.
The Sunshine on Leith star, 33, carried out the assault at the West End flat of Still Game actor, Scott Reid, known for playing ‘methadone Mick’ in the series.
Guthrie denied the charges, stating he was only trying to help the woman, but the jury was told his DNA was found in her underwear.
Sheriff Tom Hughes told Guthrie: “The court must show that women can be protected from domestic sexual offences.”
He added: “The offence you have been convicted of caused distress and consequences to the young woman involved in this case.
“She was unwell and thought her drink had been spiked elsewhere that night.
“The jury accepted that you committed these heinous crimes and the only appropriate sentence is imprisonment.”
The woman had been due to meet Guthrie and Scott at a bar on the night of the attack – September 30, 2017.
She said she had been left “frozen” at the hands of Guthrie, who jurors heard she knew from drama school.
Guthrie, who also starred in the Fantastic Beasts films and Netflix series The English Game, was found guilty after a four-day trial and placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely.
The 29-year-old woman who remains unnamed was taken to the flat of Reid after complaining of feeling unwell.
The court heard Reid called NHS 24 and left Guthrie in the room “to make sure she was OK”.
In her evidence, the woman recalled Scott not being there and bed covers “being moved down my body”.
She told the court: “I remember my top being lifted up and my bra being held down.”
The woman claimed she was groped by Guthrie, who she says also performed a sex act on her.
She went on: “There would be times when Scott would come back in the room and he would pull the covers back on top of me and pull my top down.”
She claimed Guthrie carried out a further two sexual acts and kissed her on the mouth.
The woman said Guthrie stopped when Reid would come back into the room.
She added: “I was unsure about what was happening, I could not believe it was happening.”
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