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On This Day (USA) - 12 September



The Reign Of Terror: Prisoners of Conciergerie premiered on BBC One in 1964 at 5:29pm, watched by 6.40 million viewers.

The Doctor leads Lemaitre to the royalist house where Lemaitre reveals that he is in fact the English spy, James Sterling.


 Birthdays
Darren Morfitt was 44 - credited as Marco in The Time of Angels / Flesh and Stone

Darren Morfitt  is an actor who has appeared in 55 Degrees NorthGraftersDalziel and Pascoe (Series 6, Episode 4: Home Truths), Red CapWarriorsMaking WavesThe Government Inspector and the cult werewolf movie Dog Soldiers. Most recently he starred as Jesus in the Manchester Passion and in the science fiction action film Doomsday(2008) as Dr. Ben Stirling.

He played Marco in TV: The Time of Angels and Flesh and Stone.

Moriftt was born in HartlepoolEngland. After finishing his A-levels at Hartlepool Sixth Form College, Morfitt went to Mountview Academy of Theatre ArtsLondon and learned his trade. He graduated in 1997 and won his first major television role as Dean Hocknell in the football drama Dream Team.

It was while at Mountview that Morffitt met his wife, the actress Helen Latham. They met in 1995 and were married in 2004.



Mi-Jung Lee was 51 - credited as News Anchor in The TV Movie

Mi-Jung Lee is a Korean Canadian television personality, based in Vancouver. She most recently served as co-host of the Western Canada edition of the breakfast television program Canada AM, until its cancellation in June 2008. Earlier in her career, she was a news anchor for CHEK-TV in Victoria. She is currently an anchor at CTV British Columbia as the 11:30 weeknight anchor.

Lee has appeared as a reporter or news anchor in several TV shows and films including Snakes on a PlaneX-Men: The Last StandTron: Legacy, Hot Rod, Watchmen and the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie.



Christopher Neame was 70 - credited as Skagra in Shada

Christopher Neame is an English actor.

Neame was born in London, and educated at the King's School, an independent school in CanterburyKent.

Neame's film credits include appearances in the Hammer Horror film Dracula AD 1972 (1972), Steel Dawn(1980), the James Bond film Licence to Kill (1989), Ghostbusters II (also 1989) and Hellbound (1994).

He is married to the actress Terrence O'Conner.

He is known to television viewers in the UK for his roles in two BBC dramas dealing with the Second World War - Lieutenant Dick Player in Colditz (1972–74). In the TV film A Point in Time (1973), Neame became one of the first male actors to appear nude on the small screen.[1]

Neame played a similar character to Player, Flight Lieutenant John Curtis, in the first series of another World War II drama, Secret Army (1977). He also made a guest appearance in another BBC period drama When the Boat Comes In, in 1981 portraying Robin Cunningham. He played a psycho killer in an episode of MacGyver in 1985. He is also known to have played the Dark Jedi Jerec in the Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II computer game. Neame played the villain Skagra in the unfinished Doctor Who serial Shada in 1979.

Neame now resides in the United States, where he has made frequent appearances in American television including a two-part story of Star Trek: Enterprise in 2004. In 1994 he portrayed "Knight Two" in the Babylon 5 episode "And the Sky Full of Stars". Neame is one of the few actors to have appeared in Doctor WhoStar Trek Babylon 5 and Earth 2. Some of the other television shows he appeared in was The A TeamBeauty and the BeastNorthern Exposure(1994), JAG(1995), and the 2-part mini series The Apocolypse Watch(1996). He also starred in the Showtime movie Street Knight(1994). And he appeared as "The One" in the last 2 episodes of Martial Law(2000).

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA



Martin Grace (died 2010 aged 67) would have been 75 - credited as Thal in Dr Who and the Daleks(Aaru)
 Deaths
Christopher Wray (died 2014 aged 74) - 2 credits, including PC Groom in The Dæmons

Christopher Wray appeared in two Doctor Who stories: as PC Groom in The Dæmons and Ldg. Seaman Lovell in The Sea Devils.

In later life he owned a Lighting Emporium.



Terry Sartain (died 2006) - 10 credits, including (extra) in The Mutants

Terry Sartain was an actor, known for Emma, The Two Ronnies and Budgie



Ronald Leigh-Hunt (died 2005 aged 84) - 3 credits, including Radnor in The Seeds of Death

Ronald Leigh-Hunt was a British film and television actor.

He had two major roles in Doctor Who. In 1969 he played Radnor in the second Ice Warrior story The Seeds of Death. he returned to the series in 1975 to play Commander Stevenson in Revenge of the Cybermen

His father was a stockbroker and he attended the Italia Conti Academy. He began acting whilst serving in the army. Though never a major star, he appeared in over a hundred television and film productions over a forty year period, including as King Arthur in The Adventures of Sir Lancelot in the mid-1950s, and General Hospital in the early 1970s.

He appeared in Danger Man and starred as Colonel Buchan in the 1960s - 1970's children's TV seriesFreewheelers.

He appeared in a Series 2 episode of critically acclaimed TV series Minder entitled You Lose Some, You Win Some.

His film appearances included The League of Gentlemen (1960), Le Mans (1971) and The Omen (1976).

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA 



Stephen Flynn (died 2000 aged 47) - credited as Grigory in Revelation of the Daleks

Stephen Flynn played Grigory in the 1989 Doctor Who story Revelation of the Daleks.

Other work includes One Man's MeatThe BillHowards' Way



Leonard Maguire (died 1997 aged 73) - credited as Draith in Full Circle

Leonard Maguire was a Scottish actor. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Maguire had a long career, beginning in the 1940s. He died in 1997, aged 73, after a lengthy illness

Maguire was one of the founding members of the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre in 1943. He appeared on stage in numerous plays, including world premieres from Samuel Beckett and Dylan Thomas at the Edinburgh Festival. Maguire won the sought-after Fringe First award three years in a row for solo shows (1976, 1977, 1978); he was the only performer to accomplish this.

Maguire appeared in numerous television shows during his career. He achieved a big TV audience in the Sixties and Seventies as presenter of arts programmes Perspective and Tempo and as the headmaster in school drama serial This Man Craig. Other television credits include: Dixon of Dock Green (1962); Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1963–1970); Z-Cars (1967); The Troubleshooters (1967); The Borderers (1969); Emmerdale Farm (1973); Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1974); The Pallisers (1974); Doctor Who (1980); Rockliffe's Babies (1987); a recurring character in EastEnders as Lou Beale's friend "Uncle" (1986–1988); Rab C. Nesbitt (1990); Bergerac (1991), and Poirot (1993), among many others.

Film credits included The Awakening (1980); The Honorary ConsulA Dry White Season, and Prospero's Books.

Maguire married radio producer Frances Campbell (1917–2008) in the 1960s.After his retirement, Maguire moved to France, where he died in 1997 from a lengthy illness.



George Raistrick (died 1995 aged 64) - credited as Guard at Work Centre in Day of the Daleks

Actor who appeared in the 1972 story Day of the Daleks



Harold Innocent (died 1993 aged 60) - 2 credits, including Gilbert M. in The Happiness Patrol

Harold Innocent was a British actor who appeared in many film and television roles.

After attending Broad Street Secondary Modern School in Coventry, Innocent worked for a short time as an office clerk. Realising quickly that he was not suited to this career, he turned instead to acting, studying at the Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art. After National Service in the RAF Innocent went into repertory theatre. Later he moved to Hollywood where he appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Presents in 1959, as well other television series such as The Barbara Stanwyck Show.

On his return to Britain he appeared at the Nottingham Playhouse, the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, the Young Vic, the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Bristol Old Vic. In 1984 with the RSC he appeared in Richard III and Love's Labour's Lost. With the same company he appeared in Henry V, playing both the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Duke of Burgundy. He played the latter role in the 1989 film version for Kenneth Branagh. In 1991 he appeared in Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III, again at the National Theatre.

Innocent's television appearances include the 1969 pilot episode of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)My Late Lamented Friend and Partner as well as Crown CourtThe ProfessionalsMinderInspector MorseCampion, the Bursar in Porterhouse Blue, and EastEnders.

His film roles included Brazil (1984), The Tall Guy (1988), Without a Clue (1988), Henry V (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). On stage he appeared in a musical version of Alice in Wonderland at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith in 1986, and made his operatic debut inGilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore for a centenary performance in 1987 at Sadler's Wells.

He appeared in the Doctor Who serial The Happiness Patrol as Gilbert M, and later the BBC Radio 5 audio drama The Paradise of Death.

He died in London in 1993 after a short illness, aged 60.

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA



Rollo Gamble (died 1973 aged 63) - credited as Winstanley in The Dæmons

Actor who appeared in the 1971 story The Deamons.

Also appeared in ITV PLay of the Week and Ready Steady Go.