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Geoffrey Toone

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Geoffrey Toone (1910-2005)
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Geoffrey Toone

Born: Tue 15th November 1910
Died: Wed 1st June 2005 (age: 94)



Geoffrey Toone was an Irish character actor based in the United Kingdom.

He played Hepesh in the 1972 story The Curse of Peladon

He played Temmosus in the film of Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) 

Most of Toone's film roles after the 1930s were in supporting parts, usually as authority figures, though he did play the lead character in the Hammer Films production The Terror of the Tongs in 1961

Toone was born in DublinIreland to Englishparents and was educated at Charterhouse School.

He died from natural causes, aged 94. At the time of his death, Toone was one of the last survivors of the Old Vic theatre company of the 1930s, having appeared alongside the likes ofJohn Gielgud and Laurence Olivier in productions of Shakespeare.