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Valentino Musetti

Last updated 05 March 2013


Valentino Musetti

Born: Thu 7th January 1943 (age: 75)

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Valentine Musetti played numerous uncredited roles in several of the early stories of Doctor Who. 

These included a Mongol warrior in Marco Polo, a Saracen warrior in The Crusade - his only credited role in the programme - an Egyptian soldier in The Daleks' Master Plan and one of the prisoners and an audience member in The Mind of Evil. He was also an extra in Colony in Space and The Time Monster.

He had a racing career, highlights of whichinclude finishing third in the Shellsport International Series in 1977. In 1978 he finished fifth in the Aurora F1 Series. In the late 1980s he drove in the FIA World Sportscar Championship. He competed in one round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship at Donington Park] With a privately entered BMW M3, he finished in thirteenth place. That year he also entered the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but his team failed to qualify.

He has appeared in many TV programmes since the sixties, such as The AvengersSpace: 1999The ProfessionalsMinder and Dempsey and Makepeace. He has worked as a stuntman on many TV programmes and films such as The Italian JobThe New AvengersSuperman IIAn American Werewolf in LondonRobin Hood: Prince of ThievesAlien 3 and Midsomer Murders among others.