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Louis Mahoney

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Louis Mahoney
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Louis Felix Danner Mahoney

Born: Thu 8th September 1938 (age: 78)

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Louis Mahoney is a Gambian-born British actor.

He is one of only a few actors to have appeared in the Classic and Revived series of Doctor Who.

Born in The Gambia, Mahoney originally studied to be a doctor but abandoned ambitions for a medical career to become a drama school student in the 1970s. He is a long-standing campaigner for racial equality within the acting profession.

He has been seen most frequently on television in series such as: Danger ManDixon of Dock GreenZ-CarsThe TroubleshootersMenaceSpecial BranchDoctor Who (in the stories Frontier in SpacePlanet of Evil and "Blink"), QuillerFawlty Towers (as Dr Finn in "The Germans", 1975), The ProfessionalsMiss MarpleYes, Prime MinisterBergeracThe BillCasualtyHolby City andSea of Souls.

His film appearances include: The Plague of the ZombiesOmen III: The Final ConflictWhite Mischief and Cry Freedom.

He has featured in the Channel 4 documentary Random (2011) and in the BBC Three drama Being Human (2012) as Leo, an aged and dying werewolf. He is a long-standing campaigner for racial equality within the acting profession.

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