Doctor Doctor Who Guide


On This Day (USA) - 19 July

Darron Meyer will be 44 - credited as Seesay in Spyfall

Born in the city of Johannesburg in South Africa.

Darron first studied a degree in Quantity Surveying at the Cape Technikon in Cape Town.

After attaining his qualification, his passion for film and stage led him to quit his job and return to his studies, only this time, to be trained as an actor.

He currently lives and works out of Cape Town.

Chrissie Cotterill will be 66 - 2 credits, including Mother in Vincent and the Doctor

Chrissie Cotterill appeared in two Doctor Who stories: as a mother in Vincent and the Doctor and Madame Vernet in The Pandorica Opens.

Also appeared in Coronation StreetRegWhitechapelLaw & Order: UKHolby CityWallanderRound Ireland with a FridgeHoly WaterDoctorsWire in the BloodHomeThe BillThe History of Mr PollyFloodCasualtyThat Summer DayKeeping MumTrial & RetributionBad GirlsPompeii: The Last DayKeen Eddie15 Storeys HighFamily AffairsUnnovationsWeak at DeniseLondon's BurningDream TeamHonestCor, Blimey!UndergroundThe JumpOut of SightTouching EvilNil by MouthThe Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll FlandersExpert WitnessMay to DecemberLove HurtsCrime StoryRumpole of the BaileyBirds of a FeatherThe KraysA Bit of a DoBustThe CharmerValentine ParkBilly the Kid and the Green Baize VampireProspectsBoonMinderShades of DarknessPlay for TodayScrubbersThe ProfessionalsSeparate TablesCouples and RobbersCaleb WilliamsITV PlayhouseFoxThe Crezz

David Griffin will be 78 - credited as Lt. Commander Mitchell in The Sea Devils

David Griffin  is an English actor best known for both his roles as Sqdn-Ldr Clive Dempster DFC in Hi-de-Hi!between 1984 and 1988 and Emmet Hawksworth in Keeping Up Appearances between 1991 and 1995.

After finishing Keeping Up Appearances, he toured worldwide, withSu Pollard, in the stageshow The Good Sex Guide. He has also starred in pantomimes such as Jack and the Beanstalk.

Other television appearances include a guest role in an episode of Doctor Who ("The Sea Devils"), 'Allo 'Allo!,Dixon of Dock GreenEmmerdale Farm and two episodes of Ripping Yarns.

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

Peter Birrel (died 2004 aged 68) would be 86 - credited as Draconian Prince in Frontier In Space

Peter Birrel  was an English actor.

He played numerous bit parts in British TV series for nearly forty years.

He appeared in the Doctor Who story Frontier in Space in 1973, as well as in the documentary I Was a 'Doctor Who' Monster. Birrel also appeared in the first series of Alexander the Greatest.

In 1998, he married an old colleague Stephanie Cole, who remained his wife till his death.

Ivor Roberts (died 1999 aged 74) would be 96 - credited as Mogran in Genesis of the Daleks

Ivor Roberts was an English television continuity announcer and television actor who often appeared in comedic roles.

Born in Nottingham, Roberts started his television career as a continuity announcer on regional television in Wales, working for TWW before that company lost its franchise in 1968.

Among his better-known roles were the characters of Arnold Thomas in the 1995-97 television series Oh, Doctor Beeching! and Mr Barnes in the second, third and fourth series of You Rang, M'Lord?. He also made a guest appearance, as a police officer, in one episode of George and Mildred. Another notable appearance was as Mr. Chick in Dombey and Son. He also played a part in "Porridge".

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

Michael Turner (died 2012 aged 90) would be 100 - credited as Jarvis Bennett in The Wheel In Space

Michael Turner played Jarvis Bennett in the Doctor Who story The Wheel in Space.

Also appeared in The BillSoulmatesPie in the SkyLady ChatterleyBoonRuth Rendell MysteriesCry FreedomPretoriusSensationsScreenplayMr PyeThe Biko InquestClaireThe Brack ReportCrossroadsWe'll Meet AgainPlay for TodayPrisoners of ConscienceDrake's VentureTo Serve Them All My DaysA Question of GuiltFallen HeroSuez 1956The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing GameAn Honourable RetirementStrangersAngelsWithin These WallsGoing StraightThe New AvengersLife and Death of PenelopeCentre PlayThe Main ChanceSamDixon of Dock GreenSpy TrapPublic EyeThe Case of Eliza ArmstrongCrown CourtNew Scotland YardThe BrothersSporting ScenesThe Adventures of Black BeautyZ CarsOnce Upon a Time, Hunter's WalkJusticeAway from It AllBarlowThe Rivals of Sherlock HolmesITV Sunday Night TheatreCranfordVillainsVan der ValkCallanLo strangolatore di ViennaThe Wednesday PlayStrange ReportBig Breadwinner HogITV PlayhouseCity 68'Armchair TheatreThe AvengersA Man of our TimesThe GamblersInheritanceEscapeA Flea in Her EarThe FellowsEmergency-Ward 10OthelloCrosstrapThe MoonstoneThe Adventures of Sherlock HolmesSara CreweThe Black Arrow

Tim Condren (died 2006 aged 79) - 2 credits, including Guerrilla in Day of the Daleks

IMBb Filmography

Actor (30 titles)
1991Spender (TV series) 
Harry Jones
– Dance Girl Dance (1991) … Harry Jones
1991Lethal Impact (video) 
Johnny Roscoe
1985The Holcroft Covenant 
1985A View to a Kill 
Thug at Stacey's House (uncredited)
1984The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV series) 
– The Speckled Band (1984) … Thorne (as Timothy Condren)
1983The Old Men at the Zoo (TV series) 
SPG man
– The Year of the Yeti (1983) … SPG man
1982The Woman in White (TV mini-series) 
– Episode #1.4 (1982) … Gamekeeper (as Timothy Condren)
1981Strangers (TV series) 
1981Burning an Illusion 
Kerb Crawler
1978Fallen Hero (TV series) 
– Episode #1.4 (1978) … Wally
1977Treasure Island (TV mini-series) 
– Episode #1.4 (1977) … O'Brian
– Episode #1.3 (1977) … O'Brian
– Episode #1.2 (1977) … O'Brian
– Episode #1.1 (1977) … O'Brian
1976The New Avengers (TV series) 
– The Midas Touch (1976) … Boz
1976Death of an Informer (TV movie) 
The man with the gun
1975Play for Today (TV series) 
Harbour policeman
– The Dandelion Clock (1975) … Harbour policeman
1974Steptoe and Son (TV series) 
– The Seven Steptoerai (1974) (as Tim Condron)
1974Ooh... You Are Awful 
Chaffeur (uncredited)
1974Special Branch (TV series) 
Scrapyard Heavy
– Jailbait (1974) … Scrapyard Heavy (uncredited)
1973Arthur of the Britons (TV series) 
– The Prize (1973) … Hoxel
1972Colditz (TV series) 
German Motorcyclist
– Missing, Presumed Dead (1972) … German Motorcyclist
1965-1972Doctor Who (TV series) 
Guerilla / Saxon warrior
– Day of the Daleks: Part 1 (1972) … Guerilla
– Checkmate (1965) … Saxon warrior (uncredited)
1971The Expert (TV series) 
Coach driver
– Where Are You Going? (1971) … Coach driver
1970Codename (TV series) 
– A Walk with the Lions (1970) … Lormi
1969Moon Zero Two 
Yellow Killer (uncredited)
1967Adam Adamant Lives! (TV series) 
2nd Judo Man
– A Sinister Sort of Service (1967) … 2nd Judo Man (uncredited)
1966Carry on Cowboy 
Rider (uncredited)
1966The Plague of the Zombies 
A young blood (as Tim Condron)
1965Out of the Unknown (TV series) 
– Sucker Bait (1965) … Crewman

Stunts (30 titles)

1993In the Name of the Father (stunts) 
1990Just Ask for Diamond (stunt arranger) 
1990Hardware (stunt arranger - as Tim Condron) 
1988Bust (TV series) (stunt fighter - 1 episode) 
– Cleaning Up (1988) (stunt fighter)
1988Willow (stunts) 
1986Labyrinth (stunt double: Jareth) 
1985Death Wish 3 (stunts) 
1985A View to a Kill (stunts - uncredited) 
1985Brazil (stunts) 
1983Wagner (TV series) (stunts) 
1982A Kind of Loving (TV series) (fight arranger - 1 episode) 
– February - August 1963 (1982) (fight arranger - as Timothy Condren)
1981Strangers (TV series) (stand-in double: Willie - 1 episode) 
– Stand and Deliver (1981) (stand-in double: Willie)
1981For Your Eyes Only (additional stunts - uncredited) 
1980The Long Good Friday (stunts) 
1980Superman II (stunts - uncredited) 
1978Superman (stunts - uncredited) 
1978The Wild Geese (stunts - uncredited) 
1977Treasure Island (TV mini-series) (fight arranger) 
1977The Spy Who Loved Me (stunts - uncredited) 
1977Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (stunts - uncredited) 
1975Space: 1999 (TV series) (stunts) 
1969/IAlfred the Great (stunts - uncredited) 
1968Where Eagles Dare (stunts - uncredited) 
1967You Only Live Twice (stunts - uncredited) 
1967The Viking Queen (stunts - uncredited) 
1965Thunderball (stunts - uncredited) 
1965Doctor Who (TV series) (stunts - 1 episode) 
– The Meddling Monk (1965) (stunts - uncredited)

John Harvey (died 1982 aged 70) - 2 credits, including Professor Brett in The War Machines

John Harvey appeared in two Doctor Who stories: as Professor Brett in The War Machines and Officia in The Macra Terror.

Other roles include The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing GameRings on Their FingerMalice Aforethought, House of CaradusLe PetomaneEdward & Mrs. SimpsonSome Mothers Do 'Ave 'EmRachel and the Beelzebub BombadiersThe Galton & Simpson PlayhouseThe ExpertGeorge & MildredRentaghosMan About the HouseZ CarsLegend of the WerewolfThe Growing Pains of PC PenroseDawson's WeeklyRollerballSutherland's LawBarlowJennie: Lady Randolph ChurchillCrown CourtThe Black WindmillThe Satanic Rites of DraculaThirty Minutes WorthThe Dick Emery ShowSoftly Softly: Task ForceDixon of Dock GreenSykesThe Strauss FamilyThe Onedin LineWhodunnit?The BefriendersSpyder's WebJusticeFather Dear FatherThe Mind of Mr. J.G. ReederDoctor at LargeSacco and VanzettiThe Main ChanceThe BorderersRandall and Hopkirk (Deceased)DetectiveThe Gold RobbersITV Sunday Night TheatreBBC Play of the MonthMan in a SuitcaseThirty-Minute TheatreA Challenge for Robin HoodThey Came from Beyond SpaceThe Deadly BeesArmchair TheatreA Game of MurderThe PsychopathTheatre 625Pity About the AbbeyFront Page StoryJoey BoyThe Plane MakersCurtain of FearSergeant CorkOur Man at St. Mark'sThe Scarlet BladeNo Hiding PlaceThe Old Dark HouseThe Kiss of the VampireLove StoryHeavens Above!The Human JungleComedy PlayhouseThe Wrong Arm of the LawIt Happened Like ThisDoomsday at ElevenDr. Finlay's CasebookThe Phantom of the OperaITV Play of the WeekThe Six Proud WalkersDrama 61-67Double BunkJangoArthur Clears the AirTunes of GloryHell Is a CityTwo Way StretchThe Stranglers of BombayH.G.Wells' Invisible ManThe Ugly DucklingHorrors of the Black MuseumThe 39 StepsDial 999The Flying DoctorIncident at Echo SixMurder BagEdge of FuryThe Adventures of Robin HoodIvanhoeThe ViseThe Man Who Wouldn't TalkNight of the DemonThe Long Haul, Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!Motive for MurderThe BuccaneersITV Television PlayhouseTrue as a TurtleThe New Adventures of Martin KaneAssignment Foreign LegionX: The UnknownThe Adventures of the Big ManPrivate's ProgressAll Square AftThe Lost HoursCastle in the AirAngels One FiveBBC Sunday-Night TheatreMilestonesHigh TreasonFour DaysLady Godiva Rides AgainThe Black WidowThe Man with My FaceThe Dark LightThe Smart AleckFiles from Scotland YardCairo RoadChance of a LifetimeStage FrightPrivate AngeloDick Barton Strikes BackNooseOn the SpotA Gunman Has EscapedMoscow Nights