Robert Marsden

Last updated 09 January 2020

Robert Marsden (1921-2007)
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Robert Marsden

Born: Monday 22nd August 1921
Died: Thursday 5th April 2007 (age: 85)


Character actor and singer of songs in children's programmes and variety who first broadcast in 1942

Began his career on the Shakespearean stage at Stratford-on-Avon in 1940 and joined the BBC Drama Repertory Company a few years later.

Primarily an actor on stage and radio, he sometimes served as a stage director and portrayed Abraham Lincoln in many shows including the 1965 Doctor Who story The Chase