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Nigel PlaskittBorn: Thursday 27th July 1950 (age: 72)
Nigel Plaskitt is a British actor, puppeteer, producer, and both stage and television director.
His voice and puppetry talents have appeared on television shows such as Pipkins, Spitting Image and Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet. He has also contributed to films, such as Muppet Treasure Island and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Plaskitt appeared in the Doctor Who sci-fi serial The Ribos Operation.
He has also been involved with in the British Theatre, staging the UK tour of Doctor Dolittle, resident puppet consultant on the West End production of Avenue Q, and director of several shows (including Spitting Image colleague Louise Gold's cabaret act).