Cyril Luckham

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Cyril Luckham (1907-1989)
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Cyril Luckham

Born: Thursday 25th July 1907
Died: Wednesday 8th February 1989 (age: 81)


Cyril Luckham was a British film, television and theatre actor.

Luckham played the White Guardian in Doctor Who. He appeared in The Ribos Operation, the first serial in The Key to Time season, and Enlightenment. 

He appeared in an episode of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969), as the villain.He appeared the 1978 TV series based on The Famous Five books by Enid Blyton, as the evil psychic Edward Drexel in the 1979 supernatural thriller series The Omega Factor, and as the equitable Chair of the school board of Bamfylde in the 1980 Andrew Davies adaptation of To Serve Them All My Days. He also portrayed Archbishop Thomas Cranmer in the film adaptation of A Man for All Seasons (1966) and the long-suffering Father O'Hara in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.