Derek Seaton

Last updated 09 January 2020

Derek Seaton (1943-1979)
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Derek Antony Seaton

Born: Friday 1st October 1943
Died: Sunday 2nd September 1979 (age: 35)


Derek Seaton played Commander Hilred in the Doctor Who story The Deadly Assassin. He died of a brain haemorrhage in 1979 at the age of 35.

During his career, Seaton, who was married to the actress Paula Wilcox, also appeared on ITV Playhouse, EscapeShoestringBBC2 Play of the WeekRobin's NestPeople Like UsHappy Ever AfterMiss Jones and SonWithin These WallsDeath of an InformerTittertimeAnd Mother Makes FiveMan About the HouseMarked PersonalThe Strauss FamilyZ CarsDombey and SonHauntedSoftly SoftlyTheatre 625The Wednesday PlayThe Likely LadsTroilus and Cressida, and Coriolanus.