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Jon Croft

Last updated 14 February 2017

Jon Croft
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Jon Croft

Died: February 2017


Jon Croft's first credited role on television was as a chaplain in the 1963 version of Kidnapped. Appearances during the 1960s included Callan, Softly-Softly, The Newcomers and Out of the Unknown, and then into the 70s with Z-Cars, Jason King, The Protectors, Colditz and Van der Valk. As well as Doctor Who, more substantial roles included Blewitt in Poldark, Mr Ashburton in Matilda's England, West in A Question of Guilt, and during the 1980s as Jim Hadnett in Chelworth and the 90s as John Hasty in Forever Green. Other appearances in his later career included The Bill and Casualty, but also series like Kavanagh QC, Hamish Macbeth and Jeeves and Wooster.

Film appearances include a colonel in Ghandi, and a soldier in A Bridge Too Far, and theatre work included touring with The Lady's Not For Burning in Scotland in 1966, The Ecstasy of Rita Joe in 1975, and The Case of David Anderson Q.C. in 1980.