Kevin Stoney

Last updated 09 January 2020

Kevin Stoney (1921-2008)
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Kevin Stoney

Born: Monday 25th July 1921
Died: Sunday 20th January 2008 (age: 86)


Kevin Stoney was an English actor, best known for his television roles.

He is well remembered by fans of  Doctor Who for his roles in three serials � Mavic Chen in The Daleks' Master Plan (1965), Tobias Vaughnin The Invasion (1968) and Tyrum in Revenge of the Cybermen (1975).  

During World War II, Stoney served with the Royal Air Force.

Stoney also appeared in two episodes of another science fiction series, Blake's 7, playing Councillor Joban in the episode Hostage and Ardus in the episode Animals.

He is also noted for his role as the astrologer Thrasyllus in the 1976 BBC adaptation of I, Claudius, a role he had earlier played in Granada Television's 1969 series The Caesars.

Other credits include: The Adventures of Robin HoodThe SaintDanger ManThe AvengersDr. Finlay's CasebookThe PrisonerSoftly, SoftlyMan in a SuitcaseThe TroubleshootersDoomwatch,FreewheelersZ-CarsThe Tomorrow PeopleAce of WandsSpecial BranchThe Onedin LineFall of EaglesSpace: 1999The New AvengersQuatermassBergeracAll Creatures Great and SmallThe Bill and in the highest rated episode of Inspector Morse.

In 1985, it was reported in the Doctor Who fan magazine, DWB, that Kevin Stoney had died at the age of 64, but in 1987, Stoney made an appearance at a Doctor Who convention to prove he was very much alive, to the shock of the fans.

Kevin Stoney died in Chiswick, after a long battle with skin cancer.