Trevor Baxter

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Trevor Baxter (1932-2017)
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Trevor Baxter

Born: Friday 18th November 1932
Died: Sunday 16th July 2017 (age: 84)

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Trevor Baxter  is a British actor and playwright.

He is perhaps best remembered for his appearance in the 1977 serial The Talons of Weng-Chiang as Professor George Litefoot. He reprised his role of Professor Litefoot in an episode of audio series, Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles: The Mahogany Murderers. The following year he was Professor Litefoot again in, Jago & Litefoot.

His other credits include: Adam Adamant Lives!Z-CarsThrillerSpy TrapThe New AvengersThe Barchester Chronicles and Doctors.

Trevor Baxter has appeared on stage with the RSC and in the West End, also in the USA in David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre at Shakespeare Santa Cruz in 1986. He has appeared in many films includingCold Comfort FarmSky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and Parting Shots.

He has also written a number of plays including LiesThe Undertaking, and Office Games. His play "Ripping Them Off" was given its first performance at the Warehouse Theatre Croydon on 5 October 1990, directed by Ted Craig and designed by Michael Pavelka. The cast consisted of: Ian Targett [Graham], Angus Mackay [Revd. Parkinson], Caroline Blakiston [Grace], Annette Badland [Hilda], Frank Ellis [Julian], Ewart James Walters [Max], Anthony Woodruff [Pauken], Ian Burford [Inspector Sands], Richard Clifford [Jeff] and C.P. Grogan [Susanna].

In 2003 he adapted Oscar Wilde's novella The Picture of Dorian Gray for the stage, followed in March 2005 by a touring version of Wilde's short story, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, revived in January 2010 at theTheatre Royal Windsor, starring Lee Mead in the title role.

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