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Patrick Troughton


Mostly Credited As: Patrick Troughton
Birth Name: Patrick George Troughton
Date Of Birth: March 25, 1920 (Age 67)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Mill Hill, London, England
Date Of Death: March 28, 1987
Cause Of Death: Heart attack
Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Patrick Troughton


Patrick George Troughton (March 25, 1920 – March 28, 1987) was a versatile and prolific British actor best known in his role as the second incarnation of the Doctor in the long running British sci-fi TV series Doctor Who, which he played from 1966 until 1969. He has appeared in various Doctor Who episodes including The Two Doctors, The Three Doctors and The Five Doctors.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Two Of Us (1986)As: Pierce (Series 1)
The Box of Delights (1984)As: Cole Hawlings
Foxy Lady (1982)As: J P Schofield
Treasure Island (1977) (1977)As: Israel Hands
Lorna Doone (1976) (1976)As: Mr. Doone
The Feathered Serpent (1976)As: High Priest Nasca
Hawkeye, the Pathfinder (1973)As: Uncle Cap
Doctor Who (1963) (1963)As: The Second Doctor (1966-1969)
Compact (1962)As: Eddie Goldsmith (1962)
The Old Curiosity Shop (1962)As: Daniel Quilp
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1956) (1956)As: Sir Andrew Ffoulkes
Episode Cast Credits 

Supergran (1985) 
  Supergran and the Heir Apparent 02x14: (May/31/1987) As Great Sporran of the Isles 
  Supergran and the Heir Apparent 02x14: (May/31/1987) As Great Sporran of the Isles 

Inspector Morse (1987) 
  The Dead of Jericho 01x01: (Jan/06/1987) As George Jackson 
  The Dead of Jericho 01x01: (Jan/06/1987) As George Jackson 

Doctor Who (1963) (1963) 
  The Two Doctors, Part Two 22x08: (Feb/23/1985) As The Second Doctor 
  The Two Doctors, Part Two 22x08: (Feb/23/1985) As The Second Doctor 
  The Two Doctors, Part One 22x07: (Feb/16/1985) As The Second Doctor 
  The Five Doctors (Nov/25/1983) As The Second Doctor 

Minder (1979) 
  Windows 04x09: (Mar/07/1984) As Joe Mancini 
  Windows 04x09: (Mar/07/1984) As Joe Mancini 

Dramarama (1983) 
  The Young Person's Guide to Getting Their Ball Back 01x08: (Oct/31/1983) As The Inspector 
  The Young Person's Guide to Getting Their Ball Back 01x08: (Oct/31/1983) As The Inspector 

Play for Today (1970) 
  PQ17 12x08: (Dec/15/1981) As Commodore Londonderry 
  PQ17 12x08: (Dec/15/1981) As Commodore Londonderry 
  No Defence 10x17: (Feb/14/1980) As Judge Barnes-Richie 
  Love Letters on Blue Paper 06x19: (Mar/02/1976) As Victor Marsden 

The Famous Five (1978) (1978) 
  Five Run Away Together 02x09: (Jul/11/1979) As Mr. Stick 
  Five Run Away Together 02x09: (Jul/11/1979) As Mr. Stick 

Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) 
  The Abdication 01x07: (Dec/20/1978) As Clement Attlee 
  Proposals 01x06: (Dec/13/1978) As Clement Attlee 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Clement Attlee 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Clement Attlee 

The Devil's Crown (1978) 
  To The Devil They Go 01x13: (Jul/23/1978) As William Marshal 
  To The Devil They Go 01x13: (Jul/23/1978) As William Marshal 
  Tainted King 01x12: (Jul/16/1978) As William Marshal 
  The Flowers Are Silent 01x11: (Jul/09/1978) As William Marshal 

Space: 1999 (1975) 
  The Dorcons 02x24: (May/01/1978) As Archon 
  The Dorcons 02x24: (May/01/1978) As Archon 

Angels (1975) 
  Decision 03x04: (Sep/27/1977) As George Moore 
  Decision 03x04: (Sep/27/1977) As George Moore 

Yanks Go Home (1976) 
  The Game of the Name 02x02: (Aug/15/1977) As Lubbock 
  The Game of the Name 02x02: (Aug/15/1977) As Lubbock 

Warship (1973) 
  Robertson Cruesoe 04x11: (Mar/15/1977) As Robertson 

The Sweeney (1975) 
  Hit and Run 02x05: (Sep/29/1975) As Reg Crofts 
  Hit and Run 02x05: (Sep/29/1975) As Reg Crofts 

Z Cars (1962) 
  Eviction 10x23: (Mar/03/1975) As Councillor Barwell 
  Eviction 10x23: (Mar/03/1975) As Councillor Barwell 
  Pressure Of Work 09x09: (Dec/17/1973) As Bob Parker 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Jack Carter 

Thriller (UK) (1973) 
  Nurse Will Make It Better 04x02: (Jan/11/1975) As Lyall 
  Nurse Will Make It Better 04x02: (Jan/11/1975) As Lyall 

Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974) 
  Recovery 01x03: (Nov/19/1974) As Benjamin Disraeli 
  Lady Randolph 01x02: (Nov/12/1974) As Benjamin Disraeli 
  Lady Randolph 01x02: (Nov/12/1974) As Benjamin Disraeli 

Whoops Baghdad (1973) 
  Ali and the Thieves 01x05: (Feb/22/1973) As Tamberlaine the Terrible 
  Ali and the Thieves 01x05: (Feb/22/1973) As Tamberlaine the Terrible 

Colditz (1972) 
  The Traitor 01x08: (Dec/07/1972) As Padre 

Jason King (1971) 
  That Isn't Me, It's Somebody Else 01x26: (Apr/28/1972) As Bennett 

A Family at War (1970) 
  Yielding Place to New 03x20: (Feb/16/1972) As Harry Porter 
  Yielding Place to New 03x20: (Feb/16/1972) As Harry Porter 

Masterpiece (1971) 
  The Six Wives of Henry VIII: (5) Catherine Howard 01x44: (Jan/30/1972) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  The Six Wives of Henry VIII: (5) Catherine Howard 01x44: (Jan/30/1972) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  The Six Wives of Henry VIII: (4) Ann of Cleves 01x43: (Jan/23/1972) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  The Six Wives of Henry VIII: (4) Ann of Cleves 01x43: (Jan/23/1972) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 

The Goodies (1970) 
  The Baddies 02x13: (Jan/14/1972) As Dr. Amadeus Wolfgang Ratfink von Petal 
  The Baddies 02x13: (Jan/14/1972) As Dr. Amadeus Wolfgang Ratfink von Petal 

Softly, Softly (1966) 
  Better Than Doing Porridge 07x12: (Dec/22/1971) As Ernie Johnson 
  Better Than Doing Porridge 07x12: (Dec/22/1971) As Ernie Johnson 
  Best Out Of Three 01x23: (Jun/08/1966) As Bellamy 

The Persuaders! (1971) 
  The Old, the New and the Deadly 01x09: (Nov/12/1971) As Count Clement Marceau 

Out of the Unknown (1965) 
  The Chopper 04x09: (Jun/16/1971) As Jimmy Reed 

Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965) 
  Jilly 01x209: (May/31/1971) As Justley 

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970) 
  Catherine Howard 01x05: (Jan/29/1970) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  Jane Seymour 01x03: (Jan/15/1970) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  Jane Seymour 01x03: (Jan/15/1970) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 
  Catherine of Aragon 01x01: (Jan/01/1970) As Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 

Paul Temple (1969) 
  Swan Song for Colonel Harp 01x09: (Jan/18/1970) As Colonel Harp 
  Swan Song for Colonel Harp 01x09: (Jan/18/1970) As Colonel Harp 

Adam Adamant Lives! (1966) 
  D For Destruction 01x16: (Oct/13/1966) As General Mongerson 
  D For Destruction 01x16: (Oct/13/1966) As General Mongerson 

The Saint (1962) 
  Interlude in Venice 05x02: (Oct/07/1966) As Insp. Gambetti 
  Interlude in Venice 05x02: (Oct/07/1966) As Insp. Gambetti 
  The Romantic Matron 02x18: (Jan/16/1964) As Police Inspector 

Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962) 
  Crusade 04x23: (Apr/24/1966) As Mr. Miller 
  A Little Learning 03x14: (Apr/04/1965) As Mr. Miller 
  The Control Group 03x01: (Jan/03/1965) As Mr. Miller 
  The Control Group 03x01: (Jan/03/1965) As Mr. Miller 

David Copperfield (1966) (1966) 
  The Long Journey 01x03: (Jan/30/1966) As Pawnbroker 
  The Long Journey 01x03: (Jan/30/1966) As Pawnbroker 

The Wednesday Play (1964) 
  And Did Those Feet? 02x21: (Jun/02/1965) As Lord Fountain 
  And Did Those Feet? 02x21: (Jun/02/1965) As Lord Fountain 

Sherlock Holmes (1965) (1965) 
  The Devil's Foot 01x03: (Feb/27/1965) As Mortimer Tregennis 

Inspector Maigret (1960) 
  Raise Your Right Hand 02x08: (Dec/11/1961) As Gaston Meurant 
  Raise Your Right Hand 02x08: (Dec/11/1961) As Gaston Meurant 
  Maigret and the Lost Life 01x01: (Apr/12/1959) As Barman 
  Maigret and the Lost Life 01x01: (Apr/12/1959) As Barman 

Sir Francis Drake (1961) 
  Doctor Dee 01x04: (Dec/03/1961) As Gazio 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Gazio 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Gazio 

No Hiding Place (1959) 
  Process of Elimination 03x18: (Jun/09/1961) As Denger Wells 
  Process of Elimination 03x18: (Jun/09/1961) As Denger Wells 
  Two Blind Mice 02x05: (Jun/02/1960) As Percy Clarke 
  Two Blind Mice 02x05: (Jun/02/1960) As Percy Clarke 

International Detective (1959) 
  The Martos Case 01x37: (May/28/1961) As Bela Davos 
  The Marino Case 01x16: (Apr/10/1960) As Silversmith 

Danger Man (1960) 
  Bury the Dead 01x27: (May/07/1961) As Bart 
  Bury the Dead 01x27: (May/07/1961) As Bart 
  The Lonely Chair 01x08: (Oct/30/1960) As Brenner 
  The Lonely Chair 01x08: (Oct/30/1960) As Brenner 

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955) 
  The Bagpiper 04x16: (Sep/04/1960) As Sir Fulke 
  The Bagpiper 04x16: (Sep/04/1960) As Sir Fulke 
  The Bandit of Brittany 02x21: (Feb/18/1957) As Raoul 
  The Bandit of Brittany 02x21: (Feb/18/1957) As Raoul 

William Tell (1958) 
  The Golden Wheel 01x14: (Dec/15/1958) As Hanzler 

The Count of Monte Cristo (1956) 
  The Island 02x23: (Aug/06/1956) As Ferret 
  Marseilles 02x02: (Feb/27/1956) As Marcel 
  Marseilles 02x02: (Feb/27/1956) As Marcel 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Branza 

The Sentimental Agent (1963) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Sheikh 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Sheikh 

Crown Court (1972) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As John Fisher 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As John Fisher 

All Creatures Great and Small (1978) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Roddy 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Roddy 

The Onedin Line (1971) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Capt. Dampier 

The Two Ronnies (1971) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As The Judge 

Doomwatch (1970) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As McArthur 

H.G. Wells' Invisible Man (1959) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Vickers 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Vickers 

Van der Valk (1972) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Father Bosch 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Father Bosch 

Survivors (1975) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As John Millen 

Special Branch (1969) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Professor Denny 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Professor Denny 

Breakfast Time (UK) (1983) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
Trivia

He performed in regional repertory and with the Bristol Old Vic, the BBC Repertory Company and on the stage at London's West End.

Enjoyed reading philosophy and comparative religion.

Claimed to have had a "whale of a time" playing Dr Who on BBC television.

Once claimed his favourite role on television had been Daniel Quilp in "The Old Curiosity Shop" .

Patrick Troughton was one of a select few classically trained actors to be cast by Laurence Olivier in his film Hamlet. The young Troughton was also cast in another acclaimed Olivier production, Richard III.

He was an excellent swordsman.

Portrayed Adolf Hitler in the play "Eva Braun" on the stage at Edinburgh's Gateway Theatre.

Patrick's children: Joanna, Jane, David, Michael, Peter and Mark.

Grandfather of Warwickshire and England cricketer Jim Troughton

He had the dubious distinction of playing the first character to be murdered in the popular detective series "Inspector Morse"

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