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Gerry Davis (I) (1930–1991)

British author, notably of science fiction teleplays, a former journalist and merchant seaman. Davis had a grounding in opera and had worked as a cinema translator in Italy. His first professional output as a writer was for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 1965, he was employed as story editor by the BBC and the following year began a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street
(1960)
The Final Countdown
(1980)
The Bionic Woman
(1976)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Writer
(2006-2015)

Filmography

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 2016 Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks (story editor)
 1971-1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series) (script editor - 16 episodes)
- Woman's World (1972) ... (script editor)
- Resolution (1972) ... (script editor)
- Priorities (1972) ... (script editor)
- The Removal (1971) ... (script editor)
- Better Than Doing Porridge (1971) ... (script editor)
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series) (script editor - 7 episodes)
- Survival Code (1970) ... (script editor)
- The Red Sky (1970) ... (script editor)
- Project Sahara (1970) ... (script editor)
- Tomorrow, the Rat (1970) ... (script editor)
- Burial at Sea (1970) ... (script editor)
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series) (script editor - 14 episodes)
- Love Thy Neighbour (1968) ... (script editor)
- You Too Can Change the World (1968) ... (script editor)
- A Time of Fear (1968) ... (script editor)
- Worked Out (1968) ... (script editor)
- Vacancy (1968) ... (script editor)
 1966-1967 Doctor Who (TV Series) (story editor - 62 episodes)
- The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 3 (1967) ... (story editor)
- The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 2 (1967) ... (story editor)
- The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 1 (1967) ... (story editor)
- The Faceless Ones: Episode 6 (1967) ... (story editor)
- The Faceless Ones: Episode 5 (1967) ... (story editor)
 1965 199 Park Lane (TV Series) (story editor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.18 (1965) ... (story editor - as Gerald Davis)
- Episode #1.17 (1965) ... (story editor - as Gerald Davis)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote novels based on the "Doctor Who" episodes The Moonbase, The Tenth Planet, Tomb of the Cybermen, The Highlanders and The Celestial Toymaker. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gerry Davies | Gerald Davis
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Personal Quote:

Doomwatch (1970) is not science fiction. We go to great lengths to check our scientific facts.

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Co-created the Cybermen on 'Doctor Who'. See more »

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