Philip Locke was born on March 29, 1928 in St. Marylebone, London, England. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), Wilde (1997) and Othello (1995). He died on April 19, 2004.
Educated at St Marylebone Central School.
Began as a professional actor at the Oldham Repertory Theatre in 1954.
Performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Performed with the National Theatre.
Performed at the Royal Court Theatre.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Sherlock Holmes."
Gaunt, sinister-looking British character actor, often in shrewd or eccentric roles, but equally at ease in light comedy. A familiar villain of British TV from the 1960's. Best-remembered on screen as the silent assassin Vargas in Thunderball (1965). Acclaimed on stage as Professor Moriarty in 'Sherlock Holmes' at the Aldwych Theatre in London (1974) and as Horatio in 'Hamlet' at the Old Vic (1975).
Was cast as Consul Seron in Doctor Who: The Keeper of Traken, but dropped out and was replaced by John Woodnutt.
Has acted in both The Doctor Who Franchise and the Eon James Bond film series.