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Ian Marter (1944–1986)


Ian Marter left university in 1969 and joined the Bristol Old Vic as an acting stage manager. In 1970, producer Barry Letts considered him for the role of Captain Mike Yates in Doctor Who: Terror of the Autons: Episode One (1971), but it ultimately went to Richard Franklin. However, Letts remembered him and two years later cast him as John Andrews... See full bio »

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(age 42) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Doctor Faustus
Doctor Faustus Pride / Emperor
(1967)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Harry Sullivan / John Andrews
(1973-1984)
North & South
North & South Henry Lennox
(1975)
Crown Court
Crown Court Quentin Ingrams / Constable Forbush
(1972-1978)

Filmography

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 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Inspector Fereday
- The Musgrave Ritual (1986) ... Inspector Fereday
 1986 King of the Ghetto (TV Series)
Station Sergeant
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Station Sergeant
 1985 Bergerac (TV Series)
Cowman
- Return of the Ice Maiden (1985) ... Cowman
 1985 Fell Tiger (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Cunningham
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Martin Cunningham
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Martin Cunningham
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Martin Cunningham
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Martin Cunningham
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Martin Cunningham
 1984 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Policeman
 1982 Close to Home (TV Series)
Duncan
- Episode #1.722 (1982) ... Duncan
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Daphne's husband
- Elizabeth Alone: Part 2 (1981) ... Daphne's husband
 1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Journalist
- The Specialist (1980) ... Journalist
 1979 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Wilhelm Grimm
- The Brothers Grimm (1979) ... Wilhelm Grimm
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Roper
- Hazell and the Big Sleep (1979) ... Roper
 1978 The Waterloo Bridge Handicap (Short)
Lincoln's Inn
 1972-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Quentin Ingrams / Constable Forbush
- The Greenhouse Girls: Part 1 (1978) ... Quentin Ingrams
- On Impulse: Part 1 (1974) ... Quentin Ingrams
- Falling Stars: Part 1 (1974) ... Quentin Ingrams
- Flight of the Lapwing: Part 1 (1974) ... Quentin Ingrams
- The Dogs: Part 3 (1974) ... Quentin Ingrams
 1978 The Medusa Touch
Detective in Street (as Ian Master)
 1976 The Brothers (TV Series)
Alan Hawkins
- A Clean Break (1976) ... Alan Hawkins
 1975 North & South (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Lennox
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Henry Lennox
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Henry Lennox
 1973-1975 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Harry Sullivan / John Andrews
- The Android Invasion: Part Four (1975) ... Harry Sullivan
- The Android Invasion: Part Three (1975) ... Harry Sullivan
- The Android Invasion: Part Two (1975) ... Harry Sullivan
- Terror of the Zygons: Part Four (1975) ... Harry Sullivan
- Terror of the Zygons: Part Three (1975) ... Harry Sullivan
 1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Major Henty
- Female of the Species (1975) ... Major Henty
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Patrick Dyson
- Gentleman's Agreement (1975) ... Patrick Dyson
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Literary Editor
- The Emergency Channel (1973) ... Literary Editor
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Sutton
- Excuse Me, Madam (1973) ... Sutton
 1972 Holly (TV Series)
Police Driver
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Police Driver
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
3rd Policeman
 1967 Doctor Faustus
Pride / Emperor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the novel Harry Sullivan's War, which told of Harry's life after his time in Dr. Who. Novelised the Dr. Who stories, The Reign of Terror; The Rescue; The Enemy of the World; The Dominators; The Invasion; The Ark In Space; The Sontaron Experiment; The Ribos Operation; Earthshock. He also wrote the novelisation of the movie... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ian Master

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

During his brief tenure on Doctor Who, he co-wrote the film script of the ultimately-doomed yet well known "Doctor Who meets Scratchman" or as it is also known, "Doctor Who and the Big Game". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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