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Derek Martinus (1931–2014)

Derek Martinus was born on April 4, 1931 in Essex, England. He was a director and actor, known for Z Cars (1962), Doctor Who (1963) and Angels (1975). He was married to Eivor. He died on March 27, 2014 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 82) in UK

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 1985-1986 Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1986)
- Episode #2.5 (1986)
- Episode #2.4 (1986)
- Episode #2.1 (1986)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
 1984 Vargen (TV Movie)
 1978-1982 Emmerdale (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.722 (1982)
- Episode #1.460 (1978)
 1978-1981 Spearhead (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Loyalties II (1981)
- Night Games (1981)
- Jackal (1978)
 1979 Penmarric (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1979)
- Episode #1.7 (1979)
- Episode #1.6 (1979)
- Episode #1.5 (1979)
 1979 Blakes 7 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Keeper (1979)
- Trial (1979)
 1968-1978 Z Cars (TV Series) (54 episodes)
- Heavenly Host (1978)
- Certain Parties (1974)
- Mugs (1974)
- Pressure (1974)
 1977 The Paper Lads (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Cash and Carry (1977)
- Round One (1977)
 1975-1976 Angels (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Ties (1976)
- Health Visitor (1976)
- Expectations (1976)
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
- In the Labyrinth (1976)
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.4 (1975)
- Episode #1.3 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 A Little Princess (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1973)
- Episode #1.5 (1973)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
 1970 The Black Tulip (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 The Expert (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968 What Maisie Knew (TV Movie)
 1965 United! (TV Series)
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He directed Henrik Ibsen's play, "The League of Youth," at the Guildhall School of Drama and Music in Barbican, London, England with Aidan Tierney, Damian Lewis, Caroline Trowbridge, David Roylance, Rohit Gokani, Nicholas Boulton, and Adam Barker in the cast.

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Jon Pertwee was very nervous about 'Spearhead From Space', because he'd not done a lot of so-called straight acting before. He also saw himself very much as the big, outdoor kind of guy. He liked to be in control, and was always surrounded by flashy birds and fast cars. He was very particular about his image, which was a good thing. That first one we nearly lost and only saved because Derrick ... See more »

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He became the first person to direct a Dr Who serial on colour film (Spearhead from Space, broadcast in 1970). See more »

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