Played a radio presenter in a cut scene from the 1970 Doctor Who story 'Inferno'. The cut was made as producer Barry Letts felt the voice was too recognizable of the man who was also playing the lead role of the Doctor. The scene survives as an extra feature on the DVD release and had been returned to the story for the earlier ...
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[on playing it straight in Doctor Who
(1963)] In all my years as an actor, I had never been me - I had always hidden behind my glasses, mustaches and funny voices.
Jon was considered for the role of Captain Mainwaring in the BBC series Dad's Army
(1968), which eventually went to Arthur Lowe
. He claimed that he refused the part as he was working on Broadway at the time, and didn't know what he was being offered back home.
Gravelly authoritative voice
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