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Patrick Troughton (1920–1987)


Patrick Troughton was born in Mill Hill, London and was educated at Mill Hill School. He trained as an actor at the Embassy School of Acting in the UK and at Leighton Rollin's Studio for for Actors at Long Island, New York in the USA. During World War II he served in the Royal Navy and after the war ended he joined the Old Vic and became a ... See full bio »

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(age 67) in Columbus, Georgia, USA

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 1987 Knights of God (TV Series)
Arthur
- Episode #1.13 (1987) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.12 (1987) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.11 (1987) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.10 (1987) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.9 (1987) ... Arthur
 1987 Yesterday's Dreams (TV Series)
Jack
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Jack
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Jack
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Jack
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Jack
 1986 The Two of Us (TV Series)
Perce
- The Limit (1986) ... Perce
- Family Pressures (1986) ... Perce
- Proposals (1986) ... Perce
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Gerald
- Long Term Memory (1985) ... Gerald
 1984 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
The Judge / Mileaway Villager
- 1984 Christmas Special (1984) ... The Judge
- Episode #10.4 (1984) ... Mileaway Villager
 1984 Swallows and Amazons Forever!: The Big Six (TV Movie)
Harry Bangate
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
Joe Mancini
- Windows (1984) ... Joe Mancini
 1984 Amy (TV Movie)
Lord Rothermere
 1983 Dramarama (TV Series)
The Instructor
 1983 Jury (TV Series)
James
- Ann (1983) ... James
 1976-1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Malcolm / Commodore Londonderry / Judge Barnes-Ritchie / ...
- PQ17 (1981) ... Commodore Londonderry
- No Defence (1980) ... Judge Barnes-Ritchie
- Love Letters on Blue Paper (1976) ... Victor Marsden
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Sextus
- 100 BC (1983) ... Sextus
 1982 Foxy Lady (TV Series)
J. P. Schofield
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... J. P. Schofield
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... J. P. Schofield
 1982 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Wilf
- The Course of True Love (1982) ... Wilf
 1981-1982 Nanny (TV Series)
Mr. Jessop
- A Twist of Fate (1982) ... Mr. Jessop
- Ashes to Ashes (1982) ... Mr. Jessop
- Ringtime (1982) ... Mr. Jessop
- Other Peoples' Babies (1981) ... Mr. Jessop
- A Pinch of Dragon's Blood (1981) ... Mr. Jessop
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
William Pierce
- The Pigman's Protege (1982) ... William Pierce
 1981 John Diamond (TV Movie)
Joseph K'Nee
 1981 Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (TV Movie)
The Swindler
 1980 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Perkins
- Where There's a Will (1980) ... Perkins
 1980 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Roddy
- Hair of the Dog (1980) ... Roddy
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Sir Walter Monckton
 1979 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
- The Suitor (1979)
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mr. Stick
- Five Run Away Together (1979) ... Mr. Stick
 1978 A Hitch in Time
Professor Wagstaff
 1976-1978 The Feathered Serpent (TV Series)
Nasca
- Episode #2.6 (1978) ... Nasca
- Episode #2.5 (1978) ... Nasca
- Episode #2.4 (1978) ... Nasca
- Episode #2.3 (1978) ... Nasca
- Episode #2.2 (1978) ... Nasca
 1978 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Commentator
- Light of the 21st Century (1978) ... Commentator (voice)
 1977 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Archon
- The Dorcons (1977) ... Archon
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series)
Israel Hands
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Israel Hands
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Israel Hands
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Israel Hands
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Israel Hands
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Rear Admiral Markham
- The Sinking of HMS Victoria (1977) ... Rear Admiral Markham
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Father Bosch
- Accidental (1977) ... Father Bosch
 1977 Yanks Go Home (TV Series)
Lubbock
- The Game of the Name (1977) ... Lubbock
 1977 Warship (TV Series)
Robertson
- Robertson Crusoe (1977) ... Robertson
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
George Moore
- Decision (1976) ... George Moore
 1976 Survivors (TV Series)
John Millen
- Parasites (1976) ... John Millen
 1976 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Rogue Riderhood
 1974-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Joseph Molloy / John Fisher
- Pot of Basil: Part 3 (1974) ... John Fisher
- Pot of Basil: Part 2 (1974) ... John Fisher
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Reg Crofts
- Hit and Run (1975) ... Reg Crofts
 1964-1975 Z Cars (TV Series)
Councillor Barwell / Bob Parker / Jack Carter
- Eviction (1975) ... Councillor Barwell
- Squatters (1975) ... Councillor Barwell
- Pressure of Work (1973) ... Bob Parker
- Inside Job (1964) ... Jack Carter
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Hainault
- Silver Giant, Wooden Dwarf (1975) ... Hainault
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Lyall
- Nurse Will Make It Better (1975) ... Lyall
 1974 Coronation Street (TV Series)
George Barton
- Episode #1.1442 (1974) ... George Barton
- Episode #1.1441 (1974) ... George Barton
 1974 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Fergusson
- Who Cares? (1974) ... Fergusson
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series)
Bill Lester
- The Magic Sponge (1974) ... Bill Lester
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Professor Frederick Denny
- Alien (1974) ... Professor Frederick Denny
 1973 Hawkeye, the Pathfinder (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Cap
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... Uncle Cap
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Uncle Cap
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Uncle Cap
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Uncle Cap
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Uncle Cap
 1973 Ego Hugo (TV Movie)
Lahorie / Biard
 1971-1973 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Charlie Lynch / Victor Darlington
- You Don't Get Me (1973) ... Victor Darlington
- Where There's Smoke, Part 2 (1971) ... Charlie Lynch
- Where There's Smoke, Part 1 (1971) ... Charlie Lynch
 1973 Whoops Baghdad! (TV Series)
Tambalane the Tartar
- Ali and the Thieves (1973) ... Tambalane the Tartar
 1972 Colditz (TV Series)
Padre
- The Traitor (1972) ... Padre
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Bela Karoleon
- Brother Hood (1972) ... Bela Karoleon
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Jim Goody
- Fallen Star (1972) ... Jim Goody
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Bennett
- That Isn't Me, It's Somebody Else (1972) ... Bennett
 1970-1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Harry Porter
- ...Yielding Place to New (1972) ... Harry Porter
- This Year, Next Year (1971) ... Harry Porter
- Take It on Trust (1971) ... Harry Porter
- The Things You Never Told Me (1971) ... Harry Porter
- Salute the Happy Morn (1971) ... Harry Porter
 1972 The Goodies (TV Series)
Dr. Petal
- The Baddies (1972) ... Dr. Petal
 1971 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Ernie Johnson
- Better Than Doing Porridge (1971) ... Ernie Johnson
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Count Marceau
- The Old, the New, and the Deadly (1971) ... Count Marceau
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Reilly
- Square One (1971) ... Reilly
 1971 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Jimmy Reed
- The Chopper (1971) ... Jimmy Reed
 1965-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Justley / Stuart Pendleton
- Jilly (1971) ... Justley
- Give the Clown His Supper (1965) ... Stuart Pendleton
 1971 On the House (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley / Doctor Stanley
- Take Me to Your Leader (1971) ... Dr. Stanley
- The Secret Life of Charlie Cattermole (1971) ... Doctor Stanley
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Lyon McArthur / Alan McArthur
- In the Dark (1971) ... Lyon McArthur / Alan McArthur
 1970 Little Women (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. March
- Episode #1.9 (1970) ... Mr. March
- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... Mr. March
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... Mr. March
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Mr. March
 1962-1970 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mr. Miller / Jack Baird / Miller / ...
- Dust (1970) ... Jack Baird
- Crusade (1966) ... Mr. Miller
- A Little Learning (1965) ... Mr. Miller
- The Control Group (1965) ... Mr. Miller
- The Doctor Cried (1964) ... Miller
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Fidler
- Don't Touch Him, He Might Resent It (1970) ... Mr. Fidler
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Colonel Harp
- Swan Song for Colonel Harp (1970) ... Colonel Harp
 1967 The Viking Queen
Tristram
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
General Mongerson
- D for Destruction (1966) ... General Mongerson
 1964-1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Insp. Gambetti / Police Inspector
- Interlude in Venice (1966) ... Insp. Gambetti
- The Romantic Matron (1964) ... Police Inspector
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Bellamy
- Best Out of Three (1966) ... Bellamy
 1961-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jacob Manning / Manservant / Tomazo / ...
- The First Thunder (1966) ... Jacob Manning
- The Misunderstanding (1965) ... Manservant
- The Changeling (1965) ... Tomazo
- Freedom in September (1962) ... Prince
- Soldier in the Snow (1961) ... Spicer
 1958-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Pete / Ragnar Brovik
- The Battersea Miracle (1966) ... Pete
 1966 David Copperfield (TV Series)
Pawnbroker
- The Long Journey (1966) ... Pawnbroker
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Alec MacGregor
- A Wise Father (1966) ... Alec MacGregor
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Pipe smoker
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Pipe smoker
 1959-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Old Starr / Denger Wells / Percy Clarke / ...
- The Street (1965) ... Old Starr
- Process of Elimination (1961) ... Denger Wells
- Two Blind Mice (1960) ... Percy Clarke
- The Stalag Story (1959) ... Blakey
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Lord Fountain
- And Did Those Feet? (1965) ... Lord Fountain
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mr. Bronckhurst
- The Bronckhurst Divorce Case (1964) ... Mr. Bronckhurst
 1964 HMS Paradise (TV Series)
Capt. Ahab Rudlow
- Thar's Gold in Them Thar Holes (1964) ... Capt. Ahab Rudlow
 1964 The Black Torment
Ostler - Regis
 1964 Thorndyke (TV Series)
Frank Belfield
- The Old Lag (1964) ... Frank Belfield
 1964 The Gorgon
Inspector Kanof
 1964 Smuggler's Bay (TV Series)
Ratsey
- On the Beach (1964) ... Ratsey
- The Auction (1964) ... Ratsey
- In the Vault (1964) ... Ratsey
 1964 The Third Man (TV Series)
Luigi Carvossa
- A Question in Ice (1964) ... Luigi Carvossa
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Jasper Shrig
- The Loring Mystery (1964) ... Jasper Shrig
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series)
Skoder
- The Man from Miditz (1964) ... Skoder
 1964 Crane (TV Series)
Hugo Krantz
- Man Without a Past (1964) ... Hugo Krantz
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Sheikh
- The Scroll of Islam (1963) ... Sheikh
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
John McBride
- He Rises on Sunday and We on Monday (1963) ... John McBride
 1963 No Cloak - No Dagger (TV Series)
Trev
 1963 Lorna Doone (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Jeffreys
 1962 The Sword in the Web (TV Series)
Tournay
- The Alibi (1962) ... Tournay
 1962 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Notril
- Episode #2.5 (1962) ... Notril
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Thiboeuf
- Death of a Conference (1962) ... Thiboeuf
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Du Bose / 2nd Engineer
- Sword of Vengeance (1962) ... Du Bose
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Insect Play (1960) ... 2nd Engineer
 1962 Wuthering Heights (TV Movie)
Hindley
 1962 Compact (TV Series)
Eddie / Eddie Goldsmith
- Musical Evening (1962) ... Eddie
- Efficiency Expert (1962) ... Eddie Goldsmith
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Gazio
- The Bridge (1962) ... Gazio
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Gaston Meurant
- Raise Your Right Hand (1961) ... Gaston Meurant
 1959-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
J.j / Dermot Francis O'Flingsley
- A Walk on the Water (1961) ... J.j
- Shadow and Substance (1959) ... Dermot Francis O'Flingsley
 1960-1961 International Detective (TV Series)
Bela Davos / Silversmith
- The Martos Case (1961) ... Bela Davos
- The Marino Case (1960) ... Silversmith
 1960-1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Bart / Brenner
- Bury the Dead (1961) ... Bart
- The Lonely Chair (1960) ... Brenner
 1960 Paul of Tarsus (TV Series)
Paul / Saul
- To the Gentiles (1960) ... Paul
 1956-1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Seneschal / Sir Fulke Devereaux / Sir Boland / ...
- The Bagpiper (1960) ... Sir Fulke Devereaux
- Elixir of Youth (1958) ... Sir Boland
- Food for Thought (1957) ... Seneschal
- The Bandit of Brittany (1957) ... Raoul
- The Shell Game (1957) ... Traveller
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Vito / Inspector Nardi
- The Moment of Truth (1960) ... Vito
 1960 The Splendid Spur (TV Series)
Captain Luke Settle
- The End of the Gleys (1960) ... Captain Luke Settle
- Joan of the Tor (1960) ... Captain Luke Settle
- The Godsend (1960) ... Captain Luke Settle
- Bristol Keep (1960) ... Captain Luke Settle
- The Road to the West (1960) ... Captain Luke Settle
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Barman / Cardinal Wolsey / Sanchez / ...
- Maigret and the Lost Life (1959) ... Barman
- Midsummer Fire (1955) ... Sanchez
- Lines of Communication (1952) ... Capt. Johnnie Brown
- Adventure Story (1950) ... Ptolemy
 1959 Three Golden Nobles (TV Series)
Mad Peter
- The Painter (1959) ... Mad Peter
 1959 The History of Mr. Polly (TV Series)
Uncle Jim
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Uncle Jim
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Uncle Jim
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Vickers - Currie's Business Partner
- Strange Partners (1959) ... Vickers - Currie's Business Partner
 1959 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Sukru
- The Thirteen Innocents (1959) ... Sukru
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Dark Stranger
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Dark Stranger
 1959 The Naked Lady (TV Series)
Bob Dyson
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Bob Dyson
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Bob Dyson
 1959 The Hill (TV Movie)
Jesus (voice)
 1959 The Cabin in the Clearing (TV Series)
Simon Kenton
- The Break-Out (1959) ... Simon Kenton
- A Desperate Plan (1959) ... Simon Kenton
- Ordeal by Fire (1959) ... Simon Kenton
- Friends and Foes (1959) ... Simon Kenton
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
Bill Mace / Tramp
- Thames Division (1959) ... Bill Mace
- 50,000 Hands (1959) ... Tramp (uncredited)
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Ernie
- A Stranger in Distress (1959) ... Ernie
 1958 William Tell (TV Series)
Hanzler
- The Golden Wheel (1958) ... Hanzler
 1958 The Rebel Heiress (TV Movie)
Roger Trevanion
 1958 Queen's Champion (TV Mini-Series)
Don Alonzo
- The Edge of Defeat (1958) ... Don Alonzo
 1957-1958 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Teofilo / Bastiano / Duke Di Luca / ...
- The School (1958) ... Teofilo
- Vespucci (1957) ... Bastiano
- The Tower (1957) ... Duke Di Luca
- The Ambassador (1957) ... Cecci
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Vignole
- The Kidnapping (1958) ... Vignole
 1958 The Moonraker
Captain Wilcox
 1958 The Dangerous Game (TV Series)
Philip Baker
- Pawns in the Game (1958) ... Philip Baker
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Pete
- Something Old, Something New (1958) ... Pete
 1957 Ordeal by Fire (TV Movie)
La Hire
 1957 Precious Bane (TV Series)
Gideon Sarn
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Gideon Sarn
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Gideon Sarn
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Gideon Sarn
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Gideon Sarn
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Gideon Sarn
 1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Nadeau
- The Conquering Hero (1957) ... Nadeau
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Alan Breck
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
The Ferret / Branza / Marcel
- The Island (1956) ... The Ferret
- The Portugese Affair (1956) ... Branza
- Marseilles (1956) ... Marcel
 1956 One Family (TV Series)
The Tarman
- Episode dated 21 May 1956 (1956) ... The Tarman
- Episode dated 23 April 1956 (1956) ... The Tarman
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Tailor
- The Ends of Justice (1956) ... Tailor
 1956 1984
Man on Telescreen (uncredited)
 1955 Richard III
Tyrell
 1954 Misalliance (TV Movie)
 1954 The Black Knight
King Mark
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
Charles Wogan
- The End of a Journey (1954) ... Charles Wogan
- For Love of a Queen (1954) ... Charles Wogan
- The Road to Italy (1954) ... Charles Wogan
- The Night of the 27th (1954) ... Charles Wogan
- A Man Needs His Friends (1954) ... Charles Wogan
 1952 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Alan Breck
- Back to Shaws (1952) ... Alan Breck
- The Quarrel (1952) ... Alan Breck
- Red Fox (1952) ... Alan Breck
 1951 White Corridors
Sailor
 1951 The Franchise Affair
Bill Brough
 1950 Her Panelled Door
Colin
 1950 Waterfront Women
Sam (uncredited)
 1950 Treasure Island
Roach
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime
Kettle
 1950 The Whole World Over (TV Movie)
Nicolai Nekin
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Seyton
 1948 King Lear (TV Movie)
Edmund
 1948 Escape
Jim - a shepherd
 1948 R.U.R. (TV Movie)
Radius, a robot
 1947 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Horatio
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
Baldock
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Many of Troughton's "Doctor Who" (1963) episodes no longer exist in video or film form. A number of soundtracks have survived, and these have been released on tape and CD in the form of audio dramas in the 1990s-2000s. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pat Troughton

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I'm ready to play anything. See more »

Trivia:

Before World War II, he trained as an actor at the Embassy School of Acting in London, UK and at the Leighton Rallius Studio for Actors at the John Drew Memorial Theatre, Long Island, New York in the USA. See more »

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Pat

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