Up 2,531 this week

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 »


(age 67) in Columbus, Georgia, USA

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 21 May 2013
a list of 15 people
created 10 months ago
a list of 12 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 25 people
created 7 months ago
a list of 9 people
created 5 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Patrick Troughton.

User Polls

Known For


Sorry, looks like we are having some difficulty rendering this content. Please try again in a few minutes.

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Robert Donat, Renée Asherson and Harcourt Williams in the cast. Fabia Drake was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pat Troughton


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I finished in the role I was fairly young and I had to get back to the variety of roles which I had been doing. Otherwise, if you stay too long you come into a play and everyone says, 'Oh, it's Doctor Who!' And that's no good. You must try and get them to forget -- hoodwink them into forgetting. See more »


Of the first four actors to play the Doctor in Doctor Who (1963), he had the shortest lifespan at 67 years and three days. See more »



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who is your favourite Doctor Who? Fini-Buliciri
Favourite Dr Who story andrewbanks
He died where I live ericpop27
The Saviour of Who? CyberDalek
Let's Begin The7thDoctor
Underrated: slainzcasl
Discuss Patrick Troughton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page