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.
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If, as a character actor, you go around promoting your own personality, you're defeating the very thing you're trying to achieve as an actor, which is to be anonymous as a person and only emerge as somebody else on screen. That's the main reason I've stayed away from interviews. It's like a conjurer telling you how he does his tricks all the time.
When it was announced in 1980 that Peter Davison
was to play the Fifth Doctor, he advised the 29-year-old actor to limit his time on the series to three years, as he had done, in order to avoid being typecast. Davison followed this advise. In March 1987, only weeks before Troughton's death, Davison advised Sylvester McCoy
, who had been announced as the Seventh Doctor that month, to do likewise.