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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.
In 1948, he made his feature film debut as a shepherd in Escape
(1948). One of the stars of the film was William Hartnell
, his predecessor in the role of the Doctor in Doctor Who
(1963). They had previously appeared in several plays together, one of which involved Troughton acting as Hartnell's understudy.