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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 »

Died:

(age 67) in Columbus, Georgia, USA

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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 »

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

Alternate Names:

Pat Troughton

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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 »

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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 »

Nickname:

Pat

Star Sign:

Aries

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