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Skins star Will Merrick has won a guest role on Doctor Who. The 19-year-old actor will play a character known as Brains on the sci-fi drama, according to his client profile with talent agency United Agents. Merrick will appear in the 2013 Who episode written by Neil Gaiman, which will reintroduce and revamp classic villains the Cybermen. Warwick Davis (Life's Too Short), Jason Watkins (Being Human) and Tamzin Outhwaite (EastEnders) will also appear in the episode. Best known for playing Alo in the fifth and sixth series of E4 teen drama Skins, Merrick has also appeared on BBC One sitcom (more) »


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