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Actor, author, playwright and director David Banks has played leading roles for the London West End, national and regional theatre companies, along with a prolific career as a TV actor with long-running portrayals in Brookside (1982), Canary Wharf (1996) and Doctor Who (1963), among other appearances. He was Karl in the UK theatre tour of 'Doctor ... See full bio »

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Known For

Doctor Who Cyber Leader
EastEnders Gavin
Some Kind of Hero Disc Jockey


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 2017 The Evil Within
 2008 Doctor Who: The Ultimate Adventure (TV Series)
Karl (voice)
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Inspector Headley
- Beat (2006) ... Inspector Headley
 1999 Desert Son
Older Guy
 1996 Canary Wharf (TV Series)
Max Armstrong
- Episode #1.181 (1996) ... Max Armstrong
- Last Minute Nerves (1996) ... Max Armstrong
 1995 Crimewatch File (TV Series documentary)
Dennis Smalley
- Going Under (1995) ... Dennis Smalley
 1994 EastEnders (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 December 1994 (1994) ... Gavin
 1992 A Time to Dance (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Ray
 1991 Brookside (TV Series)
Graeme Curtis
- Episode #1.1004 (1991) ... Graeme Curtis
- Episode #1.1001 (1991) ... Graeme Curtis
- Episode #1.1000 (1991) ... Graeme Curtis
- Episode #1.988 (1991) ... Graeme Curtis
 1991 The Bill (TV Series)
D.I. Graveny
- Caught Napping (1991) ... D.I. Graveny
 1989 The Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow (TV Series)
Cyber Leader
- Episode dated 16 September 1989 (1989) ... Cyber Leader
 1982-1988 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Cyber Leader
- Silver Nemesis: Part Three (1988) ... Cyber Leader
- Silver Nemesis: Part Two (1988) ... Cyber Leader
- Silver Nemesis: Part One (1988) ... Cyber Leader
- Attack of the Cybermen: Part Two (1985) ... Cyber Leader
- Attack of the Cybermen: Part One (1985) ... Cyber Leader
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- The Geronimo Machine (1985) ... Turner
 1984/II Man of Letters (TV Movie)
 1982 Some Kind of Hero
Disc Jockey
 1982 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Sam Durham
- The Not So Magnificent Six (1982) ... Sam Durham
 1980 Keep It in the Family (TV Series)
- The Mouthtrap (1980) ... Leslie
 1980 The Cuckoo Waltz (TV Series)
- The Press Ball (1980) ... Policeman
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Co-starred in the stage play "Doctor Who - The Ultimate Adventure." He also played the Doctor for two performances when star Jon Pertwee became ill. See more »


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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His first car was a black Morris Minor 1000 with flip-up yellow indicators, registration number 50 MPJ. See more »

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