(1968-69) Stage: Appeared in Ray Cooney and John Roy Chapman's play, "Not Now Darling," at the Strand Theatre in London, England, with Donald Sinden, Brian Wilde, Jill Melford, Mary Kenton and Carmel McSharry in the cast. Patrick Cargill was director.
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Mr. Bernard Cribbins | Bernard Cribbins OBE
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[on Doctor Who
(1963)] I didn't actually audition. But when Jon Pertwee
was leaving, producer Barry Letts
--who died quite recently--interviewed a lot of actors, one of whom was me. I went along and sat down and he said, "Now, then, what can you do?" I said, "I'm a very good swimmer, I was a paratrooper, I could fight"--and he said, "Oh no, no fighting no, the Doctor is never seen fighting at all!...
He dates becoming a professional actor to January 4, 1943, when a local theatre producer spotted him in a school play and offered him a job with Oldham Coliseum Rep.