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Derek Martinus (1931–2014)

Derek Martinus was born on April 4, 1931 in Essex, England. He was a director and actor, known for Blake's 7 (1978), Doctor Who (1963) and Quick Before They Catch Us (1966). He was married to Eivor. He died on March 27, 2014 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 82) in UK

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Known For

Blake's 7 Director
(1979)
Doctor Who Director
(1965-1970)
The Expert Director
(1969)

Filmography

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 2010 Mission to the Unknown (Video short)
 1985-1986 Dodger, Bonzo & the Rest (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1986)
- Episode #2.5 (1986)
- Episode #2.4 (1986)
- Episode #2.1 (1986)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
 1984 Vargen (TV Movie)
 1977-1982 Emmerdale (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Episode #1.722 (1982)
- Episode #1.721 (1982)
- Episode #1.720 (1982)
- Episode #1.719 (1982)
- Episode #1.718 (1982)
 1978-1981 Spearhead (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Loyalties (1981)
- Night Games (1981)
- Jackal (1978)
 1979 Penmarric (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1979)
- Episode #1.7 (1979)
- Episode #1.6 (1979)
- Episode #1.5 (1979)
 1979 Blake's 7 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Keeper (1979)
- Trial (1979)
 1968-1978 Z Cars (TV Series) (54 episodes)
- Heavenly Host (1978)
- Certain Parties (1974)
- Mugs (1974)
- Pressure (1974)
 1977 The Paper Lads (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Cash and Carry (1977)
- Round One (1977)
 1975-1976 Angels (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Ties (1976)
- Health Visitor (1976)
- Expectations (1976)
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
- In the Labyrinth (1976)
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.4 (1975)
- Episode #1.3 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 A Little Princess (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1973)
- Episode #1.5 (1973)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
 1970-1971 The Doctors (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.156 (1971)
- Episode #1.155 (1971)
- Episode #1.126 (1971)
- Episode #1.125 (1971)
- Episode #1.80 (1970)
 1970 The Black Tulip (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1970)
- Episode #1.5 (1970)
- Episode #1.4 (1970)
- Episode #1.3 (1970)
- Episode #1.2 (1970)
 1969 The Expert (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968 What Maisie Knew (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Flight (1968)
- Shuttlecock (1968)
 1967 The Newcomers (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.148 (1967)
- Episode #1.147 (1967)
- Episode #1.142 (1967)
- Episode #1.141 (1967)
- Episode #1.132 (1967)
 1965-1966 United! (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Episode #1.50 (1966)
- Episode #1.49 (1966)
- Episode #1.44 (1966)
- Episode #1.43 (1966)
- Episode #1.38 (1966)
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Traitor (1965)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Henrik Ibsen's play, "The League of Youth," at the Guildhall School of Drama and Music in Barbican, London, England with Aidan Tierney, Damian Lewis, Caroline Trowbridge, David Roylance, Rohit Gokani, Nicholas Boulton, and Adam Barker in the cast.

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Personal Quote:

[on Doctor Who: The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 1 (1967)] It got a lot easier when Pat Troughton (Patrick Troughton) took over. He lent it an air of respectability. At that time, the programme was beginning to make a big impact and star names were attracted. I do remember being quite nervous about approaching Marius Goring to appear in "The Evil of the Daleks", but he was attracted to the ... See more »

Trivia:

He met his Swedish wife while he was working in Swedish theatre. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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