Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Guest Stars of Doctor Who: Derek Newark

Derek Newark
(born 8 June 1933 in Great Yarmouth - died 11 August 1998 in England) was an English actor.

He appeared in a large number of film and television roles, including The Baron (1967), The Avengers (three episodes in the 1960s), Z Cars (six episodes between 1969 to 1972), Barlow at Large in the recurring role of Det. Insp. Tucker (1974-1975) and various other minor roles. He appeared in episodes two to four of the first Doctor Who story An Unearthly Child in 1963. Later he appeared opposite Jon Pertwee in the 1970 story Inferno. Newark also played the role of Spooner, an ill-tempered former Red Devil (Britains elite paratroopers) turned professional wrestler in the series Rising Damp.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

i used to live opposite derek many years ago in knighton road romford essex