Thursday, July 30, 2009

Guest Stars of Doctor Who: Christopher Benjamin

Christopher Benjamin is a British actor, born 27 December, 1934 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England.

He is well known for his roles in some of the UK's biggest cult television programmes. This included playing the same character in two Patrick McGoohan dramas, Danger Man and The Prisoner, fueling speculation that they are possibly linked.

Predominantly a theatre actor, he has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is appearing at Shakespeare's Globe from 17 June to 5 October 2008 as Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

He has appeared in three Doctor Who Stories: Sir Keith Gold in Inferno (1970); Henry Gordon Jago in The Talons of Weng-Chiang (1977); and Colonel Hugh in The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008)

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