Anthony Ainley

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Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 3, 2004 (71)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 3, 2004 (71)

About

British television actor most well known for his role as the fourth Master on the long-running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.

Before Fame

He had an early role as Detective Sergeant Hunter in the second series of It's Dark Outside and early film roles in Oh! What a Lovely War and The Land That Time Forgot.

Trivia

He was offered the part of the Master by John Nathan-Turner after Turner saw his performance in The Pallisers.

Family Life

He never married and was outspoken about how he was never a fan of marriage to begin with.

Associated With

He played a Hong Kong policeman in the opening sequence for the Sean Connery starring Bond film You Only Live Twice.

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