Peter Purves

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Birthday
10, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
England

About

English television presenter who hosted the BBC children's show Blue Peter from 1967 until 1978. Also a television actor, he played the role of Steven Taylor in the popular Doctor Who series.

Before Fame

Originally intending to become a teacher, he studied at the Alsager College of Education.

Trivia

He directed numerous theatrical pantomime productions and frequently worked with the Chuckle Brothers comedy team.

Family Life

After divorcing Gilly Fraser, he married Kathryn Evans.

Associated With

He and fellow actor Jon Pertwee were friends.