Roy Skelton

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Birthday
20, 1931
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jun 8, 2011 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1931
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jun 8, 2011 (79)

About

Best known for providing his voice for the roles of Zippy and George on the television show Rainbow. He also lent his voice to a few Doctor Who villains.

Before Fame

He started his career in entertainment in 1955, in a voice-over role which he would go on to play for over fifty years on British television.

Trivia

He reprised his roles of both Zippy and George for the BBC One series Ashes to Ashes in 2008 for its first episode.

Family Life

He was married to Hilary Tooze from 1959 until his death and is survived by his two daughters, Sam and Eliza.

Associated With

He had a role alongside Tom Baker, one of the original five Doctors, in the Doctor Who special The Five Doctors.

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