Sydney Newman

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Birthday
1, 1917
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Death Date
Oct 30, 1997 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1917
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Death Date
Oct 30, 1997 (80)

About

Canadian-born television producer and writer who played a key role in The Avengers and Doctor Who, both legendary British TV series.

Before Fame

He intended to make a living as a photographer and artist in the late 1930s.

Trivia

He was credited with writing five episodes of Doctor Who between 1968 and 1988.

Family Life

He had three daughters with Elizabeth McRae and was linked to Marion McDougall until his death.

Associated With

He helped launch the 1960s series The Avengers that served as the basis for the 1998 movie that starred Uma Thurman .