English actor who played the original role of The Doctor on Doctor Who. He held the role from 1963 until 1966.
He dabbled in boxing and trained to be a horse jockey before eventually finding work on stage.
He starred in films such as The Sporting Life (1963) and The Mouse that Roared (1959) before landing his marquee role on Doctor Who.
He married Heather McIntyre in 1929.
He was succeeded as The Doctor by Patrick Troughton.