May 20, 2008

Rest In Peace Jon Pertwee

In remembrance of one of the great Doctors - Jon Pertwee, who died on this day, in 1996.

From Wikipedia:

John Devon Roland Pertwee (7 July 1919[1]20 May 1996), better known as Jon Pertwee, was an English actor. Pertwee is best known for his role in the science fiction television series Doctor Who, where he played the third incarnation of the Doctor from 1970 to 1974, and as the title character in the series Worzel Gummidge. He also hosted the murder mystery quiz programme Whodunnit! between 1974 and 1978 for Thames Television. Pertwee also voiced the character of "Spotty" in the 1980s cartoon series SuperTed.

Death announcement via Australian (?) TV news

YouTube Tribute by Andrew Webb

Thanks for entertaining us Jon!

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