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1 hour ago, Ulitzer95 said:


Well he’s top of the page on the Recent Deaths page on Wikipedia and the obit writers definitely use it...

Turns out he was 91 so not a bad innings I suppose.Never knew his age before.The 6th Doctor Colin Baker has tweeted about it..

 

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90% sure I've found her now. According to the GRO index, Jane Baker was born in 1924 so actually older than Pip and they lived for roughly the same amount of time.

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11 hours ago, Ulitzer95 said:


Well he’s top of the page on the Recent Deaths page on Wikipedia and the obit writers definitely use it...

That is purely down to the advantage of being called Baker

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12 hours ago, Bibliogryphon said:

Question is will he get a proper obit?

 

Should get a BBC one. 

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5 minutes ago, Deathray said:

 

Should get a BBC one. 

Jane didn't and nor did David Fisher

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9 minutes ago, Bibliogryphon said:

Jane didn't and nor did David Fisher

 

That's ridiculous. 

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3 minutes ago, Deathray said:

 

That's ridiculous. 

Tell me about it David Fisher was on my theme team

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Arnold Yarrow.

 

Ton up! :birthday:

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On ‎16‎/‎09‎/‎2015 at 20:57, themaninblack said:

It's hard to know where "Clara" or Louise Coleman actually starts as a companion. She first appears as Oswin Oswald in Aug 2012, then pops up again at Xmas 2012 in Victorian London, before finally getting on board in March 2013.

 

For the record, Lis Sladen started in December 1973 and left in October 1976. Janet Fielding entered the Tardis in February 1981 before deciding it wasn't fun any more in February 1984, three years later.

 

Then there's Frazier Hines, who started in December 1966 and left (with Wendy Padbury and Patrick Troughton) in June 1969, clocking up an incredible 116 episodes! Hamish Wilson appeared as Jamie in 2 episodes in 1969's The Mind Robber.

Hamish Wilson Herald Obit: https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/18412592.obituary-hamish-wilson-pioneering-radio-drama-producer-gifted-character-actor/

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On ‎18‎/‎01‎/‎2017 at 21:47, msc said:

Well, here's the list I ran up for YW in more detail:

 

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John Black (b. 1940) – The Keeper of Traken, Four to Doomsday

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John Black is 80 today! :birthday:

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2 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

John Black is 80 today! :birthday:

 

Is there a more worrisome browser notification pop up to receive than "YoungWillz has quoted you in British Science Fiction Series"? Nope, can't think of one.

 

:lol:

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SF special of Celebrity Pointless tonight has a few old DL forum favourites.

 

Team 1 was some youngsters from Harry Potter. Not that interesting.

Team 2 was Sandra Dickinson (Trillian from Hitchhikers Guide, ex Mrs Peter Davison) and actor John Duttine who should need no introduction (Day of the Triffids, etc). Somehow Duttine is now in his 70s!

Team 3 was Clive Mantle who only is 63 and Kiran Shah the midget actor from LOTR/Hobbit etc. The latter was in a seat and looking old.

Team 4 was Sophie Aldred (:D) and Carole Ann Ford, Classic Dr Who's last and first companions respectively. Ford is now 80, needed the dreaded chair, and appears to have lost a lot of weight since I last saw in interviews a few years ago.

sandra dickinson and john duttine.png

sophie and carole.png

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I saw John Duttine on a train when we were travelling from Monaco to Cannes.

I think he knew that I recognised him. He looks a bit older in the flesh.

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I saw Sandra Dickinson at a Doctor Who Exhibition. She asked to get in for free because she  was once married to Dr Who, spent ages staring at her ex husbands regeneration scene then whizzed round the rest very quickly. She was actually quite nice when we spoke  to her though. 

 

Clive Mantle looked old and rather gaunt I thought. I used to really fancy him years ago. 

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21 minutes ago, Handrejka said:

I saw Sandra Dickinson at a Doctor Who Exhibition. She asked to get in for free because she  was once married to Dr Who, spent ages staring at her ex husbands regeneration scene then whizzed round the rest very quickly. She was actually quite nice when we spoke  to her though. 

 

Clive Mantle looked old and rather gaunt I thought. I used to really fancy him years ago. 

 

Eh.... that's a bit weird.....

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15 minutes ago, Miracle Aligner said:

 

Eh.... that's a bit weird.....

 

Yes it was. Even weirder that she had her new husband with her, so the two of them were watching it. 

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13 hours ago, msc said:

SF special of Celebrity Pointless tonight has a few old DL forum favourites.

 

Team 1 was some youngsters from Harry Potter. Not that interesting.

Team 2 was Sandra Dickinson (Trillian from Hitchhikers Guide, ex Mrs Peter Davison) and actor John Duttine who should need no introduction (Day of the Triffids, etc). Somehow Duttine is now in his 70s!

Team 3 was Clive Mantle who only is 63 and Kiran Shah the midget actor from LOTR/Hobbit etc. The latter was in a seat and looking old.

Team 4 was Sophie Aldred (:D) and Carole Ann Ford, Classic Dr Who's last and first companions respectively. Ford is now 80, needed the dreaded chair, and appears to have lost a lot of weight since I last saw in interviews a few years ago.

sandra dickinson and john duttine.png

sophie and carole.png

She doesn't look too bad in that picture but I think she is avoiding scrutiny while William Russell lives and breathes. 

There was a run down of the top ten oldest living Who actresses and writers on Twitter the other day CAF got nowhere near.

Claire Bloom didn't make the list and she worked with Charlie Chaplin

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47 minutes ago, Bibliogryphon said:

She doesn't look too bad in that picture but I think she is avoiding scrutiny while William Russell lives and breathes. 

There was a run down of the top ten oldest living Who actresses and writers on Twitter the other day CAF got nowhere near.

Claire Bloom didn't make the list and she worked with Charlie Chaplin

 

They list Wendy Danvers as born 1927 which seems...roughly accurate but I've not seen a source...

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