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Patrick Troughton

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Born Patrick George Troughton
(1920-03-25)25 March 1920
Mill Hill, Middlesex, England
Died 28 March 1987(1987-03-28) (aged 67)
Columbus, Georgia, US
Cause of death Heart attack
Nationality British

Mill Hill School
Embassy School of Acting
Leighton Rallius Studios

Occupation Actor
Years active 1947–1987

Margaret Dunlop (m. 1943–1955; div.)
Sheila Holdop (m. 1976–1987; his death)

Partner(s) Ethel Margaret “Bunny” Nuens (ca. 1956–1975)

David Troughton
Michael Troughton
(4 others, also 2 stepchildren)


Alec Troughton
Dorothy Offord


Sam Troughton (grandson)
Jim Troughton (grandson)
Harry Melling (grandson)

I've played so many different parts in the last 40 years.
I believed totally in the possibilities implied in the series. I never thought of it as fantasy. Far from it.
Patrick Troughton
It seems so long ago that I played the part of the Doctor.
I think space will be conquered through the mind rather than the clumsy medium of space travel.
Patrick Troughton