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*Commander [[Wetherby]],
*Vice Admiral Burwasher,
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*Vice Admiral [[Burwasher]],
*Vice Admiral Buttonshaw
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*Vice Admiral [[Buttonshaw]].
   
 
=Biography=
 
=Biography=
The son of playwright Roland Pertwee, Jon was born John Devon Roland Pertwee in Chelsea in July 1919. A keen performer, he trained at RADA in the 1930?s and was soon in demand on stage for his versatile character work. After wartime Naval service, Jon entered radio by accident where his vocal talents made him a star in The Waterlogged Spa and Up the Pole amongst others. His film career included movies like Murder at the Windmill, Will Any Gentleman, and three of the Carry On? Films, while on television he was best known as the third Doctor Who, the scarecrow Worzel Gummidge and as the host of Whodunnit?. A showman all his life, Jon died in New York in May 1996
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The son of playwright Roland Pertwee, Jon was born John Devon Roland Pertwee in Chelsea in July 1919. A keen performer, he trained at RADA in the 1930?s and was soon in demand on stage for his versatile character work. After wartime Naval service, Jon entered radio by accident where his vocal talents made him a star in The Waterlogged Spa and Up the Pole amongst others. His film career included movies like Murder at the Windmill, Will Any Gentleman, and three of the Carry On? Films, while on television he was best known as the third Doctor Who, the scarecrow Worzel Gummidge and as the host of Whodunnit?. A showman all his life, Jon died in New York in May 1996<ref>[http://navylark.0catch.com/navy/cast.html Navy Lark Fansite]</ref>
   
 
=Filmography=
 
=Filmography=
*Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
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*Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
*Worzle Gummidge,
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*Worzel Gummidge,
*Navy Lark,
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*Navy Lark,
*Super Ted (as Spotty),
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*Super Ted (as Spotty),
*Jackanory (The Little Grey Rabbit),
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*Jackanory (The Little Grey Rabbit),
*One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing,
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*One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing,
 
*Carry on Cleo (The Sothsayer)
 
*Carry on Cleo (The Sothsayer)
 
*Carry on Screaming (Dr Fettle, The Police Scientist).
 
*Carry on Screaming (Dr Fettle, The Police Scientist).
 
*Carry on Cowboy (Sherrif)
 
*Carry on Cowboy (Sherrif)
   
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[[Category:Cast members]]
Bio from [http://navylark.0catch.com/navy/cast.html Jon Pertwee]
 
[[Category:Cast memnbers]]
 

Revision as of 13:24, 23 April 2012

Jon Pertwee[1]

Born

7 July 1919

Died

20 May 1996

Characters played

  • CPO Pertwee,
  • Commander Wetherby,
  • Vice Admiral Burwasher,
  • Vice Admiral Buttonshaw.

Biography

The son of playwright Roland Pertwee, Jon was born John Devon Roland Pertwee in Chelsea in July 1919. A keen performer, he trained at RADA in the 1930?s and was soon in demand on stage for his versatile character work. After wartime Naval service, Jon entered radio by accident where his vocal talents made him a star in The Waterlogged Spa and Up the Pole amongst others. His film career included movies like Murder at the Windmill, Will Any Gentleman, and three of the Carry On? Films, while on television he was best known as the third Doctor Who, the scarecrow Worzel Gummidge and as the host of Whodunnit?. A showman all his life, Jon died in New York in May 1996[2]

Filmography

  • Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
  • Worzel Gummidge,
  • Navy Lark,
  • Super Ted (as Spotty),
  • Jackanory (The Little Grey Rabbit),
  • One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing,
  • Carry on Cleo (The Sothsayer)
  • Carry on Screaming (Dr Fettle, The Police Scientist).
  • Carry on Cowboy (Sherrif)

References