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{{Cast Member
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7 July 1919
 
 
|image=[[File:Jon-Pertwee-240x300.jpg|250px]]
=Died=
 
 
|imagecaption=Jon Pertwee<ref>[http://pumpkinfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Jon-Pertwee-240x300.jpg Pumpkin FM]</ref>
20 May 1996
 
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|character(s)=[[CPO Pertwee]], Commander [[Weatherby]], Vice Admiral [['Burbly' Burwasher|Burwasher]], Vice Admiral [[Buttonshaw]], [[The Master]].
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==Quote==
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"The Navy Lark was a team show. It was our show, and we were immensely proud of it. As I have said, it was the longest, and in all probability will remain the longest running situation comedy on radio for all time." '''Jon Pertwee: Moon Boots & Dinner Suits, 1984.'''
   
 
==Biography==
=Characters played=
 
 
The son of playwright Roland Pertwee, '''John Devon Roland Pertwee''' was born in Chelsea on 7 July 1919. A keen performer, he trained at RADA in the 1930s 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 on 20 May 1996. <ref>[http://navylark.0catch.com/navy/cast.html Navy Lark Fansite]</ref>
*CPO Pertwee,
 
*Commander Wetherby,
 
*Vice Admiral Burwasher,
 
*Vice Admiral Buttonshaw
 
   
 
==Filmography==
=Biography=
 
 
*Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
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
 
 
*Worzel Gummidge,
 
 
*Super Ted (as Spotty),
=Filmography=
 
 
*Jackanory (The Little Grey Rabbit),
*Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
 
 
*One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing,
*Worzle 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 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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==Sources==
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Image from [http://pumpkinfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Jon-Pertwee-240x300.jpg Jon Pertwee]
 
 
[[Category:Cast members]]
Bio from [http://navylark.0catch.com/navy/cast.html Jon Pertwee]
 
[[Category:Cast memnbers]]
 

Revision as of 12:01, 13 November 2021

Quote

"The Navy Lark was a team show. It was our show, and we were immensely proud of it. As I have said, it was the longest, and in all probability will remain the longest running situation comedy on radio for all time." Jon Pertwee: Moon Boots & Dinner Suits, 1984.

Biography

The son of playwright Roland Pertwee, John Devon Roland Pertwee was born in Chelsea on 7 July 1919. A keen performer, he trained at RADA in the 1930s 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 on 20 May 1996. [2]

Filmography

  • Doctor Who (3rd Doctor 1970-1974),
  • Worzel Gummidge,
  • 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)

Sources