Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Sylvester McCoy Biography (1943-)
Original name, Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith; born August 20, 1943, in Dunoon, Strathclyde, Scotland; married; children: two.
- Birth Details
- August 20, 1943
- Dunoon, Strathclyde, Scotland
Vision On, 1975
- Turps, Big Jim and the Figaro Club, 1979
- O-Man, Jigsaw, 1982
- The seventh Doctor Who, Doctor Who, 1987-89
- Himself, Trekathon, 2000
- The seventh Doctor Who, Doctor Who (also known as Doctor Who: Enemy Within and Doctor Who: The Movie), Fox, 1996
- Michael Sams, Beyond Fear, 1997
- Lieutenant "Birdie" Bowers, The Last Place on Earth, CBS, 1985
- Mr. Dowling, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (also known asHenry Fielding's Tom Jones), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
- Angus, "Mr. Chairman," Frank Stubbs Promotes, 1994
- Himself, Space Cadets, two episodes, 1997
- Also appeared in episodes of Rab C. Nesbitt,
TISWAS, and Trek Masters.
Other Television Appearances
Doctor Who: Then and Now, 1987
- The seventh Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time, 1993
- The seventh Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Thirty Years in the Tardis (also known as Doctor Who: More Than Thirty Years in the Tardis), 1993
- Himself, Adventures in Space and Time, 1999
- Appeared as the butler, Crud, Ghoul Lashed!; and as lord high chamberlain and Aunt Grizelda, See It Saw It.
- (As Sylveste McCoy) Walter, Dracula, Universal, 1979
- Scotch Jack, All the Fun of the Fair, 1979
- "Sylveste McCoy, Human Bomb," The Secret Policeman's Ball (documentary), 1981
- Harry Pimm, Three Kinds of Heat, Warner Bros., 1987
- An auditioner, Thrill Kill Video Club, 1991
- Anthony Stanwick, The Airzone Solution, Carlton Home Entertainment, 1993
- Dr. Colin Dove, The Zero Imperative (also known as P.R.O.B.E.:The Zero Imperative), Reeltime Pictures, 1994
- Flynn, Leapin' Leprechauns, 1995
- Himself, The Doctors: Thirty Years of Time Travel and Beyond (documentary), 1995
- Flynn, Spellbreaker, Secret of the Leprechauns, Moonbeam Entertainment, 1996
- Presenter, I Was a Doctor Who Monster (documentary), 1996
- Himself, Bidding Adieu, 1996
- Tallman, Mumbo Jumbo, Vine International Pictures, 2000
- Also appeared in Leapin' Leprechauns II.
- Director and camera operator, Bidding Adieu, 1996
- Performed as Doctor Who for a series of audio adventures, including Dalek Empire: The Genocide Machine,
The Fires ofVulcan,
The Shadow of the Scourge, and The Sirens of Time,released by Big Finish Productions, and Doctor Who: The Audio Adventures, including Guests for the Night,
Island of Lost Souls,
The Left Hand of Darkness,
The Other Side,
Prosperity Island,and Republica, released by BBV; performed in the series The Time Travellers, including Blood Sports,
Ghosts, and Only Human, all BBV; performed as Reepicheep for The Chronicles of Narnia,BBC; other audio adventures include The Return of the Dominie: Punchline, BBV; Death Comes to Time; and Fly Me to the Moon.
- Howe, David J., and Steven James Walker, The Handbook: The Seventh Doctor, February, 1994 Virgin Publishing, 1998.
Sylvester McCoy--The Unofficial Site, http://www.sylvestermccoy.com/.