GNR has heard from Ben Martin, the son of actor Trevor, letting us know that his father had passed away on October 5th 2017, he was 87. Ben hopes that his Dad’s forthcoming Myth Makers will stand as a “lovely memorial” to him.
GNR would like to pass on our sincere condolences to Ben and his family at this sad time!
Trevor Martin was a British stage and film actor known for playing popular British characters.
Martin is perhaps best known for playing the Doctor on stage at the Adelphi Theatre, London in Doctor Who and the Daleks in the Seven Keys to Doomsday based on the popular television series Doctor Who. In the 1974 play he essayed the role of an alternate Fourth Doctor, a role he reprised in a 2008 audio adaptation of the play from Big Finish Productions.
Previously Martin appeared in Doctor Who as a Time Lord in the 1969 serial The War Games opposite Second Doctor Patrick Troughton and later guested in the 1993 Doctor Who radio play The Paradise of Death alongside Third Doctor Jon Pertwee and the 2003 Doctor Who audio drama Flip-Flop alongside Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy.
Television credits are many ranging from the 1960s to the present day and include Sherlock Holmes, Jackanory, Van der Valk, Z-Cars, Special Branch, The Onedin Line, Coronation Street, Inspector Morse and The Bill. He has also been seen recently appearing as Mr Giddings in an episode of Call the Midwife.