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Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee
The Third Doctor
7th July 1919 to 20th May 1996

Jon Pertwee was born John Devon Roland Pertwee. He is most famous for his roles in the science fiction television series Doctor Who as the third Doctor and as the title character in the series Worzel Gummidge. During World War II he served in the RNVR as an officer. He was appointed to HMS Hood from which he was extremely fortunate to be returned to shore shortly before that vessel was sunk by the Bismarck. He was also a talented comedian, his most famous comedy role being the conniving Officer Pertwee in The Navy Lark on BBC Radio. He also appeared in Carry on Cleo (1964), Carry On Screaming! (1966), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) and Carry On Cowboy (1965).–Movie Stars of World War II

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Whochick is a huge Doctor Who fan. She loves the show so much that she not only co-authors a blog on the topic, but also a podcast that you should listen to. Whochick resides in California with her husband (the Shadow Architect), and occasionally refers to herself in the third person.