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|Matter of Life and Death||born 1937, real name Stuart Zonis
American actor on stage in London and Broadway, who had a starring role in The Champions (1967), leading to guest roles in other series such as The Saint (1968), UFO (1969), The Adventurer (1972), The New Avengers (1977). Moved to US in 1977, for a regular role in General Hospital.
||Dr. Ed Spencer||Devil's Planet, Dorzak, Immunity Syndrome||See main entry|
Main Mission Operative
End Of Eternity
The Last Enemy
|No further details known - not in IMDB.|
||Main Mission Operative||Year 1||Elizabeth R (1971), Dr Who (stories The Time Monster, as Atlantean Guard, 1972; The Face Of Evil, as Lugo's Warrior, 1977), Blakes 7 (1978)|
|Gregory De Polnay
||Pete Garforth||Lambda Factor||Dr Who (Robots Of Death, as the robot, 1977). After a on-stage accident in 1987, he turned to voice coaching and directing.|
||Blake Maine||Devil's Planet|
||Vegan (green dress)||One Moment of Humanity||Choreographer|
||Main Mission Operative||Missing Link
Guardian Of Piri
|The Adventurer (1973), Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974), The World Is Full of Married Men (1979)|
||Zova||Exiles||Born 1958. Child actress who found fame in The Adventures Of Black Beauty (1972).|
||Commissioner Simmonds||Breakaway||born 1923
British character actor, in theatre and TV. As a prisoner of was from 1942-1945, he discovered a love of acting. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford in 1957, until 1966. In 1967 he starred in the play Brief Lives, which rapidly transferred to New York. In 1968 the play opened in the West End, London, where Dotrice played 400 performances and won the 1969 BAFTA award for best actor. In 1974 he took the role to New York, and then on a world tour, ending in Australia in 1979. His 1,782 performances entered the Guinness Book of World Records. He reprised the role in London in 2008. He was nominated for a Tony award in 1981 for the play "A Life", and won for featured role in the 2000 play A Moon for the Misbegotten. In 2006, he appeared in the play Best Of Friends, and received a Laurence Olivier Award nomination in 2007.
His first film was The Heroes of Telemark (1965). On TV he appeared in several adaptations of plays, including The Wars of the Roses (1965) and The Caretaker (1966). and popular TV roles including Dickens Of London (1976). He dubbed Harvey Keitel's voice in the film Saturn 3 (1980). Dotrice moved to USA in early 1980s after success of Amadeus (1982). He was a regular in US TV series Beauty and the Beast (1988-1989), the series Picket Fences (1992), and as Zeus in Hercules The Legendary Journeys (1998). He also had roles in Babylon 5 (1995), Sliders (1999) and Angel (2003).
Dotrice narrated a number of books on radio and more recently audiobooks. He narrated a number of Disney albums, including Little Mermaid (Grammy for Best Album for Children, 1991). His audiobooks for George R R Martin's Games Of Thrones earned another entry in the Guinness Book of World Records (the most number of character voices in a single book, 224). He appeared in the TV series in 2012 (he was originally cast in another role, but withdrew due to sickness; Julian Glover took the part).
On 20 March 1974, he appeared on This Is Your Life, and was surprised on the set of Space: 1999. In 2008 he was awarded an OBE.
||B||A B Chrysalis||born 1952
British actress who after fame in Superman II (1980) moved to the US for TV roles in Falcon Crest (1983-1985), and V (1984) and horror films. Was married to Richard LeParmentier (Sam in Dorzak). In 1982 she attended a Space 1999 Convention.
||Stewardess, Hilary Preston||Breakaway
Force Of Life
|Later known as Lea Brodie. 5ft 4inches tall with blue-grey eyes. Warlords Of Atlantis (1978), North Sea Hijack (1980).|
||Texas City Operative||Journey to Where||Newscaster in Superman (1978), Rebel Officer in Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back (1980)|
Mostly known as a presenter of Blue Peter (1980-1986), the first episode of which introduced him with photos of the aging makeup in Exiles. Doomwatch (1971), The Tomorrow People (1974), Survivors (1976), Duncan Dares (1984-1987), the film Flash Gordon (1980). In 2004 (until 2009) he became Chief Scout, the head of the UK's scouting organisation for boys. Official website
||Vana||Missing Link||UK TV actress, born 1936, died 2014. Adventures Of William Tell (1958), The Invisible Man (1959), Danger Man (1961), The Adventurer (1972). Regular on Van Der Valk (1973-1977), female lead in TV movie Into Infinity (1975). She was Mary Magdalene in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), a role for which she was recommended by Marilyn Monroe who had seen her in Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet in New York. Later work includes TV film Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998)|
||Security guard||Breakaway, Ring Around The Moon, Guardian Of Piri, End Of Eternity, Death's Other Dominion, Space Brain, Mission Of The Darians, The Beta Cloud, Space Warp, Bringers Of Wonder part 1, Bringers Of Wonder part 2||Joe Dunne became a stunt co-ordinator on The Avengers when Ray Austin became a director. He first worked with the Andersons on The Protectors (1972-1973), both as a stunt arranger and stunt double for Robert Vaughn. He has worked in the US since the 1980s. Films as stuntman or stunt co-ordinator include Return Of The Pink Panther (1974), The Man With Two Brains (1983), Chaplin (1992), The Usual Suspects (1995), Mars Attacks (1996), Ronin (1998), Reindeer Games (2000).
He has worked with some of the directors on the show many times, most notably Peter Medak, and recently bumped into Martin Landau and talked to him about their time together on the show. (Thanks to Mathew Dunne for the information)
||Laura Adams||Troubled Spirit||Born 1945. The Prisoner (1967), regular in Hadleigh (1971). Space: 1999 was her last acting role. She then ran a talent agency, Duncan Heath & Associates, with her then husband, Duncan Heath (married 1974, divorced 1989). She then studied mental health at King's College and moved to Barbados, becoming a drug counsellor.|
||Eagle technician||Black Sun||Born 1936 in Hungary, died 2002. He emigrated to the UK during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. He is appeared in the Hammer horror films The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) and Countess Dracula (1971). He appeared in many adventure series such as The Avengers (1964, 1967), The Saint (1965, 1966, 1968), Danger Man (1966), The Baron (1967), Department S (1970), Timeslip (1970), The Adventurer (1972), Jason King (1972), Upstairs Downstairs (1973), The Professionals (1978). He had a recurring role in the UK soap Crossroads (1982-1986).|
||Alphan/ Life Support Guard/ Les Johnson||Earthbound, Guardian of Piri, War Games, The Exiles, Beta Cloud, Bringers of Wonder part 2||Stand in for Sean Connery in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)|
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