Robert Cartland - Acted in Dr Who

Robert Cartland – Acted in Dr Who

Robert Cartland (1922–2011)

He was born in Hackney, England, in 1922. He began his career on stage in the late 1940s, and was featured in the 1948 film “A Gunman Has Escaped.

He was best known for his roles on television in such episodes as “Dead Giveaway”, “Maigret”, “Legend of Death”, “Doomwatch”, “The Adventurer”, “Whodunnit?”, “Great Mysteries”, “Spy Trap”, and “Convington Cross”. Cartland was the voice of Rill in the 1965 William Hartnell “Doctor Who” serial “Galaxy 4”, and was Malpha, a Dalek ally, in the subsequent one-off, “Mission to the Unknown”. Cartland was also featured in the 1983 film “The Ploughman’s Lunch” and the 1984 television production “Squaring the Circle”. Robert Cartland was born in 1922 in Hackney, London, England.

Robert Cartland

Robert Cartland

He was an actor, known for From Cover to Cover (1958), A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) and The Ploughman’s Lunch (1983).

He died on July 14, 2011. (age 89)