Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee
1919 - 1996

Jon Pertwee  British Actor


John Devon Roland "Jon" Pertwee (7 July 1919 – 20 May 1996) was an English actor, entertainer and cabaret performer....

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship36 yrs, 4 mths
Shortest Relationship5 yrs
Average Relationship Length20 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Jon
Last Name Pertwee
Full Name at Birth John Devon Roland Pertwee
Alternative Name The Tall Light Bulb
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th July, 1919
Birthplace Chelsea, London, England
Died 20th May, 1996
Place of Death Timber Lake, Connecticut
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge
Year(s) Active 1938–1996, 1938–96
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Father Roland Pertwee
Mother Avice Pertwee
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Male196155 years old
Male4th June, 196451 years old


Cloud Cuckoo1994 Grandfather Short Film
Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time1993 The Third Doctor Short Film
Carry on Columbus1992 Duke of Costa Brava Movie
Virtual Murder1992 Luis Silverado TV Show
The Further Adventures of SuperTed1989 Spottyman (UK version) (1989) TV Show
Worzel Gummidge Down Under1986 Worzel Gummidge TV Show
Do You Know the Milkyway?1985 Dr. Neuross TV Movie
The Boys in Blue1982 Coastguard Movie
SuperTed1982 Spottyman TV Show
The Curious Case of Santa Claus1982 Dr. Merryweather TV Movie
Worzel Gummidge1979 Worzel Gummidge TV Show
The Water Babies1978 Salmon, Jock the Lobster, Kraken (voice) Movie
Adventures of a Private Eye1977 Judd Blake Movie
Wombling Free1977 Womble (voice) Movie
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing1975 Colonel Movie
Four Against the Desert1975 Staff TV Movie
The House That Dripped Blood1971 Paul Henderson (segment 4 "The Cloak") Movie
No. 1 of the Secret Service1970 The Rev. Walter Braithwaite Movie
The Goodies1970 Reverend Llewellyn Llewellyn Llewellyn Llewellyn TV Show
I Understand1970 Movie
Up in the Air1969 Figworthy Movie
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum1966 Crassus Movie
Carry on Screaming!1966 Doctor Fettle Movie
Beggar My Neighbour1966 Major Henley TV Show
David Nixon's Comedy Bandbox1966 Guest. TV Show
Carry on Cowboy1965 Sheriff Albert Earp Movie
Jackanory1965 Storyteller TV Show
I've Gotta Horse1965 Costumier's assistant Movie
Runaway Railway1965 Station Master Movie
You Must Be Joking!1965 Storekeeper (Hare Factory) (uncredited) Movie
Slight Case of..., A1965 TV Show
Mother Goose1965 The Squire TV Movie
How to Undress in Public Without Undue Embarrassment1965 Movie
Carry on Cleo1964 Soothsayer Movie
Ladies Who Do1963 Sidney Tait Movie
Doctor Who1963 Doctor Who TV Show
The Avengers1961 Brigadier Whitehead TV Show
Nearly a Nasty Accident1961 Gen. Birkinshaw Movie
The Dickie Henderson Show1960 TV Show
Just Joe1960 Prendergast Movie
Not a Hope in Hell1960 Dan Movie
The Ugly Duckling1959 Victor Jekyll Movie
Glencannon1959 Champagne Charlie TV Show
Ivanhoe1958 Peter the Peddler TV Show
Rise Above It1957 Everyone else Movie
It's a Wonderful World1956 Conductor (uncredited) Movie
A Yank in Ermine1955 Slowburn Jenks Movie
The Gay Dog1954 A Betting Man Movie
Will Any Gentleman...?1953 Charley Sterling Movie
Mister Drake's Duck1951 Reuben Movie
The Body Said No!1950 Watchman Movie
Helter Skelter1949 Charles II Movie
Dear Mr. Prohack1949 Plover Movie
Mystery at the Burlesque1949 Detective Sergeant (as Jon Pertwer) Movie
Miss Pilgrim's Progress1949 Postman Perkins Movie
A Piece of Cake1948 Mr. Short Movie
Trouble in the Air1948 Truelove Movie
William Comes to Town1948 Circus Superintendent Movie
The Wandering Jew1947 Boemond, Prince of Tarentum Movie
Toad of Toad Hall1946 The Judge TV Movie
The Secret Four1939 Rally campaigner Movie
A Yank at Oxford1938 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
Doctor Who: Devious The 3rd Doctor Movie
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claireMay 15, 2010

the man with the white hair the handsome blue eyes i dont think anyone can play like him he was the king of doctor who and whodunnit i felt sorry for his family sean mrs. pertwee dariel and bill my heart is out for you four well done.

Steve OswaldApr 7, 2010

For me, he was the best Dr.Who ever to take up the part.

Steve OswaldApr 1, 2010

As for me he was the best Dr Who ever. R.I.P Jon

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