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Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto (Delgado, Roger)

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Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Actors, Entertainers

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1918 - Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto, born on the 1st of March in Whitechapel, in the East End of London; his mother was Spanish and his father French. He was a British actor, best known for his role as the Master in Doctor Who.

1955 - He appeared in BBC Television serial Quatermass II, had a role in the Powell and Pressburger wartime classic Battle of the River Plate.

1960 - His saturnine looks meant that he was frequently cast as a villain, and he appeared in many noted British action-adventure TV series, including The Avengers, The Champions, Danger Man, The Saint, The Power Game, Crossfire and Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased).

1961 - Came to wide popular attention in Britain when he played the duplicitous Spanish envoy Mendoza in the ITV series Sir Francis Drake.

1971 - After which he was much in demand (in an 'in-joke' in the Doctor Who story Colony in Space, the Brigadier tells the Doctor not to worry - the suspected sighting of the Master was only the Spanish Ambassador).

1973 - Died on the 18th of June at the age of 55.


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