English actor who played the original role of The Doctor on the series, Dr. Who until 1966.
He starred in films such as The Sporting Life (1963) and The Mouse that Roared (1959), before landing his marquee role as Dr. Who.
He was the first actor to play The Doctor on Dr. Who, while Tom Baker was the fourth.
He dabbled in boxing and trained to be a horse jockey before eventually finding work on stage.
He married Heather McIntyre in 1929.