Date of Birth: 03/25/1920
Place of Birth: Mill Hill
Citizenship: United Kingdom
George Patrick Troughton was born March 25, 1920 in Mill Hill, England; He died March 28, 1987.
Son of George Alec Troton and Dorothy E. Offord.
Patrick attended Mill Hill School, and then went to the embassy acting school in Swiss Cottage under the direction of Eileen Thorndike. While studying at the acting school Troughton won a scholarship studio Leighton Ralliusa in memory of John Drew Theater in Long Island, New York, USA.
When World War II broke out, he decided to return to the UK on the Belgian ship. The ship ran into a mine and sank near the coast of the British; Troughton was able to escape, hitting the lifeboat.
In 1939, Troughton joined Tonbridge Repertory Theatre and in 1940 joined the naval forces of Great Britain. He rose to the rank of captain and commanded the execution engine weapons ship in the North Sea.
Prior to "Doctor Who"
After the war, Troughton returned to the theater in 1945. He worked with the theater company Amersham, Bristol Old Vic and the Pilgrim Players of the Mercury Theatre in Nottingham. Teledebyut Patrick held in 1947. In 1948 Troughton celebrated his film debut - he got a small role in the thriller "the Escape", where the shootings took part, William Hartnell, and also played a minor role, the pirate in the adventure film "Treasure Island", appearing only during the attack scene on heroes hut.
However, television still remains a favorite among Patrick; so in 1953 he became the first actor who played folk hero Robin Hood on TV. This role he performed for the 6.5-hour series "Robin Hood" channel BBC, aired from March 17 to April 21, 1953. By the way, the grandson Patrick, Sam Troughton, somehow played a robber out of the encirclement of Robin Hood in the eponymous television series the BBC in 2006. The list of other film and teleroley included British actor Sir Andrew Fukes of the comedy "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1954), from action games Finis "Jason and the Argonauts" (1963), Kvilp from "The Old Curiosity Shop" (1962), the main role of "Paul of Tarsis ", as well as a role in the" Journal of Dr. Finlay. "