Monday, March 5, 2012

NEWS: Philip Madoc: 1934 - 2012

Actor Philip Madoc has passed away, at the age of 77.

Madoc is perhaps best known to genre TV fans from his multiple roles in Doctor Who, which include The War Lord (The War Games) and Solon (The Brain of Morbius), plus appearances in the Gerry Anderson shows UFO and Space: 1999. Non-sci-fi fans will remember him as the U-Boat Captain in the classic ''Don't tell him, Pike!'' Dad's Army episode, The Deadly Attachment. 

Madoc also appeared in a number of feature films, including The Quiller Memorandum, Operation Crossbow and Daleks - Invasion Earth 2050AD.

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