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Nicholas Courtney

16 December 1929 to 22 February 2011

A character actor active on television, Courtney was best known for his recurring role as Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart in several series of Doctor Who beginning in 1968, enjoying particular prominence alongside Jon Pertwee’s Doctor, during the following decade and beyond. He enjoyed a swansong appearance in The Sarah Jane Adventures (2008).

- Read Nicholas Courtney's Independent obituary.

- Read Nicholas Courtney's Guardian obituary.

- Read Nicholas Courtney's Daily Telegraph obituary.