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Ronald Leigh-Hunt (5 October 1920[1][2] - 12 September 2005[1][3]) played Commander Julian Radnor in the Doctor Who story The Seeds of Death and Commander Stevenson in Revenge of the Cybermen. He also appeared very briefly in a clip from the latter story in a flashback sequence in the Doctor Who story Earthshock.

Outside Doctor Who, Mr Leigh-Hunt is best known for his stints as B.J. Thornton in Crossroads, Bishop in Emmerdale Farm and Dr Robert Thorne in General Hospital. He also played the part of Attlebish in a presentation of Isaac Asimov's The Naked Sun which formed a segment of the 1960s science fiction television series, Out of the Unknown. He had small roles in numerous films, including The Omen, in which Second Doctor Patrick Troughton had a significant part. Mr Leigh-Hunt also guested in numerous popular television series. His last role was a guest appearance in an episode of One Foot in the Grave in 1995.

Doctor Who appearances Edit

Other notable appearances Edit

  • Lionel Johnson - Oscar Wilde (1960)
  • B.J. Thornton - Crossroads
  • Lord Northbrook (uncredited) - Khartoum (1966)
  • Attlebish - Out of the Unknown: The Naked Sun (TV, 1969)
  • Dr. Robert Thorne (1975) - General Hospital
  • Heraclius - The Message (1976)
  • Gentleman at Rugby Match - The Omen (1976)
  • Priest (uncredited) - Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
  • Bishop (1980) - Emmerdale Farm
  • Sir Impey Biggs - A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Strong Poison (TV, 1987)
  • Alphonse - Frankenstein (TV, 1992)

He also had notable guest appearances on The Vise, Danger Man, The Avengers, Z-Cars, The Saint, Dixon of Dock Green, The Professionals, Blake's 7, Remington Steele, and One Foot in the Grave.

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Footnotes Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Aveleyman
  2. FreeBMD Entry Info
  3. Ronald Leigh-Hunt. The Stage (3 October 2005). Retrieved on 9 September 2019.
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