Alan Ruscoe is a British actor who is best known for his work as various aliens, monsters and androids in the films and the television series Star Wars . Doctor Who
On television, he has played Baraquel, Sariel and Araquiel in Sky One's
season 2, as well as a number of characters in the Hex 2005 series of Doctor Who: Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen in " Aliens of London" and " World War Three" (and briefly in " Boom Town"), lead Auton in " Rose", the Anne Droid in " Bad Wolf" and " The Parting of the Ways", Trine-E in " Bad Wolf", and Lute of the Forest of Cheem in " The End of the World". Ruscoe has also appeared in the Doctor Who audio dramas , The Veiled Leopard , The Settling Gallifrey: Annihilation and Bernice Summerfield: Paradise Frost Big Finish Productions. He also played Andrew Stone, a Mars colonist later taken over by an alien lifeform in the November 2009 Doctor Who special " The Waters of Mars".
In films, Ruscoe has played
Daultay Dofine, Lott Dod and Plo Koon in , and the Mangalore Kino in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace . He also played "the Poulterer" in a 2004 television adaptation of The Fifth Element . He appears alongside Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave and Gemma Arterton in "Song For Marion" released this year. A Christmas Carol
In theatre, he has played Deputy and Snake Preacher in
, Riff Raff in Whistle Down the Wind in the English Theatre Frankfurt, Bob Cratchit in the 2004 touring version of The Rocky Horror Show and Gussie Fink-Nottle in the 2007 UK tour of Scrooge By Jeeves. In Germany, he played "Bob" the pizza-boy-eating alien for the T-Online television and poster campaign.
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