Michael Kilgarriff (born 16 June 1937) is a British actor from Brighton. As an actor he is well known for two things: his rich voice—leading to much radio and voice over work—and his height. At six feet seven inches (2.01 metres) tall, he is sought for certain roles, the most notable of which has been The Cyber Controller in , a role he played in 1967 and 1985. He also appeared in the series as an Doctor Who Ogron (1973) and as the eponymous K1 Robot in the story in 1974. He returned to play the K1 Robot in the Robot Big Finish Productions Bernice Summerfield audio adventure . He also did voice work for the The Relics of Jegg-Sau Jim Henson movie The Dark Crystal in 1982 as SkekUng, the Garthim master (Named "The General" in the movie), was film director Joe Steiner in the UFO episode "Conflict", and played the part of the Green King in the 1970s serial The Moon Stallion.
Kilgarriff is a music hall enthusiast, and wrote what is considered the definitive guide to music hall songs:
Sing Us One of the Old Songs: A Guide to Popular Song from 1860-1920 (Oxford University Press, 1998). This work lists thousands of influential songs by singer, lyricist and composer.
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