Philip Locke

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Philip Locke
Philip Lockevargas.jpg
Locke as Vargas in Thunderball 1965
Born Roy James Locke
(1928-03-29)29 March 1928
Marylebone, London, UK, UK
Died 19 April 2004(2004-04-19) (aged 76)
Dedham, Essex, England, UK
Years active 1956–1998

Philip Locke (29 March 1928, London – 19 April 2004) was an English actor.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early career[edit]

He trained at RADA, and from the late 1950s was part of the ensemble at the Royal Court Theatre, where John Osborne described him as "special and reliable".[2][3]

Television[edit]

On television, he will be remembered by fans of the science fiction series Doctor Who for his appearance in the 1982 serial Four to Doomsday as Bigon. Other TV credits include: The Baron, The Avengers, The Saint, The Champions, Department S, Z-Cars, Pennies from Heaven, The Omega Factor, Bergerac, Inspector Morse, Jeeves and Wooster, Minder, Antony and Cleopatra, Ivanhoe, and Jekyll & Hyde.[4]

Stage[edit]

A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he also played "Professor Moriarty" on Broadway in Sherlock Holmes in 1974–76 and appeared in Amadeus at the National Theatre.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Locke, who was gay, was survived by his companion Michael Ivan.[2]

Filmography[edit]

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