Arthur Cox (actor)
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7 April 1934 |
Banbridge, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Arthur Cox (born 7 April 1934), is a Northern Irish actor of television and film.
His most regular roles were as George, the driver of Jim Hacker in the comedy Yes Minister and as Inspector Marriott in the 1983 series Partners in Crime, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's short stories featuring Tommy and Tuppence. His other television credits include The Avengers episodes 'From Venus with Love' (1967) and 'Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40?' (1968), Terry and June, and Harbour Lights. His roles of Cully and Mr. Henderson in the Doctor Who stories The Dominators and The Eleventh Hour made him the record holder for longest gap (42 years) between appearances on the series until he was beaten by Donald Sumpter in 2015 with a 43-year gap.
However, in terms of appearances between Doctor Who and a spin-off series Zienia Merton had a longer gap with 45 years between her appearance in the Doctor Who serial Marco Polo and in the Sarah Jane Adventures story The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith.
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