Derek Partridge

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Derek Partridge
Born (1935-06-29) 29 June 1935 (age 80)
London, England, UK
Occupation TV spokesman and narrator

Derek Partridge is a British television presenter, spokesman and voice-over artist, formerly a film and TV actor.

Partridge’s father was a diplomat in the British Foreign Service.

In the 1960s Partridge appeared in a numerous television series and films, including the 1968 "Plato's Stepchildren" episode of Star Trek as Dionyd.[1][2]

In the 1970s Partridge moved to Rhodesia and presented a number of programmes for Rhodesian Television (RTV), including the popular shows Frankly Partridge and The Kwhizz Kids. He also was employed as a news anchor for RBC. During his time in Rhodesia, Partridge also wrote extensively, including publishing the books Thought-Provoking Thoughts About Living and Rhodesia - As It Really Is, which was later republished under altered titles,[3] and a weekly column in Rhodesia's TV Guide.

In the 1980s Partridge appeared in a number of films and television episodes, including a leading role in the 1981 film Savage Harvest.

Partridge narrated the documentary Leslie Howard: A Quite Remarkable Life sixty five years after the downing of BOAC Flight 777, a passenger plane which was shot down by Nazi war planes killing all aboard including actor Leslie Howard.[4][non-primary source needed]




  1. ^ IMDB. "Derek Partridge". Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  2. ^ Schuster, Hal; Rathbone, Wendy (1994-12-21). Trek: The Unauthorized A-Z. HarperPrism. pp. 215–. ISBN 9780061054358. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Thought-Provoking Thoughts About Living. WorldCat
  4. ^ Leslie Howard - A Quite Remarkable Life.

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