Martin King (actor)

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Martin King
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–1969

Martin King is a British actor, voice actor[1] and former continuity announcer.

His television credits include Dixon of Dock Green (1961), Crossroads (1964), Detective (1968) and The Troubleshooters (1969). He also appeared in the Doctor Who serial The Power of the Daleks in 1966.

King is associated with the productions of Gerry Anderson, having provided voices for the Supermarionation series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967–68) and Joe 90 (1968–69). He also had an uncredited role in the film Doppelgänger (1969).

Other cinema appearances include Poor Cow (1967). King also served as a continuity announcer for both ITV Southern Television and the BBC, introducing episodes of Doctor Who for the latter in the 1980s. He has also worked in radio, including the BBC World Service.


  1. ^ Cornell, Paul; Day, Martin; Topping, Keith (1996-09-13). The Guinness book of classic British TV. Guinness. pp. 326–7. ISBN 9780851126289. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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