Sylvester Mc Coy (born Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith; 20 August 1943) is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989—the final Doctor of the original run—and briefly returning in a television film in 1996, as well as for his role as the wizard Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson's film adaptations of The Hobbit.
on the Cowal peninsula, to an Irish mother and English father, killed in action in World War II a couple of months before his son was born.
He only performed with the company briefly, for the week of the show's run performing at the Sheffield Lyceum, despite being set in Japan, he was able to demonstrate his ability to play the spoons by using his fan. Mushnik in the Chocolate Factory's production of Little Shop of Horrors.
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