Crippens in the 1966 movie "Daleks - Conquest of Earth: 2150 AD"

Doctor Who star Bernard Crippens dies at 93 – New York Post

His agent said that beloved actor Bernard Crippens died at the age of 93.

Crippens’ illustrious on-screen career spanning more than seven decades has seen him star in Doctor Who and the 1979 film, Railroad Children to name a few.

The news of his death was announced in A statement from his agency On social media Thursday.

His agency, Gavin Parker Associates, wrote, “He did well into his ’90s, most recently appearing on Doctor Who series and CBeebies Old Jack’s Boat series.” “He lost his wife of 66 years, Jill, last year.”

“Barnard’s contribution to British entertainment is without question,” the statement continued. “He was unique, representing the best of his generation, and will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and working with him.”

Crippens rose to fame after she became the narrator on the popular British children’s TV show The Wombles.

The actor has been known to generations of children, as he played station guard Albert Birx in “Railway Children”.

He landed the recurring role of Wilfred Mott in “Doctor Who” alongside Catherine Tate.

Crippens in the 1966 film “Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 AD”
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Former “Doctor Who” show director Russell T. Davis led, writing“I am very fortunate to have known him. Thanks for everything, old soldier. The legend has left the world.”

Crippens also played Dr. Ho’s companion Tom Campbell in the 1966 film “Daleks’ Invasion Earth: 2150 AD” and returned 41 years later to reprise the role in the reboot.

The actor passed away at the age of 93.
The British actor passed away at the age of 93.
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Among his other screen appearances are “Two-Way Stretch”, “She” and the 1967 version of “Casino Royale” in the James Bond film series, in which he played a taxi driver.

He also appeared in some episodes of the popular ABC television series “The Val Doonican Show” that ran from 1975 to 1986.

But acting wasn’t his only skill.

Cribbins has made a name for himself in the music world and has enjoyed a number of successful recordings, including “Hole In The Ground” and “Right Said Fred”, both of which reached the UK Top 10 singles chart.

Cribbins on the popular ABC TV series, "Val Donican Show."
Crippens in the popular ABC TV series, “The Val Doonican Show”.
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In 2018, he published a book about his life in the show business titled “Bernard Who? 75 Years of Doing Everything Ever.”

“Do your best and be grateful for every job,” he wrote.


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