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Peter Purves

Peter Purves played the First Doctor s companion Steven Taylor in the BBC TV series "Doctor Who". He also had a small comic role in the episode The Chase as American tourist Morton Dill. Purves had originally planned to go into teaching but instead began acting with the Barrow-in-Furness Repertory Company. He first became well-known to television audiences in the mid-1960s, when he appeared on "Doctor Who". After leaving "Doctor Who", Purves became a regular presenter on the children s magazine...See more