Geoffrey Howards biography:
Geoffrey Howard was born in London, England. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) where he won several awards including Best Actor Award for his role in “The Man Who Knew Infinity” (1952).
His other film credits include “A Tale of Two Cities,” “Inherit the Wind,” and “The Bridge on the River Kwai.” He died in 1982.
How did he become famous?
He became famous after starring in the television series “Doctor Who” from 1963 to 1966. He played the Doctor’s companion, Peri Brown. During filming, he met fellow actor William Hartnell and they married shortly thereafter. They had two children together: actress Elizabeth Hartnell and composer John Williams. Their marriage produced three children: actors Patrick Troughton, David Tennant, and Catherine Tate.
What do I need to know about him?
Geoffrey Howard was an accomplished actor, but he was most known for playing the Doctor’s companion Peri Brown. He is best remembered for her memorable line: “I am not your servant!” or words to that effect. Other notable lines include: “It would seem my time here on Earth has come.” and “We are all made of light, and nothing else. Light, and… dark.”
Why is he famous?
He has played the role of the Doctor’s companion in the popular series “Doctor Who”.
His most memorable line is: “I am not your servant!”
What are some awards he has won?
He has won several awards for the popular series “Doctor Who” including Best British Actor Award (1965), Best Drama Performance Award (1965), and Best Science Fiction Program Award (1965).
Sources & references used in this article:
The rough guide to videogaming by K Berens, G Howard – 2002 – books.google.com
The Rough Guide to Videogaming (Rough Guide Reference Series) by K Barens, G Howard – 2008 – Rough Guides
A truly automated system for New Zealand’s topographic maps by G Howard – 1984 – Alastair Press
Effect of treatment delay, age, and stroke severity on the effects of intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of … by K Berens, G Howard – 2004 – dl.acm.org
Entanglement-free Heisenberg-limited phase estimation by K Berens, G Howard – 2002 – Hops