Stewart Bevan, who performed Professor Clifford Jones alongside Jon Pertwee’s third Physician in Physician Who in 1973, has handed away. He was 73.
The information was confirmed by his former co-star and ex-partner Katy Manning on the night of February 21, native time, through Twitter.
“Essentially the most lovely man poet actor screenwriter husband & father to [daughters Coral Bevan and Wendy Bevan] went on his awfully massive journey,” Manning wrote.
“He was the love in my life for a few years on & off display screen & our fantastic friendship continued to the tip.”
Bevan’s Professor Jones was a Welsh biologist who, throughout six episodes of the present’s tenth sequence, helped the Physician defeat an evil oil plant.
Manning on the time was enjoying the Physician’s companion Jo Grant, and the duo have been collectively off-screen for 2 years between 1972 and 1974.
“Oh Katy. So sorry to see this. Jo and the Prof have been so effectively matched on display screen and it was so pretty to see you continue to so shut in spite of everything these years,” one fan wrote to Manning. “A lot like to Stewart’s household, and naturally to you.”
“Ah so unhappy to listen to about Stewart Bevan! Clearly such an exquisite man, and so proud to be part of #DoctorWho!” one other fan wrote.
A Physician Who fan account stated Bevan was “a really advantageous actor and an amazingly pretty individual to fulfill” as they despatched their “deepest condolences” to the Bevan household and Manning.
Bevan additionally starred within the tv present Emmerdale, and movies similar to Brannigan and Home of Mortal Sin.