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Derek Martinus

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Derek Martinus
Birth date: 4 April 1931
Death date: 27 March 2014
In the DWU
Main jobs: Director
Stories: see credits section
Main time period active: 1965-1968, 1970
Career highlights
Notable non-DWU work: United!, The Black Tulip, Z-Cars, Angels, The Paper Lads, Blake's 7, Emmerdale
IMDb profile

Derek Martinus (4 April 1931-27 March 2014)[1] directed six Doctor Who television stories from 1965 to 1970 with the first three Doctors. The first story he directed was Galaxy 4. Spearhead from Space was the final story of Doctor Who he directed, making him the first director to direct a colour television Doctor Who story. He also directed two stories of the science fiction TV series, Blake's 7 (Trial and The Keeper).

Martinus passed away on 27 March 2014 after succumbing to complications brought on by a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. [2]

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Footnotes Edit

  2. THR staff (29 March 2014). 'Doctor Who' Director Derek Martinus Dies at 82. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 13 June 2014.

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