He is best known for playing the part of Adrian Mole in two series from 1985 to 1987. He also co-presented the first series of the the science fiction themed Saturday morning children's programme Get Fresh. On both Get Fresh and Doctor Who, his appearance was clearly influenced by his most famous role, wearing spectacles and smart, almost school uniform like attire. Sammarco now works as a fully qualified psychiatric nurse.
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