Richard Todd played Sanders in the Doctor Who story Kinda. Todd was a distinguished British character actor, receiving an Oscar nomination for his performance in the 1949 film The Hasty Heart. He also appeared alongside William Hartnell in the film The Yangtse Incident.
A veteran of the Normandy landings, Todd was well known for his work in war dramas such as The Dam Busters and The Longest Day and for playing Robin Hood and Rob Roy for Walt Disney. He became an OBE in 1993.