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Jon Pertwee was an English actor, best known for his portrayal of the Third Doctor in the British sci-fi show Doctor Who. Which was parodied in The Muppets Take the 02 when Pepe the King Prawn appeared dressed as the Third Doctor.

For Disney, he played the Colonel in the 1975 Disney film One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing.

Trivia

  • Pertwee was seriously considered along Gregory Peck to play Henry Jones, Sr. in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade just in case Sean Connery didn't accept the role, as he initially turned down the offer. However, at the end, Connery accepted the part.[1]

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