Bernard Cribbins

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Bernard Cribbins

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Cribbins filming Old Jack's Boat in 2012
Born(1928-12-29)29 December 1928
Died27 July 2022(2022-07-27) (aged 93)
OccupationActor, comedian, singer
Years active1943[1]–2022
TelevisionJackanory
The Wombles
Doctor Who
Spouse(s)
Gillian Cribbins
(m. 1955; died 2021)
Websitewww.bernardcribbins.com

Bernard Cribbins, OBE (29 December 1928 – 27 July 2022) was an English actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian.[2] His career spanned over seventy years. Cribbins was known for his role as Wilfred Mott in Doctor Who. He was also known for being the narrator of The Wombles.

Cribbins died on 27 July 2022, aged 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. It was revealed during Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor broadcast on BBC One, 4 August 2013 that Cribbins celebrates 70 years in showbusiness later this year (2013).
  2. "Bernard Cribbins". Gavin Barker Associates. Retrieved 5 April 2008.
  3. Rice, Nicolas (28 July 2022). "Bernard Cribbins, Doctor Who Star and Wombles Narrator, Dead at 93: 'A Legend Has Left the World'". People. Archived from the original on 28 July 2022. Retrieved 28 July 2022.

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