Paul Darrow

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Paul Darrow (born Paul Valentine Birkby; 2 May 1941 – 3 June 2019) was an English actor. He was born in Chessington, Surrey. Darrow was best known for his role as Kerr Avon in the BBC science fiction television series Blake's 7. He also guest starred twice on Doctor Who, playing Captain Hawkins in the serial Doctor Who and the Silurians and Maylin Tekker in the serial Timelash.

In late 2014, he suffered an aortic aneurysm and both of his legs were amputated due to problems.[1] Darrow died on 3 June 2019 at his home in Billingshurst, West Sussex at the age of 78.[2][3]

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  1. "Some bad and good news about Paul Darrow". 12 May 2015. Archived from the original on 30 October 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2018.[better source needed]
  2. "Blake's 7 star Paul Darrow dies after short illness". South Wales Argus. 3 June 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  3. @JACKfmOxford (3 June 2019). "Shocked and saddened to announce this news today. We've lost a true gent - the iconic voice of JACK. We're still taking it in. Thanks for everything, Paul Darrow" (Tweet). Retrieved 3 June 2019 – via Twitter.

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