Facts of Peter Purves
|Full Name:||Peter Purves|
|Age:||81 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||February 10, 1939|
|Birth Place:||New Longton, Preston, Lancashire,England|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Education:||Barrow-in-Furness Grammar School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
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I think Jon (Jon Pertwee) was a very strong Doctor. I never liked him as the Doctor and I knew Jon very well and liked him very much as a person, we were actually good friends off screen.
I didn't enjoy Doctor Who (1963) when it got bogged down in England and UNIT and all that. I got really bored with all that.
It was an extraordinary place, the BBC, in the Sixties and Seventies, it really was. It was the place to work and the standards were very, very high. I think it was the golden age of television to a large extent. We can do things technically now that are so much better and so on and so on and so on, I don't think television has actually improved. I think it was wonderful then.
Relationship Statistics of Peter Purves
|What is Peter Purves marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Peter Purves get married ? (married date):||February 05, 1982|
|How many children does Peter Purves have ? (name):||Two|
|Is Peter Purves having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Peter Purves gay ?:||No|
|Who is Peter Purves wife ? (name):||Kathryn Evans|
More about the relationship
Peter Purves is married to Kathryn Evans. His wife is an actress by profession. The wedding took place on the 5th of February 1982.
The story behind their marriage is a mystery. Together, they have a child whose name is not disclosed.
Previously, he was married to Gilly Fraser (Gillian Emmett) in 1962. They first met in the repertory theatre in Barrow-in-Furness. Together, they have a son. Matthew.
Who is Peter Purves?
British Peter Purves is a TV Presenter and actor. He is renowned as the Steven Taylor of the BBC’s TV program, Doctor Who.
Last, in 2001, he appeared in the TV Series, The Office.
Peter Purves- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Parents
He was born as Peter John Purves on the 10th of February 1939 in New Longton, Preston, Lancashire. His father was a tailor by profession. Besides that, he also used to run a hotel in Blackpool on the Lancashire coast.
Till the date, she has not disclosed the names of his father and mother. He belongs to English ethnicity.
Purves’ Education, Early Career
He attended Arnold School in Blackpool. Later, he joined Barrow-in-Furness Grammer School. In the school, he studied A-Level and cleared the mathematics.
Initially, he planned to pursue teaching as his career. Also, he took teaching training at Alsager College. However, he started acting the Barrow-in-Furness Repertory theater as an actor.
Later, he was also associated with the directing works in the theater plays. Snow White, Dick Whittington, and Jack and the Beanstalk are some of the plays directed by Purves.
Peter Purves- Professional Career
– In 1965, Peter Purves came in limelight when he featured the BBC’s TV series, Doctor Who as Steven Taylor. The TV series is based on adventures in time and space. Altogether, he appeared in 46 episodes.
– Apart from the series, he appeared in the programs like Teen Trials, Blue Peter Documentary, and The Channel Challenge. Also, he has covered major events like the 2007- Crufts and the Royal Anniversary Trust.
– Besides that, he worked as the radio presenter too.
Net Worth, Salary
Through his career as a TV presenter and actor, he has made the estimated net worth of $3 million that includes classic cars.
He owns the classics cars like 1938 Austin, 1938 Wolseley 16, 1951 Bentley Mark, and 1963 Ford Anglia. Also, the current valuation of his house in Suffolk village is around $1.24 million.
As a TV Presenter, his earnings are in the range of $31k to $120k. Besides that, his acting profession pays him in the range of $19k to $208k.
Peter Purves- Controversy, Rumors
Till the date, the TV presenter has not been any sort of controversy that creates a buzz in the media.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
Peter Purves has hazel eyes with light hair. His height is 6 feet and 1 inch and has an average weight.
Social Media Profile
Peter is active on Twitter with the handle, @purves_peter with 6.2k followers. But he is not on Facebook and Instagram.