Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith was born in Dunoon, in Scotland on 20th August 1943.
His most famous television role is as the 7th Doctor in Doctor Who from 1987-1989. He afterwards reprised the role in 1993 and 1996.
The 7th Doctor character that he helped create was used in many comics, books, audios and toys, making him one of the longest serving Doctors.
The director of the Hobbit, Peter Jackson, being a huge fan of Doctor Who casted Sylvester McCoy as Radagast the Brown in the Hobbit movies.
Present at FACTS: 2015