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Name: Gary Russell  
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Date of Birth: 18th September 1963
Place of Birth: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia
Gary Russell appearing on Doctor Who Confidential

Gary Russell (born 18 September 1963 in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK) is a freelance writer and former child actor. As a writer, he is best known for his work in connection with the television series Doctor Who.

Russell's acting career ranged, on screen, from leading roles in the BBC's adaptation of E. Nesbit's novel The Phoenix and the Carpet and ITV's adaptations of Enid Blyton's Famous Five novels to a very minor walk-on role in the James Bond movie Octopussy. He also appeared on stage.

He was editor of Doctor Who Magazine during the early 1990s.

He is currently employed by Big Finish Productions as a producer and director of licensed Doctor Who spin-offs.

He has written a number of Doctor Who spin-off novels, as well as the novelisation and the making-of book of the Doctor Who televison movie.


  • The Few Doctors (1997)
  • The Airzone Solution (1993) (V)
  • Schoolgirl Chums (1982) TV Series
  • A Shocking Accident (1982)
  • Dark Towers (1980) TV Series
  • The Famous Five (1978) TV Series
  • The Phoenix and the Carpet (1976) (mini) TV Series




  • Doctor Who (in Doctor Who Magazine #173, 235-237, 1991, 1996, and in Radio Times issues dated 1 June 1996–2 March 1997)


  • Virgin New Adventures:
    • Legacy
  • Virgin Missing Adventures:
    • Invasion of the Cat-People
    • The Scales of Injustice
  • Eighth Doctor Adventures:
    • Placebo Effect
  • Past Doctor Adventures:
    • Business Unusual
    • Divided Loyalties
    • Instruments of Darkness
    • Spiral Scratch

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