|Who is it?||Actor, Soundtrack|
|Birth Day||June 09, 1950|
|Birth Place||Hampstead, North London, England, United Kingdom|
|Age||70 YEARS OLD|
|Children||Sam Troughton Jim Troughton William Troughton|
|Parent(s)||Patrick Troughton Margaret Troughton|
|Relatives||Michael Troughton (brother) Harry Melling (nephew)|
On television, his roles have included guest appearances in Survivors, The Life and Times of David Lloyd George, Rab C. Nesbitt and Doctor Who, first as an extra in The Enemy of the World (1967–1968), then as a soldier in The War Games (1969), both times alongside his father who played the Second Doctor, and in a considerably larger role as King Peladon in The Curse of Peladon (1972). In the television adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy The Norman Conquests (1977), Troughton appeared as Tom, the veterinarian; later he was the physician Bob Buzzard in the two series of A Very Peculiar Practice (1986 and 1988). He was Uncle Sid in Cider with Rosie (1998) and also appeared in the role of Sir Arthur Wellesley (the Duke of Wellington) in the first two episodes of Sharpe. He appeared as an alien hunter in the comedy/drama mini-series Ted and Alice in 2002, and in 2005 he also played Sgt. Clive Harvey, side-kick to the title character of the ITV detective show Jericho. He appeared in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot in 1993 (The Yellow Iris), and in two separate episodes of Midsomer Murders, in 1998 and 2007, playing two separate characters. He appeared in the first episode of the TV adaptation of The Last Detective in which his A Very Peculiar Practice co-star Peter Davison (also ex-Doctor Who) starred.
His memorable performances include King Richard in Richard III (RSC, 1996), Bolingbroke in Richard II (RSC, 2000) and Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure (Theatre de Complicite, 2004).
He appeared in the 2008 series of Doctor Who as Professor Hobbes, in the episode "Midnight". He has also performed in a Big Finish Doctor Who audio production titled Cuddlesome where he plays the Tinghus. He also played the Black Guardian in two audios: The Destroyer of Delights and The Chaos Pool. Finally, he returned as King Peladon in The Prisoner of Peladon audio, and in 2011 appeared in The Crimes of Thomas Brewster.
He toured alongside Alison Steadman in a production of Enjoy by Alan Bennett, playing the role of Dad. He starred alongside Kevin Spacey in a production of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee at London's Old Vic theatre which ran from 18 September to 20 December 2009.
In 2011, he appeared as Stan Astill in the Sky1 comedy drama series The Cafe. In November 2013, Troughton appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.
David Troughton played the role of Simon Eyre in The Shoemaker's Holiday for the Royal Shakespeare Company from 11 December 2014 to 7 March 2015; he also played the role of Gloucester in Gregory Doran's version of King Lear.
Troughton co-starred with Fiona O'Shaughnessy in the romantic horror comedy film Nina Forever (2015).