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Gerry Davis

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Biography

British author, notably of science fiction teleplays, a former journalist and merchant seaman. Davis had a grounding in opera and had worked as a cinema translator in Italy. His first professional output as a writer was for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 1965, he was employed as story editor by the BBC and the following year began a long-standing association with Doctor Who (1963). Together with the series' scientific advisor Kit Pedler he is credited with inventing the 'Cybermen'. Davis worked on more than seventy episodes, initially as script editor. Read more...

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