He was also a talented comedian, his most famous comedy role being the conniving Officer Pertwee in The Navy Lark on BBC Radio. He also appeared in Carry on Cleo (1964), Carry On Screaming! (1966), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) and Carry On Cowboy (1965).
He made a guest appearance in the Lords and Ladies episode of the BBC Radio 4 comedy series Harry Hill's Fruit Corner - playing a Time Lord of course.
He was married twice, first to Jean Marsh (1955-1960), who he divorced, and second to Ingebourg Rhoesa, by whom he had two children, Sean and Dariel.
Jon Pertwee Facts
|Birth Name||John Devon Roland Pertwee|
|Birthday||July 7, 1919|
|Birthplace||Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Date of death||May 20, 1996 (age 76)|
|Height||6' 3" (1m91) How tall is Jon Pertwee compared to you?|