Sean Pertwee commemorates his late father, Doctor Who star Jon Pertwee, in heartfelt post

The Third Doctor passed away 20 years ago today

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Twenty years ago the world felt a great loss when actor and entertainer Jon Pertwee (best known for playing the third incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who) passed away, leaving behind a great legacy of film and TV roles stretching back over decades.

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Now, twenty years on, Pertwee’s son Sean has posted a sweet online tribute to his father, marking the milestone since his death with a candid photo.

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We’re sure that for generations of TV viewers, and Doctor Who fans in particular, his legacy will continue to live on.