Angus MacKay (actor)

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Angus MacKay
Angus Newton Mackay

(1926-07-15)15 July 1926
Died8 June 2013(2013-06-08) (aged 86)
London, England
Notable work
First actor to play Borusa in Doctor Who (1976)
Headmaster in Doctor Who (1983)

Angus Newton Mackay (15 July 1926 – 8 June 2013)[1] was an English actor.[2][3][4]

He amassed numerous television credits during his career in programmes such as One Foot in the Grave, Only Fools and Horses, Howards' Way, The Professionals, Steptoe and Son (as the salesman for the water bed), The Sweeney, Minder and Z-Cars.[5][6]

In Doctor Who he was the first actor to play the character Borusa in the story The Deadly Assassin (1976); and was the Headmaster in the story Mawdryn Undead (1983).[7]



  1. ^ "Angus Mackay: Much-loved character actor". 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  2. ^ "Angus MacKay 1927-2013". Doctor Who News. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
  3. ^ "Angus Mackay - Theatricalia".
  4. ^ "Angus Mackay".
  5. ^ "Angus MacKay".
  6. ^ "Angus MacKay".
  7. ^ "The Deadly Assassin, Season 14, Doctor Who - The Fourth Dimension - BBC One". BBC.

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