Trevor Baxter dead: Doctor Who's Professor Litefoot passes away aged 84

Trevor BaxterPH • BBCTrevor Baxter has died aged 84

It was reported that Baxter - who played Professor Litefoot in Doctor Who back in 1977 and has since gone on to star in the likes of Jack the Ripper, Doctors and My Family - had passed away earlier today, but no further details have yet been announced.

Big Finish producer David Richardson paid tribute to the beloved star, saying: "In the nine years that I knew and worked with him, Trevor Baxter never stopped laughing. Even when he first joined Big Finish...he was not a well man, but his illness never seemed to dampen his joy of life.

"He loved reading – he didn't own a TV but read books on his Kindle voraciously. He loved classical music, and could talk about it with passion and at length." 

Trevor BaxterPHTributes have been pouring in for the beloved actor

Trevor BaxterBBCTrevor starred in numerous movies and TV shows

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He was not a well man, but his illness never seemed to dampen his joy of life

Big Finish producer David Richardson

“He was a hugely intelligent man with great taste, and yet he never made you feel uncomfortable if you didn't match his intelligence or taste. It was simply a joy to

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