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In From Thunderbirds to Pterodactyls - My Autobiography, Shane Rimmer recalls the years he spent as an actor, voice artist and writer for Gerry Anderson's classic productions, as well as his appearances in other memorable shows such as Doctor Who, Coronation Street and Lipstick On Your Collar.

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Considerably recognized as the voice on a 60’s British children’s show, Shane Rimmer also worked alongside the BBC’s original Dr. Who, helped R2-D2 into an X-wing fighter, delivered an atomic batter in “Dr. Strangelove,” and battled villains with two... Originally from Canada, Rimmer made a film career playing technicians, military men, and numerous supporting characters (see www. He has lived in Enormous Britain since the 1950s, retaining a distinctive North American accent making him much sort after in the British film bustle. “I hit England at a lucky time when there weren’t many North American actors here,” said Rimmer by phone from his home in Hertfordshire. “But you de facto had to put your career ahead of everything else, and I just didn’t like the idea of handing over my life to Hollywood. In 1966 he appeared in an at episode of “Dr. Who” which, still in production today, is now well-known in the U. S. “William Hartnell played the first ‘Doctor’ back then,” recalled Rimmer. “My outset day on the set, he came up and asked if I was from north or south of the Mason-Dixon Line. But it was in the 60s British sci-fi kids show “Thunderbirds” where Rimmer made an weight, voicing Scott Tracy, pilot of the Thunderbird 1 aircraft. The action show, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, became exceptionally popular in Europe, Canada, Japan, and Australia and used marionette puppets, detailed miniature models, and marked special effects to portray the adventures of an... “Gerry Anderson heard me on a BBC serial and thought my voice would be creditable,” said Rimmer. “He wanted a mid-Atlantic sound – not totally British, nor American. I still remember the recording sessions because all the actors were crowded on all sides one gigantic microphone. They had some beautiful receiver mics in those days – ours looked like Big Ben in the middle of the studio. A 1964 r as copilot of a bomber sent to Russia in “Dr. Strangelove” gave his movie career a boost. “A big film like that gets your dignitary out there and entry to other projects you might never have had. As a result, Rimmer joined the Bond family in the 60s and 70s, making three spy films working with both Sean Connery and Roger Moore. I liked him, but you didn’t hoodwink around and stuck to the script. He reworked the Bond character to fit his personality. As for the latest Bond incarnation, Daniel Craig, Rimmer approves. In 1977, Rimmer appeared succinctly in the original “Star Wars”. Source: mesquitelocalnews.com

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    Generally recognized as the voice on a 60's British children's show, Shane Rimmer also worked alongside the BBC's original Dr. Who, helped R2-D2 into an X-wing fighter, delivered an atomic bomb in “Dr. Strangelove,” and battled villains with two James

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