Farewell to Batman’s butler and ‘Doctor Who’s’ Toymaker

Movies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television

Michael GoughMichael Gough, who played the Celestial Toymaker as well as a treacherous Time Lord in classic Doctor Who and in his later years played Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman movies of the 1990s, has died at his home in England. He was 94.

“As his body was deteriorating this week, he said that he wanted to hang on for St. Patrick’s Day. And he did, just. In the end … there is only love,” wrote his ex-wife and former Doctor Who actress Anneke Wills in an obituary.

Related and recommended

About Jayson Peters

Nerdvana's founder and owner. Digital editor, social media director, educator. Lifelong Star Wars fan and Trekker who also worships all things Tolkien and Doctor Who.