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Sean Pertwee keen on 'Doctor Who' role

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Sean Pertwee is keen to follow in his father's footsteps and play the legendary Time Lord in Doctor Who, according to reports.

The 43-year-old actor, the son of the late Jon Pertwee, told The Sun: “I’d definitely do it if I was asked and I’d definitely do something in the show such as a guest character.”

The Event Horizon star also admitted that he drunkenly placed a bet on himself becoming the next occupant of the Tardis: “I went to the bookies after a few beers to put a £50 bet on myself, but the guy behind the counter said: ‘Who the f*** are you?"

Jon Pertwee, who died in 1996, played the role of the Third Doctor for five seasons from 1970 to 1974, before being replaced by Tom Baker.

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