Nicholas Courtney

Nicholas Courtney bio

Birth Name: William Nicholas Stone Courtney

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Egypt

Date Of Birth: December 16, 1929

Date Of Death: February 22, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Nicholas Courtney was born on the 16th of December, 1929. He was known for being a TV Actor. British character actor best known for his role as Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart on the British sci-fi show Dr. Who.

Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt. He was the child of an English diplomat, and he studied in Kenya, France, and Egypt. He is the only actor to appear in all Dr. Who anniversary stories prior to 2013’s Day of the Doctor.

Nicholas Courtney was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Nicholas Courtney was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

William Nicholas Stone Courtney is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Nicholas Courtney’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Nicholas Courtney’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Nicholas Courtney kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Nicholas Courtney was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Nicholas Stone Courtney
NICKNAME: Nicholas
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Nicholas Courtney was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Nicholas Courtney was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Nicholas Courtney had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Nicholas Courtney’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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