Michael Troughton

About Michael Troughton

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: March 02, 1955
Birth Place:  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
Alma mater: Open University
Occupation: Actor, writer, teacher
Spouse(s): Caroline Marston (1981–2012; her death)
Children: 2
Parent(s): Patrick Troughton Margaret Dunlop
Relatives: David Troughton (brother) Harry Melling (nephew)

Michael Troughton

Michael Troughton was born on March 02, 1955 in  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom, is Actor. Michael Troughton was born on March 2, 1955 in Hampstead, London, England. He trained at the Unicorn Theatre in London as an acting ASM under the guidance of the artistic director Matyelok Gibbs. Following two years with Watford Palace Theatre repertory company he started a career in television. He is an actor/writer best known for his roles in TV including Testament of Youth (1979), Minder (1984-89), The Heart Surgeon (1997), The New Statesman (1987-92) and the film Enigma (2001).
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Occupation Actor
Age 65 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 02, 1955 ( Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday March 02
Town/City  Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Michael Troughton’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

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Michael Troughton was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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Troughton married Caroline M. Marston in 1981; they had a son, Matthew and a daughter, Sally. The family moved to Suffolk from London in 1988. Caroline developed MS, and died in the summer of 2012.


He has appeared in many film, television and theatre roles, most notably as Melish in Minder and Sir Piers Fletcher-Dervish in The New Statesman from 1987 to 1992. Troughton also starred in the first series of Backs to the Land. His more recent roles include senior science master Derek Halliday in the Taggart episode "Out of Bounds", 1998, a therapist in the fourth series of Cold Feet and Mr Mermagen in Enigma.


Troughton took a break from acting in 2002 in order to care for his disabled wife and obtained a science degree, from the Open University. He then taught Physics at Sir John Leman school in Beccles for two years, before moving to Woodbridge School to become Head of Drama.


In 2009 he stopped teaching and became a full-time carer. His biography of his late father Patrick Troughton, published by Hirst Publishing, was launched at the 2011 Dimensions Convention in Newcastle in November 2011. In 2013 he returned to acting, appearing in the ITV series Breathless. He has also completed a number of audio dramatisations for Big Finish.


Troughton appeared in the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas Special Last Christmas as Professor Albert.

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